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Mountbatten on the record

Mountbatten on the record

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Published by Hartley Institute, University of Southampton in [Southampton] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Indian
    • Subjects:
    • Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, 1900-1979 -- Congresses.,
    • Great Britain -- History, Naval -- 20th century -- Congresses.,
    • Admirals -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Congresses.,
    • Nobility -- Great Britain -- Biography -- Congresses.,
    • Viceroys -- Indian -- Biography -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by C.M. Woolgar.
      ContributionsWoolgar, C. M., University of Southampton. Hartley Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA89.1.M59 M68 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination74 p. ;
      Number of Pages74
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL409373M
      ISBN 10085432643X
      LC Control Number98110738
      OCLC/WorldCa38040873

        Mountbatten’s biographer Philip Ziegler wrote in his Spectator review that the book was “interesting, if essentially wrong-headed”. Gordon Johnson, a former president of Wolfson College. Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (born Prince Louis of Battenberg; 25 June – 27 August ) was a British Royal Navy officer and statesman, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth the Second World War, he was Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Born: Prince Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas of .

        I make no claim to be a expert on the man, but while reading Christopher Langtree's (excellent) book 'The Kelly's' recently one noteworthy thing to emerge is that Mountbatten's record in command of the 5th Destroyer flotilla, and its remarkably accident prone leader HMS Kelly in particular, is far from being beyond critism in certain respects.. After the loss of the Kelly (not his fault I. That one of the murdered was Lord Mountbatten, great- grandson of Queen Victoria, uncle to Prince Philip and 'honorary grandfather' to Prince Charles, made the tragedy a public one.

        Mountbatten: the official biography by Ziegler, Philip. Publication date Topics Mountbatten of Burma, Louis Mountbatten, Earl, , Mountbatten, Louis Mountbatten, urn:oclc:record Foldoutcount 0 Identifier mountbattenoffic00phil Identifier-arkPages: Mountbatten: The Private Story, Brian Hoey An amazing man - naval cadet in WW I, First Sea Admiral at the end of WW II, the last Viceroy of India, related to royalty across Europe, beloved Grabdpapa, a man of emense ambition, a hard worker and either respected or hated by 4/5(65).


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Much of the publicity Lownie's book has received has focused on two rather short sections Whether and to what extent Lord Mountbatten was actively involved in a possible planned right wing coup d'etat against Harold Wilson in is still unknown, primarily due to most of the records being still off-limits in official archives or, in the case /5().

Much of the publicity Lownie's book has received has focused on two rather short sections Whether and to what extent Lord Mountbatten was actively involved in a possible planned right wing coup d'etat against Harold Wilson in is still unknown, primarily due to most of the records being still off-limits in official archives or, in the case /5().

Lord Mountbatten 'was a homosexual with a lust for young boys' claims secret FBI dossier compiled by agents seeking dirt on British statesmen during World War Two and the Suez Crisis.

The book now reveals that in November Zuckerman - in what appears to be an attempt to set the historical record straight - added a crucial diary Author: Patrick Sawer. His biographer, Brian Hoey, knew Mountbatten for ten years and interviewed him on radio and Mountbatten on the record book. Hoey talked to many in the Royal Household, and also to Prince Philip, Prince Michael of Kent and King Constantine of Greece about their memories of Mountbatten.

Both of Mountbatten's daughters, and his grandchildren also agreed to speak.4/5(76). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

in history. Mountbatten achieved the top rank with a career in the British navy and other areas including the reorganization of India. This book would be good information for any person in the military, business or most any area. Anyone following the practices of Mountbatten would improve their career/5(26).

The fifth episode of the new series of The Crown, ‘Coup’, discusses the possible involvement in of Lord Mountbatten in a potential coup against the Labour government of Harold gh its claim that Mountbatten was motivated by pique at being sacked as chief of the defence staff is incorrect – Mountbatten retired naturally in at the age of 65 – there were certainly Author: Elinor Evans.

Lord Mountbatten Biography Lord Mountbatten was the last viceroy of the British Indian Empire and the first Governor-General of independent India. Find more on the life and childhood of Lord Mountbatten in this brief biography.

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MOUNTBATTEN A Biography. By Richard Hough. Illustrated. New York: Random House. $ LORD MOUNTBATTEN was killed by an I.R.A. bomb in September while pleasure boating in Donegal. The man who moulded Britain's monarchy – 40 years after Mountbatten's murder by the IRA THROUGHOUT its rich pageant down the ages, the Royal Family has had a.

Sir, - Was Kevin Myers too sweeping in his condemnation of Earl Mountbatten (Books, July 21st). Most biographies show that Mountbatten was vain but brave, especially on three vital matters.

'Daughter of Empire: Life as a Mountbatten' covers Pamela Hicks' life from childhood through to her marriage and it's an extraordinary life. When you're related to most of the royal families of Europe - and a cousin to both the current Queen and Prince Phillip - it's clear that life's going to throw opportunities your way that wouldn't be /5().

It's difficult to write interestingly and persuasively about a man who appears&#;as Mountbatten did to his archcritic-to-be Max Beaverbrook&#;""too good to be true"": handsome, charming, rich, half-royal, and a leader by nature.

In the wake of Mountbatten's assassination, especially, it's not easy to write dispassionately about a national hero: the intrepid captain of the Kelly. The inspiration for the record book can be traced to Novemberwhen Sir Hugh Beaver, managing director of the Guinness Brewery (founded.

Woolgar, Christopher (ed.) () Mountbatten on the record, Southampton. Hartley Institute, University of Southampton Record type: BookAuthor: Christopher Woolgar. Charles, Prince of Wales (Charles Philip Arthur George; born 14 November ), is the heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth has been Duke of Cornwall and Duke of Rothesay sinceand he is the oldest and longest-serving heir apparent in British history.

He is also the longest-serving Prince of Wales, having held that title since Born: 14 November (age 71), Buckingham. ~ Mountbatten ~ Lord Louis Mountbatten was in charge of the Combined Operations Command from 27/10/41 to October The Early Years.

Mountbatten was born on 25 Junethe younger son of Prince Louis of Battenberg, who was Admiral of the Fleet and First Sea Lord in The Queen’s third cousin Countess Mountbatten of Burma, who survived the IRA bomb that killed her father, has died at the age of Patricia Knatchbull died peacefully at her home on Tuesday in Mersham, Kent, surrounded by her children, her family said.

Burial: Church of Saint John the Baptist, Mersham. in history. Mountbatten achieved the top rank with a career in the British navy and other areas including the reorganization of India. This book would be good information for any person in the military, business or most any area.

Anyone following the practices of Mountbatten would improve their career/5(27).The Mountbatten myth-making has reached the proportions of an industry—Campbell-Johnson, Hodson, Mount­batten himself—and the myths get wilder and wilder.

His vanity has fed on itself till it borders on megalo­mania, and it has taken advantage of the fact that he is now the only major survivor of those days with none of the other.Ironically, the most attention getting part of Lord Mountbatten's first biography was not anything to do with this "Hero of Our Times" but with his wife Edwina's sexual peccadilloes.

What made the narration of these escapades significant was author Richard Hough's contention that Edwina's transient relationship with Jawaharlal Nehru in had its repercussions on the political events of.