作者 Cadbury, Deborah, author
書名 Princes at war : the bitter battle inside Britain's royal family in the darkest days of WWII / Deborah Cadbury
出版項 New York : Public Affairs, [2015]
©2015
國際標準書號 9781610394031 (hardcover)
9781610394048 (e-book)
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  DA587 .C24 2015    在架上    30610020482097
版本 First edition
說明 xiv, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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附註 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
Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-338) and index
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
主題 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
Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Biography
Great Britain -- History -- George VI, 1936-1952
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain -- History