Records of the Office of War Information. 1926 - 1951. Propaganda, Information, and Documentary Motion Pictures. 1942 - 1945. FORTRESS JAPAN
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Joseph Warren Stilwell (March 19, 1883 – October 12, 1946) was a United States Army general who served in the China Burma India Theater during World War II. His caustic personality was reflected in the nickname "Vinegar Joe". He also had the nickname "Uncle Joe." Distrust of his Allies and a lack of resources meant Stilwell was continually forced to improvise. He famously differed as to strategy, ground troops versus air power, with his subordinate, Claire Chennault, who had the ear of Gen...
1916 midshipman; 1918 1st lieutenant; 1932 commander; 1942 chief of combined operations; 1942 acting vice-admiral; 1943 acting admiral and supreme commander designate, south east Asia; 1946 rear-admiral; 1947 Viceroy of India; 1947-1948 Govenor-general of India; 1949 vice-admiral; 1950 4th sea lord of the Admiralty; 1954 1st sea lord of the Admiralty; 1956 admiral of the fleet; 1959-1965 chief of defense staff; 1965 Governor of the Isle of Wight. Honours: 1920 MVO; 1922...