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  Item Reference: Alderson/20

Description

Verso of a photograph of HRH Prince Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David, Duke of Windsor and Wallis, Duchess of Windsor, on board HMS KELLY with Capt Lord Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1939. With the caption "As commader of the ill-fated destroyer Kelly, Captain Mountabatten was sent to France to bring back the Duke and Duchess of Windsor nine days after the outbreak of war in 1939. Sept 19th, 1939".

Collection

HMS Kelly - The Outbreak Of War: Alderson, B

Description

This selection comprises often informal and humorous crew news-sheets of the KDF (flotilla), September-October 1939, including photographs of HMS Kelly, Royal Navy destroyer of the K Class at the outbreak of the Second World War, shortly after the commissioning of the ship. The news-sheets include information…

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