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Princes at war : the bitter battle inside Britain's royal family in the darkest days of WWII

Author: Deborah Cadbury
Publisher: New York, New York : Public Affairs, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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British author Cadbury explores the many layers involved in the abdication crisis of 1936, which ceded the British crown to the seemingly least prepared of the four sons of George V, George VI, aka Bertie, who revealed himself in the subsequent crisis of war to be the most suitable and stalwart of all.
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Cadbury, Deborah.
Princes at war : the bitter battle inside Britain's royal family in the darkest days of WWII.
New York, New York : Public Affairs, ©2015
xi, 357 pages
Named Person: George, King of Great Britain; Edward Windsor, Duke of; George, King of Great Britain; Edward Windsor, Duke of
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Cadbury
ISBN: 9781610394048 1610394046 9781408845097 1408845091
OCLC Number: 903956600
Description: 1 online resource (389 pages) : illustrations
Contents: December 1936-September 1939: Circumstances without parallel ; A very full heart ; Enmity and fear --
September 1939-August 1940: In this grave hour ; Into the unknown ; The decisive struggle ; Treachery --
August 1940-December 1942: There will always be an England ; Ever widening conflict ; It's my brother --
January 1943-January 1952: Tested as never before in our history ; Something more than courage ; For valour.
Responsibility: Deborah Cadbury.

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British author Cadbury explores the many layers involved in the abdication crisis of 1936, which ceded the British crown to the seemingly least prepared of the four sons of George V, George VI, aka Bertie, who revealed himself in the subsequent crisis of war to be the most suitable and stalwart of all.

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