The Life and Times of Lord Mountbatten by John Terraine

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Relive the 20th century through the eyes and words of Lord Mountbatten – a member of the Royal family and one of Britain's most highly decorated naval officers. This extraordinary volume spans 70 years of triumph, conflict and glory in the life of this remarkable man who rose to worldwide recognition as both statesman and military hero, yet was tragically assassinated in 1979.
 

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John Terraine was born on the 15th January 1921 and is remembered as a leading British military historian. He is best known for his persistent defence of Douglas Haig and also as the lead screenwriter on the BBC's landmark 1960s documentary The Great War.Terraine was educated at Stamford School and at Keble College, Oxford. After leaving Oxford, in 1943, he joined BBC radio and continued to work for the BBC for 18 years, latterly as its Pacific and South African Programme Organiser.He was a member of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies and was awarded the Institute's Chesney Gold Medal in 1982. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society in 1987.
 
Published May 9, 2013 by Bloomsbury Reader. 202 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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