Saturday marked the 65th anniversary of D-Day. Obama was on hand at the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial in Colleville-sur-Mer in northern France, as was France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy, Britain’s Prince Charles, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
“No man who shed blood or lost a brother would say that war is good,” said Obama, reading from his trusty teleprompters. “But all know that this war was essential. For what we faced in Nazi totalitarianism was not just a battle of competing interests. It was a competing vision of humanity.”
It was an essential war because it was designed that way. Corporations associated with the Morgan-Rockefeller international investment bankers subsidized and facilitated the rise of Nazi totalitarianism and industry. “General Motors, Ford, General Electric, DuPont and the handful of U.S. companies intimately involved with the development of Nazi Germany were — except for the Ford Motor Company — controlled by the Wall Street elite — the J.P. Morgan firm, the Rockefeller Chase Bank and to a lesser extent the Warburg Manhattan bank,” writes economist, historian, and author Antony C. Sutton in his book, Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler.
Influential banker Sidney Warburg admitted as much. He wrote about discussions he held with Hitler at the request of American financiers, the Bank of England and oil corporations. Warburg’s book, Hitler’s Secret Backers, reveals Hitler received $10 million from Kuhn Loeb and Cie in 1929, $15 million in 1931, and $7 million when Hitler assumed power in 1933, according to a UPI report published in September, 1982.
It was revealed during the Nuremberg War Crimes Trial that Edsel Ford, C. E. Mitchell, Walter Teagle, and Paul Warburg were intimately involved in funding Hiter’s ascension after 1933. “Paul M. Warburg, first director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and chairman of the Bank of Manhattan, was a Farben director and in Germany his brother Max Warburg was also a director of I.G, Farben. H. A. Metz of I.G. Farben was also a director of the Warburg’s Bank of Manhattan. Finally, Carl Bosch of American I.G. Farben was also a director of Ford Motor Company A-G in Germany,” writes Sutton. None were “placed on trial at Nuremberg, and so far as the records are concerned, it appears that they were not even questioned about their knowledge of the 1933 Hitler fund” (financing of the Nazi Party and the Volkspartie for the March 1933 German election).
“It is notable that the largest contributors — I.G. Farben, German General Electric (and its affiliated company Osram), and Thyssen — were affiliated with Wall Street financiers. These Wall Street financiers were at the heart of the financial elite and they were prominent in contemporary American politics.”
In 2004, the British newspaper The Guardian reported on George Bush’s grandfather, the late US senator Prescott Bush, and his connections to Hitler and the Nazis. “Throughout the Bush family’s decades of public life, the American press has gone out of its way to overlook one historical fact – that through Union Banking Corporation (UBC), Prescott Bush, and his father-in-law, George Herbert Walker, along with German industrialist Fritz Thyssen, financed Adolf Hitler before and during World War II,” writes Toby Rogers
W. Averell Harriman and George Herbert Walker continued their dealings with the German industrial tycoon for nearly a year after the U.S. entered the war.
“Nazi interests in the Silesian-American Corporation, long managed by Prescott Bush and his father-in-law George Herbert Walker, were seized under the Trading with the Enemy Act on Nov. 17, 1942,” writes Webster Griffin Tarpley in George Bush: The Unauthorized Biography. “These and other actions taken by the U.S. government in wartime were, tragically, too little and too late. President Bush’s family had already played a central role in financing and arming Adolf Hitler for his takeover of Germany; in financing and managing the buildup of Nazi war industries for the conquest of Europe and war against the U.S.A.; and in the development of Nazi genocide theories and racial propaganda, with their well-known results.”
In other words, without the financial support of Bush, the Wall Street bankers, and multinational corporations Hitler would have remained an obscure former Gefreiter in the German army and hyperventilating leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party that would have fizzled out, as did so many other parties in the tumultuous years of the Wiemar Republic. Minus Hitler and his bankster and industrialist backers, 160,000 troops would not have landed on the beaches of Normandy and 10,000 American, British, and Canadian troops would not have died.
Bush, Ford, General Electric, IBM, and the Wall Street bankers are responsible for more than 70 million people slaughtered during the Second World War, including about 12 million war-related famine deaths in China, Indonesia, French Indochina and India.
Obama’s speech at Colleville-sur-Mer is significant because it dwells on sacrifice and “the best among us [who] were somehow able to swallow their fears,” never mind those fears were cynically and cravenly manufactured by a cabal of international bankers determined to realize order out of chaos, mass murder, and indeterminable misery.
In the months ahead we can expect to “face down the hardships and struggles of our time” and will be told we need to “carry forward this legacy of service and sacrifice,” as Obama noted in his speech.
Obama will have a canned speech for those sacrifices too. It seems most of us – brainwashed and conditioned by a never-ending stream of contrived speeches and false history – are willing to accept our fate without a whimper but mostly with indifference or at best a mindless going along to get along.
This article was posted: Monday, June 8, 2009 at 4:22 am