September 19th, 1919. Adolf Hitler meets Alfred Rosenberg. Actually, when exactly Adolf Hitler met Alfred Rosenberg for the first time (they were introduced to each other by Hitler’s mentor Dietrich Eckart). However, given the critical importance of this meeting for the whole “Adolf Hitler project”, it can be safely assumed that it happened right after Hitler joined DAP on September 19th, 1919.
The “Rosenberg mission” was so vitally important that it was essentially a separate “special op” carefully planned and brilliantly executed by the Thule Society. Its importance stemmed from the fact that although the “Shock of Versailles” was powerful enough to facilitate the Transfiguration of Adolf Hitler, it had nothing to do with the Divine Mission of the Thule Society – fighting and winning the existential war with the Bolshevism and the Soviet Russia.
The Treaty of Versailles made Adolf Hitler firmly commit to the acquisition of the Lebensraum in the East (among other objectives)… but not to the annihilation of Bolshevism (which was the fundamental objective of the Thule Society).
True, Adolf Hitler already knew about the dangers and horrors of Bolshevism – events in Berlin, Munich and Budapest proved it beyond the reasonable doubt. But it still was not enough – after all, during the whole BSR mess Hitler chose to remain neutral (and urged his fellow soldiers to do the same).
To remedy this totally unacceptable situation, the Thule Society had to thoroughly indoctrinate (brainwash, if you will) Adolf Hitler in the existential dangers of Bolshevism.
And the best way to do it was, obviously, by supplying Hitler with a comprehensive, well-structured and emotionally powerful anti-Bolshevist ideology supported by a “critical mass” of first-hand witnesses of horrors, crimes and dangers of Bolshevism.
The execution of this all-important project was entrusted to one Alfred Rosenberg – quite a colorful character, to put it mildly. For starters, he was not even a German – if you apply the stringent definition used by the Nazis.
He was born in Reval (now Tallinn – the capital of an independent Estonia) to a father who was half Estonian and half Latvian (not a drop of the German blood in his veins) and a mother who had German and French ancestry.
Consequently, Rosenberg had less than ¼ of German blood in him… which did not prevent him from becoming one of the leaders of NSADP and the Nazi Germany. One of his positions was the Commissar for the Supervision of Intellectual and Ideological Education of the NSDAP (!).
In this position, Rosenberg became the principal author of key National Socialist ideological creeds (Hitler only used – but did not develop – them). Which proves quite convincingly that Nazis ignored their own “racial ideology” when it was deemed necessary.
But it was his “Russian experience” and his “Russian connections” that made him such a valuable tool for the Thule Society. During the Bolshevist Revolution of 1917, he lived in Moscow and saw with his own eyes what Bolsheviks intended to do and what they were capable of. His experiences during Estonian war for Independence only reinforced his (quite correct) perceptions of Bolshevism.
After he immigrated to Germany in January of 1919, he immediately joined the newly-minted (and still quite mysterious) Aufbau Vereinigung (Reconstruction Organization).
This Munich-based secret society was, indeed, committed to Reconstruction… of both Germany and Russia. In other words, its members intended to reverse (“undo”) both the Bolshevist Revolution of 1917 in Russia and the November Revolution of 1918 in Germany. By all means necessary – including political murder (these guys were really vicious).
Which in practice meant establishing far-right totalitarian nationalist regimes both in Berlin and in Moscow. Hence, it predictably united two on the surface very different (to put it mildly) political groups – Russian and German nationalists.
In reality, these groups were not that different because (thanks to the policies of Peter the Great and his successors) thousands and thousands of very much Russian nobles had German roots. Especially those who (like Rosenberg) had been born in the Baltic provinces of Russian Empire (Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia).
The leader of Aufbau Vereinigung was Riga-born Ludwig Maximilian Erwin von Scheubner-Richter. Rosenberg quickly became the chief ideologue of the organization… and the member of Thule Society (whether official or unofficial there is still some dispute).
Acting on orders from Thule leaders, Rosenberg joined the newly-minted DAP in January of 1919 thus becoming one of its first members and essentially the founders. And for eight months was patiently waiting for the arrival of The Chosen One. The Messiah – Adolf Hitler.
Immediately after he was introduced to Adolf Hitler, Rosenberg began to work on his mission – planting into Hitler’s mind, heart and soul the (entirely correct) conviction that Bolshevism was, indeed, the existential threat to Germany, Europe and the whole Western civilization.
And thus a firm commitment to eradicate the “Red Plague” from the face of the Earth – for good. Which fit nicely with the commitment that Adolf Hitler had already made – to acquiring sufficient Lebensraum in the East to make sure that the horrors of Blockade of Germany and the Great Hunger of 1917-19 never happen again.
Unfortunately, Alfred Rosenberg and other members of Aufbau Vereinigung were diehard anti-Semites (and murderously vicious ones at that). Which was understandable given the number of ethnic Jews among Bolshevist leaders – and mass murderers.
From these indisputable facts Rosenberg, von Scheubner-Richter and other members of Aufbau Vereinigung made entirely wrong conclusion – that Bolshevism was the key part of the (mythical) “global Jewish conspiracy” for world domination.
The conspiracy which had but one ultimate objective – destroy the human civilization as we know it and replace it with the global unitary Judeo-Bolshevist totalitarian state.
By that time Adolf Hitler was already a diehard anti-Semite himself – and a vicious one at that (see the “Gemlich letter”, for example). However, the all-important “eyewitnesses statements” made his anti-Semitism genuinely murderous. Which predictably led to the Holocaust – possibly the worst genocide in human history.
Apparently, Thule Society did not care a rat’s ass (pardon my French) about that. All they cared about was Hitler’s firm commitment to fighting and winning the existential war with Bolshevism – and thus saving the Western civilization from being destroyed by the “Red Plague”.
And this objective was accomplished – Hitler did make this commitment and 22 years later started the “hot war” with Bolshevist Soviet Union led by the “Red Tamerlane” Joseph Stalin. 24 hours or so before Stalin intended to attack Germany with a strike of his own…
Von Scheubner-Richter (there is no evidence that he was a member of the Thule Society) met Hitler in October 1920, and soon became his foreign policy adviser and a highly productive fundraiser for the Nazi party. However, he formally joined the NSDAP only in 1921 (reasons for this delay are still unknown).
Still, he was probably the most efficient “cash generator” for the Nazis, obtaining some serious money from conservative and right-wing members of German elite, industrialists, aristocrats, such as the Prussian Junkers and the Wittelsbachs, Catholic and Protestant Church leaders and wealthy Russian émigrés (all over Europe).
The latter hoped (through support from the NSDAP) to influence German policy with the ultimate objective of eliminating the Soviet Union and re-establishing the Russian Empire. Which made no sense, of course, given the firm commitment of the Nazis to their “Lebensraum-in-the-East” project (the last thing the Nazis wanted was the reconstruction of a powerful Russian Imperial state).
One very interesting fact is the connection between von Scheubner-Richter and the famous World War I general Erich Ludendorff. This connection provides another piece of (circumstantial) evidence that Ludendorff, indeed, asked Captain Karl Mayr to “insert” Adolf Hitler into DAP.
Which means that the whole thing could (could!) have happened in the following way. The Thule Society asked its member Alfred Rosenberg to talk to von Scheubner-Richter. Rosenberg asked von Scheubner-Richter to talk to Ludendorff. And Ludendorff asked Mayr to “implant” Hitler into DAP.
Von Scheubner-Richter was a brave officer (he fought in the Great War and in the Russian Civil War). So it is no surprise that he joined Adolf Hitler in the ridiculous Beer Hall Putsch.
Walking arm-in-arm with Hitler, he was shot in the lungs by the Bavarian police and died instantly. He was the only “first-tier” Nazi leader to die during the Beer Hall Putsch, and of all the early party members who died in the Putsch, Hitler claimed Scheubner-Richter to be the only “irreplaceable loss”.
September 16th, 1919. Adolf Hitler writes the infamous “Gemlich letter”. This letter was the (inevitable) result of speeches (lectures, presentations) that Adolf Hitler delivered in his capacity of an instructor in the “Educational Commando” of Bavarian Reichswehr.
Apparently he delivered a speech or two (or even more than that) on the so-called “Jewish question” (which in reality existed only in the imagination of Judeophobes). As it usually happens, one of the soldiers in his audience (Adolf Gemlich) sent Adolf Hitler a letter requesting a clarification of the position of the latter on the “Jewish question”.
One must understand that Adolf Hitler delivered his “sermons” in a very much official capacity of the instructor employed by the Bavarian Army. Consequently, his position was perceived as the official position of the latter (which in reality was not the case). Hence, Adolf Gemlich requested clarification of the official Army position on the “Jewish question”.
Instead, he received the latter that presented the personal views of Adolf Hitler – and (obviously) his superior Karl Mayr at that time. Which gives you some idea of the mess the Bavarian Reichswehr was in the fall of 1919.
Like all other Hitler’s speeches, letters and other texts on the “Jewish question”, this one is mostly a highly poisonous bunch of anti-Semitic rubbish. However, it does contain three key statements which are absolutely essential to understanding the Nazi persecution of the Jews – and of the Holocaust.
The first statement is that the Jews are not a religious community – they are a race. Which in reality is not the case. In reality, Jews are a cultural community and thus share the same Jewish culture – but not necessarily the Jewish religion.
It is nurture, not nature, software not hardware and culture, not nationality (let alone the race). Which is actually a standard feature of any other nation – French, British, German, Russian…
Hence the second statement – that Jews do not assimilate – is totally and completely wrong. In reality, more than half of German Jews in the Weimar Republic for all practical purposes were Germans, not Jews. Which means that they had totally and completely assimilated. In fact, many German Jews were more German than Germans “by blood” – the same was true for many Jews in Britain, France, Russia, etc.
The third statement was equally false – and horrifyingly murderous:
“In his effects and consequences the Jew is like a racial tuberculosis of the nations.”
At that time, tuberculosis was not treatable and was essentially a terminal disease – even in special sanatoriums with high-quality care, food, air, etc. the mortality rate was over 50%. Which meant that to save the nation, the Jews had to be incarcerated, deported (i.e. thrown out of the country)… or physically eliminated.
And that’s exactly what Adolf Hitler intended to do. In this letter, he openly stated that
“The ultimate objective [i.e. the solution of the “Jewish problem”] must be the irrevocable removal of the Jews in general”
By the most efficient means available, it is presumed. Hence, the “Gemlich letter” proves beyond the reasonable doubt that Adolf Hitler planned the total and complete elimination of all Jews from German-controlled territories as early as in 1919.
As it became clear later, his preferred method of making these territories Judenrein (“clean of Jews”) was initially forced emigration – and even deportation; then the infamous “Madagascar Plan” (confinement to a reservation)… and then physical annihilation. The Holocaust.
He also openly stated that the Republican government (i.e. the Weimar Republic) would never ever embark on the “Judenrein” project. Only the nationalist dictatorship (“a government of national strength, not of national weakness”) would.
Hence, it could be safely concluded that in this letter he called for (for the first time) the establishment of exactly such a dictatorship. The Führerstaat.
And for a good reason – there is evidence that Jews (Jewish nation, I mean) not only ARE NOT the Servants of the Devil but simply CAN NOT be. Satan is fundamentally a destroyer of our world, an immensely and profoundly destructive world while the Jews during the whole human history was exactly the opposite.
Jews were no “parasites” (as the Nazis very erroneously claimed). As a nation, Jews were (and very much are) creators, builders, founders, designers, inventors, producers, engineers and healers.
In fact they were (and still are) the most productive, innovative and creative nation by far; the nation that made more extensive and significant contribution to human progress, science, technology and culture than any other nation. At least on a per capita basis and often even in absolute terms.
Which gives another – and a very important – meaning to the concept of “God’s Chosen People”. Consequently, the Jews are highly productive, efficient and committed opponents (and thus actually enemies of the Prince of Darkness), not his agents (let alone servants).
Let’s start with the Sacred History. For many thousands of years, the Jewish nation was God’s primary (actually, the only) tool in his ‘salvation project’. Salvation of human souls and of the human civilization, that is. Salvation from Hell. A very real Hell – and not only in the afterlife but on this very planet.
It was the Jewish nation that gave to us the Holy Bible (both the Old and New Testaments) – the most important and valuable document in human history. Not just eschatologically (i.e., from the salvation perspective), but also culturally. It is still a #1 bestseller worldwide.
It was the Jewish nation that gave us our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ (in His human incarnation He was Jewish by blood according to generally accepted definition) and His Mother Her Majesty Blessed Virgin Mary – Queen of Heaven, Queen of Angels and Saints and Queen of the Universe. Who was a very much Jewish lady.
It was the Jewish nation that gave us all Holy Apostles – the disciples of Jesus, including Saint Apostle Peter who became the first Pope – Head of the Christian Church. As well as Saint Apostle Paul who for all practical purposes built the Christian Church as an organization.
A well-known saying is that the European civilization (plus American, Australian and even the Russian one) stands on three cornerstones – Athens, Rome and Jerusalem. In other words, on Greek culture, Roman law and Judeo-Christian religion.
“Judeo” in this context meaning religion of Old Testament, not contemporary Judaism (which is a very different one). “Christian”, of course, means the religion of the New Testament.
Consequently, the Jewish nation provided our civilization with a critically important cornerstone. And as culture and law are about the temporal life and religion is about life eternal, it provided the most important cornerstone. By far.
Therefore, one can be either Christian or Judeophobe – but not both. A Christian Judeophobe is… well, an oxymoron. A contradiction in terms. If one is a genuine Christian, of course.
Consequently, Judeophobia (fear of and hatred for the Jews) makes no sense whatsoever. Actually, it is quite insane as we ‘gentiles’ (i.e. non-Jews) have absolutely no reason to fear or hate the Jewish nation. And every reason to feel a tremendous respect and deep and sincere gratitude for the Jewish people. Even if one is atheist, agnostic or otherwise a non-Christian.
And here’s the proof – beyond the reasonable doubt. Let’s start with the Nobel Prize – the most coveted award in science and literature. At least 194 Jews and people of half- or three-quarters-Jewish ancestry (that’s how Nazis defined Jews) have been awarded the Nobel Prize accounting for 22% of all individual recipients worldwide between 1901 and 2015. Twenty-two percent.
By the ethnic group that comprises only 0.2% of the world population – and was not exactly very popular with the committee that awards Nobel Prize (to put it mildly).
Jews one 20% of Nobel Prizes awarded in chemistry, a whopping 39% in economics; 26% in physiology and medicine and the same 26% in physics. Even in highly politicized prizes in literature and especially the Nobel Peace Prize, Jews won 13% and 8% respectively.
Jewish share of other prestigious international awards (for the same period of time) is even more impressive. 25% of recipients of the Kyoto Prize awarded for global achievements in advanced technology, basic sciences, arts and philosophy.
38% of recipients of the US National Medal of Science. 50% of recipients of the Grande Médaille of the French Academy of Sciences. Elected to Foreign Membership in the British Royal Society – 27%. Recipients of the Fields Medal (an equivalent of Nobel Prize in mathematics) – also 27%.
Jewish-made discoveries in science and medicine saved an estimated 2.8 billion human lives.
Jews played a significant role in the founding and subsequent development of modern anthropology. Two of its four principal founders were Jewish – Émile Durkheim and Franz Boas.
Of the twenty-one major anthropology theorists seven were Jews, or of Jewish descent. Similarly, Jews are the subjects of one-third of the forty-two biographical entries contained in “The Dictionary of Anthropology”. Two of the five major biographical articles in the Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology deal with the work of Jews – Franz Boas and Claude Lévi-Strauss
In the late Middle Ages, the Jews, numbering only about 1% of Europe’s population, constituted roughly half (!!) of its physicians. The situation remained the same in modern times – Nazi expulsion of Jews from the medical professions in Greater Germany resulted in medical centers of Vienna and Berlin losing nearly half of their physicians and the majority of their medical school faculties.
Jews were instrumental in the development of four of the seven major schools of thought in psychology. More specifically, with the exception of Wolfgang Köhler, all of the major figures involved in the establishment of Gestalt psychology were Jews.
Psychoanalysis was founded by Sigmund Freud (a Jew) and, with the notable exception of Carl Jung, most of its early proponents were also Jews (e.g., Alfred Adler, Erik Erikson, Sandor Ferenczi, Anna Freud, Erich Fromm, Melanie Klein, Otto Rank, and Theodor Reik).
Abraham Maslow (whose system of genuine human needs is one of the cornerstones of modern human psychology) was a Jew. Ulric Neisser, Lev Vygotsky, Jerome Bruner, Herbert Simon, and Noam Chomsky have been major contributors to the development of Cognitive Psychology.
According to the academic (and very much respected) Review of General Psychology, out of the 99 leading psychologists of the twentieth century 39 are (or were) Jewish or of Jewish descent.
In that same study, Jews constituted approximately 40% of the most frequently cited researchers in both the professional literature and in introductory psychology textbooks. The current membership of the division of psychology of the US National Academy of Sciences is also approximately 40% Jewish.
Baruch Spinoza (philosopher), John von Neumann (mathematician), Albert Einstein (physicist), Gustav Mahler (composer), Franz Kafka (writer), Benjamin Disraeli (one of the most accomplished Prime Ministers of Great Britain), Heinrich Heine (poet), David Ricardo (economist), Louis Mayer (motion picture pioneer) and countless others were Jewish.
Consequently, only a hopelessly ignorant (or genuinely insane) individual can be a Judeophobe. Completely and hopelessly. Which adds to fear and hatred the third deadly sin – sloth. Judeophobes are simply too lazy to discover the facts which are just a visit to the library away.
The abovementioned facts mean that the Holocaust was, indeed, the worst crime against humankind in human history. The worst not only because the Nazis murdered six million people (Mao killed far more), but because by doing this they robbed the humankind of extremely valuable contribution to our civilization that could have been made by these Jews and their descendants.
Oh, just in case and for the record: I have not a single drop of Jewish blood in my veins. Zero. Zilch. None. None of my wives had either; I have no Jewish friends and I am a conservative Roman Catholic – and these characters are Judeophiles at all.
However, the Nazis (actually, the whole Europe, the Western Civilization and the whole human civilization) did have a problem with one particular nation. Only it wasn’t the Jewish nation.
It was the Russians – more precisely, their implicit national ideology that ultimately provided both the foundation for the Bolshevism (the Russian Marxism) the colossal, gargantuan spiritual power for Stalin and his project for conquering the whole world.
This ideology was the Russian Messianic Imperialism.
There is, however, one crucial issue in Judaism that for some radical Christian theologians proved beyond the reasonable doubt that Jews (Jews by religion, not blood although those guys rarely distinguished between the two) were, indeed, the Servants of the Devil.
This issue was Jewish Messianism, more precisely, the portrait (profile in psychological terms) of Mashiach – the Jewish Messiah. More precisely, Melekh Mashiach (“King Messiah”) who to Christian theologians looked a lot like Anti-Christ.
According to Judaism 101, the term “Mashiach” literally means “the anointed one,” and refers to the ancient Jewish (and not only Jewish) practice of anointing kings with oil when they ascend to the throne. Thus, the Mashiach will be “the last king” – the one who will be anointed as Jewish (and not only Jewish) king in the End of Days.
The Jews believe that the Mashiach will be a great political leader descended from King David (of course). He will be well-versed in Jewish law (no surprise here), and dutifully observant of its commandments (ditto).
He will be a charismatic leader, inspiring others to follow his example. He will be a great military leader as well, who will win battles for Israel (which kinda predicts a rather bleak future for the Muslims). He will be a great judge, who makes righteous decisions according to the Talmudic law, no doubt). But above all, he will be a human being, not a god, demi-god or other supernatural being.
The Mashiach will bring about the political and spiritual redemption of the Jewish people by bringing all Jews back to Israel (not likely as there are way too many Jews for way too little land) and restoring Jerusalem to its former (i.e. pre-Roman) glory.
He (it will definitely be a “he”, not “she”) will establish a government in Israel that will be the center of all world government, both for Jews and gentiles (now that’s really sounds like Anti-Christ). He will rebuild the Temple of Solomon and re-establish its worship (as it was initially mandated in the Old Testament). He will restore the religious court system of Israel and establish Jewish law as the law of the (hopefully, just Jewish) land.
Interestingly enough, if you replace Judaism with Marxism and Jews with the Russians (more precisely, with “Soviet People”), all of this would sound a lot like… Joseph Stalin. Whom lots of Christians – theologians, priests, leaders, officials, monks, nuns and just common folks – sincerely believed to be Anti-Crist.
Did the “Jewish egregore” (the “collective soul” of the Jewish people) provide Stalin with the energy (and thus the power) for his project of conquering the world and becoming the ruler of all nations making Moscow “the center of all world government”?
Given that Stalin had not a drop of Jewish blood in his veins, was an atheist (at least officially, but definitely not a Jew by religious faith) and was actually a committed Judeophobe who almost launched Holocaust II… I don’t think so.
Likewise, there is no evidence whatsoever that there was (or is) anything infernal in Jewish teachings about Mashiach (being the “ruler of the world” by itself is not necessarily malignant) – or in the whole of Judaism for that matter.
Hence, contrary to the fears (and these are, indeed, fears and only fears) of some radical Christians, all this Mashiach thing does not in any way even hint that Jews could be the Servants of the Devil.
Karl Marx – founder of Marxism (and, therefore, Bolshevism) was Jewish – I decided to include the “Gang of Four” members into this list. Pavel Axelrod and Julius Martov – co-founders of the Russian Social-Democratic Labor Party (later transformed into a Bolshevik Party) – were Jews.
Vladimir Lenin – the leader of Russian Bolsheviks and the first head of the Soviet government – was one-quarter Jewish. Which made him Russian by Nazi standards but still he had a sizable amount of Jewish blood in his veins. Almost all Lenin’s companions on the “sealed train” that brought him to Russia in April 1917 (via Germany, mind you) were Jews.
Lev Trotsky who was the actual leader of the Bolshevik October Revolution in Russian, was a Jew. The first head of Soviet state (Soviet Russia) Yakov Sverdlov was a Jew.
Head of the Economic Council Yuri Larin who almost single-handedly destroyed the Russian economy, was a Jew. Viktor Nogin – People’s Commissariat for Trade and Industry – was a Jew. Yakov Yurovsky who commanded the death squad that shot Russian tsar Nicholas II and his family (close relatives of the German Kaiser) was a Jew.
Members of Bolshevik Politburo (the real government of the Soviet Russia) Kamenev and Zinoviev were Jews. The latter was also the head of Comintern – organization established by the Soviets to Bolshevize (i.e. destroy) the whole world.
One of the most notorious Bolshevik mass murderers – head of Cheka secret police in Petrograd Uritsky was a Jew (in fact, a lot of high-level Cheka officials were Jewish). Genrikh Yagoda – head of GPU (Soviet secret police) was a Jew. The list goes on and on.
Rosa Luxemburg – one of the leaders of German communists (who as members of Comintern were essentially the puppets of Moscow) and of the bloody Spartacus uprising – was a Jew. Ernst Toller – the leader of the short-lived (but bloody) Bavarian Soviet Republic – was a Jew.
Kurt Eisner – leader of its predecessor (People’s State of Bavaria) – was a Jew. Béla Kun – leader of also short-lived (and also bloody) Hungarian Soviet Republic – also was a Jew.
Et cetera, et cetera. By itself, this list does not conclusively prove anything (after all, these characters were atheists, internationalists and revolutionaries and thus removed themselves from the “global Jewish community”).
However, for the Christian radicals in Vatican and elsewhere this was another incontrovertible proof that Jews (more precisely, the Jewish people and their “collective soul”) were, indeed, the Servants of the Devil.
Their (faulty) logic sounded something like that. Jesus Christ openly stated:
“I am the Way and the Truth and the Life. No one comes to [God] the Father except through me” (John 14:6 NIV)
Which obviously means that no one can communicate with God the Father except through Jesus Christ. In reality, you can talk to Him directly; however, you must acknowledge and accept that He is in fact the Holy Trinity – Father, Son and the Holy Spirit, recognize and accept Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior and view the latter as the “face of God” in our world – “Whoever has seen me has seen the Father” (John 14:9 ESV).
Consequently, by rejecting Jesus Christ (i.e. refusing to recognize Him for who He was – the Son of God and their Lord and Savior), the Jews as a people, as the nation and as its collective soul – the “Jewish egregore” – rejected God the Father as well. In other words, rejected the One Who has been their God for two millennia.
And thus severed their communication channel with their God. Unfortunately, this channel was (or so it seems to some radical Christian theologians) immediately commandeered by “the other side”.
Actually, the opinion that God of the contemporary (“Rabbinic”) Judaism based on Talmud and Mishna (the so-called “Oral Torah”) is very different from God of the original (“Biblical”) Judaism based on Old Testament of the Holy Bible. And because every god that is not the Christian God is by definition the demon (at least) and very possibly Devil himself this opinion essentially accuses the Jews of communicating with and serving the Devil.
The Prince of Darkness. Satan. Lucifer.
Who used the immense spiritual power of the Jewish egregore (Jews were God’s Chosen People, after all) and the very earthly power of the Jewish nation and its organization structures to destroy the Christian Church and thus open the way for invading, conquering and destroying our world and transforming it into a very real Hell on Earth.
He failed. However, almost two millennia later, Satan used the power of the same egregore (much higher now than in the times of Christ and a few centuries later) to provide the Jewish revolutionaries, insurgents and rebels with sufficient spiritual power (i.e. supernatural energy) to do what they wanted to do – and what Devil wanted them to do.
Consequently, they completely supported Hitler’s Holocaust because they believed that eliminating several million Jews (the more the better, of course) and destroying Jewish religious and spiritual infrastructure would drastically reduce the spiritual power of Jewish “collective soul”. And thus prevent the Jewish radicals from taking over the world and (unconsciously, of course) fulfilling the Mission assigned to them by the Prince of Darkness.
I think that this theory is a bunch of BS (pardon my French). For starters, I do not believe that the Jews completely lost connection to their God (i.e., God the Father) even after they rejected Christ and even forced the Roman governor to murder Him (although they did).
I think that the channel got damaged, clouded, smudged… but not severed. Why? Because the Jews are still His Chosen People, that’s why. And this is something not even rejection of His Son can make to disappear.
For the same reason I do not believe that God of the Rabbinic Judaism (i.e. God of Talmud and Mishna – or even of Kabbalah for that matter) is not the same God as the God of the Old Testament.
Sure, these “new texts” create a highly distorting “lens” through which they see God. But they still see the same God – God the Father, God of the Jewish People, God of the Old Testament, God of the written Torah, God of the Holy Bible.
Second, the Bolshevist Soviet Union became the genuinely existential threat to the Christian Church worldwide and to the Western Civilization only under Joseph Stalin (the 1920 attempt was purely opportunistic and thus predictably failed – and failed miserably).
Who not only had not a drop of Jewish blood in his veins (and thus had no connection to “Jewish egregore” at all) but was an ardent anti-Semite. True, he tolerated Jews even in his “immediate circle” – if he considered them competent (and thus useful) enough, but at the same time unleashed horrifying persecution of the Soviet Jews.
A disproportionately high number of the victims of the Great Purge of 1936-38 were Jewish. The “campaign against cosmopolitism” in 1948-53 was eerily similar to Nazi persecution of Jews in the 1930s. And there is some solid (albeit circumstantial) evidence that only Stalin’s death in March of 1953 saved the Soviet Jews from Holocaust II.
It is well-known that Russian Empire was the most Judeophobic country in Europe (if not in the whole world). It is less known that things did not change much when it became the Soviet Union.
The fundamentally atheist Bolsheviks were sworn enemies of any religion – including, obviously, Judaism and the claim of the Jews that they were God’s Chosen People and thus a privileged nation spiritually superior to any other were anathema to diehard internationalist and “nationally egalitarian” Russian Marxists.
Hence it is no surprise that the Soviet leaders immediately initiated an extensive campaign to suppress the religious traditions among the Jewish population – and even traditional Jewish culture deeply rooted in Judaism.
In August 1919 Jewish properties, including synagogues, were seized and many Jewish communities were dissolved. The anti-religious laws against all expressions of religion and religious education were imposed on all religious groups, including, of course, the Jewish communities. Many Rabbis and other religious officials were forced to resign from their posts under the threat of violent persecution.
It is really, really hard to imagine that these – and other similar activities were powered by the “Jewish egregore”. Besides, even Jews by blood (those listed above and thousands and thousands other Jewish revolutionaries) hated the traditional Jewish community probably even stronger than the Christian (or other) anti-Semites. And acted accordingly.
Now why the hell would we need to ask this highly politically incorrect question, to put it mildly? For a very simple reason: a scientist – and genuine history is a science, not propaganda – does not and should not care a rat’s ass (pardon my French) about political correctness. Or even about political (or any other) consequences of his or her findings.
All he or she (I do not believe in “non-binary”) must care about is the Truth. Truth, only the Truth and nothing by the Truth – which can be “natural” or “supernatural” (paranormal, religious, etc.).
Hence, every genuine historian can and must ask all questions (no matter how “politically incorrect”) to look for the Truth, find the Truth and preach (disseminate) the Truth. And if someone (or something) is destroyed by the Truth, so be it. Whoever (or whatever) is destroyed by the Truth, deserves to be. Because it is built on lies and anything and everything built on lies has no right to exist. Period.
Now let’s find out why we really need to ask this highly politically incorrect question. The first reason is obvious – out of the four members of the “Gang of Four” (i.e. Marxist Servants of Satan) two – Karl Marx and Leon Trotsky – were 100% Jewish by blood.
And one – Vladimir Lenin – was ¼ Jewish by blood. True, according to Nazi definition of Jewishness, he was not a Jew, but a Russian… but still, he had a sizable amount of Jewish blood in his veins.
We also know that Jews as a nation (people, egregore, etc.) firmly rejected – still reject – Jesus Christ as their Messiah and viewed Him not as the Son of God (who He really was) but as an impostor, heretic, blasphemer and rebel who deserved to be put to death.
And He was put to death (murdered, actually as He was totally innocent of the charges brought against Him) only because the pressure to kill him from the Jewish population of Jerusalem – top to bottom – was so immense that even Roman governor (who usually did not care a damn about what the Jews wanted) acquiesced and ordered Jesus to be brutally murdered.
Which definitely pleased the Devil to no end (the last thing the Prince of Darkness wanted was the Jews – and subsequently the whole world – recognizing Jesus as their Messiah and transforming the Earth into the physical Kingdom of Heaven). Because it meant losing the war with God for the total control over human world for good.
It is also a well-established historical fact that Jews were heavily involved in the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire prior to the latter becoming an official religion (tolerant Romans did not care a rat’s ass about this new religious sect as long as its members paid taxes, recognized the authority of the Emperor and served in the Army – which they did and did not cause any social unrest – which they did not).
Justin Martyr- one of the prominent Christian apologists of the 2nd century and subsequently a martyr himself boldly stated that
“The Jews were behind all the persecutions of the Christians. They wandered through the country everywhere hating and undermining the Christian faith.”
Well, not all of course (Justin himself was beheaded after being denounced by a Roman, not a Jew and the Roman authorities did persecute Christians on their own – without any inspiration or pressure from the Jews).
However, Jewish officials – Saul who subsequently became Saint Apostle Paul and a de-facto founder of the Christian Church as we know it was only one of such characters – and “ordinary” Jewish fanatics (a “Jewish Taliban”, if you will) were, indeed committed to wiping out completely the fledgling Christian Church which they regarded a dangerous heresy and a serious threat to Judaism.
Thus leaving our civilization completely spiritually defenseless and allowing Satan to conquer and transform it into a very literal Hell on Earth. Thus achieving the final victory in the war with God for control over our Planet Earth.
Examples of Jewish persecution of Christians (even after Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire) are abundant. During the Third Jewish–Roman War in 132-135 AD, Jewish leader Simon Bar Kokhba declared himself the Messiah.
Christians predictably rejected this outlandish and totally false this claim and refuse to join in the revolt against the Roman Empire. Bar Kokhba (also predictably) ordered Christians to be executed if they would not deny and curse Jesus Christ.
Christians were saved by the Romans who brutally suppressed the uprising killing half a million Jews in the process. Which was, of course, genocide – plain and simple.
However, this mass murder was viewed (possibly still viewed) by some Christian radicals (priests, monks and laity) as the “necessary evil” that had to be done to save the Christian Church from being annihilated – and thus the whole human civilization from being transformed into a very genuine Hell on Earth.
Like Adolf Hitler, these characters believed (incorrectly) that Bolshevism was just another “global Jewish conspiracy” inspired by the Devil himself and executed by his Jewish servants with the abovementioned objectives. So they viewed the Holocaust as the reincarnation of Roman genocide of Jews in 135 AD – in other words, as another “necessary evil”.
In 345 AD Jewish leaders in Persia somehow convinced King Shapur II that Christians presented clear and present danger to his rule and his country and thus had to be eliminated. 16,000 Christians were brutally killed as the result.
In 524, on Dhu Nuwas, a very much Jewish king of Yemen (technically of Himyarite Kingdom), after taking the city of Zafar, burned down Christian churches and massacred all civilians who would not abandon Christianity. Which ultimately amounted to 20,000. Dhu Nuwas then sent letters, detailing his deeds to Al-Mundhir III ibn al-Nu’man and Kavadh I of Persia recommending they do the same.
But the real thing started (and started big time) when the followers of Prophet Muhammad declared an existential war on the whole human civilization (first and foremost, the Christian civilization, of course).
Openly declaring their firm commitment to invading, conquering and destroying our civilization as we know it and transforming it into a global Islamic caliphate (of the ISIS variety or a bit more liberal… but it did not really matter).
What mattered was the fact that although Muslims were officially tolerant of Christians and Jews – the “people of the Book” (followers of other faiths were given the choice of converting to Islam or being executed), their ultimate objective was still the conversion of 100% of the world population to Islam.
By brutal force if necessary. Which by and large was accomplished in the Middle East and North Africa – a formerly 100% Christian nations ultimately became almost 100% Muslim. So the religious war with Islam (i.e. Muslim Civilization) was, indeed, an existential war for Christianity, Christian Church and the Christian Civilization.
Alas, in this very much existential war the Jews fought on the side of Muslims against the Christians. Either openly on the battlefield or as a “fifth column” in Christian nations. The Spanish Inquisition, by the way, was started basically as a counterintelligence operation aimed at wiping out the “fifth column” (an absolute must if you want to win an existential religious war).
For a very simple reason – the Christians turned out to be… not exactly followers of the teachings of Jesus Christ. They chose not to “love their enemies” (i.e. the Jews – or pagans for that matter – who persecuted them) but to pay in kind. Eye for an eye… that sort of thing.
In other words, almost immediately after coming to power in Roman Empire (and the official religion at that time was immensely powerful indeed), they began to persecute the Jews. Big time – using all the resources of the Roman state.
Although Jewish life under the Muslim rulers was not exactly Paradise, it was incomparably better than life under Christian kinds and emperors. Consequently, just about all Jews became loyal soldiers of the Muslim armies (openly or clandestinely).
Just a few examples. In 711 AD, Jews as well as converted Berbers from North Africa play essential role in the advancement of Arab conquerors into the Iberian Peninsula. After the Muslims conquered the cities of Elvira, Seville and Cordoba, they were left under a Jewish-led garrison, while the Muslim armies pursued the Christians.
The next year, Jewish “fifth column” opened the gates of Toledo to the invading armies of the Umayyad Caliphate, while Christian defenders of the capital city were celebrating Palm Sunday (not the best military decision, if you ask me).
Muslims were committed to converting every living person in the world to Islam – this is a fact. Which automatically meant annihilation (yes, annihilation) of the Christian Church.
Which automatically led to the destruction of our civilization as we know it (due to elimination of spiritual defenses) and to its transformation into a very real Hell on Earth.
Hence, everyone who participated in that endeavor on the side of Muslims (and Jews very much did) was consciously or – usually – unconsciously, the Servant of the Devil. Period. Cut and dry, plain and simple, loud and clear.
Christians won that war (the Almighty God simply could not allow any other outcome)… and, being in this respect Christians in name only, predictably renewed an all-out campaign of persecuting Jews (I will cover these persecutions in sufficient detail in the chapter on the Holocaust). Which did not make Jews happy at all, to put it mildly.
However, just about all Jews (by blood as well as by religion) had no desire to destroy the Christian Civilization (or the Christian Church for that matter). They only wanted emancipation – an end to persecutions and equal rights with Christians and other non-Jews (and ideally their own Jewish state in the Promised Land). They did fight for it – but only by legal means. And by the end of the 19th century achieved very impressive results.
Which proves beyond the reasonable doubt that the whole Jewish community (which was spiritual, not genetic and thus based on common religion and culture, not on common blood) were NOT servants of Satan. Neither were the Jewish nation (incorrectly referred to by the Nazis as “Jewish race”) or the Jewish egregore – the “collective soul” of the Jewish people.
Unfortunately, the Jewish revolutionaries (insurgents, rebels, radicals) were a different story entirely. They were, indeed, committed to destroying the existing “world order” (i.e. mostly still Christian states) and replacing them with something else (which usually was the Marxist state).
It is a sad, but well-established fact that the Christian Church in all its denominations – Catholic, Lutheran, other Protestant, Orthodox, etc. – was the key driving and inspirational force behind the persecution of Jews.
Which was not a surprise at all – for centuries the Jews were an existential threat to the Church (there was no Christian Civilization back then) because the Jewish radicals (of which were, alas, a lot) wanted to annihilate Christianity as a dangerous heresy and a threat to Judaism. Fear is a very powerful emotion (and drive) so the Church predictably wanted to do away with Jews even after they ceased to become an existential threat to the latter.
Consequently, the Christian Church became an existential threat to the Jewish people (or so it seemed to the Jewish radicals). Hence it is no surprise either that they wanted to annihilate it. And that’s precisely what they did after they came to some very serious power in the Soviet Russia.
Unfortunately, the Jewish members of the “Gang of Four” Marxist Servants of Satan were not the only Jewish leaders and key officials in the Soviet Russia (subsequently the Soviet Union), in the short-lived Marxist republics in Europe and in the failed Marxist coups and uprisings.
The Holocaust was triggered by a “critical mass” of factors accumulated by the beginning of Operation Barbarossa on June 22nd, 1941. The decisive factor was Operation Barbarossa itself as Nazis (erroneously) believed that with the start of the “hot” all-out existential war with “Judeo-Bolshevism” they had no other choice but to kill all Jews in German-controlled territories (in their deranged minds, it was the only way to win the war and save the German race from annihilation).
However, there was another – very much mundane – reason that must not be overlooked. The Nazis needed money for their war effort (German historian Götz Aly estimated that about 15% of financing for the Second World War came from valuables taken from the Jews at gunpoint).
Valuables that they have no desire to ever return to their rightful owners. And the best way to make sure they never have to do it was, obviously, to kill the creditors. Dead do not sue – or protest in any other way for that matter.
Likewise, the key objective of the “Hungarian Holocaust” which began in mid-May of 1944, was to obtain funds for ODESSA (in other words, for the future Fourth Reich).
All 800,000 or so Hungarian Jews were forced by the Wehrmacht and the SS (who have occupied the country two months earlier) and their willing local collaborators from ACP to hand over all of their valuables to government officials.
Valuables included foreign currency, gems, gold and silver jewelry, wedding rings, paintings, other valuable works of art and anything else considered to be sufficiently liquid and of sufficiently high monetary value in the post-war world.
The confiscated property was then placed into individual bags and boxes which identified the owners, and receipts were properly issued. However, the latter were of no value to poor Jews as more than half of them (437,000) were shipped to the death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau where just about all of them were murdered.
The remaining Jews were essentially made hostages and to make sure they will never be able to lay any claims to any valuables, the German and ACP re-sorted all the confiscated valuables into content categories making all but impossible to identify proper ownership of any of the valuables. Which, in turn, made any post-war lawsuits for all practical purposes impossible.
Some of the valuables were transferred to Germany; other ones went to neutral countries via the “Wallenberg Channel” (more on that later) but most stayed in Budapest until late 1944 when the victorious Red Army began to close in on the Hungarian capital.
The Arrow Cross Party – Hungary’s fascist government, led by Ferenc Szálasi had no desire to let these valuables to fall into the Soviet hands. So they (together with SS representatives) appointed one Árpád Toldi to take care of this very serious problem.
He developed a plan to evacuate much (but not all!) of the Jewish loot out of Hungary to Germany. The plan was approved by the SS and the ACP (the latter was obviously a formality) and in a few days large amounts of Jewish valuables were loaded onto a 42-car freight train that was to head for Germany.
No official list of valuables survived; according to various reports about the train, the contents included both highly liquid valuables (gold, gold jewelry, gems, diamonds, pearls and, of course, foreign currency – mostly US dollars and Swiss francs) and illiquid assets – watches, paintings, Persian and Oriental rugs, silverware, chinaware, furniture, fine clothing, linens, porcelains, cameras… even stamp-collections.
Jewish organizations and the Hungarian government estimated the total value of the train’s contents at $350 million in 1945 prices equivalent to almost $4 billion in 2007.
As the “Hungarian Gold Train” crawled throughout Hungary and Austria, it stopped occasionally to transfer some of its load to German military trucks. The fate of this load remains unknown.
In Austria, the train was eventually seized by Allied troops, first by the French Army and then finally by the United States Army near the town of Werfen (in Austrian state of Salzburg).
Shortly after the US army seizure of the train, the majority of the assets was transferred to a Military Government Warehouse in Salzburg. The paintings, however, were stored in the Salzburg Residenz palace.
As ownership of the valuables was impossible to ascertain (SS and ACP did a really good job at erasing any trace of original owners), the official US position, articulated by United States Army Chief of Staff George C. Marshall, was that the abovementioned assets were to be given to refugee aid organizations in accordance with international restitution agreements.
The majority of the remaining assets from the train was either sold through Army exchange stores in Europe in 1946 or auctioned off in New York City in 1948, with the proceeds going to the International Refugee Organization (IRO).
According to The New York Times, the auction receipts totaled a mere $152,850.61, or approximately $1.3 million in 2007 prices. Items of clothing allocated for Army exchange store sales that were considered of lesser value were turned over to a Division chaplain for distribution “to needy displaced persons”.
It is common knowledge that the Nazis stole works of art and other valuables in occupied territories left and right. It much less known that the liberators (the Soviets and the Allies) did the same, albeit not at the same grand scale, of course.
Hence it is no surprise that some (actually, a lot) of the loot on the Hungarian Gold Train ended up in the possession of high-ranking US Army officers who were stationed in Central Europe to oversee post-war and Marshall Plan reconstruction efforts.
For example, by requisition order of Major General Harry J. Collins, Commander of the 42nd Infantry Division (the famed “Rainbow” Division), many of the items were used to furnish his home. Other items furnished the homes and offices of other US senior officers including Brigadier General Henning Linden and Major General Edgar E. Hume. The property included chinaware, silverware, glassware, rugs, and even table and bed linen.
The ultimate fate of approximately 200 paintings seized from the train is unknown. As they were deemed “cultural assets” under official US restitution policy, they should have been returned to their country of origin. However, they were not. In fact, with very few exceptions, none of the valuables were returned to Hungary, their rightful owners, or their surviving family members.
I think that the real story was very different from the official version of events. IMHO, the whole train was but a highly skillfully arranged cover, a deception intended to conceal the real fate of highly liquid assets looted from the Hungarian Jews.
As was the case with other “Nazi Gold”, these valuables were divided into three (not necessarily equal) “piles”. The first one (probably the largest one) was sent through the “Wallenberg Channel” (i.e. via diplomatic mail) to Sweden, Switzerland, the Vatican and possibly to other neutral nations. It was subsequently carefully and thoroughly laundered and transferred to Die Neue SS (possibly to Heinrich Himmler himself).
The second “pile” went to Latin America (e.g. on board of U-530 or U-977); the third one was hidden in German and/or Austrian underground storage facilities built by Hans Kammler and his team. In early 1950’s the latter was retrieved, laundered (as was the “Latin American” pile) and, again, was transferred to Die Neue SS (“the real ODESSA”).
In other words, Heinrich Himmler skillfully used Hungarian Jews as hostages to negotiate a deal with the Wallenberg family (Jewish lives in exchange for transportation and laundering of Nazi loot – and possibly for a few dozen blank Swedish passports as well). This deal essentially put Raoul Wallenberg in charge of the whole network of individuals working on saving Jews in Hungary in July-December of 1944.
It is known that Himmler did initiate a number of such negotiations with both his adversaries (Anglo-Americans) and the neutral nations. And Raoul Wallenberg’s uncle was a prominent Swedish banker (and a very much pro-Nazi) so the abovementioned deal would have been no surprise at all.
There are legends about other “Nazi gold trains”. The most widely known is about a train that in May of 1945 allegedly left Breslau (now the Polish city of Wrocław) laden with gold and other treasures looted from the Poles and the Jews.
The armored and otherwise well-protected and well-guarded was then driven into a system of tunnels under the Owl Mountains (a mountain range of the Central Sudetes in southwestern Poland).
These tunnels were allegedly a part of the mysterious Projekt Riese (“Project Giant”) that was never completed and whose purpose remains unknown to this day (no documentation on the project was ever found). I tend to think that the objective of this project was to host production facilities for some kind of Wunderwaffe (missiles, jets or some other stuff).
The “Gold Train” was supposedly buried in a warren of tunnels and mines created by the Nazis (actually, by slave laborers). The train is rumored to contain to 300 tons of gold, jewels, weapons, and other valuables (such as paintings and other artwork).
There is no proof that this train ever existed and I think that (unlike the Hungarian Gold Train), it never existed. However, some of the valuables looted by the Nazis in Poland and possibly in the Soviet Union were, indeed, transported to Greater Germany (but not to the territories eventually ceded to Poland, of course).
And were, indeed, buried in Thuringia or in some other mountainous region in Germany or Austria. Obviously, they were retrieved by Die Neue SS in the 1950s so any search for them is a total waste of time, money and energy.
Soviet military intelligence at the end of the war was good (in some aspects, possibly even better than the British one). Hence it is no surprise that it got the whiff of the deal between Heinrich Himmler and the Wallenberg family and wanted to get hold of at least some of the money transported out of Germany into the neutral nations.
According to some witnesses’ statements, the Soviet SMERSH (military counter-intelligence) searched Wallenberg’s car, his apartment and even his workplace in the Swedish embassy and found a not insignificant amount of valuables. Wallenberg claimed that these assets were given to him by the Jews for safekeeping; however, the Soviets did not buy it. They believed (possibly for a good reason) that it was the Nazi loot to be transported to Sweden.
For two years the Soviet secret police (NKGB and subsequently the MGB) had been trying to use Raoul Wallenberg to get access to the Nazi loot laundered via Swedish and other neutral banks.
To no avail as the hapless diplomat was but a courier (actually even a “transfer facilitator”) who had no clue of the whereabouts of the valuables (let alone access to them). For obvious reasons, the Swedish government had to desire to be involved in Nazi gold laundering operation in any capacity so they did precisely nothing to help Raoul Wallenberg (wisely choosing to believe the official Soviet story).
Raoul’s uncle and other family members who were a part of the operation were only intermediaries who transferred the valuables to other parties – most likely, to the Swiss banks and the IOR (Istituto per le Opere di Religione – the Vatican Bank).
By the time the Soviets arrested Raoul Wallenberg on January 17th, 1945, the assets were long gone from the Swedish bank so the family could do nothing to buy Wallenberg out. Paying the ransom with their own money was out of the question – the Soviets wanted way too much.
By mid-July of 1947, it became obvious to Stalin that Raoul Wallenberg was useless – no money or any other financial assets could be obtained by or through him. So – in the “best” traditions of the Stalinist USSR – he was murdered on or about July 16th, 1947.
Having made a very significant contribution to the financing of Die Neue SS. And possibly to the whole Fourth Reich project.
Few (if any) events of the last year of the Third Reich are as mysterious as the “Raul Wallenberg Affair”. According to the most common (by far) version of events, on April 14th, 1944, the SS and their Hungarian collaborators made the fateful decision to deport all Hungarian Jews (all 700,000 of them) to Auschwitz death camp to be gassed. The first train went to its murderous destination exactly one month later – on May 14th.
In 1944, unlike in 1942 (let alone 1941), the Nazis were concerned first and foremost with their survival. Hence they paid next to no attention to keeping the extermination of Hungarian Jews a secret. Hence, the persecution of the Jews in Hungary (but still not the full enormity of the Holocaust) soon became well known all over the Western World.
In late May, President Roosevelt dispatched US Treasury Department official Iver C. Olsen to Stockholm as a representative of the War Refugee Board (WRB) with the specific order to find a way to rescue at least some Hungarian Jews.
Olsen established contact with a relief committee composed of many prominent Swedish Jews led by the Swedish Chief Rabbi Marcus Ehrenpreis to locate an appropriate person to travel to Budapest under diplomatic cover and lead the rescue operation.
Ultimately, the committee chose Wallenberg who had all necessary qualifications – he has had extensive experience dealing with the Hungarians, spoke the language fluently had connections everywhere (including the Jewish community) and – which was very important – there were deep and extensive commercial, financial and banking relationships between businesses owned by the Wallenberg family and the Nazi government. In short, he was the perfect man to lead the rescue operations.
He arrived in Budapest in July of 1944 and almost single-handedly saved all the Jews that still remained in Budapest. All 200,000 or so of them. Then, on 29 October 1944, units of the 2nd Ukrainian Front under Marshal Rodion Malinovsky launched an offensive against Budapest and by late December the city had been encircled by Soviet forces.
Despite this the German commander of Budapest, SS Lieutenant General Karl Pfeffer-Wildenbruch, refused all offers to surrender, setting in motion a protracted and bloody siege of Budapest.
At the height of the fighting, on 17 January 1945, Wallenberg was called to General Malinovsky’s headquarters in Debrecen to answer allegations that he was engaged in espionage activities against the Red Army. Wallenberg obliged… and has never been seen or heard of since.
According to not exactly believable official Soviet document, Wallenberg died from the heart attack on July 17th, 1947 in the infamous Lubyanka prison. In 1989, Wallenberg’s personal belongings were returned to his family, including his passport and cigarette case. Soviet officials said they found the materials when they were upgrading the shelves in a store room.
The reality was (as usual) slightly different. When the news about mass deportations and murders reached the capitals of global powers, world leaders began to plead with Hungarian leader Miklós Horthy to use his influence with Hitler to stop the deportations. President Franklin D. Roosevelt threatened military retaliation (i.e. bombing the hell out of Hungary) if the transports were not ceased.
Although Admiral Horthy was no lover of Jews (starting in 1938, Hungary under Miklós Horthy passed a series of anti-Jewish measures in emulation of Germany’s Nuremberg Laws), he had no desire to become an accomplice in the annihilation of Hungarian Jews. So he was more than happy to oblige – and on July 7th, 1944 (around the time Wallenberg arrived at Budapest) ordered a halt on deportations.
There was, however, a minor problem – by that time (actually, since March 12th) Hungary was de-facto occupied by Wehrmacht. So the Nazis could have simply ignored Horthy’s order as he was totally powerless to stop them. Hence, his order was by and large a purely symbolic gesture.
But the Nazis did stop deportations, although by that time their murderous job was far from over (only 437,000 out of roughly 700,000 Hungarian Jews have been deported to Auschwitz).
And this is the first mystery of the “Wallenberg affair”. Why on Earth Heinrich Himmler, totally committed to physical extermination of all Jews in German-controlled territories, suddenly stopped this murderous process – although he could have easily finished it in a month at most (at the time of the halt order approximately 12,000 Jews were delivered to the extermination facilities each day)?
The second mystery is related to the first one. On October 15th, Wehrmacht launched Operation Panzerfaust which removed Horthy from power and replaced him with Ferenc Szálasi – an ardently pro-Nazi leader of the Arrow Cross Party (ACP).
Although ACP rule resulted in the deaths of roughly 38,000 (mostly from being literally worked to death), deportations did not resume. Instead, on November 29th, 1944 the ACP and the Germans established the Budapest ghetto (never before a ghetto was established after the deportations – it was always the other way around), forcing all remaining Jews in Budapest into it. And even those who were taking out of the ghetto, ended up in KL, not in Auschwitz where they have been liberated by the Allies.
The question again is: Why the Jews in Budapest were treated in such an unusually humane way? Humane compared to the death camp, of course. It is claimed that Wallenberg (and others) supplied the Jews with some kind of IDs that protected then from the murderous Nazis and the ACP death squads and housed them in building declared the territory of the neutral nations.
But both the Nazis and their Hungarian “partners” were well aware of the fact that the IDs were fake and that the abovementioned designation of buildings was totally illegal. Still, they honored both. Why?
And, finally, why did the Soviets arrest the diplomat (who had the corresponding immunity) of the neutral Sweden, risking alienating the country that was an important tool in Stalin’s diplomatic games? Why they accused him of espionage without a threat of evidence? Why did they keep him in total secrecy claiming that he was killed by the ACP in January of 1945?
And why did Swedish government believe the Soviets who were obviously lying through their teeth? In April 1945, W. Averell Harriman, then of the US State Department, offered the Swedish government help in inquiring about Wallenberg’s fate, but the offer was declined. Why?
This behavior is especially strange given that at the time the Wallenberg family was one of the most influential in Sweden renowned as bankers, industrialists, politicians, bureaucrats, and diplomats.
Even 30 years later, Wallenberg businesses employed 40% of Sweden’s industrial workforce and represented 40% of the total worth of the Stockholm stock market. Why didn’t the family use its influence to find out the truth about one of their own (who by that time already was a global celebrity)?
Let’s try to find the answers to these important questions.
“Mini-Holocaust” (“mini” because the number of its victims was 20 to 30 times lower) is by far the most appropriate overall assessment of Aktion T4 (Nazi involuntary euthanasia program).
Indeed, both were a classic democide (genocide is a democide) – extermination of a whole social group (thus its victims were murdered because of who they were – not because of what they did).
Both were considered a “final solution” to a problem allegedly presented by the existence of a certain social group – Jews in the case of a Holocaust and mentally and/or physically sick or deformed individuals in the case of Aktion T4.
In both cases victims were adults and children (of all ages), men and women and came both from Greater Germany and from the occupied territories. The same murder tools – firing squads, stationary and mobile gas chambers were used in both extermination programs.
As well as the facilities of the same type – death camps (miniature in the case of Aktion T4 and gigantic in the commission of the Holocaust). Even many actual murderers were the same – most Aktion T4 perpetrators (government officials and men of the Einsatzgruppen) went on to take a very active part in the Holocaust.
Even the reasons to commit these horrendous crimes were almost identical – to protect “German blood and honor”, to win the existential war, to save food and other valuable resources and to free up space (hospital rooms and beds in the case of Aktion T4 and houses, apartments and office space in the case of the Holocaust).
The only fundamental difference was that Aktion T4 finally generated sufficient protest (both from the “common folks” and from who today would be called “influencers”) while the Holocaust brought about no protest whatsoever.
The reason for this difference was obvious – the Nazis learned their lesson from their defeat. And although secrecy of the Holocaust was not exactly airtight, it was sufficient to ensure that just about everyone in Germany either did not know that mass murders of Jews was taking place or viewed this information as an Allied propaganda that had nothing to do with reality.