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Adolf Hitler kisses the hand of the Duchess of Windsor as her husband the Duke looks on, admiringly. They visited Germany in 1937 before WWII broke out.   At the beginning of the war, the Windsors were whisked out to safe haven in the Bahamas, he served out the war years as governor. There he could do Britain little harm - and he was less likely of being kidnapped by the Germans who were reportedly interested in installing him as a puppet king in a conquered Great Britain under German rule.

Duke and Duchess of Windsor meet Adolf Hitler 1937 This is the king of England who abdicated his throne in I wonder how WWII would have gone if Edward VIII had remained king.

Germany, 1934, Adolf Hitler with children. - An album of photographs from the life of Adolf Hitler.

Germany, Adolf Hitler with children. - An album of photographs from the life of Adolf Hitler ( Click Photo )

A family wanders homeless after a German air raid over Belgium.

A family wanders homeless after a German air raid over Belgium. I chose this picture because it is a great example of how they just walked in the streets like everything was normal.

Hitler shock: Hair DNA shows Eva Braun had Jewish roots. Tests on hair from one of her brushes show that she had a sequence of DNA strongly associated with Ashkenazi Jews.

Hitler shock: Hair DNA shows Eva Braun had Jewish roots

JULY 17 1951 - In Portofino with their dog Thalmet. Wallis Simpson Fashion & Style Icon (Vogue.com UK) | British Vogue

Wallis Simpson - Style File

JULY 17 1951 - The Duke and Duchess of Windsor in Portofino with their dog Thalmet. Anyone who would abdicate the royal throne for love and risk being ostricized by society would be interesting to talk to.

The Heart Has Its Reasons: The Memoirs of the Duchess of Windsor

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The Heart Has Its Reasons: The Memoirs of the Duchess of Windsor

Duke and Duchess of Windsor -A self centred, vain and pompous little man, totally unsuited to be king and thank heavens they shot him out the door. She was, as the Americans say, 'a major piece of work'. Gold digging, social climbing, vacuous shrew.  All that jewelry. And the last ten years as a vegetable in a cot with a tube up your nose. You can be too rich and too thin after all.

On holiday - Wallis Simpson and King David - years after they were married.

"Almost there, the #2 most iconic wedding dress ever, Wallis Simpson’s famous “Wallis blue” Mainboucher dress (the blue has faded because of dye instability) was sublimely chic, and sublimely proper": Reference at link

The Best Wedding Hair of All Time: From Gisele Bündchen’s Tousled Waves to Audrey Hepburn’s Flower Crown – Vogue - Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor and Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor

sliding into darkness  The terrible image of laughing Nazi's and a Dutch Jew in mortal fear  (Occupied Amsterdam, 1941)

Occupied Amsterdam 1941 - terrible image of laughing Nazis and a Dutch Jew in mortal fear.

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