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17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history, Andrew Morton

Label
17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history
Title
17 carnations
Title remainder
the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Morton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Andrew Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife, Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the duke's relations with Hitler. From the alleged affair between Simpson and the German foreign minister to the discovery of top secret correspondence about the man dubbed "the traitor king" and the Nazi high command, this is a saga of intrigue, betrayal, and deception suffused with a heady aroma of sex and suspicion. For the first time, Morton reveals the full story behind the cover-up of those damning letters and diagrams: the daring heist ordered by King George VI, the smooth duplicity of a Soviet spy as well as the bitter rows and recriminations among the British and American diplomats, politicians, and academics. Drawing on FBI documents, exclusive pictures, and material from the German, Russian, and British royal archives, as well as the personal correspondence of Churchill, Eisenhower, and the Windsors themselves, 17 CARNATIONS is a dazzling historical drama, full of adventure, intrigue, and startling revelations, written by a master of the genre
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morton, Andrew
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA580
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Windsor, Edward
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
Label
17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history, Andrew Morton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
368 pages, 16 un-numbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455527106
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn885207200
  • (OCoLC)885207200
Label
17 carnations : the royals, the Nazis and the biggest cover-up in history, Andrew Morton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
368 pages, 16 un-numbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781455527106
Isbn Type
(trade paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn885207200
  • (OCoLC)885207200

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