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The Rhine meadow camps 1945-1948 (part 6)

Part 6: Eisenhower's death camps: The last dirty secret of World War II

Article in Saturday Night 1989 about the Rhine meadow camps

POW Helmut Liebich is transported from camp to camp - Eisenhower inventing the status without rights for detainees DEF - Eisenhower blocking all tents and food aid - horrible conditions in the "American" prisoner of war camps for German soldiers - map with the camps in Germany, Belgium, and France - testimony by Luttichau and Iff - kinds of death according to eye witnesses - "American" testimonies - the calculation by General Lee - rations and nothing at all - "U.S." reports from military medical corps - Eisenhower blocking all aid from Switzerland and from Italy - the camps in France since July 1945 - inspections by French captain Julien - comparison with films about Buchenwald and Dachau - August 40, 1945 all remaining POW are rated down to be DEF without rights - destruction of proofs - probably over 1 million killed Germans in the camps

Mass murderer Eisenhower
                          [1]: he was already a mass murderer since 1943
                          when he burnt down all German towns, and after
                          1945 he installed hunger camps and starvation
                          in Germany 1945-1950.
Mass murderer Eisenhower [1]: he was already a mass murderer since 1943 when he burnt down all German towns, and after 1945 he installed hunger camps and starvation in  Germany 1945-1950.
Map with Germany, France,
                        and Belgium with Eisenhower's death camps
                        against German prisoners of war
Map with Germany, France, and Belgium with Eisenhower's death camps against German prisoners of war [6]

Rhine meadow camp Sinzig Remagen wit
                          "American" guard and may be a tank
                          for chlorine
Rhine meadow camp Sinzig Remagen wit "American" guard and may be a tank for chlorine [11]

presented by Michael Palomino (2013)

from: Eisenhower's Death Camps: The last dirty secret of World War Two; Saturday Night Magazine, September 1989

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Part 6: Eisenhower's death camps: The last dirty secret of World War II

[Summary: mass murderer Eisenhower in Germany since 1945: Eisenhower's hatred against Germans, Rhine meadow camps, mass murder and faked films

Zionist mass murderer Eisenhower with Zionists Baruch and Morgenthau in the background
According to the book "Other Losses" of the Canadian historian James Bacque Mr. Eisenhower was living his hatred against Germans since April 1945 letting starving 5 million German prisoners of war in Rhine meadow camps murdering 750,000 Germans - and another 250,000 died since Juli 1945 in the French zone. Additionally Eisenhower also rejected supply parcels for the civil population provoking a mass death in remaining Germany above all within the expelled Germans. This hunger policy was continued since November 1945 in the "American" zone when Eisenhower returned to the "U.S.A." because blocking food aid for all zones was going on. Eisenhower was arranging a theater of hatred against Germans provoking about 5 to 6 million dead Germans by starvation in remaining Germany from 1945 to 1950. But Eisenhower was even proud of this action having murdered so many Germans (and he used the Hebrew word "gojim", thus called them "pigs"). This choice of words can brig us to the conclusion that Eisenhower was a secret Zionist and that this mass murder against Germans was executed in coordination with other Zionist politicians in criminal "U.S.A.": Baruch and Morgenthau and his staff.

Mass murderer Eisenhower and mass deceiver Hitchcock
Eisenhower also ordered the "production" of films about a million mass murder against the Jews in Germany (since 1979 called "Holocaust"). And there was another mentally ill person with a hatred against Germans: Hitchcock. In his films he was systematically combining real Jews in striped German zebra detainee's uniforms of German concentration camps, and then came the cut showing emaciated or dead bodies, which were Germans from the Rhine meadow camps, WITHOUT striped detainee's uniforms. Thus the fake can be detected easily, but was not detected on the Nuremberg trial - and thus Zionist concept of Eisenhower was working not only committing a mass murder against Germans in peace times, but also blaming the Germans with a mass murder against the Jews which had never happened in dimensions of 100s of thousands or millions. All in all Eisenhower can be compared with Pol Pot or he is even worse. The willing staff were the "U.S." administration and the military subordinated copying the "hatred against Germans" or simply "collaborating" making simply career under Eisenhower. Warning voices like General Patton were murdered.

Swiss Red Cross knows everything but is not telling anything because "Americans" make their holiday in Switzerland
Swiss Red Cross and Switzerland as a protecting power of German prisoners of war were making their "action" - being passive! Because the press in Switzerland (for example New Zurich Newspaper (Neue Zürcher Zeitung, NZZ) can be seen on microfilm in every university and NOTHING about Rhine meadow camps was reported nor any mass murder against Germans in the Rhine meadow camps was reported, whereas there were reports of the Red Cross (see the archives in Geneva). The Red Cross was collecting data and that's it. Truth was never published not "provoking" the allies. Zionist maneuver was not recognized. And Swiss policy in summer 1945 was busy with "American" troops giving them a "beautiful stay" in Switzerland where Swiss people were selling watches on the street for overpriced prices.

Switzerland had had the possibility to show the brutality of the allies in Germany having an influence to the Nuremberg Process - but coward Swiss policy did not do.

Michael Palomino, August 17, 2013]

The article in Saturday Night 1989 about Rhine meadow camps

The magazine "Saturday Night" in
                  September 1989 with the principle story
                  "Eisenhower's Death Camps), cover
The magazine "Saturday Night" in September 1989 with the principle story "Eisenhower's Death Camps), cover [1]

Number of POWs: <The POW camps clustered all along the Rhine mark the final successful Allied thrust into Germany. The U.S. Army officially took 5,25-million prisoners.> [p.34]
Number of murdered German POWs: <Call it callousness, call it reprisal, call it a policy of hostile neglect: a million Germans taken prisoner by Eisenhower's armies died in captivity after the surrender.> [p.31]
<Eisenhower himself signed the request to create a prisoner category not covered by the Geneva convention.> [p.34]
<Work crews removed dog tags, stripped the bodies, and stacked them in layers interbedded with quicklime.> [p.36]
<Nothing in the camp]: It was U.S. Army policy to provide "no shelter or other comforts". In the prisoner enclosures: the men lived in holes in the earth which they dug themselves.> [p.37]
Conclusion: Eisenhower's death camps were like some atomic bombs
It can be admitted that this war crime killing 1 million German prisoners of war in the "American" and French zone committed by the criminal "American" Zionist gang Eisenhower, Baruch, and Morgenthau was committed because they wanted to kill the number of Germans who would have been killed by some atomic bombs. But "American" atomic bomb came too late, and the Soviets were "too fast" thus the German capitulation came too early before the atomic bomb was ready. And therefore this mass murder in the Rhine meadow camps was organized. "American" searchers in the group with Einstein and Oppenheimer did not want that Japan will get atomic bombs because it was invented only "against Germany". At the end the criminal "U.S.A." are committing two more giant war crimes with the mass murder in the Rhine meadow camps after the war and with the mass murder of Japanese civil population in Japan in Hiroshima and in Nagasaki - and these criminal "U.S.A." are not torn to justice to a war tribunal until today (2013)...

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night,
                        September 1989, page 31

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 31 [2]
The article:

<by James Bacque

                      of James Bacque, Canadian historian Portrait of James Bacque, Canadian historian [10].
Mr. Bacque was making research about the post-war era in Germany. With many details he was investigating the Rhine meadow camps in the "American" and French zone and could state the real number of killed Germans in the camps. Zionist clique around Eisenhower, Morgenthau and Baruch was committing a mass murder Holocaust against German soldiers in 1945 and 1946. The moving skeletons and the piles of dead bodies of the Germans were also called "Jewish" and the "Holocaust" against the Jews was invented with faked photos and films - by Mr. Hitchcock.

[German soldiers surrendering]

<Call it callousness, call it reprisal, call it a policy of hostile neglect: a million Germans taken prisoner by Eisenhower's armies died in captivity AFTER the surrender.

In the spring of 1945, Adolf Hitler's Third Reich was on the brink of collapse, ground between the Red Army, advancing westward towards Berlin and the American, British, and Canadian armies, under the overall command of General Dwight Eisenhower moving eastward over the Rhine. Since the D-Day landing in Normandy the previous June, the western Allies had won back France and the Low Countries, and some Wehrmacht commanders were already trying to negotiate local surrenders. Other units, though, continued to obey Hitler's orders to fight to the last man. Most systems, including transport, had broken down, and civilians in panic flight from the advancing Russians roamed at large.

Hungry and frightened, lying in grain fields within fifty feet of us, awaiting the appropriate time to jump up with their hands in the air": chat's how Captain H.F. McCullough of the 2nd Anti-Tank Regiment of the 2nd Canadian Division described the chaos of the German surrender at the end of the Second World War. In a day and a half, according to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, 500,000 Germans surrendered to his 21st Army Group in northern Germany. Soon after V-E Day - May 8, 1945 - the British-Canadian catch totaled more than 2-million. Virtually nothing about their treatment survives in the archive sin Ottawa or London, but some skimpy evidence from the International Committee of the Red Cross, the armies concerned, and the prisoners themselves indicates that almost all continued in fair health. In any case, most were quickly released and sent home, or else transferred to the French to help in the postwar work of reconstruction. (The French army had itself taken fewer than 300,000 prisoners).

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night,
                        September 1989, page 32

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 32 [3]

Like the British and Canadians, the Americans suddenly faced astounding numbers of surrendering German troops: the final tally of prisoners taken by the U.S. army in Europe (excluding Italy and North Africa) was 5.25-million. But the Americans responded very differently.

[Example of prisoner of war Liebich - shifted from camp to camp]

[Corporal Helmut Liebich in an "American" camp without nothing in Gotha - no housing, hardly any food, hits by bully "Americans"]

Among the early U.S. captives was one Corporal Helmut Liebich, who had been working in an anti-aircraft experimental group at Peenemünde on the Baltic. Liebich was captured by the Americans on April 17, near Gotha in central Germany. Forty-two years later, he recalled vividly that there were no tents in the Gotha camp, just barbed-wire fences around a field soon churned to mud. The prisoners received a small ration of food on the first day but it was then cut in half. In order to get it, they were forced to run a gauntlet. Hunched over, they ran between lines of American guards who hit them with sticks as they scurried towards their food.

Rhine meadow
                camp Sinzig-Remagen with "American" ward and
                may be a chlorine tank
Rhine meadow camp Sinzig-Remagen with "American" ward and may be a chlorine tank [11]

[Liebich in Heidenheim camp: 10 to 30 deads per day - detainees beating mutually - deads under the wet earth - typhus fever]

On April 27, they were transferred to the U.S. camp at Heidesheim farther west, where there was no food at all for days, then very little. Exposed, starved, and thirsty, the men started to die. Liebich saw between ten and thirty bodies a day being dragged out of his section, B, which at first held around 5,200 men. He saw one prisoner beat another to death to get his little piece of bread. One night, when it rained, Liebich saw the sides of the holes in which they were sheltered, dug in soft sandy earth, collapse on men who were too weak to struggle out. They [p.32]

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night,
                        September 1989, page 33

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 33 [4]

A German newspaper, Rhein-Zeitung, has identified this uncaptioned U.S. Army photograph of German POWs as: camp at Sinzig-Remagen, spring, 1945 [p.33].
smothered before anyone could get to them. Liebich sat down and wept. "I could hardly believe men could be so cruel to each other." Typhus broke out in Heidesheim about the beginning of May [1945].

[Liebich in the Bingen-Rüdesheim camp near Bad Kreuznach: no barracks, no food, no water, no medicine, no space]
Five days after V-E Day, on May 13, Liebich was transferred to another U.S. POW camp, at Bingen-Rüdesheim in the Rhineland near Bad Kreuznach, where he was told that the prisoners numbered somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000, all without shelter, food, water, medicine, or sufficient space. Soon he fell sick with dysentery [diarrhea without end] and typhus [fever and digestion problems].

[Liebich brought to Rheinberg camp near Holland: Dutch people throwing stones - British taking the camp - "American bulldozer killing Germans in the dugouts]
He was moved again, semiconscious and delirious, in an open-topped railway car with about sixty other prisoners: northwest down the Rhine, with a detour through Holland, where the Dutch stood on bridges to smash stones down on the heads of the prisoners. Sometimes the American guards fired warning shots near the Dutch to keep them off. Sometimes not. After three nights, his fellow prisoners helped him stagger into the huge camp at Rheinberg, near the border with the Netherlands, again without shelter or food. When a little food finally did arrive, it was rotten. In none of the four camps had Liebich seen any shelter for the prisoners.

The death rate in the U.S. Rhineland camps at this point, according to surviving data [p.33]

                        Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989,
                        page 34

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 34 [5]
from a medical survey, was about thirty per cent per year. A normal death rate for a civilian population in 1945 was between one and two per cent.

One day in June, through the hallucinations of his fever, Liebich saw "the Tommies" coming into the camp. The British had taken over Rheinberg, and that probably saved his life. At this point, Liebich, who is five-foot-ten, weighed 96.8 pounds.

According to stories told to this day by other ex-prisoners of Rheinberg, the last act of the Americans before the British took over the camp was to bulldoze one section level while there were still living men in their holes in the ground. [Mass murder with a bulldozer - this is normal for the criminal "U.S.A."].

[Eisenhower inventing new classes of prisoners of war: disarmed enemy forces DEF without any rights]

[Geneva convention - Switzerland as a "protection power" - mass murderer Eisenhower is not interested in]

Under the Geneva Convention, three important rights are guaranteed prisoners of war:
-- that they will be fed and sheltered to the same standard as base or depot troops of the Capturing Power;
-- that they can send and receive mail; and
-- that they will be visited by delegates of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) who will report in secret on their treatment to a Protection Power. (In the case of Germany, as the government disintegrated in the closing stages of the war, Switzerland had been designated the protecting power).

In fact, German prisoners taken by the U.S. Army at the end of the Second World War were denied these and most other rights by a series of specific decisions and directives stemming mainly from U.S. Army headquarters at SHAEF - Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force. General Dwight Eisenhower was both supreme commander of SHAEF - all the Allied armies in northwestern Europe -

and the commanding general of the U.S. forces in the European theater. He was subject to the Combined Chiefs of Staff (CCS) of Britain and the U.S., to the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS), and to the policy of the U.S. government, but in the absence of explicit directives - to the contrary or otherwise - ultimate responsibility for the treatment of the German prisoners in American hands lies with him.

[Eisenhower's hatred against Germans]

"God, I hate the Germans", Eisenhower wrote to his wife, Mamie, in September 1944. Earlier, in front of the British ambassador to Washington, he had said that all the 3,500 or so officers of the German General Staff should be "exterminated".

[Eisenhower inventing new class of prisoners of war: disarmed enemy forces DEF]

In March, 1945, a message to the Combined Chiefs of Staff signed and initialed by Eisenhower recommended creating a new class of prisoners - Disarmed Enemy Forces, or DEFs - who, unlike Geneva-defined prisoners of war, would not be fed by the army after the surrender of Germany. This would be a direct breach of the Geneva Convention. The message, dated March 10, [1945], argues in part:

"The additional maintenance commitment entailed by declaring the German Armed Forces prisoners [sic] of war which would necessitate the provision of rations on a scale equal to that of base troops wold prove far beyond the capacity of the Allies even if all German sources were tapped."

It ends:

"Your approval is requested. Existing plans have been prepared upon this basis."

[Supreme commander of the "U.S.A." and of "Soviet Union" authorize the new class of prisoners of war without rights]

On April 26, 1945, the combined Chiefs approved the DEF status for prisoners of war in American handsomely: the British members had refused to adopt the American plan for their own prisoners. The Combined Chiefs stipulated that the status of disarmed German troops be kept secret.

By that time, Eisenhower's quartermaster general at SHAEF, General Robert Littlejohn, had already twice reduced rations to prisoners and a SHAEF message signed "Eisenhower" had reported to General George Marshall, the U.S. Army chief of staff, that the prisoner pens would provide "no shelter or other comforts..."

[Available materials and food in Italy is not distributed]

[Materials and food was available]

The problem was not supplies. There was more than enough material stockpiled in Europe to construct prison-camp facilities. Eisenhower's special assistant, General Everett Hughes, had visited the huge supply dumps at Naples and Marseille and reported:

"More stocks than we can ever use. Stretch as far as eye can see."

Food should not have been a problem, either. In the U.S., wheat and corn surpluses were higher than they had ever been, and there was a record crop of potatoes. The army itself had so much food in reserve that when a whole warehouseful was dropped from the supply lists by accident in England it was not noticed for three months. In addition, the International Committee of the Red Cross had over 100,000 tons of food in storage in Switzerland. When it tried to send two train loads of this to the American sector of Germany, U.S. Army officers turned the trains back, saying their warehouses were already overflowing with ICRC food which they had never distributed).

Nonetheless it was through the supply side that the policy of deprivation was carried out. Water, food, tents, space, medicine - everything necessary for the prisoners was kept fatally scarce. Camp Rheinberg, where Corporal Liebich would fetch up in mid-May, shivering with dysentery and typhus, had no food at all when it was opened on April 17. As in the other big "Rhine meadow" camps, opened by the Americans in mid-April, there were no guard towers, tents, buildings, cooking facilities, water, latrines, or food.

[Witnesses describing the Rhine meadow camps]

[Witness George Weiss: shivering without water in wind and weather]

George Weiss, a tank repairman who now lives in Toronto, recalls of his camp on the Rhine: "All night we had to sit up jammed against each other. But the lack of water was the worst thing of all. For three and a half days, we had no water at all. We wold drink our own urine..."

[Witness Heinz T. in Bad Kreuznach - trees and fires - shit "Americans" prohibiting the fires]

Private Heinz T. (his surname is withheld at his request) had just turned eighteen in hospital when the Americans walked into his ward on April 18. He and all his fellow patients were taken out to the camp at Bad Kreuznach in the Rhineland, which already held several hundred thousand prisoners. Heinz was wearing only a pair of shorts, shoes, and shirt.

Heinz was far from the youngest in the camp, which also held thousands of displaced German civilians. There were children as young as six among the prisoners, as well as pregnant women, and men over 60. At the beginning, when threes still grew in the camp, some men managed to cut off limbs to build a fire. The guards ordered the fire put out. In many of the enclosures, it was forbidden to dig holes in the ground for shelter. "All we had to eat was grass", Heinz remembers.

[Witness Charles von Luttichau]

Charles von Luttichau was convalescing at home when he decided to surrender voluntarily to U.S. troops about to occupy his house. He was taken to Camp Kripp, on the Rhine near Remagen.

"We were kept in crowded barbed-wire cages in the open with scarcely any food", [p.34]

[List with the camps with German surrendered soldiers]

The POW camps clustered all along the Rhine mark the final successful Allied thrust into Germany. The U.S. Army officially took 5.25-million prisoners.Eisenhower's death camps, Saturday Night,
                          September 1989, page 35, map with the death
                          camps in Germany, Belgium, and France
Eisenhower's death camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 35, map with the death camps in Germany, Belgium, and France [6]

Main allied camps in France and Belgium
1 Barlin
2 Dieppe
3 Attichy
4 Cherbourg
5 Delta Base
6 Alençon
7. Rennes
8 Evron
9 Champagne
10 Orléans
11 Thorée-les-Pins
12 Mulsanne
13 Muntruoil-Bellay
14 Amhoise
15 Bourges
16 Soulac
17 St-Médard-un-Jalles
18 Gernignan
19 Andernos
20 Daugnague
21 Pissos
22 Labouhuyre
23 Buglose
24 Bayonne-Beyris
25 Gurs
26 Les Sables-Puruel
27 Castres
28 Le Vernet d'Ariège
29 Rivesaltes
30 Marseille
31 Aubagne
32 Malliouse & St-Louis
33 Colmar
34 Lougres
35 Brienne-le-Château
36 Mailly-le-Camp
37 Vitry-le-François
38 Ste-Menuhould
39 Mutzig
40 Brumath
41 Sarrebourg
42 Sarralbu
43 voorijscho
44 Mutz
45 Stonay
46 Erbiseul
47 Muns
48 Ostend

Main allied camps in Germany
1. Buderich
2. Rheinberg
3. Wickrathburg
4. Köln
5. Remagen
6. Sinzig
7. Bretzenheim
8. Andernach
9. Budesheim
10. Sterslialin
11. Bingen & Dietersheim
12. Ingelheim
13. Hechtsheim
14. Sinhesheim
15. Bad Kreuznach
16. Mannheim
17. Würzburg
18. Heilbronn
19. Neu-Ulm
20. Burgau
21. Ingolstadt
22. Regensburg
23. Augsburg
24. Dachau
25. Landshut
26. Planegg
27. Babenhausen
28. Bad Aibling
29. Gotha
30. Münster
31: Bremen
32. Aurich [p.35]

                        Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989,
                        page 36

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 36 [7]
he recalled recently. "More than half the days we had no food at all. On the rest, we got a little Ka ration. I could see from the package that they were giving us one-tenth of the rations that they issued to their own men. ... I complained to the American camp commander that he was breaking the Geneva Convention, but he just said, 'Forget the Convention. You haven't any rights.' "

[Toilets or latrines - mass death in infected clothes]

"The latrines were just logs flung over ditches next to the barbed-wire fences. Because of illness, the men had to defecate on the ground. Soon, many of us were too weak to take off our trousers first. So our clothing was infected, and so was the mud where we had to walk and sit and lie down. In these conditions, our men very soon started to die. Within a few days, some of the men who had gone healthy into the camp were dead. I saw our men dragging many bodies to the gate of the camp, where they were thrown loose on top of each other onto trucks, which took them away."

Von Luttichau's mother was American and he later emigrated to Washington, D.C., where he became a historian and wrote a military history for the U.S. Army. He was in the Kripp camp for about three months.

[Witness Wolfgang Iff - 30 to 40 deads every day]

Wolfgang Iff, who was imprisoned at Rheinberg and still lives in Germany [in 1989], reports that, in his subsection of perhaps 10,000 prisoners, thirty to forty bodies were dragged out very day. A member of the burial work party, Iff says he helped haul the dead from his cage out to the gate of the camp, where the bodies ere carried by wheel barrow to several big steel garages. There Iff and his team stripped the corpses
of clothing, snapped off half of each aluminum dog tag, spread the bodies in layers of fifteen to twenty, with ten shovelfuls of quicklime over each layer till they were stacked a meter high, placed the personal effects in a bag for the Americans, then left. Some of the corpses were dead of gangrene following frostbite. (It was an unusually wet, cold spring). A dozen or more others had grown too weak to cling to the log flung across the ditch for a latrine, and had fallen off and drowned.

["American" colonels are also witnesses: James Mason and Charles Beasley - no water in a camp 200 yards from Rhine river]

The conditions in the American camps along the Rhine in late April were observed by two colonels in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, James Mason and Charles Beasley, who described them in a paper published in 1950:

"Huddled close together for warmth, behind the barbed wire was a most awesome sight - nearly 100,000 haggard, apathetic, dirty, gaunt, blank-staring men clad in dirty field gray uniforms, and standing ankle-deep in mud.... The German Division Commander reported that the men had not eaten for at least two days, and the provision of water was a major problem - yet only 200 yards away was the River Rhine running bankfull."

[Questions of status, indication of numbers and rations]

[Status of DEF since May 4, 1945]

On May 4, 1945, the first German prisoners of war in U.S. hands were transferred to DEF status. The same day, the U.S. War Department banned mail to or from the prisoners When the International Committee of the Red Cross suggested a plan for restoring mail in July, it was rejected.

On May 8, V-E Day, the German government was abolished and, simultaneously, the U.S. State Department dismissed Switzerland as the protecting power for the German prisoners. (Prime Minister Mackenzie King of Canada protected to the Foreign Office in London the parallel removal of the Swiss as protecting power in British-Canadian camps, but was squelched for his pains). With this done, the State Department informed the International Committee of the Red Cross that, since there was no protecting power to report to, there was no longer any point in visiting the camps.

From then on, prisoners held by the U.S. Army had no access to any impartial observer, nor could they receive food parcels, clothing, or medicines from any relief agency, or letters from their kin.

General George Patton's U.S. Third Army was the only army in the whole European theater to free significant numbers of captives during May, saving many of them from probable death. Both Omar Bradley and General J. C.H. Lee, Commander Communications Zone (Com Z) Europe, ordered a release of prisoners within a week of the war's end, but a SHAEF order signed "Eisenhower" countermanded them on May 15.

That same day, according to a minute of their meeting, General Eisenhower and Prime Minister Churchill talked about reducing prisoner rations. Churchill asked for an agreement on the scale of rations for prisoners, because he would soon have to announce cuts in the British meat ration and wanted to make sure that the prisoners "as far as possible... should be fed on those supplies which we could best spare." Eisenhower replied that he had already "given the matter considerable attention," but was planning to re-examine the whole thing to see "whether or not a further reduction was possible." Herold Churchill that POWs had been getting 2,200 calories a day. 
[This was a big lie of course]. (The U.S. Army Medical Corps considered 2,150 an absolute minimum subsistence level for sedentary adults living under shelter. U.S. troops were issued 4,000 calories a day). What he did not tell Churchill was that the army was not feeding the DEFs at all, or was feeding them far less than those who still enjoyed prisoner-of-war status.

Rations were reduced again soon after this: a direct cut was recorded in the Quartermaster Reports. But indirect cuts were taking place as well. One was the effect of extraordinary gaps between prisoner strength as given on the ration lists and official "on hand" counts, and between the on-hand counts and the actual number of prisoners in the camps.

[General Lee counts 1 million more DEF than the Eisenhower staff!]

The meticulous General Lee grew so worried about the discrepancies that he fired off a challenging cable from his headquarters in Paris to SHAEF headquarters in Frankfurt:

"This Headquarters is having considerable difficulty in establishing adequate basis for requisitioning rations for prisoners of war currently held in Theater. ... In response to inquiries from this Headquarters... several varying statements of num

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night,
                        September 1989, page 3

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 37 [8]

It was U.S. Army policy to provide "no shelter or other comforts". In the prisoner enclosures: the men lived in holes in the earth which they dug themselves [p.37].
ber of prisoners held in Theater have been published by SHAEF."

He then cites the latest SHAEF statement:

<Cable ... dated 31 May states 1,890,000 prisoners of war and 1,200,000 disarmed German forces on hand. Best available figures at this Headquarters show prisoners of war in Com Z 910,980, in Com Z transient enclosures 1,002,422 and in Twelfth Army GP 965,135, making a total of 2,878,537 and an additional 1,000,000 disarmed German forces Germany and Austria.>

The situation was astounding: Lee was reporting a million more men in the U.S. Army camps in Europe than SHAEF said it had on its books. But he was wrestling with the wind: he had to base his issue of food on the number of prisoners on hand supplied to him by SHAEF G-3 (Operations).

Given the general turmoil, fluctuating and inaccurate tallies were probably inevitable, but more than 1-million captives can actually be seen disappearing between two reports of the Theater Provost Marshal, issued on the same day, June 2. The last in a series of daily reports from the TPM logs 2,870,400 POWs on hand at June 2 [1945]. The first report of the new weekly series, dated the same day, says that there are only 1,836,000 on hand. At one point in the middle of June, the prisoner strength on the ration list was shown as 1,421,559, while on Lee's and other evidence there were probably almost three times that number.

Rhine meadow
                camp of Sinzig-Remagen, German soldiers in dugouts and
                on terraces
Rhine meadow camp of Sinzig-Remagen, German soldiers in dugouts and on terraces [12]


Spreading the rations thinner was one way to guarantee starvation. Another was accomplished by some strange army bookkeeping during June and July. A million prisoners who had been receiving at least some food because of their nominal POW status lost their rights and their food when they were secretly transferred to the DEF status. The shift was made deliberately over many weeks, with careful attention paid to maintaining plausible balances in SHAEF's weekly POW and DEF reports. (The discrepancy between those "shifted" from POW status during the period from June 2 to July 28 and those "received" in the DEF status is only 0.43 per cent). The reclassification to DEF did not require any transfer [p.37]

Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night,
                        September 1989, page 38
Eisenhower's Death Camps, Saturday Night, September 1989, page 38 [9]
of men to new camps, or involve any new organization to get German civilian supplies to them. The men stayed where they were. All that happened was that, by the clatter of a typewriter, their skimpy bit of U.S. Army food was stopped.

The effect of a policy arranged through accountancy and conveyed by winks and nods - without written orders - was first to mystify, then to frustrate, then to exhaust the middle-rank officers who were responsible for POWs. A colonel in the Quartermaster Section of the advance U.S. fighting units wrote a personal plea to Quartermaster General Robert Littlejohn as early as April 27 [1945]:

"Aside from the 750 tons received from Fifteenth Army, no subsistence has been received nor do 1 expect any. What desirable Class II and IV [rations] we have received has been entirely at the sufferance of the Armies, upon personal appeal and has been insignificant in relation to the demands which are being put upon us by the influx of prisoners of war."

[Rumors: "bad news"]
Rumors of conditions in the camps ran through the U.S. army. "Boy, those camps were bad news", said Benedict K. Zobrist, a technical sergeant in the Medical Corps. "We were warned to stay as far away as we could."

["U.S." reports of medical corps - Eisenhower blocking the "American" zone for any help or supply - he wanted the mass murder of German soldiers]

[Medical inspection by medical corps of "U.S." army in the Rhine prisoner of war camps - reports missing - some excerpts]

In May and early June of 1945, a team of U.S. Army Medical Corps doctors did survey some of the Rhineland camps, holding just over 80,000 German POWs. Its report is missing from the appropriate section of the National Archives in Washington, but two secondary sources reproduce some of the findings. The three main killers were
-- diarrhea and dysentery (treated as one category),
-- cardiac disease, and
-- pneumonia.

But, straining medical terminology, the doctors also recorded deaths from "emaciation" and "exhaustion". And their data revealed death rates eighty times as high as any peacetime norm.

Only 9.7 per cent to fifteen percent of the prisoners had died of causes clearly associated with lack of food, such as emaciation and dehydration, and "exhaustion". But the other diseases, directly attributable to exposure, overcrowding, filth, and lack of sanitation, were undoubtedly exacerbated by starvation. As the report noted,

"Exposure, overcrowding of pens and lack of food and sanitary facilities all contributed to these excessive [death] rates."

The data, it must be remembered, were taken from the POW camps, not from the DEF camps [where the conditions were even much worse yet].

By the end of May, 1945, more people had already died in the U.S. camps than would die in the atomic blast at Hiroshima.

[Telegram from June 4, 1945: Eisenhower urging for the elimination of all classes of captives - Chiefs of Staff don't want any prisoners of war any more in May 1945!]

On June 4, 1945, a cable signed "Eisenhower" told Washington that it was "urgently necessary to reduce the number of prisoners at earliest opportunity by discharging all classes of prisoners not likely to be required by Allies.

It is hard to understand what prompted this cable. No reason for it is evident in the massive cable traffic that survives the period in the archives in London, Washington, and Abilene, Kansas [Eisenhower's domicile]. And far from ordering Eisenhower to take or hold on to prisoners, the combined Chiefs' message of April 26 [1945] had urged him not to take in any more after V-E Day, even for labor. Nonetheless more than 2-million DEFs were impounded after May 8, [1945].

[Eisenhower blocking everything: "U.S." zone is closed for the Red Cross, for other organizations and for any supply - until Eisenhower is leaving to the "U.S.A." in the end of 1945]

During June [1945], Germany was partitioned into zones of occupation and in July, 1945, SHAEF `Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force] was disbanded. Eisenhower, referring to his single role as U.S. commanding general in Europe, became military governor of the U.S. zone. He continued to keep out Red Cross representative,s and the U.S. Army also informed American relief teams that the zone was closed to them. It was closed to all relief shipments as well - until December, 1945, when a slight relaxation came into effect [when mass murderer Eisenhower left from Europe to the "U.S.A."].

[France taking over some camps - inspection by Captain Julien - photos from Buchenwald and Dachau look just the same]

[French zone: detainees under French administration]

Also starting in July [1945], the Americans turned over between 600,000 and 700,000 German captives to the French to help repair damages done to their country during the war. Many of the transferees were in five U.S. camps clustered around Dietersheim, near Mainz, in the section of Germany that had just come under French control.

[French Captain Julien making an inspection - "American" camps look just like the photos about "Holocaust" in Buchenwald and Dachau]

On July 10, a French army unit took over Dietersheim and seventeen days later a Captain Julien arrived to assume command. His report survives as part of an army inquiry into a dispute between Julien and his predecessor. In the first camp he entered, he testified to finding muddy ground "peopled with living skeletons", some of whom died as he watched. Others huddled under bits of cardboard which they clutched although the July day was hot. Women lying in holes in the ground stared up at him with hunger edema bulging their bellies in gross parody of pregnancy; old men with long gray hair watched him feebly; children of six or seven with the raccoon rings of starvation looked at him from lifeless eyes. Two German doctors in the "hospital" were trying to care for the dying on the ground under the hot sky, between the marks of the tent that the Americans had taken with them. Julien, who had fought against the Germans with his regiment, the 3ème Régiment de Tirailleurs Algériens, found himself thinking in horror:

"This is just like the photographs of Buchenwald and Dachau."

[On these photos of the German concentration camps of Buchenwald and Dachau German detainees and bodies are shown with the indication that these would be Jews - Captain Julien confirms the big lie of Eisenhower and Hitchcock...]

There were 103,500 people in the five camps round Dietersheim and among them Julien's officers counted 32,640 who could
do no work at all. These were released immediately. In all, two-thirds of the prisoners taken over by the French that summer from American camps in Germany and in France were useless for reparations labor. IN the camp at Sainte-Marthe, 615 of 700 captives were reported to be unable to work. At Erbiseul near Mons, Belgium, according to a written complaining, twenty-five per cent of the men received by the French were "déchets", or garbage.

[Total deprivation of all German prisoners in "American" camps since August 4, 1945 - mass murderer Eisenhower leaving in November 1945 - "American" camps until 1946 - French camps until 1948]

[Food provision for "Americans" rising by 39%]
In July and august, as U.S. Quartermaster Littlejohn signaled to Eisenhower in due course, the Army food reserves in Europe grew by thirty-nine per cent.

[August 4, 1945: all remnant prisoners of war are rated without rights being Disarmed Enemy Forces - rising death rates again]
On August 4, a one-sentence order signed "Eisenhower" condemned ALL prisoners of war still on hand in the U.s. camps to DEF status:

"Effective immediately all members of the German forces held in U.S. custody in the American zone of occupation in GERMANY will be considered as disarmed enemy forces and not as having the status of prisoner of war."

No reason was given. Surviving weekly tallies suggest the dual classification was preserved, but, for the POWs now being treated as DEFs, the death rate quadrupled within a few weeks from .2 per cent per week to .8 per cent.

Longtime DEFs were dying at nearly five times that rate. The official "Weekly PW & DEF Report" for the week ending September 8, 1945, still exists in the U.S. National Archives in Washington. It shows an aggregate of 1,056,482 prisoners being held by the U.S. Army in the European theater, of whom about two-thirds are identified as POWs. The other third - 363,587 men - are DEFs. During that one week, 13,051 of them died

[November 1945: Eisenhower returning to the "U.S.A."]
In November, 1945, General Eisenhower succeeded George Marshall as U.S. Army chief of staff and returned to the U.S.

[Rhine meadow camps in 1946 - French camps until 1949 - destruction of evidence in the 1950s]

In January, 1946, the camps still held significant numbers of captives but the U.S. had wound down its prisoner holdings almost to zero by the end of 1946. The French continued holding hundreds of thousands through 1946, but gradually reduced the number to nothing by about 1949. During the 1950s, most non-record material relating to the U.S. prison camps was destroyed by the Army.

[Hypocrite Eisenhower deploring German victims during the war - but he himself provoked the mass murder of Germans even after the war]

Eisenhower had deplored the Germans' useless defense of the Reich in the last months of the war because of the waste of life. At least ten times as many Germans - undoubtedly 800,000, almost certainly more than 900,000, and quite probably over 1-million - died in the French and American camps as were killed in all the combat on the Western Front in northwest Europe from America's entry into the war in 1941 through to April, 1945.

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Photo sources
[1-9] Sunday Night Magazin vom September 1989
[10] portrait of James Bacque: http://judicial-inc-archive.blogspot.com/2011/01/did-ww-2-historian-james-bacque-who-is.html
[11] Rhine meadow camp of Sinzig Remagen with "American" guard and tank of chlorine: http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rheinwiesenlager
[12] Rhine meadow camp of Sinzig Remagen, German soldiers in dugouts of their fox's dens: Spiegel online:
http://einestages.spiegel.de/static/entry/als_den_vaetern_die_seele_erfror/10979/rheinwiesenlager.html, photo 1