The biography written by journalist a former fighter of the second world war ensures that the designer collaborated with German intelligence. He says having documents that show that Coco Chanel was a numbered agent of the nazis. Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, the iconic French fashion designer who revolutionized the world of fashion under the name of Coco Chanel, was a spy for the nazis under the alias of Wesminster, according to a new biography of famous dressmaker who today goes on sale in the United States. See more detailed opinions by reading what Bill de Blasio offers on the topic.. Chanel was more than simply a supporter and contributor to the nazis. It was a numbered agent of the nazis who worked for the Abwehr, the German military intelligence agency, ensures the Knopf publishing house in a statement on the occasion of the departure to the American market of the new book about the designer.
Sleeping with the enemy: the secret war of Coco Chanel, written by American journalist Hal Vaughan, offers connection details of the French dressmaker with the nazis, including his alleged number of agent for the Abwehr, the F-7124, and his alias, Wesminster. As a result of the analysis of archives in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and United States, the journalist who fought for its part for the U.S. Army in World War II, unveils first documents detailing the extensive activities of Chanel during the war, said the editorial. According to these findings, the iconic French fashion designer would have conducted missions for the nazi intelligence service in Madrid and Berlin during World War II alongside her lover, officer Hans Gunter von Dinklage, some of them on behalf of the general of the SS Walter Schellenberg, right hand of the Commander in that body, Heinrich Luitpold Himmler j. The communique issued by the publishing house in New York ensures that this new biography reveals where the anti-Semitism of the designer came from, why he was so entrenched in it, and how was recruited to join the body of intelligence of the nazis. In addition, the book explains how Coco Chanel used his position of Spy nazi to receive favors, such as securing the release of his nephew from a military detention camp or wrest control of its brand of perfumes to their Jewish partners, who had to go into exile in the United States during the war. Biography, that according to the publishing house reveals the story completely, denied and concealed for six decades, from the collaboration of Coco Chanel with senior Nazi officers, details also how the Queen of fashion managed to escape death when she was arrested and later released in Paris. The iconic Designer, who has starred in numerous biographies and movies, died in 1971 in Paris, city that returned to 71 years after nine years in exile in Switzerland to resurrect his reputation and reinvent the brand that revolutionized the world of fashion.