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

Cadbury, Deborah (author.).

Summary: 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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  • ISBN: 9781610394031
  • ISBN: 1610394038
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-338) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Subject: George VI, King of Great Britain 1895-1952
Windsor, Edward Duke of 1894-1972 Abdication, 1936
Windsor, House of History 20th century
Princes Great Britain Biography
World War, 1939-1945 Great Britain History
Great Britain Kings and rulers Biography
Great Britain History George VI, 1936-1952
Genre: Biographies.

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