Sunday, September 1, 2013

Remember Gleiwitz!

As the U.S. claims authority to attack Syria based upon claims of its government using chemical weapons against its own citizens, remember the fake 'Polish' attack upon the German radio tower in Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia, used by the Nazi regime to 'justify' the criminal assault on Poland starting September 1, 1939

The Gleiwitz incident (German: Überfall auf den Sender Gleiwitz; Polish: Prowokacja gliwicka) was a staged attack by Nazi forces posing as Poles on 31 August 1939, against the German radio station Sender Gleiwitz in Gleiwitz, Upper Silesia, Germany (since 1945: Gliwice, Poland) on the eve of World War II in Europe.

This provocation was the best-known of several actions in Operation Himmler, a series of unconventional operations undertaken by the SS in order to serve specific propaganda goals of Nazi Germany at the outbreak of the war. It was intended to create the appearance of Polish aggression against Germany in order to justify the subsequent invasion of Poland.

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