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5 edition of Mountbatten. found in the catalog.

Mountbatten.

Swinson, Arthur.

Mountbatten.

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Published by Ballantine Books in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • India
    • Subjects:
    • Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 20th century.,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Viceroys -- India -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesBallantine"s illustrated history of the violent century. War leader book, no. 6
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA89.1.M59 S94
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5322485M
      ISBN 10034502317X
      LC Control Number72175107
      OCLC/WorldCa262422


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Much of the publicity Lownie's book has received has focused on two rather short sections Whether and to what extent Lord Mountbatten was actively involved in a possible planned right wing coup d'etat against Harold Wilson in is still unknown, primarily due to most of the records being still off-limits in official archives or, in the case /5().

I found this book a very detailed guide to the life of "Dickie" Mountbatten. He was such a figure in 20th Century British history, Burma in WWII, the last Viceroy and first Governor General of India and the myriad of other areas he involved himself along with being a royal/5(40). The book is well researched and full of detailed information.

The author doesn't emphasis the fact that Mountbatten's great success in the navy had as much to do with his royal birth as with his talent as a commander.4/5. In the book, The Mountbattens: their Lives & Loves, Mountbatten's former driver Ron Perks reveals that one of his boss's favourite destinations was 'an upmarket gay brothel used by senior naval.

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Lord Mountbatten was the last viceroy of the British Indian Empire and the first Governor-General of independent India. Find more on the life and childhood of Lord Mountbatten in this brief biography.

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His passions were gadgets and genealogy. ""He was the least reflective of men."" This is the official biography of Lord Louis Mountbatten () and it pronounces him, all told, ""a GREAT MAN."" But it is not a panegyric: not only are Mountbatten's well-known faults in evidence in Ziegler's scrupulous rendering, but also his unsuspected feet-of-clay.

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