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