WITNESS TO HISTORY
WAR! POLAND PROVIDES THE EXCUSE
SIR BASIL LIDDELL HART, Military Historian.
"The western allies entered that war with a two-fold object. The immediate purpose was to fulfil their promise to preserve the independence of Poland. The ultimate purpose was to remove a potential menace to themselves, and thus ensure their own security. In the outcome they failed in both purposes. Not only did they fail to prevent Poland from being overcome in the first place, and partitioned between Germany and Russia, but after six years of war which ended in apparent victory they were forced to acquiesce in Russia's domination of Poland -- abandoning their pledges to the Poles who had fought on their side.
"At the same time all the effort that was put into the destruction of Hitlerite Germany resulted in a Europe so devastated and weakened in the process that its power of resistance was much reduced in the face of a fresh and greater menace -- and Britain, in common with her European neighbours, had become a poor dependent of the United States." -- Sir. Basil Liddell Hart, The History of the Second World War
It is important to remember that the 'menace' that Germany presented was solely that of a trade competitor. At no time did Hitler's Germany offer a military or territorial threat to Britain, but on the contrary offered to provide whatever assistance that might be required to maintain the British Empire.
On the other hand, the 'fresh and greater menace' that the British Government had conspired and allied itself with to 'devastate Europe', undeniably had as its aim the overthrow and occupation by whatever means of Great Britain and the destruction of its Empire.
THE POLISH PATSY
On February 1st, 1945, Poland's General Anders reproached Winston Churchill for not adhering to the English guarantees:
"What shall we say to our soldiers? Soviet Russia is now confiscating half of our territory and wants the remaining part of Poland to be managed according to her own fashion. We know from experience where that leads." -- General Anders
"You yourself are to blame for that. . . we did not guarantee your eastern frontiers. Today we have enough soldiers and do not need your aid. You can remove your divisions. We are not using them anymore!" -- Winston Churchill
"You did not say that during the last few years." -- General Anders
Such duplicity! By his words, Churchill openly admits that Poland was cynically used to provide the excuse and justification for declaring war on Germany, with the catastrophic results we are now familiar with. Little wonder that so much regarding the Second World War all these years on has to be wrapped in a tissue of lies and omissions.
THE EUROPEAN AND ENGLISH JOURNAL
"In terms of personal success, there has been no career more fortunate than that of Winston Churchill.
"In terms of human suffering to millions of people and the destruction of the noble edifice of mankind there has been no career more disastrous." -- The European and English Journal
Thus, the war to defend Poland's illegally acquired territories ended with eleven Christian European nations and dozens of Christian cultures subjugated by the eastern anti-Christ. The heirs to Ghengis Khan had at last reached deep into Europe, and the great tragedy was that it could not have been achieved without the connivance and collaboration of the West. Today, the mosques proliferate.
THE FIRST ACTS OF AGGRESSION
The first acts of aggression of the Second World War were carried out by the Polish armed forces in a serious of serious border attacks which took place over a considerable period of time. Repeated complaints by Germany were answered by further military border violations.
THE FIRST INVASION OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
". . . was again carried out by Poland which in March, 1939, -- six months before the outbreak of war "exploited the chance to seize a slice of Czech territory." -- Sir. Basil Liddell Hart. The History of the Second World War
Poland's borders, thanks to the Versailles Treaty were well inside what was historically German territory. The artificial and illegal new border was constantly subjected to border violations and skirmishes by the Poles. As early as October 3rd, 1930, three years before Adolf Hitler was elected, the influential Polish newspaper, Die Liga der Grossmacht carried the following declaration.
"A struggle between Poland and Germany is inevitable. We must prepare ourselves for it systematically. Our goal is a new Grunewald (The Battle of Tannenberg in July 15th, 1410 when the Teutonic Knights were defeated). However, this time a Grunewald in the suburbs of Berlin.
"That is to say, the defeat of Germany must be produced by Polish troops in the centre of the territory in order to strike Germany to the heart. Our ideal is a Poland with the Oder and the Neisse as a border in the West. Prussia must be reconquered for Poland, and indeed, Prussia as far as the Spree.
"In a war with Germany there will be no prisoners and there will be room neither for human feelings nor cultural sentiments. The world will tremble before the German-Polish War. We must evoke in our soldiers a superhuman mood of sacrifice and a spirit of merciless revenge and cruelty."
"Poland wants war with Germany and Germany will not be able to avoid it even if she wants to." -- Marshall Rydz-Smigly, Poland
When the Polish dictator, Marshall Pilsudski (1867-1935) received the proposals of the German representative concerning the peaceful settlement of the German-Polish territorial problems, the Polish Marshall replied:
"I believe strongly in the honourable intentions of your Fuhrer, however, tell him he should not overlook the fact that the ancient hatred of my people against everything German is abysmal." -- Deutscher Anzeiger, December, 1969
"Let us be quite clear about the fact that Poland can hear of no peace before she has reached the Oder." -- M. Mikolajczyk, President, Agricultural Assoc.' of Greater Poland, June 21st, 1939
"This is our vital space which we must demand. Our real 'Festival of the Sea' will not begin before Polish divisions are sweeping forward, irresistibly towards the Baltic." -- Merkurjusz Polski, July 2nd, 1939
"In 1410 we defeated the Germans at Tannenberg, now we are going to lick them at Berlin. The Polish-German frontier is now about 1,000 miles long. After the victory of Berlin, the crowning feature of the unavoidable war with Germany, it will amount to about 270 miles only." -- University of Posen, May 4th, 1939
"The precise effect of the Mutual Assistance Pact was to give Poland a clear signal that aggression and belligerency was tolerable and a warning to Germany that any retaliation would be met by force." -- Sir. Basil Liddell Hart, The History of the Second World War
"There is widespread belief that Great Britain was committed by treaty to the defence of Poland. That is not the fact. It is true that on August 25th, 1939, Lord Halifax as Foreign Secretary (with the Polish Foreign Secretary) signed an agreement pledging mutual support should either nation be attacked by a European power, but this did not constitute a treaty, which, according to constitutional practice has to be ratified by Parliament and can only be made by heads of state.
"The Halifax document was published in 1943 as a White Paper, and again in 1945, but the first White Paper omitted a curious protocol which expressly stated that by a European power was meant Germany. It is difficult to understand the purpose of such a clause if the intention was not to indicate that the British Government declined to intervene if Poland should be attacked by the Soviet Union alone. . .
"The British Government therefore acted in default and declared war. . ." -- A.K. Chesterton
"Great Britain advances, leading France by the hand, to guarantee the integrity of Poland -- of that very Poland which with hyena appetite only six months before, joined in the pillage and destruction of the Czechoslovak state." -- Winston Churchill, The Second World War, Vol. 1, pp 311/312
"Uneasiness ruled in the House of Commons. A delegate of the Labour Party met with the British Foreign Minister Halifax on September 2nd, (1939) in the lobby of Parliament. 'Do you still have hope?' he asked. 'If you mean hope for war,' answered Halifax, 'then your hope will be fulfilled tomorrow.'
'God be thanked!' replied the representative of the British Labour Party." -- Professor Michael Freund
"For Churchill himself had, in the heat of the moment, supported Chamberlain's pressing offer of Britain's guarantee to Poland. It is only too evident that in 1939 he, like most of Britain's leaders, acted on hot-headed impulse -- instead of with cool-headed judgment, that was once characteristic of British statesmanship." -- Sir. Basil Liddell Hart, History of the Second World War
"We entered the war of our own free will, without ourselves being directly assaulted." Winston Churchill, Guild Hall Speech, July, 1943
"One of the most unwise decisions ever made by a British government." -- Lord Arnold
WHO WERE THE REAL AGGRESSORS?
"Germany is too strong. We must destroy her." -- Winston Churchill, Nov. 1936.
* Poland occupying German territory stolen in 1914 invades Czechoslovakia (March, 1939) Numerous violations of German borders. Germany retaliates, Sept, 1939
* Britain and France declare war on Germany, 3rd Sept, 1939. Germany retaliates. 10th May, 1940. British and French Troops routed.
* Russia invades Finland, Nov 30th, 1939.
* Britain and France invade Norway's neutrality, 8th April, 1940. Germany retaliates. 9th April. 2,000 German troops rout 13,000 British troops.
* Canada declares war on Germany, 10th Sept, 1939.
* Russia invades Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania and Rumania, June, 1940.
* Britain declares war on Finland, Rumania and Hungary, 7th Dec, 1941. British backed coup overthrows Yugoslav government, 27th March, 1941, British troops enter Greece, 6th April, 1941. Germany retaliates -- Britain retreats.
* Britain prepares to invade neutral Portugal, June, 1940. Germany retaliates. 'Neutral' America attacks German shipping, Aug, 1941. Germany retaliates.
"There can be no doubt that he (Hitler) broadened the war in 1941 only on preventive grounds." -- A.J.P. Taylor, British Historian.
Little or no thought was given to Britain's inability to provide a military guarantee of Poland's independence.
"Unless we know the duration of the war and its intensity, we can form no estimate of what will be the state of Europe when victory is won." -- The British Foreign Secretary, 2nd November, 1939
"It was surely a chastening thought that we were now alive as a British Commonwealth and Empire more by the mistakes which the enemy made in 1940 than by any foresight or preparation which we had made before that date." -- Mr. Oliver Lyttleton, Minister of Production, May 6th, 1944
"Those of us who had access to all the information available, who knew the full extent of our unpreparedness, were fully aware that it would take at least two years from the outbreak of war before we could organise, train and equip an army proportionate to our needs, and we all knew that during these two years we were bound to be involved in a series of disasters." -- Lt. Gen. A.E. Nye, Vice-Chief of Imperial General Staff, May 6th,1944
"A war of such unprecedented devastating and crippling a character must mean that not only this country but the whole world would be much poorer and disabled. We should live in a fool's paradise if wishful thinking led us to believe that cruel war would bring in its train happier times and better days." -- Sir. Kingsley Wood, February 2nd, 1943
"Britain gave a foolish guarantee to Poland and then that nation by its intransigence plunged us into war. Poland was not saved. Our guarantee meant nothing, but Britain was brought into bondage to United States bankers and brokers after spending £227,000,000,000 in fighting that foolish war, to say nothing of the terrible casualty lists." -- Daily Express, 16th August, 1961
"The fact is that the only real offer of security which Poland received in 1938 and 1939 emanated from Hitler. He offered to guarantee the boundaries laid down in the Versailles Treaty against every other country. Even the Weimar Republic had not for a moment taken this into consideration.
"Whatever one may think of Hitler's government or foreign policy, no doubt exists on this point; his proposals to Poland in 1938/39 were reasonable and just and the most moderate of all which he made during the six years of his efforts to revise the Versailles Treaty by peaceful means." -- Professor Harry Elmer Barnes, American Historian
"The last thing Hitler wanted was to produce another great war. His people, and particularly his generals, were profoundly fearful of any such risk -- the experiences of World War One had scarred their minds." - Sir. Basil Liddell Hart, The History of the Second World War
"Of all the Germans, Believe it or not, Hitler is the most moderate as far as Danzig and the Corridor are concerned." -- Sir, Neville Henderson, British Ambassador to Berlin, 16th August, 1939
". . . no factor in the life of Europe today offers so grave and certain a menace to peace than the Corridor, which cuts Germany into two parts, and severs Danzig, one of the most German of cities, from the fatherland. Can Europe afford to ignore this menace and allow matters to drift? To do so would be tantamount to inviting and hastening catastrophe, for instead of improving, the conditions in the Corridor after and because of 12 years of Polish occupation, are steadily growing worse.
Because it is now abundantly clear that all the needs of Polish trade, present and future, can be satisfied without the corridor, and because good relations between Germany and Poland, which are so essential to the settlement of peace in Europe, will be impossible so long as that political monstrosity continues. The greater part of the territory should go back to the country to which it owes its civilisation." -- William Harbutt Dawson, English Authority on Germany, Germany Under the Treaty, 1933, p. 169-70
For the sake of the Polish Corridor,
"No British government ever will or ever can risk the bones of a British grenadier." -- Austen Chamberlain
WHY DIE FOR STALIN?
Text of leaflet dropped behind British lines by the 3rd Reich's British collaborators:
"In dying for Stalin your soldiers are not dying for democracy or the preservation of the democratic form of government -- they are dying for the establishment of Communism and a form of Stalinist tyranny throughout the world. Furthermore, they are not dying for the preservation of the integrity of small nations (England's old war-cry) but are dying so that Poland shall be a Soviet state; so that the Baltic states shall be incorporated in the Soviet Union and so that Soviet influence shall extend from the Baltic to the Balkans.
"Every British soldier who lays down his life in this war is not only a loss to his own country; he is a loss to the common cause of European civilisation. Germany and England's quarrel is a form of traditional rivalry. It is more in the nature of a private quarrel which Germany did not seek. The Soviet Union's quarrel, however, is a quarrel with the WORLD. It is a quarrel with our common heritage and with all those values -- moral, spiritual, cultural and material which we have, all of us -- Englishmen and German alike -- recognised, cherished and striven to maintain. TO DIE FOR THE DESTRUCTION OF THESE VALUES IS TO DIE IN VAIN.
"Stalin, with all the diabolical power of Communism behind him, is seeking to profit from Britain's and Germany's preoccupation. The amount of influence which Britain can exercise on Stalin can be measured by the latter's undisputed claims to the sovereign territories of other nations. The only controlling influence left on Stalin is the strength and tenacity of the German Wehrmacht and of the European volunteers who support Germany in her fight for the survival of Europe, and its opposition as the cradle of our common civilisation.
"Every British soldier who dies for Stalin is another nail in the coffin of Britain's hopes of maintaining a 'balance of power' in Europe. Should the 'equilibrium' pass to Stalin then the equilibrium of the world is at an end. THOSE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE -- THINK IT OVER!" Text of leaflet dropped behind British lines by the 3rd Reich's British collaborators
"I, M. Daladier, struggle, together with my people, for the reparation of an injustice inflicted upon us, and the others strive to maintain that injustice." -- Hitler's letter to French President Dalaldier, 27th August, 1939
"He (Neville Chamberlain) had no difficulty in recognising where this injustice lay. There were six million Germans in Austria to whom national re-unification was forbidden by the peace treaties of 1919. Three million Germans in Czechoslovakia whose wishes had never been consulted, three hundred and fifty thousand people in Danzig who were notoriously German." -- A.J.P. Taylor, British Historian
"Now we have forced Hitler into war, so that he can no longer neutralise one part of the Versailles Treaty after another by peaceful means." -- Lord Halifax
"Germany is becoming too strong. We must neutralise her." -- Winston Churchill, November, 1936, to U.S. General Wood
"If Germany becomes too strong, she will be broken up once again." -- Winston Churchill, 1937, to German Foreign Minster von Ribbentrop
Note: It is interesting to note that it was Ribbentrop, who, along with other leaders of the German nation, were hanged for waging aggressive war!
"Just imagine going to war over Danzig -- such a world catastrophe, just to prevent Germany from getting a piece of territory that belonged to her; because Britain was afraid of Germany getting too strong." -- Joachim von Ribbentrop
THE FIRST SHOTS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
"Late at night on Thursday, August 31st, 1939, the editor was listening to Gleiwitz, a radio station on the German-Polish frontier but just inside Germany. Suddenly, after midnight, the musical programme stopped and excited German voices announced that the town of Gleiwitz had been invaded by Polish irregular formations marching towards the emitting station. Then the station 'went dead'. When received again about 2.00am (Friday) Polish was being spoken.
"Cologne Radio gave out that German Police were repelling the attackers at Gleiwitz. At 6.00am (Friday) 1st, September, the German Army invaded Poland." -- Louis Marschalko. The World Conquerors
THE FIRST SOLDIER OF THE REICH
". . . just as there have occurred, recently, twenty-one border incidents in a single night, there were fourteen this night, among which three were very serious. . .
"Since dawn today we are shooting back. I desire nothing other than to be the first soldier of the German Reich. I have again put on that old coat which was the most sacred and dear to me of all. I will not take it off until victory is ours or -- I shall not live to see the end. There is one word that I have never learned: capitulation." -- Adolf Hitler, Reichstag speech, 1st September, 1939
ADOLF HITLER, 10th MAY, 1940
"Soldiers of the Western Front:
"The hour of the decisive battle for the future of the German nation has arrived.
"For three hundred years it has been the aim of the British and French rulers to obstruct every real consolidation of Europe and, above all, to hold Germany in weakness and impotence.
"For this purpose France alone has declared war on Germany thirty-one times in the course of two centuries.
"But for decades past it has also been the aim of British world rulers at all costs to keep Germany from unity, to deny the Reich those vital possessions necessary for the preservation of a nation of 80 million people.
"Britain and France have carried out this policy of theirs without worrying about the regime that happened to rule Germany at the time.
"Their object was always to strike at the German people.
"Their responsible men admit this quite frankly.
"The object is to smash Germany and to resolve it into a number of small states. With that the Reich would lose its political power and with it the possibility of securing for the German people their vital rights on this earth.
"For this reason all my attempts at peace were rejected and war declared on us on September 3rd last year.
"The German people had no hatred and no enmity for either the British or French peoples.
"But today we are confronted by the question whether we are to exist or perish.
"In the space of a few weeks our brave troops crushed the Polish enemy who was in the service of Britain and France, and thus eliminated danger from the east. Thereupon Britain and France decided to attack Germany from the north.
"Since April 9th, the German armed forces have also nipped this attempt in the bud.
"Now something has happened that for months past we have regarded as a threatening menace. Britain and France are attempting, by their employment of a gigantic manoeuvre of distraction in south-eastern Europe, to thrust their way forward into the Ruhr district by way of Holland and Belgium.
"Soldiers of the Western Front!
"The hour for you has now arrived.
"The struggle which commences today will decide the fate of the German nation for the next thousand years.
"Do your duty.
"The German people, with its fervent wishes, is with you." -- Adolf Hitler, 10th May, 1940
"There can be no doubt that he (Hitler) broadened the war in 1941 only on preventive grounds." A.J.P. Taylor, War Historian
". . . neither the French nor the British would have made Poland a ground for war, if Washington had not continually pressed for it.
"Bullitt, (Ambassador William C.Bullitt) he said, had declared time and time again that the Germans would not fight, he (Kennedy) that they would fight and overrun Europe. Chamberlain, he said, had declared that America and world Jewry had pushed Britain into war. In his telephone conversations with Roosevelt in the summer of 1939, the President had said to him (Kennedy) repeatedly that he should press a hot iron to Chamberlain's backside. Kennedy claims to have answered each time that it would lead to nothing to press a hot iron to his backside, so long as the British had no iron with which to fight. . ." -- American Ambassador Kennedy, December, 1945
THREATS AGAINST NEUTRALS
Many countries throughout the world maintained neutrality, and remained on friendly relations with Hitler's Germany. All were threatened with trade embargoes and similar measures designed to ensure their compliance with the American-Jewish-Communist alliance.
"We must not ask questions as to what these small powers want, nor listen to explanations of what they are prepared to do. We must tell them frankly that we demand, what part each of them has to play in the alliance to destroy the German menace. If one or other of them show signs of hesitation, we must act so as to ensure that such hesitation will be immediately overcome. It is time similar measures were taken with regard to Holland and Belgium." -- Duff Cooper, Privy Counsellor.
In 1944, a fuel blockade was imposed upon neutral Spain to enforce compliance in taking action hostile to German interests. Similar measures were taken against neutral Portugal and threats were made against Argentina.
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