UThis documentary aims to answer a nagging question in contemporary British history: was the Duke of Windsor a traitor? Historian Andrew Lownie is convinced. Listening to him, the short-lived King Edward VIII actively helped the Nazis invade France in 1940. Moreover, the sovereign, who had abdicated to marry the American divorcee Wallis Simpson, advised the IIIand Reich to bombard England intensively in order to obtain a separate peace.
“Britain’s Traitor King”: the thesis of the treason of the ex-monarch is based on German documents exhumed after the war by British historians and which had been discarded in order to protect the royal family.
A crazy pact
On December 10, 1936, Edward VIII signed the…