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17 carnations : the Windsors, the Nazis and the cover-up / Andrew Morton.

17 carnations : the Windsors, the Nazis and the cover-up / Andrew Morton.
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941.084 WIND
Adult Non Fiction   Double Bay . Available .  
941.084 WIND
Adult Non Fiction   Paddington . Available .  
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ISBN 9781782434573 (paperback)
1782434577 (paperback)
Author Morton, Andrew, 1953- author.
Title 17 carnations : the Windsors, the Nazis and the cover-up / Andrew Morton.
Edition First edition.
Publisher/Date London : Michael O'Mara, 2015.
London Michael O'Mara, 2015.
2015.
Pagination etc. viii, 370 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates illustrations 24 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references (pages [329]-362) and index.
Contents note The Peter Pan prince -- Adolf Hitler, royal matchmaker -- Sex, drugs, and royal blackmail -- Seduced by von Ribbentrop's dimple -- Courting the new king -- Edward on a knife edge -- Love in a cold climate -- Hitler's good Queen Wallis -- The game of thrones -- Plot to kidnap a king -- A shady royal in a sunny place -- Tropic of rancour -- The hunt for pirate gold -- Sovereigns, secrets, and spies -- fight for the file -- Burying the "hot potato" -- Traitor king or duped duke?
Summary Note "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"--Dust jacket flap.
Subject - Name -- 1889-1945 -- fast
-- Duchess of -- 1896-1986.
-- Duke of -- 1894-1972.
-- Duke of -- 1894-197 -- Political and social views.
-- 1889-1945.
Subject http://Kings and rulers.
http://Political and social views.
http://Political science.
http://Germany.
http://Great Britain.
-- Politics and governmen -- 1933-1945.
-- Kings and rulers.
Shelf Location 941.084 WIND
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