Douglas Gracey

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General Sir Douglas Gracey (1894-1964) was a British Army officer whose service extended from the First World War to key roles in the last colonial days of Pakistan and French Indochina. During the Second World War, he commanded 20th Indian Division, part of the Fourteenth British Army, during the Burma Campaign in WWII, and subsequently led Gurkhas into Hanoi, restoring French authority over the Vietnamese nationalists.

Later, he was the second and last British chief of staff of the Pakistani military, replaced by Ayub Khan.