Perbezaan antara semakan "William Slim, Viscount Slim Pertama"

Melalui gabungan serangan ini, Pasukan 136 ("Force 136") telah membantu memulakan pemberontakan di seluruh negara daripada orang Burma menentang Jepun. Selain menentang kemaraan pihak bersekutu di selatan, pihak Jepun telah berhadapan dengan serangan hebat di belakang garisan mereka sendiri. Ke arah akhir kempen, tentera berlumba selatan untuk menawan Rangoon sebelum bermulanya musim tengkujuh. Ia dianggap perlu untuk menawan kembali pelabuhan laluan bekalan darat yang jauh dari India dan mustahil bagi bekalan melalui udara atau tanah semasa musim tengkujuh. Rangoon akhirnya diambil semula melalui gabungan serangan darat oleh (tentera Slim), udara (operasi payung terjun di selatan bandar) dan serangan melalui laut. Juga turut membantu dalam penawanan semula Rangoon adalah Liga Kebebasan Rakyat Anti-Fasis ("Anti-Fascist People's Freedom League") yang diketuai oleh Thakin Soe dengan Aung San (Perdana Menteri masa depan Burma dan bapa kepada Aung San Suu Kyi ) sebagai salah seorang komander tentera.
 
Ketika kempen Myanmar berakhir Slim dimaklumkan pada bulan Mei oleh Oliver Leese, komander Tentera Darat Bersekutu Asia Tenggara (ALFSEA) bahawa dia tidak lagi akan menguasai Tentera Keempat Belas dalam serangan yang akan datang yang dirancang untuk [[Malaya]] tetapi akan mengambil alih Tentera Kedua Belas yang baru dibentuk bagi mengukuhkan kedudukan di Burma.<ref name="Mead425">Mead (2007), p. 425</ref> Slim menolak pelantikan itu, dan berkata beliau lebih suka untuk bersara. Ketika berita tersebar Tentera Keempat Belas menjadi kucar-kacir dan Alan Brooke, Ketua Kakitangan Am Imperial, marah kerana tidak dirujuk oleh Leese, dan Claude Auchinleck, C-in-C India yang pada masa itu berada di London, memberi tekanan.<ref>Alanbrook in his diary entry of 17 May wrote "...(met) with Auk about appointment of Slim to Burma Command. Leese is going quite wild and doing mad things, prepared a fair rap on the knuckles for him!"</ref> Komander Agung Bersekutu di Teater Asia Tenggara, Louis Mountbatten telah terpaksa untuk memerintahkan Leese untuk memulihkan keadaan. Pada 1 Julai 1945, Slim telah dinaikkan pangkat kepada Jeneral<ref name=LG_22>{{London Gazette|issue=37239
 
|startpage=4319|supp=yes|date=28 August 1945|accessdate=31 December 2007}}</ref> anddan wasdia informedtelah thatdimaklumkan hebahawa wasbeliau toadalah succeedpengganti Leese assebagai C-in-C ALFSEA. HoweverWalau bagaimanapun, byketika thedia timemengambil hejawatan took up the postitu, havingselepas takenmengambil some leavecuti, the war was atperang antelah endberakhir.<ref name="Mead425"/>
As the Burma campaign came to an end Slim was informed in May by [[Oliver Leese]], the commander of [[11th Army Group|Allied Land Forces South-East Asia (ALFSEA)]] that he would not be commanding Fourteenth Army in the forthcoming invasion planned for [[British Malaya|Malaya]] but would take command of the new [[Twelfth Army (United Kingdom)|Twelfth Army]] being formed to mop up in Burma.<ref name="Mead425">Mead (2007), p. 425</ref> Slim refused the appointment, saying he would prefer to retire. As the news spread Fourteenth Army fell into turmoil and [[Alan Brooke]], the [[Chief of the Imperial General Staff]], furious at not having been consulted by Leese, and [[Claude Auchinleck]], the C-in-C India who was at the time in London, brought pressure to bear.<ref>Alanbrook in his diary entry of 17 May wrote "...(met) with Auk about appointment of Slim to Burma Command. Leese is going quite wild and doing mad things, prepared a fair rap on the knuckles for him!"</ref> The Supreme Allied Commander of the Southeast Asia Theatre, [[Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma|Louis Mountbatten]] was obliged to order Leese to undo the damage. On 1 July 1945, Slim was promoted to [[General (United Kingdom)|general]]<ref name=LG_22>{{London Gazette|issue=37239
|startpage=4319|supp=yes|date=28 August 1945|accessdate=31 December 2007}}</ref> and was informed that he was to succeed Leese as C-in-C ALFSEA. However, by the time he took up the post, having taken some leave, the war was at an end.<ref name="Mead425"/>
 
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