Nazi Princess: Hitler, Lord Rothermere and Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe

Nazi Princess: Hitler, Lord Rothermere and Princess Stephanie von Hohenlohe

Jim Wilson


The complete tale of the lady of Jewish descent who spied for Hitler between British excessive society, persuaded the Daily Mail to support the Nazis, and used to be offered the Gold move of the Nazi Party
 
Stefanie von Hohenlohe used to be born to a middle-class Viennese kinfolk and of in part Jewish descent. After marrying and divorcing a German prince, she turned an in depth confidante of Hitler, Göring, Himmler (who declared her an "honorary Aryan"), and von Ribbentrop. After arriving in London in 1932, she moved within the such a lot specific circles, arranging the visits of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor and Lord Halifax to Germany in 1937. such a lot notoriously, she used to be paid a retainer of £5,000 in step with 12 months by way of Lord Rothermere, proprietor of the Daily Mail and the Daily Mirror and an open supporter of the Nazi regime. In 1939 she fled to the united states; a memo to President Roosevelt defined her as a undercover agent "more harmful than 10000 men." This new biography makes use of lately declassified MI5 documents and FBI memos to ascertain what encouraged either Stefanie and Rothermere, laying off gentle at the murky goings-on backstage in Britain, Germany, and the U.S. earlier than and through global warfare II.

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