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Phoenix: Mountbatten: The Official Biography
     

Phoenix: Mountbatten: The Official Biography

by Philip Ziegler
 
The official life of the soldier and statesman killed by the IRA in 1979 paints a rounded, sympathetic, and yet undeceived portrait of Mountbatten's character. From his christening (attended by Queen Victoria) to his days as Supreme Commander in Southeast Asia during World War II, to India where he oversaw the move to independence to the Suez crisis, we meet a figure

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The official life of the soldier and statesman killed by the IRA in 1979 paints a rounded, sympathetic, and yet undeceived portrait of Mountbatten's character. From his christening (attended by Queen Victoria) to his days as Supreme Commander in Southeast Asia during World War II, to India where he oversaw the move to independence to the Suez crisis, we meet a figure who was profoundly human.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842122969
Publisher:
Phoenix Press, WC2
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Phoenix Press Series
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
5.11(w) x 8.52(h) x 1.36(d)

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