Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/06/23

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Max Mosley
From: tim at (Timothy Atherton)
Date: Thu Jun 23 21:07:59 2005

> It is quitte a stretch to suggest that Sir Oswald Mosley was a "close
> confidant" of Hitler.  I am not certain that they ever met and their
> communications were limited to such earth-shaking pronouncements as a
> sharing of birthday greetings and the like.

Hitler was one the small party (half a dozen?) that attended the then secret
marriage of Mosley to Mitford at the Goebbels' home in Berlin in 1936. He
presented the "happy" couple with a suitable narcissistic wedding present -
a photo of himself in an eagle-topped frame.

tim a

In reply to: Message from msmall at (Marc James Small) ([Leica] OT: Max Mosley)