- The Eddy Morrison reminds us of a real Holocaust...'destruction
- On the 27th of last month, we were treated to the 62nd
anniversary of the dubious 'liberation' of Auschwitz by the rampaging (raping,
murdering, looting butchering -ed) and half-drunk Red Army.
- This date each year is the day we are forced by our Marxist-liberal
government to acknowledge the fact that the Holocaust actually happened.
- Much has been written on this subject, and nowadays many
questions have been, and are being, asked about the true nature of the
- Needless to say, in many countries, honest and open debate
about the Holocaust is now suppressed due to Zionist-inspired anti-revisionist
(or 'anti-hate') laws.
- The alleged 'facts' of the Holocaust are written in stone
and must never be questioned - or talked about other than as solid and
accepted historical fact.
- It is not the purpose of this article to examine whether
Britain needs a Holocaust Day. The purpose is to show that there were many
other Holocausts in the Second World War (and beyond and before that, too).
These other Holocausts are mostly forgotten. Only the official 'Holocaust'
is constantly pushed in our faces - and, I would claim, for essentially
- I could have written of many other Holocausts of which
the facts are beyond question: the Hamburg firebombing; the atrocities
in Cambodia under the Communist maniac Pol Pot; the 'Great Leap Forward'
in China; the Katyn Forest Massacre (at first blamed on the Germans but
later admitted to be the work of the Soviets) and many, many, many more
- mostly now buried and forgotten.
- There is one such Holocaust, however, which we in particular
should remember: it was unforgivable and should never be forgotten - and
it was one in which the blood was, at least partly, on Britain's hands.
- The Dresden Holocaust was committed not by the awful
Nazis, nor even by brutal Reds but by the so-called democratic freedom-loving
allies, Britain and the USA. So, the next time you are faced with the accusation
of 'Holocaust Denial', just mention the Dresden Holocaust.
- An Act Of Terrorism
- Sixty-Two years ago, on the evening of February
13, 1945, an orgy of genocide and barbarism began against a defenceless
German city, one of the greatest cultural centres of Europe. Within less
than 14 hours, not only was this city reduced to flaming ruins but an estimated
quarter of its inhabitants, possibly as many as a quarter of a million,
had perished in what was one of the worst massacres of all time.
- Toward the end of World War II, as Allied planes rained
death and destruction over Germany, the old Saxon city of Dresden lay like
an island of tranquillity amid an ocean of desolation. Famous mainly for
its art and Baroque architecture and possessing no military value, Dresden
had been spared the terror that descended from the skies over the rest
of the country.
- In fact, little had been done to provide the ancient
city of artists and craftsmen with anti-aircraft defences. One squadron
of planes had been stationed in Dresden for a while, but the Luftwaffe
decided to move the aircraft to another area where it was thought they
would be of more use. A gentleman's agreement seemed to prevail, designating
Dresden an 'open city'.
- On Shrove Tuesday, February 13, 1945, a flood of refugees
fleeing the Red Army 60 miles away had swollen the city's population to
well over a million. Each new refugee brought fearful accounts of Soviet
horrors and atrocities. Little did those refugees retreating from the red
terror imagine that they themselves were about to die in a horror worse
than anything Stalin could devise.
- Normally, a carnival atmosphere prevailed in Dresden
on Shrove Tuesday. In 1945, however, the outlook was rather dismal. Houses
everywhere overflowed with refugees, and thousands were forced to camp
out in the streets shivering in the bitter cold.
- However, the people felt relatively safe; and although
the mood was grim, the circus played to a full house that night as thousands
came to forget for a moment the horrors of war. Bands of little girls paraded
about in carnival dress in an effort to bolster waning spirits. Half-sad
smiles greeted the laughing girls, but spirits were lifted.
- No one realized that in less than 24 hours many of those
same innocent children would die screaming in Churchill's firestorms. But
of course, no one could know that then. The Soviets, to be sure, were known
to be savages, but at least the British were and Americans were thought
to be 'honourable'.
- So, when those first alarms signalled the start of 14
hours of hell, Dresden's people streamed dutifully into their shelters.
But they did so without much enthusiasm, believing the alarms to be false,
since their city had never been threatened from the air. Many would never
come out alive, for that 'great democratic statesman' Winston Churchill,
in collusion with that other 'great democratic statesman' Franklin D. Roosevelt,
had decided that the city of Dresden was to be obliterated by saturation
- Political Motives
- What where Churchill's motives? They appear to have been
political rather than military. Historians unanimously agree that Dresden
had no military value whatever. What industry it did have produced only
cigarettes and china. But the Yalta Conference was coming up, in which
the Soviets and their Western allies would sit down like ghouls to carve
up the shattered corpse of Europe. Churchill wanted a trump card - a devastating
thunderclap of Anglo-American annihilation with which to impress Stalin.
- That card was never played at Yalta, because bad weather
delayed the originally scheduled raid. Yet Churchill insisted that the
raid be carried out to "disrupt and confuse" the German civilian
population behind the lines.
- Dresden's citizens barely had time to reach their shelters.
The first bomb fell at 10:09 p.m. The attack lasted 24 minutes, leaving
the inner city a raging sea of fire. Precision saturation bombing had created
the desired firestorm.
- A firestorm is caused when hundreds of smaller fires
join in one vast conflagration. Huge masses of air are sucked in to feed
the inferno, causing an artificial tornado. Those persons unlucky enough
to be caught in the rush of wind are hurled down entire streets into the
flames. Those who seek refuge underground often suffocate, as oxygen is
pulled from the air to feed the blaze, or they perish in a blast of white
heat - heat intense enough to melt human flesh.
- Women And Children Targeted
- One eyewitness who survived told of seeing "young
women carrying babies running up and down the streets, their dresses and
hair on fire, screaming until they fell down, or the collapsing buildings
fell on top of them."
- There was a three-hour pause between the first and second
raids. The lull had been calculated to lure civilians from their shelters
into the open again. To escape the flames, tens of thousands of civilians
had crowded into the Grosser Garten, a magnificent park nearly one and
a half miles square. The second raid came at 1:22 a.m., with no warning.
Twice as many bombers returned, with a massive load of incendiary bombs.
The second wave was designed to spread the raging firestorm into the Grosser
- It was a complete 'success'. Within a few minutes, a
sheet of flame ripped across the grass, uprooting trees and littering the
branches of others with everything from bicycles to human limbs. For days
afterward, all these remains remained bizarrely strewn about as grim reminders
of Allied sadism. At the start of the second air assault, many were
still huddled in tunnels and cellars, waiting for the fires of the first
attack to die down.
- At 1:30 a.m. an ominous rumble reached the ears
of the commander of a Labour Service convoy sent into the city on a rescue
mission. He described it this way:- 'The detonation shook the cellar
walls. The sound of the explosions mingled with a new, stranger sound which
seemed to come closer and closer, the sound of a thundering waterfall;
it was the sound of the mighty tornado howling in the inner city.'
- Melting Human Flesh
- Others, hiding below ground, died. But they died painlessly.
They simply glowed bright orange and blue in the darkness. As the heat
intensified, they either disintegrated into cinders or melted into a thick
liquid often three or four feet deep in spots.
- Shortly after 10:30 on the morning of February 14th,
the last raid swept over the city. This time it was the turn of the Americans.
Their bombers pounded the rubble that had been Dresden for a steady 38
minutes. But this attack was not nearly as heavy as the first two. However,
what distinguished this raid was the cold-blooded ruthlessness with which
it was carried out.
- US Mustangs (and their brave, heroic American pilots)
appeared low over the city, strafing anything that moved, including
a column of rescue vehicles rushing to the city to evacuate survivors.
One strafing assault/massacre was aimed at the banks of the Elbe River,
where refugees had huddled during the horrible night.
- In the last year of the war, Dresden had become a hospital
town. During the previous night's massacre, heroic nurses had dragged thousands
of crippled patients to the Elbe. The low-flying Mustangs (and their brave,
heroic American pilots) machine-gunned (butchered) those helpless patients,
as well as thousands of old men, women and children who had escaped
the city inferno.
- When the last plane left the sky, Dresden was a scorched
ruin, its blackened streets filled with corpses. The city was spared no
horror. A flock of vultures escaped from the zoo and fattened on the carnage.
Rats swarmed over the piles of the dead.
- A Swiss citizen described his visit to Dresden two weeks
after the raid:- 'I could see torn-off arms and legs, mutilated torsos
and heads which had been wrenched from their bodies and rolled away. In
places the corpses were still lying so densely that I had to clear a path
through them in order not to tread on arms and legs.'
- The death toll was staggering. The full extent of the
Dresden Holocaust can be more readily grasped if one considers that well
over 250,000 - and quite possibly as many as a half a million - persons
died within a 14 hour period, whereas estimates of those who died at Hiroshima
range from 90,000 to 140,000.*
- Allied apologists for the massacre have often 'twinned'
Dresden with our own city of Coventry. But the 380 killed in Coventry during
the entire war cannot begin to compare with perhaps 1,000 times that number
who were slaughtered in 14 hours at Dresden. Moreover, Coventry was a centre
of the motor and munitions industries, a legitimate military target. Dresden,
on the other hand, produced nothing in those categories.
- As a comparison with the London Blitz - which I acknowledge
was bad and showed the bravery of the London people, it should still be
considered in the light of the destruction visited upon Dresden. In just
one night, 16,000 acres of land were destroyed in the Dresden massacre,
whereas London escaped with damage to only 600 acres during the entire
- As one ironic note, Dresden's only conceivable military
targets, its railroad yards, were totally ignored by Allied bombers which
were too busy concentrating on helpless old men, women and children.
- If ever there was a war crime, then certainly the
Dresden Holocaust ranks as one of the most sordid of all time.
- Yet there are no movies made today condemning this fiendish
slaughter; nor did any Allied airman - or Sir Winston - sit in the dock
at Nuremberg. In fact, the Dresden airmen were actually awarded medals
for their role in this mass murder. But, of course, they could not have
been tried, because there were "only following orders."
- Churchill, who ordered the Dresden slaughter to appease
Stalin, as we have seen, was knighted; and the rest is history. The cold-blooded
sadism of the massacre, however, is brushed aside by Churchill's biographers,
who still cannot bring themselves to tell how the desire of one madman
to impress another one led to the mass-murder of up to a half million people.
- So, to repeat, when we talk about Holocausts and war
crimes let us not forget Dresden, when fellow white men bombed into annihilation
hundreds of thousands of other white men, women and children. Will we ever
see a Dresden Memorial Day in Britain? I doubt it.
- * Although it will never be possible to obtain an exact
count of the victims, a reasonable estimate can be adduced by taking the
number of registered inhabitants of the city, doubling it by a factor of
two-plus to account for undocumented refugees in the city at the time,
and then extrapolating the number of dead from analogous instances in other
German cities subjected to saturation bombing and aerial atrocity during
World War II, notably Hamburg, Darmstadt and Pforzheim, inter alia.
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