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Mountbatten
Mountbatten
Author: 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 cr...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002165433
ISBN-10: 0002165430
Publication Date: 3/14/1985
Pages: 786
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Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Fascinating profile of a man who was involved in many of the significant events of the 20th century. He was a man with no lack of ego and Zigler does a good job separating the actual historical facts from the facts as Mountbatten would wish to have us remember.
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