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  1. 1. NEXUS NEW TIMES MAGAZINE Volume 12, Number 6 OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 UK/Europe edition Website: http://www.nexusmagazine.comLETTERS TO THE EDITOR.............................................4 UFOs ON CAPITOL HILL—Part 2..............................45 Comments from readers on NEXUS-related topics. An interview by Robert Stanley. The photographerGLOBAL NEWS.............................................................6 who captured images of UFO and alien activity on This edition includes reports that key evidence in Capitol Hill in July 2002 reveals stunning details the Lockerbie bombing was faked, and that the about his photo analyses and close encounters. Pentagon is devising scenarios for US martial law. CROP CIRCLES OF 2005.............................................53BRITAINS SECRET WAR IN ANTARCTICA—Part 2....1 1 By Andy Thomas. This years harvest of crop By James Robert. While several high-ranking Nazis circles included bold angular formations, optical would have known about the Antarctic ice haven, illusions and striking developments on previous Grand Admiral Dönitz held the trump card with his themes, while the media were largely in denial. knowledge of U-boat movements. THE TWILIGHT ZONE................................................60MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD, NAZIS & AL-QAIDA......17 This edition, a military nuclear specialist speaks out A speech by John Loftus. Al-Qaida has its roots in on UFOs, a Tunisian astrologer predicts some high- an Arab fascist group that was set up in the 1920s, level assassinations by the end of 2005, and Russian funded by Hitler, used by British, French and scientists are perplexed over anomalous findings at American intelligence after WW II, supported by an ancient Aryan town being excavated in the Urals. the Saudis and reactivated by the CIA. REVIEWS—Books........................................................65PET VACCINATION: INSTITUTIONALISED CRIME...23 "In Defence of Astrology" by Robert Parry By C ather ine ODriscoll. Vaccines can "Twilight in the Desert" by Matthew R. Simmons "Twenty Thirst Century" by John Archer compromise the health of your pet, causing a range "Selling Sickness" by Ray Moynihan & Alan Cassels of side effects from allergies to cancer, and annual "Lost Star of Myth and Time" by Walter Cruttenden booster shots are unnecessary and often harmful. "Hair of the Alien" by Bill ChalkerVACCINATIONS: DYNAMICS OF CRITICAL DAYS...29 "Shock to the System" by Catherine ODriscoll "The Men Who Stare At Goats" by Jon Ronson By Dr Viera Scheibner. Babies and young children "From Light into Darkness" by Stephen S. Mehler can have severe adverse reactions at critical "13-Moon Diary..." by Nicole. E. Zonderhuis & Sylvia Carrilho intervals following their shots, and mounting "The Serpent Grail" by Philip Gardiner with Gary Osborn evidence suggests SIDS is linked with vaccinations. "The Shadow of Solomon" by Laurence GardnerMISSING CHAMBERS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID.......35 "Confessions of an Economic Hit Man" by John Perkins "Beyond Belief" by Roger Cross and Avon Hudson By James Colmer. According to this new theory developed utilising geometry and 3-D graphics, the REVIEWS—DVDs & Videos.........................................72 Great Pyramid may have an identical but mirrored "What the Bleep Do We Know!?" "The Great Year: How much did the ancients really know?" set of chambers and passageways aligned due "Cereal Worm Holes: Part II – Conduit Closing" south. Together, the two chambers within could create a powerful electric circuit. REVIEWS—Music........................................................73 "In the Heart of the Moon" by Ali F. Touré & Toumani DiabatéSCIENCE NEWS..........................................................41 "The Very Best of North Africa" by various artists In this edition, electrical engineer William J. Beaty "Sleeping Lotus" by Li Xiangting explains the common misconceptions about "static "La Kahena" by Cheb i Sabbah electricity" and suggests fixing the confusion by "Mali" by various artists emphasising terms like "charge imbalance". NEXUS BOOKS, VIDEOS, ADS, SUBS...................81–88OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 NEXUS • 1
  2. 2. EditorialNEXUS MAGAZINE Volume 12, Number 6 A s I sit down to write this editorial, an electrical storm is raging overhead, bringing freshly charged rain upon the warm earth along with a rush of perfumed air from the nearby flowering macadamia trees. Yes, springtime in southeast Queensland can be breath - OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 PUBLISHED BY taking, but what a contrast to the hurricane Katrina disaster. NEXUS Magazine Pty Ltd, Australia. And before you rush to check, there are no hurricane Katrina conspiracy theories in this EDITOR issue—yet. As we go press, we are learning of reports that the levees were deliberately Duncan M. Roads sabotaged. I guess we will hear many more stories, reports and theories, but none of them CO-EDITOR will change the event for those caught up in it. Catherine Simons I notice an increase in the number of people questioning the role of weather warfare in ASSISTANT EDITOR/SUB-EDITOR the manipulation of such hurricanes. We certainly do know that weather modification or Ruth Parnell control has been on the research agenda of both military and civilian organisations, but do EDITORS ASSISTANT they know how to "steer" a hurricane, and why would they? Jenny Hawke What people should be just as concerned about is the increased role of the military in an UK OFFICE ADMINISTRATION aggressive posture towards survivors of natural disasters. People are no longer allowed to Marcus Allen help others in need, and it seems we are being trained into thinking that we have to wait and CONTRIBUTORS THIS ISSUE let the "State" handle such disasters—however long that takes. James Robert; John Loftus; Catherine ODriscoll; The papers and the internet blogsites are full of tales about how FEMA and the US mili- Viera Scheibner, PhD; James Colmer; tary are handling the post-Katrina clean-up operation in a callous and hostile manner. William J. Beaty; Robert Stanley; Andy Thomas Survivors report being treated like prisoners and herded like animals into compounds and CARTOONS camps dotted around the state. This is exactly what the Pentagon has directed: it wants to Phil Somerville desensitise the US population to the presence of the military. People are being taught to COVER GRAPHIC obey the State unquestioningly and trust that it is in control of relief work during disasters, John Cook, whether man-made or natural. It is the same in the UK, and I am sure Australia will duti- PRINTING fully follow its UK/USA masters. Goodhed Print Group, Bicester, Oxon., UK One of the articles in this edition gives an example of how there is barely a terrorist DISTRIBUTION group out there that is not supported by some government or state institution, and Al-Qaida Seymours, London, UK is no different. This speech about the fascist origins of the Muslim Brotherhood is a must- UK OFFICE - 55 Queens Rd, East Grinstead, read for those seeking a modicum of understanding about state-sponsored terrorism. West Sussex, RH19 1BG. American, British and Australian readers should pay careful attention to what the speaker Ph: 01342 322854; Fax: 01342 324574 e-mail address: has to say about Wahhabism (and how extreme and unrepresentative of true Islam it is), and Website: note how closely associated our respective "leaders" are with leading Wahhabi figures and with Saudi Arabia—the state sponsor of Wahhabism. EUROPE OFFICE - PO Box 48, 1600 AA Vaccination rears its ugly head twice in this issue. One article details how pet vaccina- Enkhuizen, The Netherlands. Ph: +31 (0)228 324076; Fax: +31 (0)228 312081 tions can cause severe adverse side effects including behavioural changes, cancers and e-mail address: worse. If you have a pet, you must read this article. And if you dont have a pet, then you HEAD OFFICE - Articles, Reviews, etc. need to read the second article describing the link between adverse reactions and critical PO Box 30, Mapleton, Qld 4560, Australia. time intervals following immunisations. Read it so you can understand the insanity of Ph: +61 7 5442 9280; Fax: +61 7 5442 9381 injecting vaccines containing neurotoxins like mercury and formaldehyde into babies and e-mail address: young children and then blaming the parents or carers for any brain damage or death that ITALY OFFICE - c/- Avalon Edizioni, Piazza occurs. Mazzini 52, 35137 Padova, Italy The article on the "missing" chambers in the Great Pyramid is a beauty. I cant believe Ph/Fax: +39 (0)49 912 6006 e-mail address: no one has done this before, but, using a well-known computer program, the author experi- USA OFFICE – mented with symmetry in the internal layout of the Great Pyramid and is now speculating PO Box 1248, Walterboro, SC 29488 that a mirror-image system of chambers and passageways exists. Tel: +1 843 549 5985; Fax: +1 877 349 1928 With lightning still flashing overhead as I write, I am reminded of our article on "static" Email: electricity (if indeed it should even be referred to as that, as youll see when you read the article). You dont have to have a science degree to understand what is being described. STATEMENT OF PURPOSE Youll also learn why the famous story about Benjamin Franklin discovering electricity byNEXUS recognises that humanity is undergoing amassive transformation. With this in mind, NEXUS flying a kite that got hit by lightning is a dangerous myth.seeks to provide hard-to-get information so as to This time of year is when we present photographs of the best crop circles of the Englishassist people through these changes. NEXUS is not summer season, and theres a feast in store for you this issue. There were also significantlinked to any religious, philosophical or political patterns that formed in many other northern hemisphere countries, so this is not just a UKideology or organisation. phenomenon. PERMISSION-TO-REPRODUCE POLICY Still on the unexplained, the interview with the photographer who shot pictures of UFOsWhile reproduction and dissemination of the infor-mation in NEXUS is actively encouraged, anyone over Capitol Hill is a dazzler! The photos available are relevant only in colour, so I recom-caught making a buck out of it, without our express mend you visit the authors website to get the full picture (pardon the pun).permission, will be in trouble when we catch them! Duncan WARRANTY AND INDEMNITYAdvertisers upon and by lodging material with the Publisher for publication or authorising or approving of the publication of any material INDEMNIFY thePublisher and its servants and agents against all liability claims or proceedings whatsoever arising from the publication and without limiting the generality of theforegoing to indemnify each of them in relation to defamation, slander of title, breach of copyright, infringement of trademarks or names of publication titles, unfaircompetition or trade practices, royalties or violation of rights or privacy AND WARRANT that the material complies with all relevant laws and regulations and thatits publication will not give rise to any rights against or liabilities in the Publisher, its servants or agents and in particular that nothing therein is capable of beingmisleading or deceptive or otherwise in breach of the Part V of the Trade Practices Act 1974. All expressions of opinion are published on the basis that they arenot to be regarded as expressing the opinion of the Publisher or its servants or agents. Editorial advice is not specific and readers are advised to seek professionalhelp for individual problems. The publisher reserves the right to refuse any advertising material for any reason. © NEXUS New Times 20052 • NEXUS OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005
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  4. 4. Letters to the Editor ...Are Nanobacteria Somatids? nuclear weapons tests carried out Australian Government has dictates that there is a corre- Hi, Duncan: In the article on in the Nevada desert between given permission for the use of sponding drop in temperature."The Nanobacteria Link to Heart 1958 and 1963. During the same Lancelin in West Australia, So his inference must be wrongDisease and Cancer" [NEXUS time, Russia was also involved in Shoalwater Bay in Queensland, here.vol. 12, no. 5], it appears that atmospheric testing, and and the Delemere and Bradshaw That the Suns core operates asOlavi Kajander with his Australians suffered the fallout training areas in the Northern a nuclear fusion power plant isnanobacteria joins the long line from testing at Maralinga. Territory. From 10 to 30 June well established, and I am con-of discoverers of Gaston Today there is ample scientific 2005, Operation Talisman Sabre vinced this must be correct. TheNaessenss equivalent somatids. evidence of the cancer and saw the bombing of Shoalwater way I see the solution is that, In Christopher Birds book, The leukaemia clusters that are pre- Bay for 20 days—with no during fusion, a minute fractionPersecution and Trial of Gaston sent in populations that live in requirement for an environmen- of electrons is being destroyedNaessens, Gaston Naessens was close proximity to nuclear power tal impact study or proof that by conversion to neutrinos orable to show a 16-stage pleomor- plants. For example, Dr Chris "depleted" uranium weapons photons, so that electric charge isphic life cycle of these somatids. Busby, secretary of the European were not being used. not fully conserved as physicistsIn the first 17 pages of this book Commission on Radiation Risk, I would like Australian service assume. This would then main-are mentioned some of the earlier reveals that plutonium has been personnel who have served in the tain the core as a sink for nega-discoverers: Antoine Béchamp, measured in autopsy specimens Gulf to contact DUSK (Depleted tive electric charge, so maintain-and, earlier still, Edouard across the UK, in sheep drop- Uranium Silent Killer) to tell ing the Sun as an anode withoutBureau, a palaeontologist who pings and in childrens teeth up their stories. There is also the current having to flow away.discovered tiny round coccoid to 200 kilometres from the possibility of being tested for So, as I see it, Talbott could beforms in a three-billion-year-old Sellafield nuclear power plant. uranium contamination by the right about the Sun acting as anrock formation. On seeing this The Chernobyl meltdown led to UMRC (Uranium Medical anode, without having to aban-information, Gaston Naessens massive radioactive fallout trav- Research Centre) in Toronto, don the idea of the Sun as aremarked to Christopher Bird elling across the globe, resulting Canada. We are also establish- nuclear fusion plant. Some newthat he would like some pieces of in scientifically documented ing a support network across physics could be implied.Moon rock to see if he could find increases in infant leukaemia in Australia for service personnel Ron Pearson, emailsome somatids in them, too. Russia, Scotland, Wales, Greece, and their families. And dare I say that it might be the United States and Germany. Sincerely,time to reprint the first 17 num- Children born to the Chernobyl Pauline Rigby, PO Box 817, PM John Howard – US Servantbered pages of the above book to liquidators showed a sevenfold Maleny Qld 4552, Australia,bring to the publics attention The announcement that John increase in genetic damage. email Howard is the recipient of a topsome of the treatments that the Thousands of tons of radioac-powers that be are denying to the United States of America public tive waste, U-238, is created The Electric and Nuclear Sun service award—namely, thegeneral populace. when uranium is "enriched" for Dear Duncan: David Talbotts highly coveted Woodrow Wilson Your periodical is very much use in nuclear power plants. U- Award for Public Service—hasappreciated, and I regret that I article [NEXUS 12/05] about the 238, or "depleted" uranium, is Sun acting as an anode was very publicly confirmed what one hasam unable to attend the coming highly toxic and a presents a long suspected: that the PrimeSeptember NEXUS Conference thought-provoking as well as storage problem. Since 1943, the being of considerable interest to Minister of Australia is clearly aand hear these marvellous people United States has researched servant of the United States.speak. me. I have seen no other expla- ways to use this radioactive nation for the Suns corona being Australias policies are without Cheerio, material as a weapon of war. Its at a temperature of about doubt formulated in Washington Viv B., Williamstown, South use in "depleted" uranium 1,000,000 degrees K when its and then carried out to the letterAustralia weapons has resulted in the surface is only 6,000 K, so he by our "ever grateful for photo dumping of this radioactive may be onto something. It may opportunities" prime minister,"Depleted" Uranium Dangers waste in somebody elses back- well be that an interstellar elec- who thrives on the false adula- Dear Duncan: I research the yard and the contamination for - tric current is flowing into the tion showered on him bynuclear industry and its impact ever of Afghanistan, Iraq and the Sun from interstellar space as he President George Bush andon communities. All of us face Balkans (following NATO describes, but there is nowhere members of his administration.a radioactive future, despite the bombings). Depleted uranium for the current to flow away. Section 44 (i) of the Australiancover-ups by governments that has a half-life of 4.5 billion He also implies that the Sun is Constitution clearly states thatprotect the interests of three years. Service personnel and cooler inside than at the surface, "Any person who is underinextricably linked processes: civilians who ingest or inhale the owing to the centres of sunspots acknowledgement of allegiance,uranium mining, nuclear power radioactive particles from the being cooler than the surround- obedience or adherence to a for-generation and uranium weapons burning weapons show increased ing surface. Sunspots are like eign power, or is a subject or cit-manufacture. rates of cancer, leukaemia and the hollow vortices formed as the izen or entitled to the rights or It was Dr John Gofman, a once birth defects. bath drains away. However, this privileges of a subject or a citi-senior figure in the nuclear estab- For 60 years, the US used the cooling is readily explained with zen of a foreign power, shall belishment, who stated "the nuclear island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, the temperature increasing with incapable of being chosen or ofindustry is conducting a war as a bombing test range and left a depth in the case of the Sun. sitting as a senator or a memberagainst humanity". US scientist toxic wasteland and a population The inside of a vortex is at a of the House of Representatives".Dr Leuren Moret notes that a with increased rates of cancer. much lower pressure than the The prime ministers trackgeneration of American children Two years ago, they left and outside due to the swirling record of allegiance, obediencewas sacrificed to the 1,200 moved to Australia. The motion, and thermodynamics and adherence to the USA speaks4 • NEXUS OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005
  5. 5. ... more Letters to the Editor NB: Please keep letters to approx. 150 to 250 words in length. Ed.for itself. His blind obedience heart disease, should suddenly "gravity" applies to a mutual regular exercise uses up a greaterhas seen Australia support the drop dead? magnetic attractive and repulsive amount.USA in unprovoked illegal I say this because I remember force that is generated between Magnesium is found in exten-attacks on two sovereign nations, how, during the 1980s, the CIA all matters of product. sive amounts in nuts, some fruits,thereby breaking the Geneva tried to recruit Uri Geller as an I have established a perceptive green leaves (chlorophyll is aConvention, the United Nations assassin. The idea was that he mathematical solution and magnesium compound), wholeCharter, the ANZUS Treaty and would use PK [psychokinesis] to understanding, proving that grains, shellfish, etc. It wouldthe Australian Constitution. stop a persons heart beating at a "gravity" is a magnetic function take quite a while to redress theUnder his leadership Australia, distance. Very honourably, stemming from the internal imbalance by diet, so, for anin support of the USA, has Geller refused to have anything atomic structure, and is the older person deficient in magne-refused to ratify the Kyoto to do with it. (The first intended architect of this magnetic field. sium, taking a supplement of upTreaty, declined to sign up for victim was Yuri Andropov, the It is now possible to establish a to 1 gram per day would correctthe International Criminal Court, then Soviet dictator.) moon or planets magnetic it quicker.refused to support a United As a former foreign secretary, influence effect, knowing only Milk is designed for babies andNations resolution condemning Cook certainly knew where some three factors: (1) the orbital young children who require aIsraels Wall, and allowed the of the bodies were buried, and it centre-to-centre distances, (2) higher intake of calcium. AboutUSA to hold two Australians is possible that he might have their orbital time in seconds, and the age of seven or eight, theprisoner at Guantánamo Bay for been considering spilling a few (3) their chemical composition. bodys requirements change to anyears without any effort to have beans in his various newspaper In the light of this fresh increased need for magnesium.them freed. articles. Also, the thought of understanding, the book explains In countries where milk or milk Thats why he has received this Cook becoming foreign secretary the reality of why the accepted products are an important part ofaward. Hes a good and faithful again under Gordon Brown must value of "gravity" is lower at the the adult diet and the consump-public servant to the USA. have caused some shivers in equator. For Newton to declare tion of green leaves, etc. may be Michael M. Washington. that our Moon is applying a pull- low, an imbalance would very Remember the circumstances in down force, and that this force is easily arise. which Dr David Kelly died (and responsible for our high tides, is I find it extraordinary that med-Crop Circle Clarification I dont just mean the cut wrists fundamentally wrong. Actually, ical researchers ignore diet to the Dear Duncan: I was concerned without any blood, the two tame this effect is happening because extent exemplified in the read in Freddy Silvas other- pathologists, etc.)? Kelly knew our Moons magnetic force I was saved from a serious heartwise excellent article, "Does that Blair had deceived lowers the Earths opposing attack and probable death someSound Create Crop Circles?" Parliament and the nation over magnetic force-field flux. The years ago by taking magnesium[12/05], that in the section subti- Iraqs alleged weapons of mass oceans flow into this lower tablets. The best heart specialisttled "Ultrasound" he had written destruction (i.e., he knew that magnetic zone. in the area had put me onto yetthat "One long-time sufferer of Blair was a bare-faced liar rather Likewise, our climate change is another beta-blocker, to noParkinsons disease stopped than an overenthusiastic inter- explained and is undergoing an effect—but within four hours ofshaking". preter of equivocal intelligence). alteration to its once reliable taking a magnesium tablet ,my Unfortunately, this may mis- His exposure by Blair and sequence of the expected severe palpitations stopped,lead readers into believing that Campbell to get at the BBC had seasonal conditions. never to return. I got the infor-the cure was permanent. This angered him, perhaps so much so Thomas T. S. Watson, tele- mation from a health book. Nowas not the case. The source is that he was preparing to go pub- phone +61 (0)3 5278 7628, email medical person ever mentioned itmine, and this happened to a lic with what he knew. to me.friend of mine. In my article I Angus J. H., UK Sincerely,wrote: "She experienced a tem - Jim W., Tanilba Bay, NSWp o r a r y but wonderful physical Calcium–Magnesium Balancerespite from her exhausting and Gravity as a Magnetic Function Regarding your article (12/05)continuous shaking after sitting To NEXUS readers: My manu- on a nanobacterial link to heart Elanra Therapeutic Ioniserin the centre of the Torus Knot at script, "A Fresh Approach to disease and cancer, particularly Thank you for alerting me toAlton Priors for 20 minutes. Magnetism", is waiting for a regarding calcification, there was this wonderful product. MySubsequently, she did not shake review publisher to make this no mention of the need for a baby daughter Kate who has CFfor 24 hours." There was no book available in the public calcium–magnesium balance of (cystic fibrosis) survived thepermanent cure. domain. 2:1 in the adult diet. If the winter without a single infection, At this time, my presentation is magnesium level is too low, the despite Canberra having a terri- Kind regards, by inkjet printing and I have not body cannot use all the calcium ble flu virus and a huge number Lucy Pringle (author, aerial of children with croup. She wasphotographer, researcher and lec- been successful because of the and it will deposit it in the soft cost involved. I am asking for tissues, including arteries and not hospitalised at all duringturer), UK, website http:// winter—the specialist just cant support in this freshly develop- joints. Dairy products are up believe it. ing, challenging period of scien- 8:1 calcium to magnesium, and tific understanding for our future the regular use of them over a She has grown so much and putRobin Cooks Suspicious Death generations to study. number of years can cause the on so much weight, she is in the Does it not seem odd to you On 25 July, I made my final imbalance. 95-percentile range for her agethat Robin Cook, a 59-year-old breakthrough that shows Frequent use of alcohol and/or for "normal" children. Anman with no history of heart dis- Newtons gravity law and vitamin C supplements will also absolute miracle!ease and with no conspicuous magnetic concept are wrong. use up more than the normal Regards,factors which put him at risk of From my point of view, the term requirement. Even strenuous L.D., Canberra, ACT, AustraliaOCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 NEXUS • 5
  6. 6. ISRAELI HEALTH EPA UNIONS CALL FOR MINISTRY ISSUES FLUORIDATION WARNING ON SOY MORATORIUMS cientists, doctors and nutritionists who havewarned that soy is not a health E leven Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) employee unions representing overfood and poses special risks to 7,000 environmental and publicinfants and children received health professionals of the Civilsupport this week from the Service have called for aIsraeli Health Ministry, which moratorium on drinking waterissued a health advisory fluoridation programs across therecommending that soy foods be country, and have asked EPAeaten only in moderation. management to recognise fluoride "The Jerusalem Post (July 20) as posing a serious risk of causingreports that the Israeli Health cancer in people.Ministry strongly recommended The unions acted following reve-that consumption of soy foods be lations of a cover-up of evidencelimited for young children and from Harvard School of Dentaladults and that soy formula be Medicine, linking fluoridation withavoided altogether by infants," elevated risk of a fatal bone cancersaid Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD. in young boys. Dr Daniel noted that there are The unions sent letters to keyhundreds of studies linking soy foods and tive problems. They strongly urged that congressional committees, asking Congresssoy infant formula to digestive problems, consumption of soy foods be minimised to legislate a moratorium pending a reviewthyroid dysfunction, ADD/ADHD, until absolute safety has been proven. of all the science on the risks and benefitsdementia, reproductive disorders and even "The Israeli Health Ministrys recom- of fluoridation.cancer. mendations are in accord with those made The letters cited the weight of evidence "The Israeli Ministry took this matter by the United Kingdoms Chief Medical supporting the classification of fluoride asvery seriously and based its advice upon Officer and the British Dietetic a likely human carcinogen; it includesthe conclusions reached by a 13-member Association, both of which have alerted other epidemiology results similar to thosecommittee of nutritionists, oncologists, pediatricians and parents to use soy infant in the Harvard study, animal studies, andpediatricians and other specialists who formula only in unusual circumstances," biological reasons why fluoride canspent more than a year examining the evi- said Dr Daniel. reasonably be expected to cause the bonedence. The committee concluded that the (Source: News release from Kaayla T. cancer—osteosarcoma—seen in youngestrogen-like plant hormones in soy can Daniel, PhD, CCN, July 26, 2005, boys and test animals.cause adverse effects on the human body,; J e r u s a l e m The letter to EPA administrator Stephenincluding cancer promotion and reproduc- Post, July 20, 2005) Johnson asked him to issue a public warning in the form of an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking, setting the health- based drinking water standard for fluoride at zero, as it is for all known or probable human carcinogens, pending a recommendation from a National Academy of Sciences National Research Council committee. The unions also asked Congress and the EPAs enforcement office, or the Department of Justice, to look into reasons why the Harvard study director, Chester Douglass, failed to report the sevenfold increased risk seen in the work he oversaw, and instead wrote to the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, the federal agency that funded the Harvard study, saying there was no link between fluoridation and osteosarcoma. Douglass sent the same negative report to the National Research Council commit- "Yeah, Im completely lost in the desert. The good news is...I landed a job." tee studying possible changes in EPAs drinking water standards for fluoride.6 • NEXUS OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005
  7. 7. ... GL BAL NEWS ... The unions who signed the letters repre- "munchausen syndrome by proxy" crossover votes by registered Democrats insent EPA employees from across the (MSBP) and used this against parents in Florida did not increase over 2000, and henation, including laboratory scientists, reg- many child protection cases, despite the lost ground among registeredulatory support scientists and other work- fact that the diagnosis was not Independents, dropping 15 points.ers at EPA headquarters in Washington, scientifically based and was merely his We also know that Bush "won" Ohio byDC. The unions letter is online at web- own conjecture. 51–48%, but statewide results were notpage Unfortunately, the media have largely matched by the court-supervised handfluoridesummary.htm. ignored evidence suggesting that adverse count of the 147,400 absentee and provi-(Source: Fluoride Action Network, August side effects of vaccinations may be sional ballots in which Kerry received25, 2005, via responsible for the deaths of children 54.46% of the vote. In Cuyahoga County,html) whose parents are accused of MSBP or of Ohio, the number of recorded votes was causing shaken baby syndrome (SBS).] more than 93,000 greater than the number PROFESSOR SIR ROY MEADOW (Source: BBC News, July 15, 2005, http:// of registered voters. DEREGISTERED IN UK More importantly, national exit pollsT he UK General Medical Council (GMC) has struck off paediatricianProfessor Sir Roy Meadow over the Also see Michael Notts "Justice out of Balance" in NEXUS 11/06, and Dr Viera Scheibners "Vaccinations and the Dynamics showed Kerry winning in 2004. However, it was only in precincts where there were no paper trails on the voting machines that"misleading" evidence he gave in the Sally of Critical Days" in this edition.) the exit polls ended up being differentClark case. This action came after the from the final count.GMC announced it had found Meadow WIDESPREAD VOTING MACHINE According to Dr Steve Freeman, aguilty of serious professional misconduct FRAUD IN 2004 US ELECTION statistician at the University ofwhich was "fundamentally unacceptable". Meadow had stood by his evidence, butadmitted his use of statistics at Mrs Clarks N ew research compiled by Dr Dennis Loo with the University of Cal Poly Pomona now shows that extensive manip- Pennsylvania, the odds are 250 million to one that the exit polls were wrong by chance. In fact, where the exit polls1999 trial was "insensitive". Mrs Clark ulation of non-paper-trail voting machines disagreed with the computerised outcomes,was convicted of murdering her two sons occurred in several states during the 2004 the results always favoured Bush—anotherand spent three years in prison, but was presidential election. statistical impossibility.exonerated in 2003 after an appeal. In 2004, Bush far exceeded the 85% of There is now strong statistical evidence Frank Lockyer—Mrs Clarks father, who registered Florida Republican votes that he of widespread voting machine manipula-brought the case—broke down in tears as got in 2000, receiving more than 100% of tion occurring in US elections since 2000.he welcomed the verdict. the registered Republican votes in 47 out Coverage of the fraud has been reported "The GMC has applied the ultimate of 67 Florida counties, 200% of registered in independent media and on various web-sanction to the doctor who played such a Republicans in 15 counties, and over sites. The information is not secret. But ithuge part in my daughters conviction," he 300% of registered Republicans in four certainly seems to be a taboo subject forsaid. "Now perhaps we, as a family, can counties. the US corporate media.put the last seven years of hell behind us Bush managed these remarkable out- (Source:, August 13,and move on." comes despite the fact that his share of the 2005, Mrs Clark was eventually freed after itbecome apparent that another witness ather trial, pathologist Alan Williams, hadfailed to disclose key medical evidence. The chair of the GMC panel consideringMeadows case said it was vital that thepublic had confidence in the expertsbrought before the court—and that is whyMeadow had to be deregistered, ratherthan be given a lesser penalty. Meadow gave evidence as an expertwitness in the trials of parents accused ofkilling their children. As well as SallyClark, the accused included: AngelaCannings, who served 18 months afterbeing wrongly convicted of killing her twosons; Donna Anthony, who served sixyears after being wrongly convicted ofkilling her son and daughter; and TruptiPatel, cleared of killing three of herchildren. [Editors note: In 1977, Meadow cameup with a profile which he calledOCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 NEXUS • 7
  8. 8. ... GL BAL NEWS ... BIZARRE LIGHTNING STRIKE potent charge over a larger area. By analysing the minute changes in trav- TO BE STUDIED But Ron Holle, a meteorologist who elling times and wave shapes for each dou-A National Weather Service expert in Phoenix, Arizona, will investigate apowerful lightning strike that "sounded like studies lightning for Global Atmospherics Inc. in Tucson, isnt convinced yet that the strike was positive. "It could have been a blet, the researchers concluded that the Earths inner core is rotating faster than its surface by about 0.3–0.5 degrees per year.dynamite exploding", damaging 13 homes lightning flash with multiple return The difference in rotation of the innerin Central Mesa recently. strokes," he said. "Between the strokes, core could, in turn, affect the Earths rota- "This is beyond the norm," meteorologist there is a continuing current, and it doesnt tion and have implications for satellites,David Runyan said. "Its bizarre. It stop. We have no idea why it happens." rockets and spaceships.intrigues us. We will seek some means to (Source: Arizona Republic, Aug 11, 2005) (Source: Science, August 26, 2005)understand it a little more." The lightning bolt drawing all the atten- EARTHS CORE ROTATES FASTER KEY LOCKERBIE BOMBINGtion caused extensive damage to a home in THAN ITS SURFACE EVIDENCE WAS FAKEDEast Seventh Avenue as its charge sped toother structures through undergroundwiring and wet soil. T he core of the Earth is spinning faster than the planets surface, according to a new study. The finding is based on analy- A former Scottish police chief has given lawyers a signed statement claiming that key evidence in the Lockerbie bomb- Local firefighters, who have seen the ses of earthquake pairs that occur at rough- ing trial was fabricated.aftermath of other lightning strikes over the ly the same spot on Earth but at different The retired officer, of assistant chief con-years, said they have never witnessed any- times. On seismic recording instruments, stable rank or higher, has testified that thething like the effects of the East Seventh the earthquake signatures from waveform CIA planted the tiny fragment of circuitAvenue strike. doublets, as they are called, look nearly board crucial in convicting a Libyan for the The forces intense heat exploded under- identical. 1989 mass murder of 270 people.ground wires including television cable When earthquakes strike, their seismic The police chief, whose identity has notnear the home, erupted through the soil and waves can travel through the planet and yet been revealed, gave the statement tospewed dirt and debris like volcanic ash surface all over the globe. lawyers representing Abdelbaset Aliagainst homes, trees and parked vehicles. The researchers analysed 18 sets of Mohmed Al-Megrahi, currently serving aAreas around brass doorknobs and locks waveform doublets—some separated in life sentence in Greenock Prison. The evi-were scorched. time by up to 35 years—from earthquakes dence will form a crucial part of Al- Randall Cerveny, an assistant professor occurring off the coast of South America Megrahis attempt to have a retrial orderedof meteorology at Arizona State but which were recorded at seismic stations by the Scottish Criminal Cases ReviewUniversity, indicated the area could have near Alaska. Commission (SCCRC). The claims pose abeen hit by a "positive" strike, which is They speculated that if the Earths inner potentially devastating threat to the reputa-extremely rare and powerful. core is rotating faster than the rest of the tion of the entire Scottish legal system. Scientists say positive strikes deliver planet, then shock waves from waveform The officer, who was a member of themuch more voltage than the negative bolts doublets will enter and exit through differ- Association of Chief Police Officersthat occur 90 to 95 per cent of the time in ent parts of the core, despite originating Scotland, is supporting earlier claims by astorms across the country. from roughly the same spot on the planets former CIA agent that his bosses "wrote the Positive strikes also tend to spread their surface. script" to incriminate Libya. The decision of a former Scottish police chief to back this claim could add enor- mous weight to what has previously been dismissed as a wild conspiracy theory. It has long been rumoured that the fragment was planted to implicate Libya for political reasons. Following the trial, legal observers from around the world, including senior United Nations officials, expressed disquiet about the verdict and the conduct of the proceed- ings at Camp Zeist, Holland. A source close to Al-Megrahis defence team said: "Britain and the US were telling the world it was Libya, but in their private communications they acknowledged that they knew it was the Syrian-led Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine– General Command (PFLP–GC). (Source: The Scotsman, August 28, 2005, "Their schedule for infiltrating society seems to be moving along briskly." 855852005)8 • NEXUS OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005
  9. 9. ... GL BAL NEWS ... EUROPEAN UNION DIRECTIVES PENTAGON DEVISING SCENARIOS FOR MARTIAL LAW IN USA ON DATA RETENTIONT he European Commission has finally produced its draft directive on data A ccording to a report published on August 8th by the Washington Post, the Pentagon has developed its first-ever war plans for operations within the continental United States, in which terrorist attacks would be used as the justification for imposing martialretention. According to the Commission, law on cities, regions or the entire country.all fixed and mobile telephony traffic and The front-page article cites sources working at the headquarters of the militaryslocation data from all private and legal per- Northern Command (Northcom) located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The planssons should be stored for one year. Data themselves are classified, but "officers who drafted the plans" gave details to Postabout communications "using solely the reporter Bradley Graham, who was recently given a tour of Northcom headquarters atinternet protocol" should be stored for six Peterson Air Force Base. The article thus appears to be a deliberate leak conducted formonths. the purpose of desensitising the American population to the prospect of military rule. The Commission does not mention a full According to Graham: "[T]he new plans provide for what several senior officersIP logfile from every ISP to trace every acknowledged is the likelihood that the military will have to take charge in some situa-incoming and outgoing communication, tions, especially when dealing with mass-casualty attacks that could quickly overwhelmbut limits the demands to IP address, the civilian resources".computer internal MAC address, user The Post account declares: "The war plans represent a historic shift for the Pentagon,name, email addresses and a logfile of which has been reluctant to become involved in domestic operations and is legally con-every sent and received email. strained from engaging in law enforcement." The operators of mobile telephony surely A total of 15 potential crisis scenarios are outlined, ranging from "low-end", whichwont be pleased with the proposal to store Graham describes as "relatively modest crowd-control missions", to "high-end", after asSMS traffic data for one year, nor with the many as three simultaneous catastrophic mass-casualty events, such as a nuclear, biolog-obligation to keep detailed location data, ical or chemical weapons attack. In each case, the military would deploy a quick-reac-including mapping cell IDs to the geo- tion force of as many as 3,000 troops per attack—i.e., 9,000 total in the worst-case sce-graphical location of the caller, for one nario. More troops could be made available as needed.year. The Post quotes a statement by Admiral Timothy J. Keating, head of Northcom: "In(Source: European Digital Rights my estimation, [in the event of] a biological, a chemical or a nuclear attack in any of theInternational [EDRI], no. 3.15, 27 July 2005, 50 states, the Department of Defense is best positioned to take the lead." The Pentagon is acutely conscious of the potential political backlash as its role incommission) future security operations becomes known. Graham writes: "Military exercises code-named Vital Archer, which involve troops in RENEWED SPECULATIONS lead roles, are shrouded in secrecy. By contrast, other homeland exercises featuring ABOUT RFID IN EURO NOTES troops in supporting roles are widely publicized."T he September edition of the German industry magazine Die Bank containsrenewed speculation about the introduction He adds: "When it comes to ground forces possibly taking a lead role in homeland operations, senior Northcom officers remain reluctant to discuss specifics. Keating said such situations, if they arise, probably would be temporary, with lead responsibilityof spy-chips in the Euro banknotes. passing back to civilian authorities [emphasis added]." The article discusses three possible new The reality is that the military brass is intensely interested in monitoring political dis-measures against the counterfeiting of the sent because its domestic operations will be directed not against a relative handful ofnotes: a new biological paint, a colour- Islamic fundamentalist terrorists—who have not carried out a single operation inside theswitch foil, and the introduction of RFIDs United States since September 11, 2001—but against the democratic rights of the(radio-frequency identification devices) on American people.every note. The Hitachi Mu-chip, with its The plans of Northcom have their origins not in the terrible events of 9/11, but in0.18 micron size, is mentioned as a likely longstanding concerns in corporate America about the political stability of the Unitedcandidate, though the current price of States. This is a society increasingly polarised between the fabulously wealthy elite atapprox. seven eurocents per chip might be the top, and the vast majority of working people who face an increasingly difficult strug-prohibitive. gle to survive. The nightmare of the American ruling class is the emergence of a mass The article also mentions a new inven- movement from below that challenges its political and economic domination.tion by Philips to integrate the chip in the As for the claims that these military plans are driven by genuine concern over thepaper completely. The chip would work by threat of terrorist attacks, these are belied by the actual conduct of the American rulingstoring a 38-digit number that cannot be elite since 9/11. The Bush administration has done everything possible to suppress anychanged later, containing both the uniqueserial number and data about the origin of investigation into the circumstances of the attacks on the World Trade Center and thethe note. The metal strip on every note Pentagon—most likely because its own negligence, possibly deliberate, would becould function as an antenna. exposed. To function properly, all current notes The anti-terrorism scare has a propaganda purpose: to manipulate the American peo-(8.2 billion) would have to be replaced and ple and induce the public to accept drastic inroads against democratic rights. As theevery citizen should have access to readers. Pentagon planning suggests, the American working class faces the danger of some form(Source: EDRI, no. 3.17, 24 August 2005, of military–police dictatorship in the United States. (Source: By Patrick Martin, World Socialist Web Site, via Asian Tribune, August 10, 2005,RFID) show_article.php?id=262)OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 NEXUS • 9
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  11. 11. Britains Influential Captures W ith British forces controlling northern Germany and the ports that went with their sector at the end of World War II, there was a strong likelihood of their capturing most of the Nazi hierarchy. They were also ideally placed because Russia was more interested in Berlin, and the While some vast US forces were stationed mainly in southern Germany where they had been sent to investigate the supposed "Redoubt". Even so, four years before the end of the war, high-ranking Nazis Britain had managed to apprehend the Deputy Führer of the Third Reich, Rudolph Hess, and he was arguably the most knowledgeable of all the Nazis at that juncture. would have known Rudolph Hess landed in Scotland on 10 May 1941 and asked to meet the Duke of about the haven Hamilton. His plans for peace talks were quickly rebutted, and so began his 46-year incarceration. Hesss imprisonment is one of the most widely discussed mysteries of created in the ice in the war. Some claim he was imprisoned because of the damage any revelations he possessed would inflict on the British monarchy. Others claim that Britains refusal Neuschwabenland, of his peace proposal led to the nations huge losses territorially, materially, financial- ly and emotionally; because of his silencing, the British people never heard the peace after Hitlers death terms or learned how beneficial they may have proved. However, as Christof Friedrich claims, 9 some believe that "Hess was entrusted with the all-important it was Grand Antarctic file"; but whether this was a paper file or a mental note, one thing is for cer- tain: Hess, Deputy Führer, would have known everything about the Nazis Antarctic Admiral Dönitz intentions. who held the trump Though Hess was dismissed by both Hitler and the British Government as "insane", 10 surely Hesss insanity would have restricted his ability in his numerous card with his roles in the Nazi Party and Government. Yet Hess was chief of the Auslandsorganisation, Commissar for Foreign Policy, Commissar for All University knowledge of Matters and University Policy, Commissar for All Technological Matters and Organisation, and also head of the Office for Racial Policy. 11 Hess, in laymans terms, U-boat movements. had his "finger in every pie". Rudolph Hess was also an active member of the Thule Society, and his interest in Antarctica would have been on both personal and professional levels. Hess, a keen aviator, used his position in both the Nazi Party and the Thule Society to meet Richard Byrd when he lectured the personnel who were heading for the Antarctic with Part 2 of 3 the Deutsche Antarktische Expedition (German Antarctic Expedition) in 1938, and through his channels Hess would have known everything that had been discovered in Neuschwabenland. Byrd, a living legend throughout the world for being the first man to fly over both the north and south poles, was possibly the most well-informed polar explorer ever, and he divulged his vast knowledge and details of his exploits to the Nazis. Byrds advice in his lecture and ultimately the Nazis successful expedition to claim Neuschwabenland may have given the Nazis conviction enough to establish a viable by James Robert © 2005 Antarctic base. Hesss flight and eventual capture a few years after the Deutsche Antarktische Expedition meant that plans would have been underway. His enviable Email: position as Deputy Führer and his close affiliation with the Thule Society which spon- sored the expedition meant, as Canadian journalist Pierre van Paasen claimed shortly after Hesss flight, that "[t]here was no major military plan and secret of the Third Reich of which he was unaware". 12 Of his 46 years in prison, Hess spent the first four totally under British jurisdiction.OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 NEXUS • 11
  12. 12. The secrets he gave away in those four years, though made no difference to the validity or invalidity of any researchdismissed officially as "lunacy" by the British Government and or evidence the Nuremberg Trials, were taken seriously in some Himmler evaded the hangmans noose by a cyanide capsule,quarters—particularly after Britain had caught more of and Göring also used a cyanide capsule on the eve of hisGermanys most powerful Nazis at the end of the war. execution. Could the pills have been supplied by BritainsUnfortunately, with Hess being imprisoned until his suspicious SOE in return for information? Hess, Himmler and Göring"suicide" in 1987 at the age of ninety-seven, 13 all records about were all able to commit "suicide" whilst in custody—two ofhim are locked firmly away under the UK Official Secrets Act them being firmly in British custody at the time. All threeand will be for the foreseeable future. Only circumstantial "suicides" have an aura of mystery surrounding them,evidence can be used to gauge how much or how little Hess especially since the three men would have had someknew about the Antarctic haven. knowledge to share about Antarctica. Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer of the SS, was captured on Hermann Göring, though captured by US forces, still had a23 May 1945 by the British. Though he managed to kill him- fair deal of knowledge about the German Antarctic expeditionsself with a cyanide capsule and thus evade interrogation, his of 1938–39 and 1939–40, for it was he who commemorated theentourage did not have that luxury. Himmler was denounced first expedition with a medal and bragged to the world aboutas a traitor by Hitler for trying to make the "German success". 17peace with the US and Britain. But as Göring was the Nazi Partys number twoHimmler had nothing to bargain with and for so long, but he managed to cheat deathhis heinous past meant certain execution, and justice in the most mysterious of cir-could he still have offered the British infor- cumstances. Born into affluence as a son ofmation that they desired in the hope of The SS Ahnenerbe a colonial officer, Göring became one ofescape or, at worst, a chance to evade the missions which Germanys World War I air aces and endedhangman? up highly decorated. He joined the Nazi Unfortunately for him, with no chance of Himmler authorised Party in 1923 and took part in the Putsch,a reprieve and with Dönitz being appre- in pursuit of the where he established himself in Hitlershended the same day, Himmler became an favour but also received a groin injury. Asirrelevance; and with his "disgust" at being "ancestral Aryan legacy" a result of this injury, Göring becametreated as just a lowly soldier, he to such remote places addicted to profound consequences. that morphine—an addictionannounced who he was before inducing his would havedeath. Britain nevertheless more than as Tibet, Egypt and Görings marriage to a wealthy andlikely gained all the knowledge thatHimmler possessed by interrogating Iraq, and even as influential woman helped him consoli- date his position amongst the elite.his entourage exhaustively. Whatever close by as the Channel His connections to the upper classesknowledge Himmler had wished toshare, was shared—and without the Islands, brought in an assisted the Nazi Party far more bene- ficially than any parades. In 1932,British having to keep one the vilest inestimable amount Göring was elected Speaker of themen in Europe in their custody. Reichstag but, despite his popularity, Himmler, labelled a "half crank, half of research. he was making enemies because of hiss c h o o l m a s t e r " 14 by Albert Speer, had self-obsession, ambition and greed.managed to rise from being a lowly He became one of Germanys richestpoultry farmer to becoming the most men, virtually all his wealth plunderedfeared, reviled man in Europe because from victims of the Nazis. In 1936, heof his system of terror, which made reached the pinnacle of his career inmass murder an industry, and because the Nazi Party when he becameof his faithful paramilitary SS who ensured "loyalty" and Hitlers heir apparent. Yet his popularity had not yet peaked:"obedience" to the Nazi State. he would have to wait until the early German success in The SS Ahnenerbe missions which Himmler authorised in deploying the Blitzkrieg against Poland for that short-livedpursuit of the "ancestral Aryan legacy" to such remote places honour. But, his addiction was starting to plague his judge-as Tibet, Egypt and Iraq, and even as close by as the Channel ment and standing amongst the elite.Islands, brought in an inestimable amount of research. And The early German victories saw Göring rise in Hitlers esti-though the 1938 Deutsche Antarktische Expedition was firmly mation, but Hitlers fickle temperament was due to change.under Hermann Görings control, Himmler was indeed more When Görings Luftwaffe failed to win the Battle of Britainthan interested in the findings of the expedition and the possi- despite having superior numbers, Göring fell out of favour. Hebility of discovering an entrance to the fabled Hollow Earth— then found solace only in his morphine and his vast, plunderedso much so that he surely would have demanded to have been wealth.informed for the sake of furthering the Aryan legacy myth. By 1943, Göring was no longer part of the top Nazi leader- Even so, how much Himmler knew that was not already ship; he was heavily addicted, a virtual recluse and drasticallyknown by British Intelligence at the end of the war is out of favour. Any knowledge about Nazi survival plans thatdebatable, though invaluable to the Allies and Britain in he would have been privy to would have been disputable, but itparticular were the results of the numerous SS Ahnenerbe is highly likely that he would have been able to divulge to USmissions. Even though Dr Ernst Schäfer, who led the Tibet Intelligence enough about Antarctica, learned from his timeExpedition, claimed that "Himmler had some very strange amongst the elite, to have compelled the United States to con-ideas"15 and also that "[t]hey all dabbled in the occult", 16 this sider the possibility of a Nazi base on Antarctica and to take12 • NEXUS OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005
  13. 13. action. Moreover, the Americans would have heard rumours Dönitzs promotion were known. However, his promotion alsoabout what the British had discovered. meant that he was ideally placed to assist the Nazis in their The first Antarctic summer after the completion of the plans to escape Europe.Nuremberg Trials saw Operation Highjump launched; but it is Tried as a war criminal alongside the rest of the Nazi hierar-quite possible that the Americans missed the boat because the chy, Dönitz was given a reprieve from the death sentence andthen most well informed Nazi, Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz, instead was sentenced to serve 10 years in Spandau Prison inhad already been interrogated extensively by the British. Berlin. Throughout his trial, Dönitz claimed that he had onlyCould a secret deal have been struck between Dönitz and fought in a legal war and that he was ignorant of any NaziBritain? When we look at the facts, it is more than conceiv- "atrocities" committed. He also claimed to have no knowledgeable that a deal was indeed struck. of the "Final Solution". Albert Speer loathed Nazism and was comprehensively remorseful of his part in the Third Reich, yetGrand Admiral Dönitz: Key to he received 20 years! Dönitz, on thethe Antarctic Haven other hand, wanted his navy to be I believe I fought for a just cause Those who committed suicide totally behind the Nazi movement, and I refused to run away from my responsibilities when t h e in Germanys final collapse so much so that he issued a direc- tive on 14 February 1944, ordering Nazis, shortly after their final and those who stood at his naval officers not just to accept collapse, offered to convoy me but to embrace Nazism: aboard a submarine to safe Nuremberg did so knowing "The whole officer corps must be refuge [emphasis added]. that if they had fled they so i n d o c t r i n a t e d that it feels itself — Major Vidkun Quisling, co-responsible for the Nationalist Nuremberg, 1945 would have compromised Socialist State in its entirety . The any secret bases or havens officer is the exponent of the State. Grand Admiral Dönitz had taken The idle chatter that the officer isover the leadership of Nazi around the world. non-political is sheer nonsenseGermany, and every U-boat, ship, [emphasis added]." 18boat and port still held by the Germans Dönitzs light prison sentence isafter Hitlers death was under his command. He would have strange in view of his unbridled passion for Nazism, but hisbeen the perfect successor to orchestrate a tactical escape—an directive also contravened virtually every rule amongst theescape that would ensure that the German deaths and the German armed forces. The armys leadership and, to an extent,research undertaken were not in vain and, in short, that would the Luftwaffe steered clear of politics and focused primarily onenable the seeds of a Fourth Reich to disperse. the war, but Dönitz asserted that to be "non- political" is "sheer Many Nazis chose to stay and meet certain death, in spite of nonsense". His plea for loyalty could explain the unaccounted-the Kriegsmarine having the largest submarine fleet in the for U-boats and why so many were seen in the months andAtlantic and the navys willingness to continue the fight from years after the war had ended—especially in light of whatNorway; it was not that they had nowhere to flee, but many Albert Speer noted on 10 December 1947 in Spandau Prison:yearned for martyrdom and knew that a greater scheme was "For all his personal integrity and dependability on thebeing implemented: the emergence of a Fourth Reich. human plane, Dönitz has in no way revised his view of Hitler . Quisling wanted to die as a Nazi and showed no remorse, To this day, Hitler is still his commander-in-chief [emphasisjust as those who were hung at Nuremberg had. Their assured- a d d e d ] . " 19ness came from a warped view that they would be deemed In Hitlers final political statement, he called for all Nazismartyrs. Hitler, Himmler, Goebbels and numerous other high- "not to give up the struggle in any circumstances, but to carryranking Nazis committed suicide—and taking ones own life it on wherever they may be against the enemies of thehas been the norm throughout history when the battle is lost Fatherland". Hitler then named his successor after denouncingand only public humiliation and execution are certain. Göring and Himmler as traitors: "I appoint Grand Admiral Those who committed suicide in Germanys final collapse Dönitz as President of the Reich and Supreme Commander ofand those who stood at Nuremberg did so knowing that if they the Wehrmacht."20had fled they would have compro-mised any secret bases or havens aswell as the expatriot communitiesthat flourished in South Americaand throughout the world. Thechances of a Fourth Reich mani-festing with so many high-profileNazis in hiding were minimal, andthe Germans, meticulous and dili-gent as ever, knew that fact.Sacrifices had to be made. Grand Admiral Karl Dönitz,Second Führer of Nazi Germany,and his government had been legit-imised by various countries aroundthe world when Hitlers death andOCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005 NEXUS • 13
  14. 14. Hitler had chosen his most loyal military officer and the one and realistic calculator", 25 the time Dönitz spent in the lunaticperson whom he believed could restore the Reichs fortunes. asylum would have left mental scars that would have surfacedAs noted by eminent historian Chester Wilmot: if hed again been threatened with incarceration. That fear and "The importance Hitler attached to the holding of these U- his loyalty to the Third Reich meant he had no choice but toboats bases reflected the rising power of Dönitz, who was fast stall on the notion of surrender when, on 1 May 1945, he firstbecoming the most influential of his counsellors." 21 heard about his succession after Hitlers death. Dönitz then Hitler favoured Dönitz and was so fascinated about the new announced to the Wehrmacht:U-boats capabilities and the possibility of turning the tide in "Against the British and Americans I shall continue thethe Atlantic that "from the start of 1945 they were almost in struggle so far and so long as they hinder me in carrying outdaily consultation". 22 With the new U-boats being able to stay the fight against Bolshevism." 26submerged the entire trip from Europe to South America or With Dönitz still in command of a large navy and enoughAntarctica, the chances of a percentage of the Nazi war Wehrmacht to cause further problems for the Allies, hismachine escaping were vastly improved, as was the ability to announcement was a threat that the Western Allies indeal with the British and American navies. particular took very seriously; it made them realise that peace At the Führer Naval Conference on 3 January 1945, Dönitz was still far from certain and "Unconditional Surrender" mightbragged about how the new U-boat fitted with the Schnorchel need reassessing.could "achieve success in waters where Germany was forced to The London T i m e s, the day after Dönitzs announcement,cease operations more than three years ago". Dönitzs 1945 advised caution:claim was nothing new: back in 1943, he had already claimed "Dönitz may gather a force sufficiently large to cause trou-that the new U-boats would create "entirely new possibilities" 23 ble. The fighting spirit of the navy is probably still high.and his boasts meant that Hitler There is a formidable number of U-ordered the construction of Dönitzs boats based on Norway, where theU-boats as a top priority. In the closing days of WW I, enemy also has 200,000 land forces The faith that the Nazi hierarchyhad in the new U-boats never dimin- Dönitz had been taken and some hundreds of aeroplanes. It is thus likely that Dönitz contem-ished, even as Russian soldiers were prisoner... He was sent to... plates making his stand there ratherstreaming into Germany. On 6 the Manchester Royal Lunatic than in the overrun Reich or in theMarch 1945, Goebbels spoke up southern redoubt now threatenedabout the sentiment shared amongst Asylum. After extensive from the north and south. He maythe Nazi elite: delay somewhat, but cannot alter, the "There is considerable hope for us psychological tests, he was d e c i s i o n . "2 7here. Our U-boats must get to work certified "insane" and was left In light of Dönitzs pledge to con-hard; above all, it may be anticipated tinue the fight and the vast force stillthat as the new type gets into action, to be "treated" for a year. under his command, and consideringfar greater results should be achieved Allied fears, could "peace" have beenthan with our old U-boats." 24 struck—a peace that had guarantees Goebbels again noted in his war diary how pleased the Nazi for all sides? Dönitz could have asked for Germany to behierarchy was: rebuilt and not humiliated like at Versailles, for the Western "Clearly, the revival of our U-boat war has made a great Allies to fight the spread of Bolshevism, and for leniency if notimpression on the war." clemency from the victors, including a whitewash of his per- Goebbelss perceived "revival" was recorded on 28 March sonal wartime history, in exchange for a total surrender and for1945, only a month before his death in supposed desperation! passing on extremely sensitive intelligence. Only a week after Dönitz, as Hitlers most trusted envoy after Goebbels, was Dönitz had declared that the war would continue whilstaware of Nazi plans for the East as well as the concentration Bolshevism persisted, he ordered the surrender of all Germancamps. And though some historians suggest he should never forces.have been tried as a war criminal, in the face of the raft of evi- All the facts indicate that Dönitzs history has beendence to the contrary, the only aspect that should raise eye- suppressed, and against all reason Dönitz is still not perceivedbrows about Dönitzs sentence at Nuremberg is its length. His by mainstream historians as having been a major player inlight sentence was due to his assistance in supplying the Allies Nazi Germany. Clemency was shown with such a short prisonwith information that was invaluable, especially when he had sentence, the communist threat had been realised by thevirtually all knowledge of the mysterious U-boats that were Western Allies, and West Germany rose out of the ashes ofbeing spotted around the world after the war. May 1945 to become the powerhouse of Europe, with many of Britain, being the nation to apprehend Dönitz, was the main the major companies that bankrolled the Nazi Party formingbeneficiary of Dönitzs intelligence and, as his arrest on 23 huge conglomerates.May 1945 was the second time he had been incarcerated by Other than formally calling for a German surrender andBritain, the British interrogators would have known just which bringing the war in Europe to an end, Dönitz carried on asbuttons to switch to get the answers they wanted. President of Germany for a further three weeks and was only In 1918, in the closing days of World War I, Dönitz had arrested on 23 May 1945 by British forces.been taken prisoner by the British Navy. He was sent to a Dönitz, twice imprisoned by the British and a reluctantprisoner-of-war camp and then transferred to the Manchester admirer of the British naval tradition (which did nothing toRoyal Lunatic Asylum. After extensive psychological tests, he dampen his hatred for Britain), was the one person who knewwas certified "insane" and was left to be "treated" for a year. the exact state of play concerning the Nazi U-boats, including In spite of Goebbelss comment that Dönitz was "a very cool the new and formidable Type XXI U-boats. Dönitz was also14 • NEXUS OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2005