Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Book Cover
Author Cadbury, Deborah, author.

Title Princes at war : the bitter battle inside Britain's royal family in the darkest days of WWII / Deborah Cadbury.

Publication Info. New York : Public Affairs, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    941.084 CAD    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 357 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary 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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-338) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject 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.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781610394031 (hardcover)
1610394038 (hardcover)
9781610394048 (e-bk.)
9781408845240 (United Kingdom hardback)
1408845245 (United Kingdom hardback)
1610394046 (e-book)

Available items only