Diary March 19, 1942

Wiiliam-Joseph Slim

Wiiliam-Joseph Slim (1981-1970), who will led the ‘Forgotten British 14th Army’ to victory in Burma from October 1943 to August 1945.

WW2 War Diary for Thursday, March 19, 1942:

Southeast Asia

Burma: General Slim arrives to take over command of British and Commonwealth forces.
Stilwell to command Chinese 5th and 6th Armies.

Home Fronts

Rumania: Michel Antonescu, Vice-Premier, makes vehement anti-Hungarian speech in Bucharest, concerning disputed province of Transylvania.

Supremacy 1914
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