Allied slave trafficking in surrendered WWII prisoners after the war

One of the highlights of just about any David Duke speech is when he reminds us that White nations must NEVER allow themselves to be duped into fighting wars against each other again, below Spanish historian Joaquin Bochaca writes on one of the many reasons why, an exerpt from his book The Crimes of the Good Guys, Ediciones Ojeda, published by Pedro Varela, 1982, Barcelona:

Slave Trafficking in the Twentieth Century


By Joaquin Bochaca
(Translation by Margaret Huffstickler)

The Morgenthau Plan of 1944 provided for the use of German prisoners of war as forced labor in those countries that had been at war with the Reich after it was beaten. This plan was carried out with cool brutality from the first day on which hostilities ceased.

It has not been possible to conduct a full and thorough investigation on the number of POWs held as forced laborers at the end of hostilities, given the Soviet refusal [as of 1982 when this book was published – Ed.] to provide data in this regard. Nor have the Western Allies (the English and the French in particular) wanted to provide information on the subject. Nevertheless, it has been possible to obtain some very significant data, which we will expose here.

According to the British Chambers Encyclopedia, under the heading “Slave Labor,” it is estimated that by the end of the war the Russians used as forced laborers around five million German soldiers, prisoners of war, and about three quarters of a million imprisoned soldiers of other nationalities: mostly Romanians and Italians, but also Hungarians, Slovaks, Bulgarians and Finns. Very little has ever been heard of these slaves. [Henrik Holappa, told me his own maternal grandfather was a Soviet slave laborer, and never recovered mentally from the ordeal. He died at 51 in 1965.]

Descending to particulars, and according to data from an obsessively anti-Nazi West German magazine, Stern [footnote1], the Soviets captured about a hundred thousand German soldiers at Stalingrad. Only six thousand of them returned home toward the end of 1950 – i.e., they had remained in a state of slavery for five years, and during peacetime.

The other ninety-four thousand died as a result of a treatment unworthy even of slaves that they had received. And if we return to the general case of the five million Germans and 750,000 Europeans of other nationalities kept by the Soviets as slaves, the contributors to the Encyclopedia Chambers agree that it is very difficult to figure with any semblance of certainty how many perished in slavery, because it is not possible to prove, in legal terms, that the Russian claim is a clumsy lie that many prisoners, at the end of their captivity, preferred to stay in the Soviet Union.

The efforts of the Red Cross to individually trace many prisoners of war, especially Germans and Italians, failed completely. We do not believe that nearly six million slaves perished, but it is undeniable that a significant proportion of them died from abuse, and the remainder, dispersed throughout the entire USSR as forced laborers, remained in a state of slavery under the Soviet God-state, lost forever to their homelands and to themselves as free men

But it was not only the USSR. The British government, several years after the war, was severely reprimanded by the International Red Cross not only for using POWs as forced laborers, but for treating them in an inhuman fashion, going so far as to allow them to die of starvation and cold in many proven cases. According to the International Red Cross, a year and a half after the end of the war England had 460,000 German soldiers who were forced to work for her. At that time it was calculated that the British Labor government earned 250,000,000 pounds annually for renting out their German slaves; these slaves were, in fact, provided to British farmers and industry for a figure between 7.50 and 10.00 pounds a week [about $30-40 per week in American dollars in 2009]. The slaves were paid a maximum of six pence (i.e., between 5% and 7.5% of what was surrendered to the government) so that they could pay for their lodging (!?). To the honor of the English people let it be said that such a wave of popular outrage was unleashed that at the end of 1946 the Labor government of Clement Atlee had to actually be clement and release prisoners at the rate of 15,000 every month. Thus, the last batch of prisoners returned to Germany in June 1949, four years after the end of the conflict. [footnote2]. The International Red Cross, from its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland categorized the Allied treatment of prisoners of war in terms of extreme clarity:

“The United States, England and France, two years after the end of the war, are violating the agreements of the International Red Cross by their inhumane treatment of prisoners of war — agreements they solemnly signed in 1929.”

Observe that the note by the International Red Cross makes no reference to the USSR, which had not signed such agreements, and had never recognized the International Red Cross.

As we believe we know something about the cynicism of human nature, generally speaking, we are sure many readers will reply that, given what the Germans did to their prisoners, the treatment of German prisoners was natural and valid. To this we must reply:

a) The Germans only used Soviet prisoners as war-time workers because they did not have any obligation to the contrary, as the USSR had not signed the Geneva Convention on prisoners. Moreover, the Germans knew of the treatment their own prisoners were receiving in Russia. In any event, the Geneva Convention authorized the employment of prisoners of war in certain jobs such as agriculture and non-war related industry. In these jobs British, French and American POWs were used by the Germans. At any rate, there were foreign workers in Germany, especially French, as had been specified in the articles of the Franco-German Armistice of 1940. Other French had gone voluntarily to work in Germany [footnote3]. But again — and we believe that the qualification is important — all this occurred in time of actual war 1940-45, while the use of slaves by the patented champions of International Law happened in peacetime, after the war ended in 1945, and in cold blood according to plan, and n many millions of cases, and for commercial purposes, and for five peacetime years at least in the USSR, and four in England.

b) Germany’s treatment of prisoners of war was, except for isolated cases beyond the control of the central command, correct. Allan Wood, one of the most popular British war correspondents wrote:

“The most surprising aspect of this war in the West, when it comes to atrocities, is their low number. The cases are very rare in which I have found that the Germans did not treat their prisoners in accordance with the Geneva Conventions and the recommendations of the Red Cross. [footnote4]

Lieutenant Newton L. Marguiles, U.S Assistant Judge Advocate, said at the Jefferson Barracks, Saint Louis, Missouri, on April, 27th,1945:

“The Germans, even in moments of utmost despair, treated their captives well and obeyed the Geneva Convention in all respects. [footnote5].

Let us mention in passing that Lt. Marguiles was Jewish.

The American Red Cross, in 1945, officially acknowledged that 99% of American POWs in Germany returned to their homes safe and sound.[footnote6].

The Allies, therefore, did not even have the excuse that they were merely retaliating against German POWs for Reich abuses against their prisoners. The Allies used the Germans as slaves because it suited them to do so, and that is all.

As Sir Winston Churchill said: “We fight for freedom!”

[1] “Stern”, Frankfurt.
[2] Michael McLaughlin: “For those who cannot speak”.
[3] One such volunteer worker in Germany was a man who, in time, became Secretary General of the French Communist Party, 1972-94, Georges Marchais. In 1978 Marchais sued the French magazine Minute for having slandered him by stating that Marchais had worked voluntarily for the Nazis for money, not as a slave laborer. The court ruled that there was no basis for his claim and that Minute had told the truth. Marchais went to Germany in December 1942 to work at the Messerschmitt fighter factory in Augsburg. The principal German requisitions of French workers, who were paid, and by Hitler’s arrangement could bring their wives, did not start until after the law of February 16, 1943.
[4] London Express, June 6, 1945.
[5] St. Louis Dispatch, April 27, 1945.
[6] Michael M. McLaughlin (Michael Walsh]: “For those who cannot speak”
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