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Edward VIII: Britain's Traitor King

Did the Duke of Windsor, the former king who abdicated his throne to marry Wallace Simpson, betray his country during World War II? In this shocking history documentary, experts reveal that the Duke may have been sympathetic towards Hitler and the Nazi regime and possibly encouraged Germany to bomb his homeland. What drove this royal to have such extreme views towards the nation he once ruled?
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  1. S1 E1 - Edward VIII: Britain's Traitor King
    March 26, 2022
    47min
    TV-G
    Did the Duke of Windsor, the former king who abdicated his throne to marry Wallace Simpson, betray his country during World War II? In this shocking history documentary, experts reveal that the Duke may have been sympathetic towards Hitler and the Nazi regime and possibly encouraged Germany to bomb his homeland. What drove this royal to have such extreme views towards the nation he once ruled?
    Free trial of BBC Select

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Audio languages
English
Subtitles
English [CC]
Directors
Marion Milne
Producers
Marion MilneSiAn Price
Studio
Yeti Productions
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