Nazi Princess: Hitler, Lord Rothermere & Princess Stephanie by Jim Wilson

By Jim Wilson

Born to a middle-class Viennese kin and of partially Jewish descent, after marriage to (and divorce from) a German prince, Stephanie von Hohenlohe grew to become an in depth confidante of Hitler, Goring, Himmler (who declared her an 'honorary Aryan') and von Ribbentrop. After arriving in London in 1932, she moved within the so much particular circles, arranging the visits of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Lord Halifax to Germany in 1937. such a lot notoriously, she was once paid a retainer of £5,000 in keeping with 12 months by way of Lord Rothermere, proprietor of the day-by-day Mail and the day-by-day reflect, who was once an open supporter of the Nazi regime. In 1939 she fled to america; a memo to President Roosevelt defined her as a secret agent 'more risky than 10000 men'. during this new biography, Jim Wilson makes use of lately declassified MI5 records and FBI memos to ascertain what inspired either Stephanie and Rothermere, laying off gentle at the murky goings-on backstage in Britain, Germany and the us ahead of and through the second one global battle.

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