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Babbler # 2534

posted 25 September 2004 05:33 PM      Profile for lagatta     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
This had long been the subject of speculation on rather dodgy websites, but here is a news item with serious documentation:,12271,1312540,00.html

As it concludes, there is no evidence that Prescott Bush was a Nazi, but simply that war - and genocide - can be very good business.

From: Se non ora, quando? | Registered: Apr 2002  |  IP: Logged
Babbler # 4795

posted 25 September 2004 06:12 PM      Profile for Hephaestion   Author's Homepage        Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote is dodgy???

This is from 11 months ago:


Bush Ancestor's Bank Seized by Gov't
By Jonathon D. Salant
Associated Press

Friday 17 October 2003

WASHINGTON - President Bush's grandfather was a director of a bank seized by the federal government because of its ties to a German industrialist who helped bankroll Adolf Hitler's rise to power, government documents show.

Prescott Bush was one of seven directors of Union Banking Corp., a New York investment bank owned by a bank controlled by the Thyssen family, according to recently declassified National Archives documents reviewed by The Associated Press.

Fritz Thyssen was an early financial supporter of Hitler, whose Nazi party Thyssen believed was preferable to communism. The documents do not show any evidence Bush directly aided that effort. His position with Union Banking never was a political issue for Bush, who was elected to the Senate from Connecticut in 1952.

Reports of Bush's involvement with the seized bank have been circulating on the Internet for years and have been reported by some mainstream media. The newly declassified documents provide additional details about the Union Banking-Thyssen connection.

Here's the rest....

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posted 25 September 2004 07:01 PM      Profile for Socrates   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post  Reply With Quote 
And he wasn't the only one. There's an excellant book by Max Wallace titled "The American Axis" which documents the nazi connections and continuing business interests of such American luminaries as Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh.

None of them gave a damn, as long as the cheques were still rolling in...

Bush, Ford, IBM, etc... (Lindbergh was more of an ideological ally, prefering Nazi Germany to the U.S. and attempting to keep the states out of WW2)

Ford actually refused to fill orders for the allies, claiming opposition to the war, while he was supporting the Nazis...

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