By Don Heddesheimer
Six million Jews in Poland and Russia threatened with drawing close holocaust: this allegation used to be showing in such assets because the long island instances – however the 12 months used to be 1919! Don Heddesheimer’s compact yet substantial First Holocaust records post-WWI propaganda that claimed East eu Jewry used to be close to annihilation, frequently invoking the talismanic six million determine. It info how that propaganda was once used to agitate for minority rights for Jews in Poland, and for Zionism and Bolshevism in Poland and Russia. It additionally demonstrates how Jewish fundraising operations in the USA raised enormous sums within the identify of feeding Polish and Russian Jews, then funneled a lot of the cash to Zionist and Communist ''constructive undertakings'' – together with banks, unions, and kibbutzes – instead of to ravenous Jews. the 1st Holocaust is a worthwhile learn of yank Jewish institutional operations at a fateful juncture in Jewish and eu background, an incisive exam of a cunningly contrived crusade of atrocity and extermination propaganda, twenty years prior to the alleged WWII Holocaust – and an essential addition to each revisionist’s library
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11. 107 Arkady Vaksberg, Stalin Against the Jews, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994, p. 118. 108 Y. Bauer, op. cit. (note 55), page 189. ”109 At the end of World War One, there certainly were people starving in Europe. There were millions of Germans, Poles, and Russians starving. Also more people died in a worldwide influenza epidemic in 1918-1919 than died in World War One. On Christmas Day of 1919, the American Relief Committee for German Children, which included Jacob Schiff and Paul Warburg, was soliciting funds for hungry German children through the Society of Friends.
In fact, a very similar scenario was played out in somewhat less flamboyant terms during World War One and its aftermath. After World War One it was reported as news that five million, over five million, even six million Jews in Europe were sick or dying in a holocaust from starvation, horrible epidemics, and a malignant persecution. The following focuses especially on the World War One fund raising drives. These selected campaigns by major Jewish advocacy groups may offer historical significance both on their own and in terms of the post World War Two Holocaust industry.
Speculating on how this story came to be, it is possible it was written to explain rumors among the American soldiers that there was a Jewish woman with a lot of powerful friends who was pushing everybody around France and almost stealing army supplies and equipment. It’s 102 “Felix M. Warburg Tells Sad Plight of Jews,” New York Times, September 29, 1919, p. 7. For the complete article, see Appendix, p. 106. 103 “Five Million Face Famine in Poland”, New York Times, December 3, 1919, p. 24. For the complete article, see Appendix, p.