Crimes and Propaganda

The First World War was arguably the first war whose outcome was determined to no small degree by atrocity propaganda. Lies about German war conduct, mainly, though not exclusively, invented and spread by the British government, kept the British and French public in some fighting spirit and eventually brought the U.S. into the conflict, making the scale finally tip to one side.



Dr. Robert John, a historian and political analyst of Armenian descent from New York City, declared that a commonly used quotation of an alleged statement by Adolf Hitler concerning the Armenian massacres during World War One was a forgery and should not be used. Dr. John demonstrated how he had …

German soldier bayonets a baby "for God, Fatherland and King." American recruitment posters Right: The evil German "hun" removes the hands from a murdered Belgian woman.

A series of extracts will give the record of one of the most revolting lies invented during the First World War, the dissemination of which throughout not only Britain but the world was encouraged and connived at by both the Government and the press. It started in 1917, and was …

A series of extracts will give the record of one of the most revolting lies invented during the First World War, the dissemination of which throughout not only Britain but the world was encouraged and connived at by both the Government and the press. It started in 1917, and was …

Dr. Bernard Lewis, a leading specialist of Middle Eastern studies, is no stranger to academic controversy. But the pugnacious Jewish scholar never imagined that one day he'd find himself obliged to defend his view of history in a Paris court, much less that he'd be publicly compared to French "Holocaust …

Don Heddesheimer, The First Holocaust: Jewish Fundraising Campaigns with Holocaust Claims during and after World War One, Theses & Dissertations Press, Chicago 2003, pb., 140 pp., $9.95. George Santayana was famous for his aphorism "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it." Perhaps those who believe in …

Dr. Robert Jan van Pelt, a professor of architecture at the University of Waterloo (Canada), has undoubtedly written one of the most important anti-Holocaust revisionist tomes ever penned.[1] Revisionist academic Samuel Crowell put his finger on the reasons as to why The Case for Auschwitz: Evidence from the Irving …

Wellington, NZ Evening Post, Volume XCIII, Issue 128, 30 May 1917, Page 2 (Previously published by London Times, 20th April, 1917) “We pass through Evergnicourt. There is a dull smell in the air, as if lime were being burnt. We are passing the great corpse exploitation establishment (Kadaververwertungsanstalt) of this …

The Politics of Hunger: The Allied Blockade of Germany, 1915-1919. By C. Paul Vincent. Ohio University Press, Athens (Ohio) and London, 1985; pp. viii, 191. When did the First World War end? Yes, that is a "catch-question." Virtually everybody will reply "November 1918;" but, in so doing, they will be …

Most people believe that roughly six million Jews were killed by National Socialist Germany during World War II in an event generally referred to as the Holocaust or the Shoah. But how long have we known about this six-million figure? The most frequent answer is that the six-million figure was …

Heddesheimer’s book, first published in 2003 and then issued in a slightly revised second edition in 2005, caused quite a stir both in the revisionist community as well as among the Holocaust orthodoxy. Revisionists have since tried to expand Heddesheimer’s approach to cover other U.S. and foreign sources. The most …

Heddesheimers Buch, das anno 2003 zum ersten Mal erschien, sorgte sowohl unter Revisionisten wie auch bei der Holocaust-Orthodoxie für Aussehen. Revisionisten haben seither versucht, Heddesheimers Ansatz durch die Ausweitung auf andere US-Quellen sowie ausländisches Material zu erweitern. Die umfassendste dieser Bemühungen zur Zusammenstellung einer Liste von Quellen aus der Zeit …