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Stilwell, Joseph Warren

Syllabification: Stil·well, Joseph Warren
Pronunciation: /ˈstilˌwel
 
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Definition of Stilwell, Joseph Warren in English:

( 1883–1946), US army officer; known as Uncle Joe or Vinegar Joe. He commanded US troops in the China-Burma-India theater 1942–44, US army ground forces under Douglas MacArthur in 1945, and the US 10th Army in the Pacific 1945–46.

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