Skip to comments.Undeniable historical links (Nazism and current Islamic extremism)
Posted on 02/09/2006 12:40:31 PM PST by neverdem
The sacred memory of the victims of the Nazi Holocaust must not be victimized by political correctness.The U.S.Holocaust Memorial Museum has done this by avoiding any mention of the Arab or Muslim role in the Holocaust and by ignoring the link between Nazism and current Islamic extremism.
Iran's president announces that the Holocaust never happened while simultaneously announcing that Israel should "be wiped off the map." The vilest anti-Semitic conspiracy theories are promulgated in the Arab press and taught to Arab children as a matter of routine. Anti-Semitic incitement has become a state-sponsored article of faith in much of the Islamic world.
The museum has programs on the role of Christianity in promoting anti-Semitism -- but nothing on Islam. It has programs on current genocidal threats such as Darfur -- but not when the threat is against Jews. It does mention current anti-Semitism in Europe -- but not in the Middle East.
Just as the Nazi threat was not confined to Jews, the Islamofascist threat is not confined to Jews, as demonstrated by the events of September 11, 2001 and by Islamic terrorist bombings in London, Madrid, Bali and Israel.
Nazism held a genuine appeal for the Arab populace, who were attracted to its messages of rejection of democracy, recovery of past military glory and Jew-hating. In 1935, Reza Shah, the ruler of Persia, changed the country's name from Persia to Iran to reflect that they, like the Nazis, were Aryans. A popular Arab song during the war went, "Allah in heaven, Hitler on earth."
The historic Nazi connection to today's Islamic terrorism is Haj Amin al-Husseini, the grand mufti of Jerusalem. He became a Nazi agent after meeting Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Holocaust, in Palestine in 1937, and with Nazi funds organized...
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Thanks for the links.
bump for publicity
The second link is dead.
I think that second link is "dodgy".
It was slow when I visited (for this thread), then "service
But now it seems to be doing OK.
Also checked the second link with Firefox; worked fine!
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"IIRC, the show said that The Grand Mufti had a nightly broadcast on Radio Berlin. Never heard about that in school!"
Right ! And I don't remember Hollywood showing any Jew hating muslims in SS uniforms....do you? I'm confused, if Hollywood is "controlled by the Jews" why wouldn't those in power exploit the truth?
"And I don't remember Hollywood showing any Jew hating muslims in SS
uniforms....do you? I'm confused, if Hollywood is "controlled
by the Jews" why wouldn't those in power exploit the truth?"
Fair enough questions.
But, IIRC, there was a documentary (name escapes me) on TV within the
last 6 months about how Hollywood was reticent to make films that
directly dealt with the Holocaust, at least in the decade following WWII.
I didn't get to see the documenatary, but I suspect that maybe the
power-players in Hollywood just didn't want to dig that ground for material
because worldwide Jews were just trying to recover and get on with their lives.
And maybe didn't think it would be received well on film partly because
it wasn't happy fare and might cause some bent minds to think "that whole
war was the fault of the Jews".
About the heaviest things I can remember were George Steven's "Diary of
Anne Frank" and Goldwyn producing the excellent "The Best Years of Our Lives".
Not only did Hollywood leave out major bits of WWII in film after the war...
A fair bit of the Jewish tragedy in WWII wasn't fairly reported in
the newspaper of record while the Holocaust was on-going:
And as for there being a disproportionately Jewish power structure
in Hollywood (at least "back in the day")...there shouldn't be any
stigma to having been there when Hollywood was born and really knowing
how to finance huge products.
Details in Neil Gabler's "An Empire of Their Own".
It works now. Go figure.
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They butchered hundredsof thousands of Jews, Serbs and Gypsies..
people should listen better. This has been talked about for years.
Joseph Kennedy's pal, Hayes (The Hayes Code)was in charge of overseeing the film industry, and threatened studios with closure and unemployment of their staff if there were anti Nazi films. However in 1939, Edward G Robinson was in "Confessions of A Nazi Spy". The parallels to todays sand nazis is astounding..
A picture taken in 1943 of the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Haj Amin el-Husseini (uncle of Yassir Arafat) reviewing Bosnian-Muslim troops - a unit of the "Hanjar (Saber) Division" of the Waffen SS which he personally recruited for Hitler.
The Führer's Mufti: After World War I, the Great Powers of Europe jockeyed for influence in the Middle East's oil fields and trade routes, with France and Britain holding mandates throughout most of the region. In the 1930s, the fascist regimes that arose in Italy and Germany sought greater stakes in the area, and began courting Arab leaders to revolt against their British and French custodians. Among their many willing accomplices was Jerusalem Mufti Haj Amin el-Husseini, who fled Palestine after agitating against the British during the Arab Revolt of 1936-39. He found refuge in Iraq another of Her Majesty's mandates where he again topped the British most wanted list after helping pull the strings behind the Iraqi coup of 1941. The revolt in Baghdad was orchestrated by Hitler as part of a strategy to squeeze the region between the pincers of Rommel's troops in North Africa, German forces in the Caucuses and pro-Nazi forces in Iraq. However, in June 1941 British troops put down the rebellion and the Mufti escaped via Tehran to Italy and eventually to Berlin.
Once in Berlin, the Mufti received an enthusiastic reception by the "Islamische Zentralinstitut" and the whole Islamic community of Germany, which welcomed him as the "Führer of the Arabic world." In an introductory speech, he called the Jews the "most fierce enemies of the Muslims" and an "ever corruptive element" in the world. Husseini soon became an honored guest of the Nazi leadership and met on several occasions with Hitler. He personally lobbied the Führer against the plan to let Jews leave Hungary, fearing they would immigrate to Palestine. He also strongly intervened when Adolf Eichman tried to cut a deal with the British government to exchange German POWs for 5000 Jewish children who also could have fled to Palestine. The Mufti's protests with the SS were successful, as the children were sent to death camps in Poland instead. One German officer noted in his journals that the Mufti would liked to have seen the Jews "preferably all killed." On a visit to Auschwitz, he reportedly admonished the guards running the gas chambers to work more diligently. Throughout the war, he appeared regularly on German radio broadcasts to the Middle East, preaching his pro-Nazi, anti-Semitic message to the Arab masses back home.
To show gratitude towards his hosts, in 1943 the Mufti travelled several times to Bosnia, where on orders of the SS he recruited the notorious "Hanjar troopers," a special Bosnian Waffen SS company which slaugh-tered 90% of Bosnia's Jews and burned countless Serbian churches and villages. These Bosnian Muslim recruits rapidly found favor with SS chief Heinrich Himmler, who established a special Mullah Military school in Dresden.
The only condition the Mufti set for his help was that after Hitler won the war, the entire Jewish population in Palestine should be liquidated. After the war, Husseini fled to Switzerland and from there escaped via France to Cairo, were he was warmly received. The Mufti used funds received earlier from the Hilter regime to finance the Nazi-inspired Arab Liberation Army that terrorized Jews in Palestine.
The Arab Embrace of Nazism: Husseini represents the prevalent pro-Nazi posture among the Arab/Muslim world before, during and even after the Holocaust. The Nazi-Arab connection existed even when Adolf Hitler first seized power in Germany in 1933. News of the Nazi takeover was welcomed by the Arab masses with great enthusiasm, as the first congratulatory telegrams Hitler received upon being appointed Chancellor came from the German Consul in Jerusalem, followed by those from several Arab capitals. Soon afterwards, parties that imitated the National Socialists were founded in many Arab lands, like the "Hisb-el-qaumi-el-suri" (PPS) or Social Nationalist Party in Syria. Its leader, Anton Sa'ada, styled himself the Führer of the Syrian nation, and Hitler became known as "Abu Ali" (In Egypt his name was "Muhammed Haidar"). The banner of the PPS displayed the swastika on a black-white background. Later, a Lebanese branch of the PPS which still receives its orders from Damascus was involved in the assassination of Lebanese President Pierre Gemayel.
The most influential party that emulated the Nazis was "Young Egypt," which was founded in October 1933. They had storm troopers, torch processions, and literal translations of Nazi slogans like "One folk, One party, One leader." Nazi anti-Semitism was replicated, with calls to boycott Jewish businesses and physical attacks on Jews. Britain had a bitter experience with this pro-German mood in Egypt, when the official Egyptian government failed to declare war on the Wehrmacht as German troops were about to conquer Alexandria.
After the war, a member of Young Egypt named Gamal Abdul Nasser was among the officers who led the July 1952 revolution in Egypt. Their first act following in Hitler's footsteps was to outlaw all other parties. Nasser's Egypt became a safe haven for Nazi war criminals, among them the SS General in charge of the murder of Ukrainian Jewry; he became Nasser's bodyguard and close comrade. Alois Brunner, another senior Nazi war criminal, found shelter in Damascus, where he served for many years as senior adviser to the Syrian general staff and still resides today. Sami al-Joundi, one of the founders of the ruling Syrian Ba'ath Party, recalls: "We were racists. We admired the Nazis. We were immersed in reading Nazi literature and books... We were the first who thought of a translation of Mein Kampf. Anyone who lived in Damascus at that time was witness to the Arab inclination toward Nazism." These leanings never completely ceased. Hitler's Mein Kampf currently ranks sixth on the best-seller list among Palestinian Arabs. Luis Al-Haj, translator of the Arabic edition, writes glowingly in the preface about how Hitler's "ideology" and his "theories of nationalism, dictatorship and race are advancing especially within our Arabic States." When Palestinian police first greeted Arafat in the self-rule areas, they offered the infamous Nazi salute - the right arm raised straight and upward.
The PLO and notably Arafat himself do not make a secret of their source of inspiration. The Grand Mufti el-Husseini is venerated as a hero by the PLO. It should be noted, that the PLO's top figure in east Jerusalem, Faisal Husseini, (recently deceased, 2001) is the grandson to the Führer's Mufti. Arafat also considers the Grand Mufti a respected educator and leader, and in 1985 declared it an honor to follow in his footsteps. Little wonder. In 1951, a close relative of the Mufti named Rahman Abdul Rauf el-Qudwa el-Husseini matriculated to the University of Cairo. The student decided to conceal his true identity and enlisted as "Yasser Arafat."
statistic show that the overwhelming majority of dead as a result of ethnic cleansing in the former Yugoslavia were in fact Muslims
during the second world war,most islamic countries were colonized or under protectorate regimes. Morocco, for example, was under the French Protectorate who at the time was the Petain (Nazi puppet regime) in France since France had been invaded by the Nazis. The ruler at the time,Sultan Mohamed V, was asked by the French under Petain to hand over the Moroccan Jews to the Nazis..His answer was NO, they are Moroccan regardless of their faith just as Moroccan Muslims and therefore enjoy the same protection and citizenship.
When the Sultan died, Jews as well as Muslims in this country mourned him.
This is what is glossed over by biased media and in most Western schools. No wonder so many are in fact ignorant about the Middle East & Islamic world and its history
lesson: there are more decent people out there than media sensationalism would dare to have you believe.
PS: on another note: while I was at school and we studied world religions the interesting thing was that we spent about 98% of the time studying Christianity, Judaism, and Buddhism, and about 3 days studying Islam and the Islamic Empire..strange, isn´t it?
"The Nazis used any religion to further their power."
So will the anti-christ. We get a picture of the things to come, lest we forget.
It's probably unfair to blame the Poles too, since 2.5 million non-Jewish Poles died at the hands of the Nazis.
Thanks for your reply re:36.
It IS strange, except that, in terms of amazing historical achievements, Islam is lacking, except for the invention of the number 0.
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