Louis Mountbatten Lord "Mountbatten Eighty Years In Pictures" 1979 Book Signed Autograph Photos
"Mountbatten-Eighty Years In Pictures"-1979-Macmillan-7 1/2" X 10"-224 pages-Hardcover Book-With Photos-Signed By Louis Mountbatten........THIS BOOK--HAS BEEN SIGNED BY LOUIS MOUNTBATTEN WITH A FOUNTAIN PEN IN BLACK TO A SMARTLY MOUNTED SIGNATURE SLIP ON THE TITLE PAGE OF THE BOOK. THE SIGNATURE SLIP MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 1" X 3"....................Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma (born Prince Louis of Battenberg; 25 June 1900 – 27 August 1979), was a British Royal Navy officer and statesman, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed of Queen Elizabeth II. During the Second World War, he was Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command (1943–1946). He was the last Viceroy of India (1947) and the first governor-general of independent India (1947–1948). From 1954 to 1959, Mountbatten was First Sea Lord, a position that had been held by his father, Prince Louis of Battenberg, some forty years earlier. Thereafter he served as chief of the Defence Staff until 1965, making him the longest-serving professional head of the British Armed Forces to date. During this period Mountbatten also served as chairman of the NATO Military Committee for a year. In August 1979, Mountbatten was assassinated by a bomb that was hidden aboard his fishing boat in Mullaghmore, County Sligo, Ireland, by members of the Provisional Irish Republican Army..............THIS BOOK--HAS BEEN SIGNED BY LOUIS MOUNTBATTEN WITH A FOUNTAIN PEN IN BLACK TO A SMARTLY MOUNTED SIGNATURE SLIP ON THE TITLE PAGE OF THE BOOK. THE SIGNATURE SLIP MEASURES APPROXIMATELY 1" X 3"....................BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.