A Conspiracy of Crowns: The True Story of the Duke of Windsor and the Murder of Sir Harry Oakes

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Crown Publishers, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 308 pages
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Set in the Bahamas during the World War II governorship of the Duke of Windsor, A Conspiracy of Crowns is a true story of glamour, avarice, and murder. Its portrayal of the Duke of Windsor as a Nazi sympathizer--who would stop at nothing to hide it--is sure to make headlines. Black-and-white photographs.

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In 1943, de Marigny was accused of the murder of his millionaire father-in-law, Sir Harry Oakes, in the Bahamas. Although properly acquitted following a sensational trial, de Marigny was deported, his ... Read full review

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Read this book during the 90's after the author was interviewed on local radio station. Great read - has so many milestones of history within a personal context. This book has it all - war - love - murder. Shows what a pathetic person the Duke of WIndsor really was. There was no romanticism in his body.
This book is a great read with a first person account of episodes during the war and post war life in the British Commonwealth.


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