The Six Month Kingdom: Albania 1914

In January 1914 the eccentric adventurer Captain Duncan Heaton Armstrong, on the look out for a stable career , applied for the post of Private Secretary to the newly appointed King of Albania the German Prince William of Wied Heaton Armstrong describes, with vibrancy, directness and humor, a miniature royal court in a desperately poor and remote corner of Europe.In January 1914 the eccentric adventurer Captain Duncan Heaton Armstrong, on the look out for a stable career , applied for the post of Private Secretary to the newly appointed King of Albania the German Prince William of Wied Heaton Armstrong describes, with vibrancy, directness and humor, a miniature royal court in a desperately poor and remote corner of Europe As the First World War engulfed the Balkans in August 1914, two royal infants were escorted back to Germany by Heaton Armstrong, who was promptly made the first prisoner of war His remarkable account has been edited for this, the first general edition.I.B.Tauris in association with the Centre for Albanian Studies
The Six Month Kingdom Albania In January the eccentric adventurer Captain Duncan Heaton Armstrong on the look out for a stable career applied for the post of Private Secretary to the newly appointed King of Albania the Ger

  • Title: The Six Month Kingdom: Albania 1914
  • Author: Duncan Heaton-Armstrong Gervase Belfield Bejtullah Destani
  • ISBN: 9781850437611
  • Page: 138
  • Format: Hardcover
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