Thursday, August 06, 2009

Reichsmarschall Göring, Commodus and Others.

Kathoey

The Ritz hotel in Paris overlooks the Place Vendôme.

Top Nazis, including Reichsmarschall Göring, spent time at the Ritz during the Second World War.

Reportedly, Göring spent a lot of time in his suite, dressing up in women's clothes.

(Newsweek The Good Life.)

According to The Pink Swastika (The Pink Swastika by Scott Lively and Kevin Abrams.) Goering wore women's underwear under his Luftwaffe uniform.



Of course, top people are usually like this.

According to writer George Grant: "Rome was a perpetual satyricon.

"Egypt, Persia, Carthage, Babylon, and Assyria were all steeped in pederastic tradition.

"And the ancient empires of the Mongols, Tartars, Huns, Teutons, Celts, Incas,Aztecs, Mayans, Nubians, Mings, Canaanites, and Zulus likewise..."

Reportedly the Roman emperor Commodus appeared in public dressed as a woman. (Cached)

Elegabalus had his cheeks painted scarlet and his eyes made up. (Cached)



According to Christopher Wilson's book, "Dancing with the Devil, The Windsors and Jimmy Donahue", Wallis Simpson, the Duchess of Windsor, was a man.

(The Duke and Duchess of Windsor)

Francis Cardinal Spellman became New York's cardinal in 1939.

He "was known as 'Franny' to assorted Broadway chorus boys and others."

(Cardinal Spellman)

Kurt Cobain was rumored to have worn women's underwear.

Reportedly, Danny Kaye was a crossdresser.

J. Edgar Hoover's name was apparently "Muriel".

King Henry III of France insisted on being addressed as "Her Majesty."

Tony Curtis reportedly wore women's clothing even after "Some Like It Hot."

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1 comment:

Greg Bacon said...

He "was known as 'Franny' to assorted Broadway chorus boys and others."

Or did they call him 'Tranny?'

Maybe it has something to do with the Freudian analysis that war is men's menstrual envy, so dressing up in women's clothes adds to that feeling?

 
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