Mountbatten of Burma: Captain of War (Hardback)Angus McGeoch (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 07/05/2009
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Lord Louis Mountbatten achieved great things both in war and peace as a military leader and public servant. The First World War and its aftermath shaped his early life, in mid-career he was a victorious commander in the Second World War, and when peace came he brought independence to India and Pakistan. Mountbatten remains a controversial figure, but when his faults are considered in the light of the world-shaking events in which he was involved, they are overwhelmingly outweighed by his achievements. His murder, and those of members of his family and a friend, on 27 August 1979 by the IRA shocked the world.
Publisher: J H Haynes & Co Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 562 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 28 mm
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