Coco Chanel Was Allegedly A Nazi Spy

A new biography of Coco Chanel sheds more light on her wartime activities, and the house of Chanel seems to be bracing itself for backlash. What was ol' Gabrielle up to during World War II? Palling around with Nazis at the Ritz, basically — but the house of Chanel is denying that its founder and namesake spied for the… » 8/18/11 2:00pm 8/18/11 2:00pm

Julia Child: International Woman Of Mystery

Awesome! It seems that during World War II, French Chef Julia Child was a spy - one can only assume the least inconspicuous spy in the history of the world. It has just been revealed that Child was part of an international anti-Nazi spy ring » 8/14/08 11:20am 8/14/08 11:20am managed by the Office of Strategic Services, an early version of the CIA.…

Badass British Broad Led Thousands Of French Fighters To Glory

The exploits of Pearl Cornioley, a British spy who led thousands of French Resistance fighters in guerrilla missions against the Germans, were just declassified by English intelligence, says today's International Herald Tribune. We wrote about her death earlier this month, and now that more information has come to… » 4/01/08 9:30am 4/01/08 9:30am