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King's counsellor : abdication and war : the diaries of Sir Alan Lascelles

Author: Alan Lascelles, Sir; Duff Hart-Davis
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006.
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"These long-awaited diaries of Sir Alan 'Tommy' Lascelles, now published by permission of Her Majesty the Queen, throw new light on the way in which King George VI and his Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, worked together during the Second World War." "Among numerous other revelations, the author describes how he personally stopped monarch and politician sailing on board the lead cruiser during operation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lascelles, Alan, Sir, 1887-1981.
King's counsellor.
London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006
(OCoLC)607860040
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; Alan Lascelles, Sir; George, King of Great Britain; Alan Lascelles, Sir; Alan Lascelles; König VIII ) Eduard (Großbritannien; König VI ) Georg (Großbritannien
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Lascelles, Sir; Duff Hart-Davis
ISBN: 9780297851554 0297851551
OCLC Number: 70764548
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 462 pages, [8] pages of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Duff Hart-Davis.
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The Private Secretary to four monarchs, whose diaries reveal the inside story of the Abdication, the royal family during WWII and the Princess Margaret-Peter Townsend affair  Read more...

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