After abdicating, the Duke of Windsor disappeared from the lime light, but only temporarily. For his comeback to public life, he picked a controversial venue: Nazi Germany.
After years of sturdy, constitutional rule, George V's death plunged his family into turmoil. Edward inherited the throne only to abandon it to marry a controversial American divorcee. Bertie became a reluctant king, facing the task of winning back the trust of the nation while dealing with threats from abroad. Through never-before-seen letters and diaries belonging to the Windsor children, we reveal the inside stories of sibling divisions and dramas in the years following the abdication and into World War II.
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