17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

Andrew Morton


Now in paperback, a meticulously researched old travel de strength in regards to the mystery ties between Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, the Duke of Windsor, and Adolf Hitler prior to, in the course of, and after global warfare II.

Andrew Morton tells the tale of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American spouse, Wallis Simpson, the unusual wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of england, and the tried cover-up through Churchill, common Eisenhower, and King George VI of the duke's kinfolk with Hitler. From the alleged affair among Simpson and the German overseas minister to the invention of best mystery correspondence concerning the guy dubbed "the traitor king" and the Nazi excessive command, it is a saga of intrigue, betrayal, and deception suffused with a heady aroma of intercourse and suspicion.

For the 1st time, Morton unearths the whole tale in the back of the cover-up of these damning letters and diagrams: the bold heist ordered through King George VI, the graceful duplicity of a Soviet secret agent in addition to the sour rows and recriminations one of the British and American diplomats, politicians, and lecturers. Drawing on FBI records, specific photographs, and fabric from the German, Russian, and British royal documents, in addition to the private correspondence of Churchill, Eisenhower, and the Windsors themselves, 17 CARNATIONS is a stunning historic drama, packed with event, intrigue, and startling revelations, written by means of a grasp of the style.

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