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The last emperor : an intimate account of George VI and the fall of his empire

Author: Peter Townsend
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1976.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Townsend, Peter, 1914-1995.
Last emperor.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1976
(OCoLC)652318229
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; George, roi de Grande-Bretagne; George, King of Great Britain
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Townsend
ISBN: 0671223283 9780671223281
OCLC Number: 2284054
Description: 352 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The first empress --
"Mr. Johnson" --
The way to hell ... --
"The emperorship must go ..." --
"I am quite unprepared": 1936-39 --
War: 1939 --
Distrust: 1941 --
Rebellion: 1942-45 --
Peace: 1945 --
Cry freedom! 1946 --
Violence: 1946 --
"An old, run-down country": 1947 --
"Mountbatten zindabad!" --
"Avenge our blood!" --
Tryst with destiny.
Responsibility: Peter Townsend.

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