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Macmillan The great-grandson of a crofter, and son-in-law of a Duke, Harold Macmillan was born in London in 1894. Despite the well-to-do aristocratic background, his years as a young adult were marked by bad experiences during the First World War as a soldier in the trenches of France which ... Read review
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Supermac Great-grandson of a crofter and son-in-law of a Duke, Harold Macmillan ... more

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Supermac: The Life of Harold Macmillan - Dr D R Thorpe

Supermac: The Life of Harold Macmillan - Dr D R Thorpe

Supermac Great-grandson of a crofter and son-in-law of a Duke, Harold Macmillan ... more

(1894-1986) was both complex as a person and
influential as a politician. Marked by terrible
experiences in the trenches in the First World War
and by his work as an MP during the Depression, he
was a Tory rebel - an outspoken backbencher. This
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"== Macmillan == The great-grandson of a crofter, and son-in-law of a Duke, Harold Macmillan was born in London in 1894. Despite the well-to-do aristocratic background, his years as a young adult were marked by bad experiences during the First World War as a soldier in the trenches of France which left him with lifelong war wounds, and his early service as a Conservative Member of Parliament by the plight of the unemployed in his first constituency ..." Read review
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EAN 9780701177485
Type Non-Fiction
Genre Biography
Title Supermac
Author D.R. Thorpe
Publisher Ccv
ISBN 0701177489

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