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Red Ice Arthur Kemp - COVER

 

 

[In this friendly interview, Lana Lektoff from Red Ice (Radio 3Fourteen) talks with Arthur Kemp on the past, present and future of White people. Kemp has had long involvement in the White “movement” and has written several books on the subject.

Although he makes many good observations, I would consider his significant weakness to be his downplaying of the jewish problem. His focus is on the symptoms of jewish rule, that is, the deluded liberals who are the outward manifestation of jewish power over the masses through their control of the media, etc.

Also his optimism that Whites will survive is not reassuring as, by “survive” he means that perhaps a  few million will remain after the West crumbles.

That said, this is a useful interview in that it gives us an insight into the mind of someone who is on our side and well informed on many issues, yet despite years in this movement, still hasn’t grasped the extent of the central issue of jewish control over us  —  KATANA.]

 

 

 

 

 

Red Ice: Lana Lokteff

 

Interviews Arthur Kemp

 

 

 

March of the Titans:

 

The Rise & Fall

 

of Caucasian Civilization

 


 

 

 

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Published on May 16, 2016

 

 

Arthur Kemp was born in Southern Rhodesia in 1962. Educated in South Africa, he holds a degree in Political Science, International Politics and Public Administration, having studied at the University of Cape Town and the University of South Africa. He is the owner of Ostara Publications and the author of eleven books, including March of the Titans: The Complete History of the White Race.

 

Arthur joins us for a look at how the aspects of racial homogeneity and racial disillusionment (multiculturalism) have historically contributed to the rise and fall of civilizations.

 

We begin by considering the essential questions of what causes culture and what happens when a civilization’s creators vanish. Arthur talks about the misconceptions of early English colonialism and the vastly different process of mass foreign invasion transpiring in the West today.

 

He addresses the proclivity of the White race to explore the world and provide humanitarian support to the less fortunate, along with the consequences of these interventions.

 

We discuss some logistics of the Out of Africa theory and the role of environment in racial differences, touching on the bureaucratic baloney that thwarts modern day archaeologists from properly investigating tremendous troves of ancient human remains holding clues of Europeans’ origins in the Northern Hemisphere.

 

Then, Arthur explains the dire reality of the population replacement events being orchestrated by the West’s rulers, and we deliberate how to wake up the ill-informed masses to their looming extinction.

 

Kemp also gives an account of his life in South Africa during the ANC’s takeover, relating the hard fact that demographics ultimately dictate the rules.

 

Our conversation rounds off with thoughts on the viability of recruiting quality Europeans to create a great ethnostate and the terrific potential that exists when enough Whites are able to unlearn their self-defeatist programming and abandon the egalitarian fantasies driving their cultures to demise.

 

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Transcript

 

 

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Lana Lokteff: Arthur Kemp I’m delighted and honored to have you here. So, thanks for joining us.

 

Arthur Kemp: It’s a great pleasure Lana. I think you and Red Ice do a great job and I’m very honored to be on your show.

 

Lana: Well it’s refreshing to speak with you, because I’ve actually tried doing a couple White archeology shows with some racialists and it never turns out good! And unfortunately it can come across a little wacky sometimes. I’m sure you’ve come across that too.

 

Arthur: Unfortunately, I’ve had more than my fair share of dealing with wacky people, so I know exactly what you’re talking about. But, it doesn’t necessarily have to be. I think what happens a lot of the time, is that people tend to over play what the reality is and sometimes if they’re not not happy with the reality is, they add to it. I think that’s quite common amongst, not only people in this so-called White nationalist movement, but probably everywhere.

 

Lana: Yes. But when I mentioned to our listeners that you are coming on, a lot of people responded in, saying how, “March of the Titans” was a major eye opener for them, and for me, you know, I just love Euro-centric history and archaeology. “March of the Titans” is a masterful body of work, so I wanted to read a quote to kind of summarize it.

Most importantly revealed in this work is the one true cause of the rise and fall of the world’s greatest empires. That all civilizations rise and fall according to their racial homogeneity and nothing else. A nation can survive wars, defeats, catastrophes, but not racial dissolution

 

Aka, diversity, right? So Rome didn’t collapse from debauchery and decadence. So where do you like to begin when approaching the subject with new-comers?

 

Red Ice Arthur Kemp - 1665 book cover March of the Titans

[Image] Arthur Kemp’s book, “March of the Titans”.]

 

Arthur: Well, the very first way to understand it, is to take a step back away from any idea or denigrating other people. That’s probably a very important basis to start with. It’s one of the biggest problems in this so-called movement is that it seems to be based more on putting other people down. You don’t have to put anyone else down. All you have to do is stand back and look at it from a purely objective point of view.

 

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RIR - Nick Griffen Jack Sen - COVER

 

[Red Ice Radio interviews the well known, in British politics, Nick Griffin and also a relative new-comer to British politics, Jack Sen. Both these men are in some circles controversial, for their own reasons, but nevertheless this interview is quite interesting — KATANA]

 

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RIR - Nick Griffen Jack Sen - VIDEO

 

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Nick Griffin & Jack Sen – The Battle for the Future of Europe – Hour 1

 

Posted on Mar 25, 2016

 

Nick Griffin, described at various times as “the most dangerous man in British politics” and “the most successful far-right leader in British history,” has been active in radical nationalist politics since he joined the National Front in 1974 at the age of 15. In 2009 he was elected as a member of the European Parliament while leader of the British National Party. Mr. Griffin is now Vice-President of the pan-European Alliance for Peace and Freedom and Political Adviser to the British Unity Party.

 

Jack Sen was the United Kingdom Independence Party’s (UKIP) prospective Member of Parliament for West Lancashire before being unceremoniously, and quite publicly, suspended. Jack then served the British National Party as its North West spokesman in 2015, but stepped down to concentrate on his British Renaissance Policy Institute and finish his book, “How to Get Suspended from UKIP and the BNP in 10 Articles and 2 Tweets.

Nick and Jack discuss their current political engagement and the series of films that BRPI is producing to document the work of British and American Nationalists and create a permanent public record unsullied by the warped and inaccurate accounts of the anti-European establishment and its controlled media. We sum up the main concerns being addressed by genuine Nationalists, including the Islamification of Western Europe and the overarching state of dispossession the indigenous population is experiencing. Jack and Nick explain how the White birth rate decline transpired at the same time as 2nd wave feminism, and we look deeper into the deliberately provoked, divisional force of this anti-male hysteria. We also talk about the Zionist thrust to create a multicultural mishmash out of the West, and the issue of popular alt-news outlets glossing over the relationship between immigration and the rise of terrorism and everyday violence. We touch on the turf wars going on inside the Muslim faction within Europe, and how attacks by radical terrorism networks are fueling more cause for the federalization of the European police force. Then, Nick and Jack outline the APF’s objectives and its meta-political mission to shift the Overton Window to the right.

In the members’ segment, we focus on the steps that must be taken to turn around the ailing state of England and Europe at large, which involves a bit of a debate over the viability of the current political system. Nick illustrates the sheer corruption and manipulation that surrounds the election process, and he describes his infamous Question Time lynching on the BBC that surprisingly resulted in a quadrupling of the BNP’s poll ratings. Then, we look to the possibility of a European civil war erupting and the feasibility of an armed resistance by average citizens with an aversion to firearms and, conversely, the Muslim population that is infatuated by and fully loaded with advanced weaponry. Later, we discuss how Europe can rid itself of the liberal, cultural Marxist, SJW infection that has stolen the pride and identity of its people, and we consider how renewed ethnic cohesion can reinvigorate a desire for young people to have children and stand by traditional family values.

 

 

Nick Griffin & Jack Sen

 

The Battle for the

 

Future of Europe

 

 

TRANSCRIPT

 

HOUR 1

[00:00]

 

Henrik Palmgren: Welcome ladies and gentlemen, friends and enemies. It’s a pleasures to speak with you. I’m Henrik Palmgren. This is Red Ice Radio. I hope you had a good week. Easter season is upon us. A perfect time for renewal, growth, and fertility. Something we of course desperately need to get back into our lives. Pick up the old rituals, the old customs, renew them again if you feel like it and watch the change take place. We have to get back into the cycles of nature and work with it not, against it.

 

RIR - Nick Griffen Jack Sen - Jack Sen

[Image] Jack Sen at the introduction to his video about Nick Griffen.

 

Today we have Nick Griffin and Jack Sen on the program to discuss a film, a British Renaissance conversation with Nick Griffin, which is part of the series that Jack’s organization, the British Renaissance Policy Institute is doing. Nick Griffin is described at various times as, the “most dangerous man in British politics” and the “most successful far Right leader in British history“. He’s been active in radical nationalist politics since he joined the National Front in 1974 at the age of fifteen. Now a father four with four grandchildren, he’s best known in Britain for having gone from facing jail for high profile, Race Law prosecutions, for speaking out against Muslim grooming gangs in 2004, to being elected a member of the European Parliament, while leader of the British National Party.

He is now vice president of the Pan European Alliance for Peace and Freedom, and a political advisor to the British Unity Party. Jack Sen was the United Kingdom Independence Party, UKIP, prospective member of Parliament for West Lancashire, before being unceremoniously and quite publicly suspended by Nigel Farage, one week prior to the general election for alleged anti-semitism and attempting to broach the subject of indigenous displacement in Britain and British culture suicide.

Despite being dismissed from the party Jack placed a strong third in the parliamentary election, receiving over six thousand votes. A total greater than UKIP’s Deputy Leader, Paul Nutall. And the other UKIP MEPs representing this region. Jack then served the British National Party as it’s northwest spokesman from May through mid-October, 2015, but stepped down to concentrate on his British Renaissance Policy Institute, and finishing his book, “How to Get Suspended from UKIP and the BNP in 10 Articles and to Tweets.

The “Fate and Future and Fight of Europe” is our main topic.

Good show ahead and stay tuned.

 

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[In this short inspiring speech Kai Murros describes how Europe has been poisoned and betrayed by a traitorous “elite” that is destroying European peoples through a long term process of mass propaganda, creating self-hate and loathing that has pacified us into inaction, while also deliberately opening the gates of Europe to hordes of aliens. Murros believes that this vicious conspiracy will not stand and Europeans will awake and retake Europe back! The speech is accompanied with dramatic graphics creating a very professional “propaganda” effect — KATANA]

 

Voice of Europe - 1680

 

Voice of Europe - 1589 video

 

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Video uploaded on Jan 28, 2016

By Oscar turner

 

YouTube Stats

Feb 18, 2016 — Views: 20,563 – Comments: 270 – Likes: 927  Dislikes: 16

Feb 14, 2016 — Views: 19,471 – Comments: 264 – Likes: 903  Dislikes: 15

Jan 31, 2016 — Views: 9,282 – Comments: 183 – Likes: 622  Dislikes: 11

Jan 30, 2016 — Views: 6,536 – Comments: 162 – Likes: 563  Dislikes: 7

 

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Voice of Europe

 

 

Kai Murros

 

 

 TRANSCRIPT

 

 

 

Dark clouds are hanging over Europe.

 

Voice of Europe - 1591

The European people have been utterly betrayed by their elite.

 

Voice of Europe - 1592

Voice of Europe - 1593

 

The magnitude of this conspiracy is unprecedented in human history.

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With Open Gates - Video

 

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By Death of Nations

 

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Apr 12 — Views: 9,453,218 – Comments: 26,270 – Likes: 40,020  Dislikes: 3,614

Jan 5 — Views: 6,220,333 – Comments: 21,375 – Likes: 33,755  Dislikes: 2,851

Jan 5, 2016 — Views: 6,007,147 – Comments: 20,566 – Likes: 32,670  Dislikes: 2,780

Dec 3 — Views: 5,030,795 – Comments: 17,917 – Likes: 30,016  Dislikes: 2,424

Dec 2 — Views: 4,958,470 – Comments: 17,703 – Likes: 29,857  Dislikes: 2,399

Dec 1, 2015 — Views: 4,880,207 – Comments: 17,535 – Likes: 29,709  Dislikes: 2,382

 

 

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French composer agreed that video is “full of lies”: One day later 128 civilians were murdered by Islamists in Paris. Keep your homes , your family and loved ones safe if you live in Europe. I wish you all the best of luck for the future, we are facing harsh times.

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A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly.

— Marcus Tullius Cicero, 106-43 BC

 

 

You are witnessing what will be shown to future generations as the reason for the fall of an Empire.

At current immigration levels and disappearing birth rates native Europeans are destined to become a minority in their own countries within decades. This is already the case for many of Europe’s largest cities.

Europeans have effectively lost their right to exist as cultures and nations in their own homelands and are facing extinction.

Millions of young Muslim men leave behind their family, pay thousands to criminal traffickers to reach the land they have been promised by European politicians illegally.

Dubbed by the media as “refugees”, they cross through 6-10 safe countries to reach wealthy nations like Germany or Sweden where they hope to receive a better life at the expense of the taxpayer.

Only a fraction of them are Syrian, as they enter unfiltered, without any documents and without any legitimate right to claim asylum. Women and children are rarely seen, except in the cherry-picked sob stories of the media.

Any indigenous resistance of Europeans who refuse to hand over the countries of their ancestors to often radical and criminal Muslim foreigners is labeled “hateful”, “racist”, even “Nazi”.

The level of cultural, moral and political subversion with egalitarian and Marxist ideologies has reached levels the KGB would never have dreamed of. Equality and tolerance are lies that serve none but a few.

The Left, mainly orchestrated by Zionist interests, is destroying our countries from the inside. Patriotism, the most basic and fundamental trait of any nation that wants to survive, has become something to be ashamed of.

Feminism has destroyed family values and birth rates. Healthy nationalism has been replaced with a culture of guilt, self-hatred, apathy, degeneracy and pathological altruism. We are told to embrace “diversity”, in reality this simply means instead of just being a global minority, Europeans are supposed to become a minority in their own countries as well. No civilized society can keep up with the birth rate of third world immigrants, especially when the main goal is integration rather than assimilation. Parallel societies breed poverty, crime and radicalism.

Multiculturalism has never, at any time in human history, worked anywhere. If you believe otherwise, you’re delusional. In fact it’s the primary reason for every major conflict.

The crimes committed by the EU against the European peoples are directly in violation of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention, Article II:

(c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part;

(d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group;

(e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

Because of this injustice, far-right parties everywhere in Europe are gaining astonishing amounts of support, becoming the biggest parties in some countries.

Any European that does not rise up to defend his country from foreign invasion because he’s too scared of words does not deserve it.

We are still at a point where you will not get imprisoned for your political opinion in most European countries, but this will change very soon. Do not be apathetic, do not be weak. Be someone that can be proud to call himself European.

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With Open Gates

 

 

The Forced Collective Suicide

 

of European Nations

 

 TRANSCRIPT

 

 

 

Germany is facing a drastic number of refugees by the end of 2015. Believed to be in the region of 1.5 million.

 

Voice Over: It is not quite on a biblical scale, but an exodus it certainly is. Migrants have been trapped at the railway station in Budapest. Now deciding to walk the hundreds of miles to Germany and what they see as the promised land.

 

Voice Over: The other side of this tragedy is how it will change Europe. Non-Western migrants have already been flooding into Europe for decades. Leaders refuse to stop it.

 

Lesvos, Greece — distraught woman: We’re afraid. We’re in danger every day, every minute. They’re coming inside… the police. They want to kill each other You have to do something! Someone has to protect us! They are in our houses! We are here the victims here, not them. We have to live like we used to before. We have to live our lives — they took it from us! We’re not in war, they are! They have to take from here it’s the city. It’s not a place for people… Like them!

 

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 Red Ice - Andrew Anglin - COVER Ver 2

 

Red Ice - Andrew Anglin - Progress Chart 13 - COMPLETE

Red Ice - Andrew Anglin - Video

 

http://www.redicecreations.com/radio3fourteen/2015/R314-151028.php 

 

 

 

Andrew Anglin

 

The Art of Trolling & Satire

 

 

Published on Oct 29, 2015

 

TRANSCRIPT

 

 

Andrew Anglin created the website The Daily Stormer two years ago, which now attracts over three million unique visitors per month. The controversial and humorous website seeks revolution through the education of the European masses and keeps readers informed of relevant world events hidden by the controlled media. Anglin says,

My goal is that anyone who comes to this site laughs out loud at least once every visit.

 

We begin with a look at Andrew’s journey through the alternative conspiracy route that brought him to the bigger picture of racial issues plaguing Western culture. Andrew talks about the recent heat that was brought to dailystormer.com when the SPLC [Southern Poverty Law Center] tried to connect him to the Charleston church shooter, Dylan Storm Roof, and he covers the recent drama with Joshua Goldberg attempting to infiltrate the website.

 

We discuss the art of trolling, tips for dealing with SJWs [Social Justice Warriors], and the future of censorship.

 

Then, we get into the big problem of low IQ cultures creeping into the system and replacing skilled workers with affirmative action. Andrew brings forth the idea of ‘Detroitification’ sweeping across the US, as minorities take over the suburbs and ‘too White’ neighborhoods are ‘diversified’ through Obama’s new HUD [Department of Housing and Urban Development] social engineering program.

 

Furthermore, we touch on the issue of low White birth rates and why Western women cheerfully support the mass importation of fighting age men from cultures with large breeding capabilities. Later, we delve into the unavoidable JQ [Jewish Question] and why Israel is so cheri$hed by so many politician$. We wrap up with thoughts on strengthening the Alt Right political ideology.

Listen: http://rediceradio.net/radio3fourteen/2015/R314-151028-andrewanglin.mp3

 

[00:00]

 

 

VOICE OVER: This is Radio 3 Fourteen on the Red Ice Radio Network.

 

Lana Letkoff (LL): Welcome everyone. This is Lana. Thanks for joining me. This weekend is Halloween and the NPI Conference in Washington DC, called “Become Who We Are”. We’ll be there and hope to see some of you there.

 

Red Ice - Andrew Anglin - NPI Conference

 

About my next guest, love him or hate him, joining me is Andrew Anglin. You’ve got to give him credit because two years ago he created the website, Daily Stormer.com.

Which now gets over 3 million unique visitors a month. He is definitely pushing the limits of what is acceptable to the establishment.

It’s mocking, it’s fun and it’s satirical to get the point across. The point being, White people want to be left alone in a country of their own without Marxist filth.

The SPLC* is obsessed with watching Daily Stormer. They can’t handle a peep of criticism in opposition because they are wrong and they know it. They just don’t want everyone else to know it. And they’re certainly alarmed that a hard-hitting opposition is forming before their eyes. Is it really so shocking considering all that they do against white people?

 

[*The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an anti-White “civil rights” organization set up in Montgomery, Alabama in 1971 by Morris Dees and the Jew, Joseph J. Levin Jr. The current SPLC president J Richard Cohen is also Jewish, as is its main media representative Mark Potok.

Unlike the Anti-Defamation League and like American Civil Liberties Union the SPLC is not an openly Jewish organization. The SPLC may therefore be able to appeal to individuals and groups who find the more open pro-Jewish lobbying by the ADL disquieting. However, activities of the SPLC generally serve Jewish interests and Jews are prominent among staff and those giving money to the organization.]

 

With all the censorship and with all the things were told we can’t say, it’s no wonder why the Daily Stormer.com is such a hit. White people want to vent. They want to let loose and shout the obvious from the mountain tops. They want to be left alone to live how and with whoever they chose. Andrew Anglin, coming up.

Welcome Andrew! Thanks for being here. I’ve thought about having you on for quite a while but finally it’s happening.

 

Andrew Anglin (AA): I’m glad it’s finally happening.

 

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Onward Christian Soldiers 

[Part 15 (last)]

 

 

Onward Christian Soldiers - Cover - New Edition

 

Note

This new version of Onward Christian Soldiers that I’ve compiled consists of the original contents published by Noontide Press in 1982 plus the “missing” text that, for reasons explained below, was in the Swedish version published in 1942.

I’ve also included some supplementary texts here giving the history of the missing parts of Day’s book. Also book reviews by Revilo Oliver and Amazon readers (see Part 1).

KATANA

 

 

Contents

 

 

Maps of Northern Europe & the Baltic States

THE REST OF DONALD DAY by Paul Knutson — 1984

EDITORIAL NOTE by Liberty Bell

The Resurrection of Donald Day — A review by Revilo P. Oliver. The Liberty Bell — January 1983

TWO KINDS OF COURAGE by Revilo P. Oliver. The Liberty Bell — October 1986

AMAZON REVIEWS

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ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS

Chapter

Introduction

Permit Me To Introduce Myself * (all new)

1 Why I did not go Home *………………………………. 1

2 The United States  *………………………………………. 7

3 Latvia  ………………………………………………………… 21

4 Meet the Bolsheviks  *………………………………….. 41

5 Alliance with the Bear  *……………………………….. 53

6 Poland  ……………………………………………………….. 63

7 Trips  ………………………………………………………….. 85

8 The Downfall of Democracy * ………………………. 93

9 Jews  …………………………………………………………… 101

10 Russia  *………………………………………………………. 115

11 Lithuania * ………………………………………………….. 131

12 Danzig  ……………………………………………………….. 145

13 Estonia  ……………………………………………………….. 151

14 Sweden  ………………………………………………………. 159

15 Norway  ………………………………………………………. 169

16 Finland  ………………………………………………………. 183

17 England  *……………………………………………………. 197

18 Europe  *…………………………………………………….. 201

19 Epilogue  *…………………………………………………… 204

Index of Names  ………………………………………………….. 205

* Contains new material (dark blue text) missing from original Noontide edition.

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LIBERTY BELL PUBLICATIONS

June 1984

THE REST OF

DONALD DAY

by

Paul Knutson

Donald Day, who had been for many years the foreign correspondent of the Chicago Tribune in northern Europe, wrote a record of his observations, Onward, Christian Soldiers, in 1942. His English text was first published as a book in 1982. It was printed by William Morrison and appeared under the imprint of the Noontide Press of Torrance, California, As Professor Oliver pointed out in his review of that book in Liberty Bell for January, 1983, the text had been copied, with some omissions and minor changes, from an anonymously issued mimeographed transcription of a defective carbon copy of the author’s manuscript, which had been brought to the United States in someway, despite the vigilance of Franklin Roosevelt’s surreptitious thought-police.

That was not the first publication of Day’s book. A Swedish translation, Framat Krististridsman, was published by Europa Edition in Stockholm in 1944. (That paper cover, printed in red, green, and black, is reproduced in black-and-white on the following page.)

 

 Onward Christian Soldiers - Cover - Swedish

Copies of this book still survive in Sweden and are even found in some public libraries. There may still be a copy in the Library of Congress, where, however, it was catalogued and buried among the very numerous books of a different Donald Day, a very prolific writer who midwifed the autobiography of Will Rogers and produced book after book on such various subjects as American humorists, the folk-lore of the Southwest, the tourist-attractions of Texas, and probably anything for which he saw a market, including a mendacious screed entitled Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Own Story. By a supreme irony, the Library concealed Framat Kristi stridsman in its catalogue by placing it between the other Day’s Evolution of Love and his propaganda piece for the unspeakably vile monster whose millions of victims included one of the last honest journalists.

The Swedish translation contains some long and important passages that do not appear in the book published in California and are not found in the mimeographed copy. By translating these back into English, I can restore Donald Day’s meaning, but, of course, I cannot hope to reproduce exactly the words and style of his original manuscript. I can also restore from the Swedish the deficiencies of the mimeographed transcript.

It seems impossible to determine now whether the parts of Day’s work that are preserved only in the Swedish were deleted by him to shorten his text when he sent a typewritten copy to the United States or were added by him before he turned his manuscript over to the Swedish translator at about the same time. At all events, the Swedish now alone provides us with some significant parts of bay‘s book and many Americans will want to have Day’s Work complete and entire.

For the convenience of the reader, I have, by arrangement with the publisher of Liberty Bell, included corrections of the printed English text where it departs, through negligence or misunderstanding, from the mimeographed text from which it was copied. I have passed over obvious typographical errors in the printed book, and omitted small and relatively unimportant corrections. For example, near the end of p. 44 of the printed book, the sentence should read, “All reported that the officials of the Cheka, later known as the GPU and NKVD, were Jews.

Day did not use footnotes, so the reader will understand what all the footnotes [indicated by the symbol *] on the following pages are my own explanations of the text.

The supplements below are arranged in the order of pages of the printed book, as shown by the note in the small type that precedes each section, The three sources are discriminated typographically thus; Italics show what is copied from the printed text to give continuity.

Ordinary Roman type is used for what is in the mimeographed copy but was omitted from the printed version. This, of course, is precisely what Day wrote in English.

What I have translated back from the Swedish appears in this style of type. These passages, as I have said, convey Day’s meaning without necessarily restoring exactly the words he used in his English original, from which the Swedish version was made.

*****

 

 

 

Editorial Note

 

Liberty Bell

With the foregoing supplements, we have at last as accurate a text of Donald Day’s Onward, Christian Soldiers as we are likely to have, barring the remote possibility that the manuscript Day gave to his Swedish translator may yet be discovered.

The Swedish translation is pedestrian, as indeed is Day’s English style, but a comparison of the Swedish with the extant parts of the English assures me of the translator’s general competence. In one passage, which we have only in the Swedish, in which Day reports his refusal to become a well-paid and dignified member of our Diplomatic Service with a “little Morgenthau” as an “adviser” to tell him what to do, the translator was evidently confused by the irony of some English phrase such as “executive for a Jew” and reversed Day’s obvious meaning;, this was corrected in the foregoing text.

The mimeographed version is evidently a transcription from Day’s carbon copy, with only such errors as only the most expert typists can entirely avoid. There is, however, one very odd error in the mimeographed version corresponding to our printed page 4 above; it reads “the Great Rocky mountains of the border of Tennessee and North Carolina.” That is geographically absurd, of course, and the Swedish (stora Rijkiga Bergen) shows that Day wrote “Great Smoky mountains,” as we have, printed above. It is probably only a coincidence that the Swedish word for “Smoky” could have suggested, to a person who knew no Swedish, the error made by the typist in California who copied Day’s carbon copy.

When Day relies on his recollection of what he was told years before, his memory is sometimes faulty, and we have naturally made no changes in what he wrote. He makes an obvious error on our page 4, where he says that the Cherokees were driven from their lands and moved to Indian Territory “toward the end of the last century.” Actually, the expulsion of the Cherokee Nation by an American army took place in 1838. The Cherokees, by the way, were the most nearly civilized of all the Indian tribes in the territory that is now the United States and Canada, and it is true that their expulsion from the lands that had been guaranteed to them by treaty inflicted great hardships on them: they lost most of their property, including their negro slaves, and large numbers of them perished as they were quite brutally herded from the Appalachians almost half way across the continent to what is now the southern border of Arkansas.

Ethnologists who have made intensive studies of the Indians of North America (e.g., Peter Farb) regard Sequoyah (Sequoia) as perhaps “the greatest intellect the Indians produced.” He was the son of a Cherokee woman by an unidentified white trader, and, growing up with the mother’s people, regarded himself as a Cherokee. He, however, was an exception to what Day says about half-breeds. Day may have been confused about the date of the expulsion because a few of the Cherokees succeeded in hiding from the perquisition in the wilds of the Great Smokies and were eventually given the small reservation they now occupy east of Bryson City in the toe of North Carolina. There was some agitation about them “near the end of the last century.

The circumstances in which Day’s carbon copy was smuggled into the United States remain obscure. When the mimeographed transcription was made and first issued, it contained a prefatory page on which an anonymous writer said,

It is my understanding that this book was published in; 1942, and then merely made an appearance at the book-sellers, when all copies were immediately withdrawn and destroyed without a single copy escaping the book-burners, I was also told that Mr. Day died shortly after this incident.

The page was presumably withdrawn when its author learned that Day was still alive at that time and an exile in Helsinki, since the Jews who rule the United States would not permit him to return to his native land.

It is curious that the man who made the transcription, which did effectively preserve Day’s work for the future, and who was evidently a resident of California, had heard a somewhat less plausible version of the rumor that was current in Washington in 1943. (See the review by Professor Oliver in Liberty Bell, January 1983, p. 27). It is quite possible that the source of both rumors was an effort by the apparatus of the great War Criminal in the White House to prevent the publication of the Swedish translation, which, as Day tells us in the last item in our supplements, was delayed in the press for two years by a “paper shortage” and it is noteworthy that the paper for it was finally obtained in Finland, not Sweden,* Until the book was finally published in 1944, the enemies of mankind could have imagined that their pressures on Sweden had effectively prevented Day’s exposure of one phase of their activity from ever appearing in print.

[* Day’s book was published by Europa Edition in Stockholm, which, however, had to have the printing done by Mercators Tryckeri in Helsinki. Although copies of the Swedish book have been preserved, Day’s work would not now be generally known — and would be supposed lost by Americans who heard of it — if the anonymous gentleman in California had not issued his mimeographed transcription.]

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KATANA — The Liberty Bell article continues with a list of text to be added or amended to the Noontide edition. All these changes (indicated by the dark blue text) have been entered in this expanded version of Onward Christian Soldiers.

 

 

Word Totals for the Additional Text

Introduction – –

Permit Me To Introduce Myself – 5,738 (all new)

Chapter 1 – 23

Chapter 2 – 307

Chapter 3 – –

Chapter 4 – 653

Chapter 5 – 1,225

Chapter 6 – –

Chapter 7 – –

Chapter 8 – 408

Chapter 9 – –

Chapter 10 – 907

Chapter 11 – 6

Chapter 12 – –

Chapter 13 – –

Chapter 14 – –

Chapter 15 – –

Chapter 16 – –

Chapter 17 – 2,167

Chapter 18 – 1,179

Chapter 19 – 89

Total words in original = 85,311

Total additional words = 12,702

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Total words in expanded version = 98,013

 

 

ONWARD

 

CHRISTIAN

 

SOLDIERS

 

 

1920-1942: Propaganda, Censorship

and One Man’s Struggle to Herald the Truth

Suppressed reports of a 20-year Chicago Tribune

correspondent in eastern Europe from 1921

Donald Day

With an introduction by Walter Trohan,

former chief of the Tribune’s Washington bureau

THE NOONTIDE PRESS

 

 

 

Chapter 17

 

England

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the winter of 1927, John Steele, chief of The Tribune’s London Bureau, asked me to accompany him to the foreign office as one of the officials there had expressed a desire to meet me. I recognized the flattery and wondered what I had done to merit such attentions.

We were received by Sir George Clark, a typical tall, lean Englishman, whose growth had not been stunted by lack of food in his youth. Sir George conversed with Steele about various matters and I patiently waited. As he seemed to have no questions for me, I became the questioner. I asked if the British government would not some day contemplate a more active participation in Baltic affairs since the governments of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, as so far as I knew, also those of Finland and Sweden, would like nothing more than to have Great Britain declare the Baltic a neutral sea.

Sir George was almost brusk in his reply:

Those small countries have no permanence. They are here today and gone tomorrow. There can never be a question of Great Britain guaranteeing the status quo in the Baltic and it is not in her interest to do so.

I replied that the Baltic states would hear that with deep regret, since they all based their hopes on Great Britain, which they encouraged in every possible way through their foreign trade.

I then asked about England’s policy toward the Soviet government, and mentioned a series of articles by a member of the Communist International that had appeared in Moscow’s Izvestia. Those articles described in detail the plans by which Sun Yat Sen intended to begin a new campaign against British interests in China with support from the Communist International. I had found them sufficiently significant to have them translated and sent to my newspaper.

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[Image] Sun Yat Sen

Sir George said that he knew of the articles in question, but that the British government did not attach much importance to the Communist International or the plans of the Soviet government.

Mr. Day you are too close to Moscow in Riga to obtain a proper perspective,  he said.

The English government’s primary aim in China is to do business. The primary concern of the Chinese is also to do business. Neither Sun Yat Sen nor the Communist International will be able to hinder us from doing business with each other. The Communist International’s operations are of very little interest to us.

Viewed from London these matters look different than they do from Riga.

That ended my conversation with Sir George Clark and I never learned why he wished to meet me. As we were leaving the Foreign Office, 1 asked John Steele whether Sir George was considered to be a capable diplomat. Steele assured me that he was one of the best and had a brilliant career ahead.

I replied that I had been brought up with a great respect for England, since my father always loved and admired England above all countries with the exception of our own. From what I had heard about England, I had formed the opinion that British diplomacy was so far-sighted and complex that many things which seemed contradictory and confusing in the policies of the moment, would turn out, years in the future, in accordance with the British governments’ designs.

I added that I was grateful for our visit, since it had totally shattered that illusion.* it had shown me that the principal objective of British policies was profit, and, more specifically, instant profit. I advised John to watch developments in China and to remember the Communist International’s program and predictions. And Sun Yat Sen, before he died a few years later, did succeed in thwarting a large part of the commercial relations Sir George had so confidently anticipated.

[*We have every reason to believe that. Day was right in identifying the monumental stupidity exhibited by Sir George Clark as representing the views of his superiors in the government of Stanley Baldwin, whom many believe to have been no more than a blockhead when he engineered the abdication of King Edward VIII, who, whatever his capacities, would have been an obstacle to the Jews’ plans for a crusade against Germany and the race that Germany represented. Some Englishmen claim to know indications that Edward’s infatuation with the American divorcee was merely a pretext for an abdication to which he consented when he saw that the British ruling class was so corrupted that a suicidal war against Germany could not be averted. Others, seemingly as well informed, believe Edward was not much more intelligent than Baldwin.]

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The respect for the British government which I had lost on this journey to London was never regained. I still love England when I look at my bookcase, but when I contemplate her government I have a quite different feeling. In 1934, when I visited my headquarters back home, I was offered a position in the London bureau. That appointment would have brought higher wages and opportunities to travel home more often. I declined.

My visit to the Foreign Office may seem but a trivial incident. It is a succession or culmination of such incidents that influence opinion. My conversation with Sir George revealed at least that English diplomacy was not so competent as I had thought.

I was disappointed, but not so bitterly as were the Reiter Choir during their visit to England. They were among the best choral singers in northern Europe, because the Latvians, like most people, love to sing. Theodore Reiter accepted an invitation to take his choir to Wales, where there is an ancient tradition of choral music. Most of the Latvian singers could speak English. Many had studied at the English Institute in Riga. They had that profound respect and very warm admiration for England that is so clearly evident in all the Baltic countries.

Onward Christian Soldiers 619 - British Slums

[Image] London slum

I spoke with members of the choir when they returned. They were deeply shocked by what they had observed in Cardiff and other cities in Wales. The inhabitants’ frightful poverty and the general misery in that coal district, where the coal mining and processing works were shut down while England was buying cheap coal from Poland, caused the Latvian singers to lose respect for England. Upon their return to Riga, many of the same group felt that a revolution in Britain was inevitable. They were deeply shaken to find in Britain a grinding poverty that had’ no counterpart in the Baltic lands. Reiter’s choir had travelled through many countries in Europe and given concerts in most of the European capitals. They were thus in a position to make comparisons. If small countries like Latvia were able to feed and shelter their people properly, they wondered why so much suffering and degradation should be found in the world’s richest and most powerful nation.

Another aspect of life in the British ghettos that impressed the choir unfavorably was the prevalence of alcoholism among women of the working class. It was a common sight to find dozens of baby buggies standing outside the pubs, while the women sat inside, drinking gin and beer. Nothing like that could, be seen in European countries. They could not find any excuse for such conduct, which they considered unpardonable. But the disappointment of this small group of Latvians was the exception.

One of the invisible factors that the English certainly counted on, when they wholly and unreservedly entered into the Jewish plan to marshal Europe for an attack on Germany, was the distinctly high prestige Englishmen enjoyed in Europe.

People did more than admire and respect England. Many really loved England. Like other love this love is also blind to reason. And one of the most difficult things which the Germans have had to contend with was this love for John Bull, that fat old man whose round chubby nose revealed he liked to acquire other people’s property and keep it for himself.

The fat old man had plenty of money. He was popular because he liked to give other folks books and films that showed how high-minded and noble he had been in his youth, and how dignified, honest, and respectable he was in his old age.

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[Image] John Bull and his bulldog.

It did not matter that an examination of his earlier life revealed that he had been a robber and an arrant knave, and that in his later years he had become a Pharisaical hypocrite. He was encompassed by the splendor and prestige of wealth. When he spoke, his voice commanded the attention of millions of adults, who listened with the same rapt attention with which children listen to fairy tales.

The fat old man lived on an island. He had many visitors who came to admire him. Now and then he would go travelling. He dared not misbehave at home, so when he wanted to cut loose from his inhibitions, he would take a short trip to Paris. There he could do whatsoever he wished, because he always had lots of money with him on his travels. He would also make longer journeys. These usually concerned his possessions in various parts of the world or were for the purpose of transacting business affairs that would make his home life more abundant.

In his youth, middle-age, and even until 1914, this man kept himself well informed. He paid handsomely for intelligence and maintained diplomats, agents, and journalists in foreign lands who kept him informed of what was happening in the world. As with most rich people, the primary objective of this man’s life was to acquire more money and greater power. He also refused to leave any of his property to another person, whoever that might be. He owed America a large debt, but refused to turn over his islands or other possessions in the western hemisphere as payment of his debts from the [first] World War. He had, moreover, seized Germany’s colonies, which were to be governed as mandated territories until it was time to return them, but that time never came. When Germany finally asked for their return, he said he could not return them because he had transferred those mandates to his dependents, mainly South Africa and Australia.

When he saw that Germany was rapidly becoming so powerful that she would be in a position to repeat her demands with such strength behind her words that he would be forced to listen, he decided to take action. That was one of the main reasons for his decision to go to war all over again. Just as in the previous war, he was confident that everyone loved him so much they would be willing to serve his purposes in his new war. He accordingly made many generous promises and the war began precisely as he wanted it.

But it turned out that he had been badly misinformed. His diplomats, in their inimitable, arrogant, and self-serving fashion, blundered again and again. His foreign correspondents and agents, many of whom were Jews, sent him bedizened reports that turned out to be false and misleading.

The favorite publication of this old man was, and is, a humorous weekly called Punch. There is many a true word spoken in jest as the following poem, published on page 198 in the 21 August 1940 issue of Punch exemplifies.

 

 

THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE

By A.P.H.

Our crude Victorian Papas

Were fond of giving loud hurrahs

For Nelson, Blake and Hood;

And, not content with such displays

They added then the horrid phrase

The foreigner’s no good,”

While quite unable to dismiss

The simple tale of Genesis

They never understood

Why Adam, first upon the earth,

Was not of honest British birth,

And therefore no damned good.

And when from their well-ordered home

They went to Paris or to Rome

(As in those days one could),

Each morning reinforced and warmed

The mournful view already formed

The foreigner’s NO GOOD.

Such sentiments of course amaze

In these humane, enlightened days

Of general brotherhood;

But really, when one looks about,

There does intrude a tiny doubt

Are foreigners much good?

At all events, the nation’s tone

Is brighter now that we’re alone,

And have not left the wood,

Than when our friends were quite a queue,

Perhaps we still accept the view —

The foreigner’s no good.

 

In English usage, the word ‘native’ (infoding)* has a derogatory meaning and is applied to all creatures that are not English.

[* In the text, the word “native” is in English and is followed by the Swedish definition, which should have reminded Day that infodingsratt is the normal Swedish term for “the rights of citizens,” i.e., of persons who are bom in the nation of which they are members, a nation, properly speaking, being composed of persons who are united by belonging to the same race, subrace, and ethnic group and so presumably have a common descent from remote ancestors. The incomprehension that Day shows here is amazing and goes far beyond the obvious fact that in neither Britain nor the United States do expressions such as “to speak French like, a native” carry a pejorative connotation. In the title of the English verses, he has not only missed the allusion to Hardy’s well-known novel, but failed to see that the “native” meant is precisely the Englishman who is said to be reverting to his inborn prejudice against foreigners.

Day’s polemic against Britain is unfair, but understandable. He wrote under the stress of a strong and even justifiable emotion, excited by the terrible war that Britain had officially forced on the world and for which she, as a nation, must bear the gravaman of guilt. Although that war was, of course, contrived by the Jews and incited by the intrigues of a half-English traitor, Churchill, and the loathsome creature that then befouled the White House, the two conspirators had natives of both countries as conscious accomplices in their ghastly crime, and it was Great Britain that officially began the war by attacking Germany.]

In Stockholm I was recently astonished to read in an English-Swedish grammar published in London that a little study of the book would enable an English tourist in Sweden “to converse with and make himself understood by the natives.” This distinction places the Swedes in a category beneath Englishmen. The Englishman is more than conceited, he is stupid, and takes the liberty of looking down upon a Swede, although the Swede has a far higher standard of living than the English, has an equally proud and perhaps more honorable history, and equally high or higher level of culture.

This attitude, which as I can attest from my own experience, is very widespread, has prevented the Englishman from gaining a proper understanding of other nations. In general, he was glad to leave others in peace so long as they did not own something he wanted, or so long as his own interests were not affected. But when they were, at that very moment one could not but pity the natives, whether they were the wild mountain tribes on the frontiers of India, who were the first human beings to b.e subjected to death and destruction by high-explosive bombs from British planes during the years following the [first] World War, or the somewhat more civilized Poles, who were made to start a war with Germany by British promises, or the perhaps over-civilized Norwegian King, Haakon, who owed his declaration of war against Germany to promises of help from England. Promises emanating from Downing Street or the White House are not worth a bit more than those from the Kremlin.

The English often hit upon clever propaganda. One of their ideals that sounds good is contained in the expression, “Live and let live.” That ideal can be translated as “Live, but let me live better than you, my good man.

[The chapter ends here. Everything that appears in the printed book on p. 199 after the verses, “The Return of the Native,” is obviously out of place, probably because a page or two of the carbon copy was displaced when the mimeographed text was transcribed. It appears with some expansion in the following chapter, which it seems best to print in its entirety. A large part of this chapter is preserved only in the Swedish, and where this overlaps the English text, there are quite a few points at which it is difficult to decide whether the Swedish translation is somewhat free or shows stylistic revisions made by Day himself. Where there is a choice, I have preferred to adhere to the printed English text in what follows.]

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I can report with perfect truth that the average American does not like England any more than he likes Cuba. The average American, since the close of the first world war, has applauded the idea of never again interfering in a war in Europe. The average American knows that his country, before it suddenly found itself at war, was in a cultural, social and economic mess; involved in the worst crisis in America’s short history.

The average American has always regarded the government as his servant and now, he has suddenly discovered, it has become his boss. It is doubtful if the government will be his servant again.

In judging this pessimist type of mentality, I gain the impression that very many Europeans have the same idea of America that America has of Europe. Only the European’s ideas are favorable while the American’s ideas are unfavorable. However, the morale of Europe is higher than the morale of the United States. These pessimists I have mentioned are few and far between. Some of them are just liberals with a dynamic sentimentality and a static reason.

•  •  •  •

The great part of this book consists in pages from my memory. It contains my experiences and impressions and my opinions. I am fortunate in possessing many friends whose views do not coincide with my own. To them I make no apologies. If a man is to be judged by his enemies as well as his friends I can point with pride to quite a host of ill wishers.

Chapter 18

 

 

Europe

 

 

Europe will win. Yet again, she is winning the fight for her survival.* In Europe’s battle for survival, all have suffered and almost all have made sacrifices. And to Europe’s credit must be said that those who have not are few. Danger has welded Europe together. Even those great groups of people who were formerly united, ** and who still persist, in some countries, to defend class rights and privileges are beginning to see that Europe cannot exist half slave and half free, and that moral, spiritual, cultural and economic bankruptcy of one country will only lead to catastrophe for others.

A new conception of life is arising. In the future the nations of Europe are going, first of all, to think of themselves as Europeans with a common heritage of European culture. This culture is too great and rich for one nation to claim as its own. All have made their contributions, some large, some small. But Europe and its future belongs to the Europeans, not to outside forces. And the victory approaches that will provide a defense for their culture.

The outlook for the future is no longer obscured by the miasmas of communism, social democracy, liberalism and other -isms so assiduously cultivated and subsidized by Judaism in its battle for a living space which comprises the entire world, — a battle that is desperate and imperils the whole world.

 

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[Image – click to enlarge] Map of Europe between the World Wars.

The globe is being divided up all over again. Europe will belong to the Europeans: that is the most definite result of the war up to now. Asia will belong to the Asiatics, and America to the Americans. Whether the Nordic Americans will succeed in regaining and maintaining control of their heritage, or whether they will remain under a cultural and spiritual Jewish materialist hegemony is a question the future will decide.

[*It must be remembered that Day wrote in 1942, when the great German victories seemed to assure a bright future for our race.

** The reference, of course, is to the European nobility, which transcended national boundaries and intermarried, as did royalty, from country to country, thus feeling a unity that separated them from the lower classes everywhere.]

Africa’s destiny is now in flux.

We do not know whether that side of the war will end in a compromise that may perhaps create a new battlefield for another war in the future. But Africa must belong to Europe, and finally shall.

It is only natural that one race would become the leader in Europe.

There is a conception that geographical conditions shape and mold men and nations. Geography and nature can do much, but if this were the case the shape of men’s heads should be just as uniform as the shape of their hands and feet. We are all more or less biological accidents, conceived and born in the same manner. But science tells us mankind is divided into many races. We don’t all come from the same Adam.

And history shows us northern Europe is the home of the TeutonicNordic race. The Oxford English Dictionary defines the terms thus;*

Teuton: A German; in extended ethnic .sense, any member of the races of peoples speaking a Germanic, or Teutonic, language.” And “Teutonic,” as applied to language, is defined as “Of or pertaining to the group of languages allied to the German (including Gothic, Scandinavian, Low German, and English), forming one of the great branches of the Indo-European, Indo-Germanic, or Aryan family.

This is the race which founded and is responsible for what we call western civilization. Branches of this race, the so-called Anglo-Saxons, have in the space of one generation come under the control of the Jewish race who, with the revolution of 1917, gained control of the Slav race in Russia. The Jews are now trying to destroy Western culture and to enslave the Nordic-Teutonic race.

[* The Swedish is a condensation which I have expanded by quoting directly from the large Oxford Dictionary. To complete the definition, we may add,

Nordic: Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the people of Northern Europe or the type to which Deniker assigns them.

The reference is to Joseph Deniker, the French anthropologist whose manual, Les races de I’Europe (Paris, 1908), provided, on the basis of extensive anthropometric research, the standard racial classification of Europeans that is generally accepted. Europeans (excluding, of course, Jews and other alien races that have infiltrated the Continent) are all Aryan, and Nordics are therefore a branch of the Aryan race as a whole.]

That is the real and true war which is now being fought. It is not a war between countries, such as Germany, Finland, Italy, Russia, England and the United States. These are merely family names. The real war is between the Jews and the Teutonic-Nordic race. The latter are beginning to realize what their fate would be if the Jews should win this war.

German topography has molded the Germans into a race of keen observers. They have been surrounded by other people for hundreds of years. Every German can tell the difference between the French, Dutch, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian, and Italian peoples. Some of the peoples are branches of the Nordic-Teutonic race; others are Slavs, and still others belong to the Mediterranean race. The Germans, through their close personal contact with these many peoples, stand in the best position to understand their several national ambitions, aspirations, and racial sensibilities. Even as did the vanguard of the Nordic-Teutonic race, many of these, peoples repeatedly fought victorious battles for their existence.

Their innate racial capacities produced leaders in times of peril.

Today this peril is imminent.

Some old friends, among them Scandinavians and Germans, have confided to me their pessimistic belief that European culture will succumb in the present war. This apprehension has always surprised me when expressed by a mature and educated person.*

In viewing the United States, lam afraid Europeans are prone to judge my country by standards existing in their own. In doing that, they are making a mistake. If the United States had the same social structure as Germany, Finland, or Sweden, I would even then have my doubts about the outcome of the present war. If the United States has great strength, it also has great weaknesses.

The most noteworthy is this: America has no military class that can provide the people with military leaders. I know that not even during the course of the previous war was the United States able to produce military leaders who could bear comparison with any one of five hundred military men from Finland, It is just as impossible to turn out a competent officer in a few months of intensive training as it is to turn out a competent physician in the same period of time.

[* How pathetic Day’s indefatigable optimism sounds today, when Aryans, throughout the world, cringe at the feet of their Jewish masters and acquiesce in the liquidation of their race, hoping only to cadge a few counterfeit dollars in the meantime!]

Another of America’s great weaknesses is this: America lacks a sufficiently large class of civil servants with the old and sound traditions of honor, loyalty, and competent diligence, such as exists in the three aforementioned countries and others. The American bureaucracy born under the Roosevelt administration is a corrupt and inefficient growth following the traditions of former days when political appointees did everything they could to improve their material circumstances under the political regime which appointed them because of the knowledge they would lose these lucrative posts under a new president.

America’s third great weakness is this: The United States never dreamed of conquering and ruling the world* before the Roosevelt Trust established itself in the White House. Just how far the average American is attracted by this strange-tasting medicine of Roosevelt has yet to be revealed, for the average American is inarticulate. From everything I know about my own country I can at least report that real Americans are not at all pleased to find themselves as allies and supporters of Bolshevism, because these Americans are Christians.

I can report with perfect truth that the average American does not like England any more than he likes Cuba.*** The average American, since the close of the First World War, has applauded the idea of never again interfering in a war in Europe.

The average American knows that his country, before it suddenly found itself dragged into this war, was in a cultural, social, and economic mess, involved in the worst crisis in America’s short history.

[*This may sound strange today, when few remember that in 1939-45 there was a current in American thought which expected that the United States, still a nation, would profit by the World War to establish a hegemony over the whole world and an Imperium Americanum modelled on the great Roman Empire.

** The reader should again remember that this was written in 1942, before the Christianity of the West had been almost entirely subverted and reclaimed by the Jews, becoming again an instrument of their purpose to make the entire globe what Canaan was in the tradition transmitted by their Bible.

*** Remember that when this was written, Cuba was just an insignificant, but perpetually troublesome, island off the coast of Florida. It was not until 1959 that the aliens who have taken over control of the United States, with the cooperation of their Aryan hirelings and “Liberal” nitwits, installed a Communist dictatorship in Cuba. Many simple-minded persons still like to imagine that their rulers in Washington are “anti-Communist.”]

The average American has been indulgent toward political corruption. As a matter of fact, political corruption had come to be considered inseparable from politics, on both the local and national levels. The average American has always regarded the government as his servant, and now he has suddenly discovered it has become his boss. It is doubtful whether the government will become his servant again. Which will be the master depends on the American himself. He can either demand the same efficient service from government that he requires of his hospital, or he may become apathetic and submissive, like the slaves under the terror-regime that is inspired and directed by Jews. If another alternative should exist, the average American must find it. And with the knowledge I have of my countrymen, I anxiously await the day when Americans will regain control over the government of the United States.

In. judging the pessimistic type of mentality, with which I now and then come into contact, I gain the impression that very many Europeans have the same idea of America that America has of Europe. Only the European’s ideas are favorable, while American’s ideas are unfavorable. Altogether too many people have viewed international developments and their guiding principles through Jewish eyeglasses.

However, the morale of Europe is higher than the morale of the United States. Just as the stone-steady Finns observe Russia through eyes that have the experience of hundreds of years behind them, so the other nations quietly observe the furious efforts of Europe’s enemies to find the chink in her armor through which they can administer the death-blow. Those pessimists whom I have mentioned are few and far between. Some of them are just Liberals with a dynamic sentimentality and a static reason.

* * * * *

My career as a correspondent ended because I found myself unable to become a soothsayer. I have remained in Europe because I prefer to tight with all my power against the Bolsheviks rather than tight for them. It is a deep disappointment to me that the Finnish government did not accept my services as a volunteer. That compelled me to write this book. The fact I am today a political refugee is not pleasant. Today many of us are clinging to the past. But if we are to hold to any of our beliefs then let us continue to think that stealing is dishonest and lying dishonorable, for that is what separates through the centuries the Christian from the Jew. It is we, who are fighting for Europe today, that have the right to sing,

ONWARD, CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS.

 

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Chapter 19

 

 

Epilogue

This book was written during the winter of 1942-43. I have been told that a paper shortage prevented publication.*

In the meantime, I have looked over it again. Persons who read the manuscript suggested I delete a portion of it. I decided not to. It was remarked that I had criticized certain countries and had not made any criticism of Germany with whom my country is now at war. This deserves a word of explanation.

During my stay in Europe I had opportunities to become The Chicago Tribune’s Berlin correspondent. I refused this post because I thought I was doing more good for my newspaper and my country in reporting events in Russia and I knew that many forces were interested in closing The Tribune bureau in Riga.

I have written about the countries and events which I “covered” for The Tribune. Most of the material contained in this book has already appeared in there.

I also feel that in fighting the Jewish-Bolshevik regime of Russia that Germany is performing a service for Western civilization which will be properly appreciated and recognized in the future. Of course there are unpleasant features of Germany’s war for survival. I only need to mention Mr. Himmler. But when somebody mentions this I ask them to remember that Beria is still commissar of the GPU in Soviet Russia and that this terrorist organization has been functioning in Russia and abroad since 1921 whereas the German counter-organization only appeared a few years ago. I further ask them to remember that it is impossible to fight a forest fire with a fire engine and that the only way Germany can defend herself and Europe against the GPU is through the use of severe and stern measures.

In conclusion permit me to repeat what I have already written in this book: that those who are fighting against Bolshevism are gaining in honor. As for those who are fighting for the Bolsheviks, well, let us hope that history will be very, very charitable.

[* I.e., until 1944. The “paper shortage” was in Sweden, one of the leading paper-exporting countries of the world. Do your nostrils detect the characteristic stench of Jewry? In the Swedish text, the passage in the middle of the fourth paragraph on p, 204, “I only need mention Mr. Himmler … only appeared a few years ago,” does not appear.]

 

 

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Index of Names

 

Adamic, Louis, 96

Aitken, Max, 121

Akel, M., 157

Akulov, 38, 118

Alving, Babro, 165

Anine, Valdemer, 47

Aralov, 121

Aschberg, Olaf, 3

Barons, Kristian, 153

Beaverbrook, Lord, 121

Beck, 72, 79, 80, 82, 94

Beckmann, Lief, 178

Belisha, Hore, 166, 167

Benjamin, Janis, 31

Berg, Major, 165

Berger, Rabbi Elmer, 130

Berija, 38, 118, 206

Bersunsch, Alfred, 49

Bihlmans, Alfred, 49

Boisen 180

Bontoli, Mon., 140

Brown, W.B., 44

Budding, General, 147

Budrys, 133, 134, 135

Bullit, 46, 75, 76, 77

Chaiton, 43

Chalatov, 123

Chamberlain, 126, 127

Clark, George, 199

Chicherin, M., 45

Christensen, 180

Churchill, 11, 99, 111, 175, 192

Clayton, John, 68

Clemenceau, 105

Cooper, 127, 128

Corohkovaija, 45

Cudahy, John, 75, 76, 77, 94, 95, 146

Czech, John, 103

Day. Mrs., 50, 127

Dewey, Charles, 69

Dimsa, 56, 58, 59

Djerjinski, Felix, 38, 117. 118

Dored, John, 133, 134, 145

Dubin, Rabbi, 35, 102

Duranty, Walter, 48, 111, 126

Eden, 71, 72

Edmundson, Robert, 103, 107

Erkko, Eljas, 188

Estes, 44

Fagin, Victor, 154, 155

Farson, Negley, 129

Filipowicz, 78

Flick, 44

Florinski, M., 46

Ford, Henry, 23

Forrester, General, 182

Forster, 60

Freud, 106

Fry, 135

Gadman, S. Parks, 161

Galvanauskas, E., 137

Ganetzski, 43

George, King, 11

George, Lloyd, l05

Gibbons, Floyd, 125

Gide, Andre, 110

Gieck, Lewish, 4

Godye, G.E.R., 129

Goring, 58, 95

Green, 2

Gurdusz, 71, 72, 73, 74

Gustav, King, 31, 157

Haakon, King, 177

Hansson, Per Albin, 175

Haynes, 195

Himler, 206

Hitler, 11, l05, 139, 140

Hohenthal, Arno, 193

Hughes, Charles E., 46

Jagoda, 38, 117, 118

Johnson, Herschel, 2

Johnson, Hugh, 9

Jurgenberg, Earl, 50

Kaija, 160, 161

Kalimantiano, 44

Kalp, Bronis, 96

Kaminev, 72

Kennard, Sir Howard, 81, 82

Kennedy, 95

Kertushka, Bereze, 33

Khalatov, Artemic 8, 109, 110, 111

Kirckenstein, 31

Kirov, 121

Kissels, Janis, 32, 35, 36

Klecgkowski, Stefan, 78

Knox, 9

Kock, Erich, 56, 57, 58, 59

Kolehmainen, Hannes, 186, 193

Krassi, 121

Kwiatkowski, 80, 82

Kwick, John, 94

Lacis, Willy, 31

Laidoner, Johann, 78, 162

Lane, 75

Le Lara, Donald, 81

Lenin, 118, 121. 173

Leonard, 183

Leopold, King, 95

Liebrecht, 31

Lilienthal, Dr., 130

Lincoln, Abraham, 6

Lindenauer, 139

Litinov, Maxim, 1, 3, 4, 44

Lomonossov, 122

Lubianski, 145

Lyons, 126

Lyons, Mrs., 127

MacDonald, James G., 101, 102

Mannerheim, 193

Markov, 43

Marshall, 43

Martelius. Martill, 176

Martens, Ludwig, 159

Matthews, Shailer, 161

Marx, Karl, 106

McCormick, Colonel, 1, 2, 4, 5, 47, 48, 50, 68, 74, 75, 75, 77, 94, 98, 126, 137

Meierhold, 176

Meirovica, Siegfried, 25, 26

Melchet, Lord, 102

Menherin, Moshe, 130

Menshinski, 38, 117, 118

Morgenthau, Henry, 188

Moscicki, 80, 82

Munters, Suma, 34, 35

Munters, Wilhem, 34, 35

Napoleon, 8, 162

Noel, Leon, 81, 82

Nowinski, Mike, 71, 73, 74, 77

Nurok, Rabbi, 102

Nuorteva, 43

Obarski, Michael, 95

Ostrowski, 68

Paderewski, Ignace, 78

Pappe, Pan, 146

Passikivi, 188

Patterson, J.M., 137

Pattinger, 44

Pemberton, 71

Piats, Konstantine, 151, 152, 155

Piip, 153

Pilsudski, 68, 69, 78, 80, 81, 82, 132

Pitte, Count, 155

Podder, General, 156

Pommers, John Archbishop, 51

Porter, 139

Potocki, 77

Procope, 188

Redfern, Gilbert, 70

Riddledaic, Lord, 166

Rod, Oruulf, 176, 179

[Page 205]

Roosevelt, F. D. 2, 6, 9, 12, 75, 77, 95, 96, 97, 99, 103, 111, 167, 175, 187, 192, 195, 204

Rosenman, Samuel, 167, 187

Rubenstein, 102

Rydz-Smigly, 81, 82

Ryti, Risto, 188

Sabeth, Albert, 108

Sabeth, Joseph, 108

Sahn, Dr., 29

Salter, 153, 154

Schnorre, Dr. Rabbi, 102

Scholl, 3

[Page 206]

Schultz, Alexander, 155, 156

Schultz, Sigrid, 56

Shadanov, l54

Shaw, George Bernard, 109

Sikorski, Ladislaw, 78, 79, 80, 82

Smetana, 36, 134, 140

Smetana, Madame, 140

Sonnenterg, 145

Stalin, 72, 102, 118, 173, 192

Stecklov, 72

Steele, John, 47, 71, 199

Sterling, 176

Stimson, 9

Stolpin, 121

Stone, Timothy, 161

Super, Paul, 66

Svhoenfeldt, Arthur, 4

Szapiro, Jerzy, 70, 71, 74

Trotski, Leon, 117, 121

Tubelis, 143

Ulmanis Karl, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 38, 151

Umanskt, 49

Uritzski, 121

Vignribs, 59

von Alfthan, Dr., 99

Von Hindenburg, 69

Von Ribbentrop, 58, 59

Waldemaras, Augustinas, 98, 140, 141, 142

Waldemaras, Madame, 142

Ward, Manny, 195

Washington, George, 6

Weinstein, Gregory, 43, 45

White, Prof., 147

Wiley. John C., 34

Wilson, Woodrow, 97

Wise, Stephan Rabbi, 102

Witos, Vincent, 78

Wytasch, 180, 182

Yezhov. 38, 118

Zagurski, 80

Zaleski, August, 80, 82, 141, 142

Zang, Joel, 74

Zarinsch, 51

Zellgowski, 132

Zimviev, 72

 

 

 

 

 

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NOTES

 

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Note

This new version of Onward Christian Soldiers that I’ve compiled consists of the original contents published by Noontide Press in 1982 plus the “missing” text that, for reasons explained below, was in the Swedish version published in 1942.

I’ve also included some supplementary texts here giving the history of the missing parts of Day’s book. Also book reviews by Revilo Oliver and Amazon readers (see Part 1).

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Contents

 

 

Maps of Northern Europe & the Baltic States

THE REST OF DONALD DAY by Paul Knutson — 1984

EDITORIAL NOTE by Liberty Bell

The Resurrection of Donald Day — A review by Revilo P. Oliver. The Liberty Bell — January 1983

TWO KINDS OF COURAGE by Revilo P. Oliver. The Liberty Bell — October 1986

AMAZON REVIEWS

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ONWARD CHRISTIAN SOLDIERS

Chapter

Introduction

Permit Me To Introduce Myself * (all new)

1 Why I did not go Home *………………………………. 1

2 The United States  *………………………………………. 7

3 Latvia  ………………………………………………………… 21

4 Meet the Bolsheviks  *………………………………….. 41

5 Alliance with the Bear  *……………………………….. 53

6 Poland  ……………………………………………………….. 63

7 Trips  ………………………………………………………….. 85

8 The Downfall of Democracy * ………………………. 93

9 Jews  …………………………………………………………… 101

10 Russia  *………………………………………………………. 115

11 Lithuania * ………………………………………………….. 131

12 Danzig  ……………………………………………………….. 145

13 Estonia  ……………………………………………………….. 151

14 Sweden  ………………………………………………………. 159

15 Norway  ………………………………………………………. 169

16 Finland  ………………………………………………………. 183

17 England  *……………………………………………………. 197

18 Europe  *…………………………………………………….. 201

19 Epilogue  *…………………………………………………… 204

Index of Names  ………………………………………………….. 205

* Contains new material (dark blue text) missing from original Noontide edition.

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LIBERTY BELL PUBLICATIONS

June 1984

THE REST OF

DONALD DAY

by

Paul Knutson

Donald Day, who had been for many years the foreign correspondent of the Chicago Tribune in northern Europe, wrote a record of his observations, Onward, Christian Soldiers, in 1942. His English text was first published as a book in 1982. It was printed by William Morrison and appeared under the imprint of the Noontide Press of Torrance, California, As Professor Oliver pointed out in his review of that book in Liberty Bell for January, 1983, the text had been copied, with some omissions and minor changes, from an anonymously issued mimeographed transcription of a defective carbon copy of the author’s manuscript, which had been brought to the United States in someway, despite the vigilance of Franklin Roosevelt’s surreptitious thought-police.

That was not the first publication of Day’s book. A Swedish translation, Framat Krististridsman, was published by Europa Edition in Stockholm in 1944. (That paper cover, printed in red, green, and black, is reproduced in black-and-white on the following page.)

 

 Onward Christian Soldiers - Cover - Swedish

Copies of this book still survive in Sweden and are even found in some public libraries. There may still be a copy in the Library of Congress, where, however, it was catalogued and buried among the very numerous books of a different Donald Day, a very prolific writer who midwifed the autobiography of Will Rogers and produced book after book on such various subjects as American humorists, the folk-lore of the Southwest, the tourist-attractions of Texas, and probably anything for which he saw a market, including a mendacious screed entitled Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Own Story. By a supreme irony, the Library concealed Framat Kristi stridsman in its catalogue by placing it between the other Day’s Evolution of Love and his propaganda piece for the unspeakably vile monster whose millions of victims included one of the last honest journalists.

The Swedish translation contains some long and important passages that do not appear in the book published in California and are not found in the mimeographed copy. By translating these back into English, I can restore Donald Day’s meaning, but, of course, I cannot hope to reproduce exactly the words and style of his original manuscript. I can also restore from the Swedish the deficiencies of the mimeographed transcript.

It seems impossible to determine now whether the parts of Day’s work that are preserved only in the Swedish were deleted by him to shorten his text when he sent a typewritten copy to the United States or were added by him before he turned his manuscript over to the Swedish translator at about the same time. At all events, the Swedish now alone provides us with some significant parts of bay‘s book and many Americans will want to have Day’s Work complete and entire.

For the convenience of the reader, I have, by arrangement with the publisher of Liberty Bell, included corrections of the printed English text where it departs, through negligence or misunderstanding, from the mimeographed text from which it was copied. I have passed over obvious typographical errors in the printed book, and omitted small and relatively unimportant corrections. For example, near the end of p. 44 of the printed book, the sentence should read, “All reported that the officials of the Cheka, later known as the GPU and NKVD, were Jews.

Day did not use footnotes, so the reader will understand what all the footnotes [indicated by the symbol *] on the following pages are my own explanations of the text.

The supplements below are arranged in the order of pages of the printed book, as shown by the note in the small type that precedes each section, The three sources are discriminated typographically thus; Italics show what is copied from the printed text to give continuity.

Ordinary Roman type is used for what is in the mimeographed copy but was omitted from the printed version. This, of course, is precisely what Day wrote in English.

What I have translated back from the Swedish appears in this style of type. These passages, as I have said, convey Day’s meaning without necessarily restoring exactly the words he used in his English original, from which the Swedish version was made.

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Editorial Note

 

Liberty Bell

With the foregoing supplements, we have at last as accurate a text of Donald Day’s Onward, Christian Soldiers as we are likely to have, barring the remote possibility that the manuscript Day gave to his Swedish translator may yet be discovered.

The Swedish translation is pedestrian, as indeed is Day’s English style, but a comparison of the Swedish with the extant parts of the English assures me of the translator’s general competence. In one passage, which we have only in the Swedish, in which Day reports his refusal to become a well-paid and dignified member of our Diplomatic Service with a “little Morgenthau” as an “adviser” to tell him what to do, the translator was evidently confused by the irony of some English phrase such as “executive for a Jew” and reversed Day’s obvious meaning;, this was corrected in the foregoing text.

The mimeographed version is evidently a transcription from Day’s carbon copy, with only such errors as only the most expert typists can entirely avoid. There is, however, one very odd error in the mimeographed version corresponding to our printed page 4 above; it reads “the Great Rocky mountains of the border of Tennessee and North Carolina.” That is geographically absurd, of course, and the Swedish (stora Rijkiga Bergen) shows that Day wrote “Great Smoky mountains,” as we have, printed above. It is probably only a coincidence that the Swedish word for “Smoky” could have suggested, to a person who knew no Swedish, the error made by the typist in California who copied Day’s carbon copy.

When Day relies on his recollection of what he was told years before, his memory is sometimes faulty, and we have naturally made no changes in what he wrote. He makes an obvious error on our page 4, where he says that the Cherokees were driven from their lands and moved to Indian Territory “toward the end of the last century.” Actually, the expulsion of the Cherokee Nation by an American army took place in 1838. The Cherokees, by the way, were the most nearly civilized of all the Indian tribes in the territory that is now the United States and Canada, and it is true that their expulsion from the lands that had been guaranteed to them by treaty inflicted great hardships on them: they lost most of their property, including their negro slaves, and large numbers of them perished as they were quite brutally herded from the Appalachians almost half way across the continent to what is now the southern border of Arkansas.

Ethnologists who have made intensive studies of the Indians of North America (e.g., Peter Farb) regard Sequoyah (Sequoia) as perhaps “the greatest intellect the Indians produced.” He was the son of a Cherokee woman by an unidentified white trader, and, growing up with the mother’s people, regarded himself as a Cherokee. He, however, was an exception to what Day says about half-breeds. Day may have been confused about the date of the expulsion because a few of the Cherokees succeeded in hiding from the perquisition in the wilds of the Great Smokies and were eventually given the small reservation they now occupy east of Bryson City in the toe of North Carolina. There was some agitation about them “near the end of the last century.

The circumstances in which Day’s carbon copy was smuggled into the United States remain obscure. When the mimeographed transcription was made and first issued, it contained a prefatory page on which an anonymous writer said,

It is my understanding that this book was published in; 1942, and then merely made an appearance at the book-sellers, when all copies were immediately withdrawn and destroyed without a single copy escaping the book-burners, I was also told that Mr. Day died shortly after this incident.

The page was presumably withdrawn when its author learned that Day was still alive at that time and an exile in Helsinki, since the Jews who rule the United States would not permit him to return to his native land.

It is curious that the man who made the transcription, which did effectively preserve Day’s work for the future, and who was evidently a resident of California, had heard a somewhat less plausible version of the rumor that was current in Washington in 1943. (See the review by Professor Oliver in Liberty Bell, January 1983, p. 27). It is quite possible that the source of both rumors was an effort by the apparatus of the great War Criminal in the White House to prevent the publication of the Swedish translation, which, as Day tells us in the last item in our supplements, was delayed in the press for two years by a “paper shortage” and it is noteworthy that the paper for it was finally obtained in Finland, not Sweden,* Until the book was finally published in 1944, the enemies of mankind could have imagined that their pressures on Sweden had effectively prevented Day’s exposure of one phase of their activity from ever appearing in print.

[* Day’s book was published by Europa Edition in Stockholm, which, however, had to have the printing done by Mercators Tryckeri in Helsinki. Although copies of the Swedish book have been preserved, Day’s work would not now be generally known — and would be supposed lost by Americans who heard of it — if the anonymous gentleman in California had not issued his mimeographed transcription.]

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KATANA — The Liberty Bell article continues with a list of text to be added or amended to the Noontide edition. All these changes (indicated by the dark blue text) have been entered in this expanded version of Onward Christian Soldiers.

 

 

Word Totals for the Additional Text

Introduction – –

Permit Me To Introduce Myself – 5,738 (all new)

Chapter 1 – 23

Chapter 2 – 307

Chapter 3 – –

Chapter 4 – 653

Chapter 5 – 1,225

Chapter 6 – –

Chapter 7 – –

Chapter 8 – 408

Chapter 9 – –

Chapter 10 – 907

Chapter 11 – 6

Chapter 12 – –

Chapter 13 – –

Chapter 14 – –

Chapter 15 – –

Chapter 16 – –

Chapter 17 – 2,167

Chapter 18 – 1,179

Chapter 19 – 89

Total words in original = 85,311

Total additional words = 12,702

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Total words in expanded version = 98,013

 

 

ONWARD

 

CHRISTIAN

 

SOLDIERS

 

 

1920-1942: Propaganda, Censorship

and One Man’s Struggle to Herald the Truth

Suppressed reports of a 20-year Chicago Tribune

correspondent in eastern Europe from 1921

Donald Day

With an introduction by Walter Trohan,

former chief of the Tribune’s Washington bureau

THE NOONTIDE PRESS

 

 

 

Chapter 16

 

Finland

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Finns are pioneers. There is little essential difference between the Finn of today who is fighting in the forest wilds of Karelia against the Red Russians and the American who crossed the Alleghany mountains 150 years ago to claim new lands. Both love hard work. Both love solitude.

The Finn likes to build his house far from his neighbors. The American pioneer built his cabin far from the fort or blockhouse which protected him from his enemy. Both are hospitable, honest and friendly. Another really great characteristic found in both is generosity. They are generous with their help and with their worldly goods.

This type of American to whom I refer is decreasing in number, unfortunately for America. The Finns, however, are still living in their heroic era which has been centuries long. Their long struggle for survival has developed those human qualities which are most prized and valued.

That is why Finland had the sympathies of the civilized world when she was attacked by the Red Army. That is why she survived. That is why today she is again fighting and is on the winning side and will share the fruits of victory.

[Page 184]

The Finnish defensive war against Russia was the greatest story I ever covered or ever hope to cover. A small nation of less than four million people attacked by a mighty neighbor of 174,000,000. A great fleet of hostile planes bombing the civilian population attempted to break their morale! A powerful fleet which failed in its attempt to blockade sea traffic between Finland and Sweden! A tremendous army which was hurled back time and time again when it tried to overrun the country! A bitter winter with the most severe frosts in fifty years!

Finland is a country nurtured on heroism. From their ancient past come tales of reckless heroes who sought danger to conquer it with intrepid action and quick thinking. From their recorded history come more stories of bravery and endurance against great odds. In days of war they have shown the world how a nation can fight for its life. In days of peace they turn to sport and champions are the peacetime heroes.

Finland is a nation of champions. One of them is my best friend, Hannes Kolehmainen, the first Finnish runner of world fame. He stands out among the great sportsmen and athletes who have carried the name of Finland wide into the world. Hannes and I have been fishing together for almost twenty years. In 1940 we were camped on the Petsamo river. We thought we had enough food with us to last a fortnight. But when our wives built a fire to prepare a meal we would be surrounded by Lapp children, and children are always hungry. I was fortunate the transport “American Legion” was in Petsamo harbor to bring back the Americans from Europe. The ship supplied us with food. One of the little Lapp boys asked Hannes what his name was and when he heard it he couldn’t believe it. Hannes had to pull out his passport from his pocket to prove his identity. The boy had read about Hannes in the Finnish school books.

In his mind Hannes was much more important than the President of Finland. He asked Hannes if he would give him a photograph and write his name on it so he could prove to his schoolmates he had really been fishing with Hannes Kilshamainen. Hannes had a snapshot and wrote on it:

To my friend Moses from Hannes Kolshmainen.

Even the salmon in the Petsamo river seemed to know who was fishing for them, for each time Hannes went out he brought back a salmon, whereas I didn’t catch one on the whole trip.

If Finland has more than her share of world champions in many branches of sport, it is because she has so many national and local champions. The self discipline and rigorous training imposed on the individual by the desire to excel in some branch of sport has become one of the essential characteristics of the Finn. It helps, with his other qualities, to make him a good citizen, an almost unequalled soldier, a hard worker, a good comrade and a treasured friend.

[Page 185]

When Finland was attacked by Bolshevik Russia in 1939 she had more friends and well wishers than any other single nation in the world. Her only enemies were communists and their supporters, which included the Jews. It seemed inconceivable to the Finns that their friends would let them down. They were a small nation whose democratic system of government had been successful because their sense of patriotism had not been eclipsed by party politics and because of the inherent honesty and homogeneity of the people. Their cause was just. They were a member of the League of Nations in good standing.

Finland was the only debtor country in Europe regularly paying her debt to America. She knew she had a host of friends in that country. Most of the higher officers of her army had served in the famous Jaeger battalion in the German army during the world war and a large group of Finns were admirers and students of German culture and Finland’s respect and admiration for Germany was reciprocated by the Germans for Finland. Finland’s chief business connections had been with England and the merchant and trading class of the country were warmly disposed towards England, where they thought they could count on sympathy and support. Finland’s relations with Sweden were brotherly for these countries had a common history and had fought and suffered together. Feeling she had the moral support of western civilization and was sure to obtain material aid, Finland defied Russia.

But of all the countries who failed to come up to Finland’s expectations the Americans have the most to be ashamed of. America was not then involved in the war. She was not fighting for her life. Her president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, had been preaching noble thoughts for years.

But these uplifting sentiments were not uttered to calm passions or to reconcile antagonists. They were carefully calculated to inflame enmities and provoke war.

The foreign policy of the United States under the Roosevelt Trust contains many shameful pages. The policy of the American government towards the Finnish government during the years 1939-42 is so disgraceful that it will be difficult to conceal or excuse it when writing American diplomatic history. It is not a policy sanctioned by the American people.

In fact, extremely few people, aside from the small Jewish-Judophile clique close to Roosevelt, know what has actually happened. Many Americans also do not know that for the first time in our history a Jew actually lives in the White House, where he has an office. He is Samuel Rosenman, a judge of the Federal court in the state of New York, who draws his salary for this office while he actually performs the office of writing the President’s speeches and acts as his adviser.

[Page 186]

From the first day that Finland was attacked by the Bolsheviks the Roosevelt Trust has been on the side of Communist Russia. This was contrary to the wishes of the ‘American people. But in the United States the foreign policy is a matter which belongs exclusively to the President.

The great majority of the Americans sympathized with and wished to support Finland.

In November 1939, when Minister Passikivi was heading a Finnish delegation to Moscow, negotiating the demands which the Soviet government had presented to Finland, I visited Mr. Eljas Erkko, publisher of the Helsingin Sanomat, the largest Finnish newspaper, who was then foreign minister. In the course of our talk I asked him why he didn’t pick up his telephone and call Passikivi and inform him that Finland had decided to accept;

that hundred million dollar loan from the United States.

I said if Finland had not asked for such a loan she should do so and since telephone conversations with Moscow are controlled by the GPU this news would come immediately to the ears of the Foreign Affairs Commissariat and might have a favorable influence on the critical negotiations then proceeding. Erkko said he had thought of doing that very thing and suggested it to Mr. Risto Ryti, then prime minister, who turned it down. I then visited Mr. Ryti who told me the government had instructed their minister to Washington, Mr. Procope, to approach the American government and ask for a loan of sixty million dollars. I asked if I could send a story from Helsingfors [Helsinki] about these negotiations. Mr. Ryti asked me to keep this information confidential, as the American Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau had specially requested Mr. Procope to keep this matter a secret.

This alarmed me. I told Mr. Ryti that Morgenthau was a Jew and no Jew, whatever his position, would undertake anything which might harm the Jewish government of Bolshevik Russia. I further told the Prime Minister that while many Finns did not know it, world Jewry considered Finland as an anti-Semitic country, because Finland had always opposed permitting additional Jews to immigrate and settle in Finland. I said I suspected Morgenthau was going to sabotage this loan for Finland and I urged I be permitted to send a dispatch to The Tribune as I felt that once Finland’s request was placed before the American people then aroused public sentiment might compel the government to take favorable action.

Mr. Ryti said that in view of Mr. Morgenthau’s request he could not grant me permission to send the story. I agreed to respect his wishes and said if I could obtain proof that Morgenthau was sabotaging this loan I would have to report the matter to my newspaper. I did report it the following February when it came clear beyond any shadow of doubt that Finland had been betrayed. This story was published in The Tribune.

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The loan did not suit the purpose of the Roosevelt Trust. Finland’s request for financial help was made public only after the Red Army had invaded Finland. The Roosevelt Trust prevented a bill from being introduced to Congress to authorize a loan to Finland. Instead it reintroduced another bill, which had been previously defeated by congress, authorizing the capital of the Export Import Bank (a Roosevelt creation) to be increased another $100,000,000. Although Finland was not once mentioned in this bill the Administration called it “The Finland Bill” to deceive public opinion. To obtain the necessary votes for its passage through Congress the Roosevelt Trust finally promised to loan twenty million dollars of this sum to Finland. Although Finland’s need was urgent the passage of the bill was delayed. Pressure of public opinion compelled the government to promise another $10,000,000 to Finland, but when this money became available, it was too late to be of any use to Finland in her war with Russia.

During the winter war, the Roosevelt Trust facilitated with all the means at its disposal the purchases of the Soviet government in the United States and the export of these goods to Russia. Some of these goods were paid for in gold; the greater part was sold on credit. They included high proof gasoline for airplanes, copper and its alloys, molybdenum and metal working machinery. The only thing Roosevelt did for Finland was to voice a very mild rebuke to the American Youth Congress, a communist inspired gathering, which met in Washington and refused to pass a resolution condemning the invasion of Finland. Roosevelt remained silent about the aid his government was affording to Russia, although this was bitterly attacked in the press.

American propagandists who today are spreading the lie that Finland is under German control and obeying German orders have short memories.

They forgot that with the beginning of the European war the American government permitted the British government to control all American mail with Europe and supervise all American trade with Europe. Every Finnish ship which called in an American harbor to obtain a cargo of goods bought in the United States had to obtain a British naval certificate before it could return to Finland. Every letter which I have received from the United States since September 1939, has had to pass through British censorship. After the United States entered the war I received only two letters from my newspaper and their only content was clippings.

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Still more remarkable was the fact that the American State Department (Foreign Office), complying with British desires, established in 1939 a secret censorship in Washington with a Jew in charge, to censor all mail written by Americans working in official representations abroad who used the diplomatic pouch to send mail to their relatives and friends in the United States. For a time it looked as though the United States was completely under British control. But now the Roosevelt Trust has involved the United States in war and fixed its talons in America’s breast. It feels strong enough to begin to issue orders to England instead of taking them.

In contemplating their neighbors and the world, the Finns have come to regard themselves as a small country. In interviews with Finnish officials and conversations with friends over a period of years I have heard them frequently mention themselves as a small nation. Today this view greatly influences Finland’s outlook upon the world and her foreign policy.

But this is not entirely true. The Finns may be small in numbers but their moral stature is great. They present exactly what the governments of Great Britain and the United States allege they are fighting for, democracy and the right of small nations to exist.

Because Finland still exists as a small nation with a democratic form of government and with an independent foreign and sovereign domestic policy without any alliances, she is today a tremendous obstacle in the policies and pretensions of the so-called Anglo-Saxon nations. This is why Great Britain descended to the depths in declaring war against Finland. It also explains why the United States threatened to break diplomatic relations if the Finns continued their offensive operations against the Red Army which, according to Jew-controlled Washington, threatened the vital interests of the American government.

Physically Finland is a small country. Geo-politically she is an important country. Morally she is a great country. Finland’s moral position and influence in the world of today is out of all proportion to her size. It is impregnable. Finland has not changed her policies, or her position, or her form of government. She fought for her life during the winter war. She is fighting for her life today. The mere presence of Finland in the world war fighting has deflated the propaganda balloon of the hypocrite-AngloSaxon-hooligan-Bolshevik alliance. Every person in England and the United States who sympathized and prayed for Finland during the winter war realize today there is something radically wrong in the world war line-up.

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Just so long as Finland keeps on fighting, all those Anglo-Saxon people who remember Finland with respect and liking know that Finland has not changed, but that their own governments have changed. The fact that Finland is again fighting Bolshevism confirms that Finland has not changed, neither has Bolshevism changed. So all those people in the Anglo-Saxon countries who contributed to Finnish relief in the winter war must now realize, every time they think of Finland, that they are on the wrong side in the present world struggle. It would pay Finland well to remind them as often and as energetically as possible that Finland is fighting the same fight against the same foe. If her many friends are on the other side in this conflict it is because the Jews have succeeded in placing them there.

These people do not understand what has happened in Europe. That Europe has revolted. It is a revolution against spiritual, cultural and economic corruption. They do not understand that if the Jew had the ability and intention to govern and administer to the spiritual, cultural and economic needs of nations, they had that opportunity to- show the world their talents in Russia. What they succeeded in accomplishing in Russia has shocked the civilized world. It is a strange fact today that every Jew, whether he be living in England, America or any other country is just as interested in seeing Soviet Russia win her war for survival as he is in seeing England or America win their conflicts; perhaps even more so.

The Jew realizes that with the collapse of the Soviet government more than half their battle to conquer the world has been lost.

This also explains why the tremendous propaganda organizations controlled and directed by the Jews and their puppets are trying to convince the inhabitants of Great Britain and the United States that today Europe is coasting downhill towards destruction. That these organizations are attempting to bluff and bully Finland into signing a separate peace with the Soviet government. They are trying to convince the people of Great Britain and the United States that, together with Jewish-Bolshevik Russia, they can lead the world towards a better future. They are vainly seeking a propaganda formula which will have the same magic effect upon Europe as President Wilson’s fourteen points. These swindlers are trying to tell the nations who have suffered from Bolshevik bestiality that a new Russian government and new Russia, civilized overnight, will evolve from this war. The Anglo-Saxons have openly admitted their war aim is to control the world, whereas they have been unable to control the predacious elements in their own countries.

Finland’s fight for existence has bared this fraud. Finland’s sacrifice to the cause of human freedom has stripped the hooligan-hypocrite alliance of all their pretensions to the sanctity of their motives. And the longer Finland fights the more honor she gains and the longer the United States and Great Britain fight on the side of Bolshevism the more shame they reap. All the nations fighting Bolshevism have gained in honor. But they have gained something more, a sense of common destiny and comradeship which is giving birth to a new conception of life and the future.

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The United States which fought in the first world war and the United States which was conscripted into World War II are two different nations.

The end of the first world war found the nations of Europe looking to the United States with hearts high with hope. Today they had better regard the Roosevelt regime in the United States with fear and loathing. Neither Europe nor the world can expect a better future to come from Washington. The Roosevelt policy is the policy of the Dirty Dollar.

When I was a small boy living in California a Medicine-Man came to town. These Medicine-Men were a product of the back-woods period of American development. They manufactured their medicines themselves.

They were always accompanied by two assistants, one a Negro banjo player and the other an honest-to-goodness Red Indian in full war paint and feathers. The Medicine-Man would hire a hall and invite the local residents to his entertainment. The Negro would play his banjo and sing funny songs. The Indian “Chieftain” would perform a war dance. Then the Medicine-Man would extol the marvelous qualities of his magic mixture, guaranteed to cure everything from cancer and tuberculosis to ingrown toenails and pimples. This medicine was sold for one dollar a bottle and he would frequently dispose of twenty five or fifty in the course of an evening. The majority of the audience recognized the Medicine-Man as a crook. But they regarded him as an amiable charlatan and purchased his wares more in gratitude for the entertainment he injected into their drab, homespun lives than for its purported healing-qualities.

This old time medicine-man today has his successor in President Roosevelt who, with Churchill playing the banjo and Stalin doing the war dance, is trying to sell his four falsehoods in the fancy bottle of the Atlantic charter to the world. But the new Medicine-Man is having a more difficult time. His audience is neither appreciative nor tolerant of his rosy dreams of a gloomy future. His Negro is singing out of tune. His Indian Chieftain just stinks while his medicine has a skull and crossbones on the bottle.

During the summer of 1939, the war clouds seemed far away from Finland. For many years Finland had been dreaming that someday the Olympic games might come to Helsingfors [Helsinki]. That dream seemed to be approaching realization. Work was being rushed to enlarge the wonderful new sports stadium. A new hotel was being completed. Others remodeled their premises so that they could house additional guests. Finland was discussing how many points she could count on her athletes winning in competition with those of other nations. The country was testing its old champions and hunting new ones.

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Why should the parliament appropriate additional money for defense needs when it was necessary to build an Olympic village to accommodate visiting athletes? Why should the army have more new guns when it was discovered the delicately nurtured swimmers from more southern climates could not be expected to show their best efforts in Finland’s frigid water, and so a very special swimming pool, whose waters were to be heated to a South Sea temperature by a large steamplant, had to be constructed.

Only a small section of the population saw the danger. Field Marshal Mannerheim tendered his resignation in July. It was not accepted. University students and other volunteers worked all summer to construct fortification while the Olympic sport installations were being rushed to conclusion.

Finland was happy, just as happy as the father of a large family would be in seeing three of his daughters getting married on the same day. One of the happiest men was the first friend I had in Finland, Amo Hohenthal.

Amo had been working many years to bring the games to Finland. He has sportsmen friends all over the world, for besides being a sportsman himself he is also president of the Sportartikier Company, one of the largest manufacturers of sporting goods in Europe.

Amo is building a villa on the coast some fifty kilometers from Helsinki [Helsingfors].

When he acquired this property he was informed the fishing in these waters could not be equalled anywhere in Finland. Fisherman are usually the most generous of humans and Amo is no exception for he invited Hannes Kolehmainen and myself to help him explore his new domain.

The three of us caught fifty pike, each weighing from one to six kilograms, within three hours. We had never experienced such fishing before and we have never caught as many fish on one outing since that day.

Hannes and I did not mean to spoil Amo’s fishing grounds, but they will never be the same again. It must also be confessed that on that day Amo beat us. He also caught a six kilo salmon.

I had made a short visit to Helsinki [Helsingfors] in July to meet the director of Presswireless, Louise Huot. This is a cooperative formed by The Chicago Tribune to save telegraph tolls on news dispatches to America. These cable tolls are so high that foreign news had always been one of the major items of expense of American newspapers who maintain their own correspondents abroad. Many newspapers utilized this service from Europe to America while both Havas and Stefani used Presswireless to transmit their news from America to France and Italy.

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Presswireless planned to erect a short wave transmitting set in Helsinki to send news of the Olympic games direct to America. Hoot was fresh from the crisis days in Paris. The general situation in Europe looked very critical to us both, but the happy spirit of optimism and expectation prevailing in Helsinki [[Helsingfors] was contagious. We obtained permission to operate the station without the slightest difficulty. Hoot returned to Paris and I went back to Estonia to complete a fishing trip which he interrupted.

After returning from Koenigsberg in September and covering the Polish debacle from Riga, I returned to Helsinki early in October. The Leningrad Pravda and Krasnaija Gazet had published some threatening articles against Finland. As this could not have been done without the knowledge of the Foreign Affairs Commissariat it appeared as though Moscow thought her non-aggression pact with Germany presented an opportunity to pressure Finland. For Finland to be threatened with war seemed almost unbelievable. But many unbelievable things were happening in Europe.

The Finnish-Soviet crisis attracted more correspondents to Helsinki than had ever been there at one time before. Each night we gathered in the foreign office to hear the latest developments. On one evening one of them complained bitterly because there was no news. He represented a French news agency. If you only knew how much front page space the French press was devoting to Finnish news you would have some for us, he protested. The Finnish diplomat was so surprised he seemed at a loss for a reply. So I asked the Frenchman if it was not true that France was also in some difficulties at the moment, that I had heard something somewhere that France was actually engaged in war herself. This calmed him for he had not been a newspaperman very long, in fact up to a few weeks previous he had been a language teacher. Another temperamental correspondent, an Englishman, exclaimed petulantly on another evening:

I don’t see any use in coming to your press conferences. I get most of my news from the Moscow radio anyway.

I urged him to apologize for this remark, but he refused. He remained in Finland throughout the winter war, but he was not permitted to make any trips to the front. Temperament is a good quality in a correspondent, but it should be kept under control. I am afraid I have also sometimes sinned in this respect.

The end of November approached and there seemed a lull in the Finnish-Soviet crisis. I visited three of my friends occupying important posts in the Finnish government asking them if they anticipated an attack by the Soviets at the beginning of winter. They all replied in the negative, but said they expected a very serious crisis in the spring.

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America’s great harvest festival, Thanksgiving Day, falls on the last Thursday in November and for many years it has been our custom to pull out our dining room table as far as it will go and invite friends of many nationalities to join in eating the turkey. I had already invited guests for a dinner at our home in Riga, so we returned to act as hosts. I was home just one week when news arrived of the alleged shelling of Soviet positions by the Finns and we left immediately for Helsinki.

Our plane did not take off from the Tallin airfield, for while we were making our short halt there, news arrived of the bombing of Helsinki. The same night we left on a small Estonian steamer for Stockholm escorted by two Estonian torpedo boats as three diplomatic couriers were on board.

The Soviet garrison at Baltioport held us in the beams of their searchlights as we passed and we were further inspected by Soviet warships.

We arrived in Stockholm the next day and the same night were aboard the Swedish steamer Brunhild en route to Turko [Turku]. Instead of the usual twenty hour passage we journeyed far up the Gulf of Bothnia and crossed under the watchful eye of Swedish planes and Finnish sub-chasers to arrive late the next night at Turko, the first city we had ever seen with a blackout.

Finland was mobilizing. Every means of transport was at a premium. I met Manny Ward, a horticulturist, who had arrived in Turko with a load of Finnish children who were being evacuated to Sweden. Ward offered to drive us to Helsinki, but it was eighteen below zero and the long drive in the open truck over icy roads was not a pleasant prospect. But we telephoned the chief of police, and asked if he could help us get some straw to put in the truck. It was one o’clock in the morning when we filled the truck with straw from the prisoner cells. We started on our freezing journey. Ward was exhausted, for this was his third trip with evacuees.

Helsinki seemed deserted. I discovered that the American military attache Major Haynes was largely responsible for starting a panic. He phoned everyone he knew, warning the Bolsheviks were going to send over 300 bombers.

I did not think the Bolsheviks would intensify their air attacks and anticipated their raids would only be attempts to terrorize the population.

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For many years Moscow had been working and intriguing for a future alliance with the United States. Roosevelt’s recognition of the Soviet government and the predominating influence of the Jews in his administration increased Moscow’s hopes that the United States would recognize their government as an ally and help in the communist plans to overrun Europe. The war in western Europe had thus far proved a disappointment to the sensation-loving American newspaper readers. The first air bombardment of Helsinki had received an enormous amount of undesired publicity in the United States.

Finland received remarkable publicity during the winter war. This was because of her courage and her desperate battle for national existence. It is hardly fair to blame military authorities for the difficulties placed in the way of the correspondents in their effort to cover the Finnish-Soviet war.

All general staffs must be secretive.

Many of my colleagues who arrived in Helsinki to cover the winter war came with the idea they were going to write Finland’s obituary. Since I had been in northeastern Europe longer than any other foreign correspondent, I was often asked about the situation. I have always been an optimist about Finland’s future and was convinced she would survive her war. So I tried to convince my colleagues that Finland was going to survive and her cause was not as hopeless as it appeared to be to many.

For the Soviets the war was unexpectedly fierce. As it proceeded Finland began to receive offers of help from England and France.

Although these countries carefully avoided any mention of declaring war against Russia. The Finnish campaign had revealed many shortcomings in the Red Army which had to be remedied. So Russia again offered peace to Finland. The reasons for Finland rejecting the first peace offer have not been made public. Finland finally accepted a hard peace with Russia.

With the outbreak of war Finland introduced censorship for the first time. With the exception of the daily military communique all dispatches had to be submitted to the censor for control before telephoned or telegraphed abroad. The press room at the Hotel Kamp where we gathered to await the return of our stories from the censor was the scene of many mock tragedies.

I don’t think any of us escaped being censored at one time or another.

One of my Finnish friends occupied a high government post. I called on him occasionally, for he was in daily touch with the general staff who kept him informed about all developments at the front. He sometimes gave me this information and I had his permission to use it. I would hurry back, write my story and submit it to the censor with the respectful assurance I had obtained the facts from the best possible source and they could be corroborated. These stories were all censored. It was heart rending to have a twenty-four hour scoop on my colleagues and not to be permitted to send out the story.

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My greatest moment in Finland was one of the greatest moments of my life. It happened in Sortavala during a severe bombardment in the winter war.

We had been carrying furniture out of burning buildings for hours. A small boy came running up with a message that we should not shoot as some Finnish planes were coming over the town. We watched and waited expectantly. At noon 86 Soviet bombers had attacked SortaNala. During the afternoon, squadrons of 32, 18 and 16 planes had dropped bombs. We waited for the Finnish machines.

At last we heard a motor. One lone fighter plane crossed Sortavala en route to Pitkaranta where they were fighting. Just one airplane. Not a single person thought of the odds against the Finn. They were as confident in him as they were in themselves. Not one person thought of defeat.

That was the fighting spirit of Finland I saw that afternoon. I felt myself a better man because of my contact with it.

 
 

 

 

 

 

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