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Earl Mountbatten of Burma Signed Letter on Admiral Stationary. Excellent condition. "Admiral of the Fleet Louis Francis Albert Victor Nicholas Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, British naval officer and statesman, an uncle of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, and second cousin once removed of Elizabeth II. During the Second World War, he was Supreme Allied Commander, South East Asia Command (1943 -'46). He was the last Viceroy of India (1947) and the first Governor-General of the independent Dominion of India (1947 -'48). In 1979, Mountbatten, his grandson Nicholas, and two others were killed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA), which had placed a bomb in his fishing boat."

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Earl Mountbatten of Burma Signed Letter Killed by IRA

Estimate $100 - $200Mar 5, 2017