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After the war, von Braun was singled out as the kind of German that the Americans wanted to have on their team. Alan Fong I can’t begin [ Alan Fong I want to deal with that piece by piece, and hope that I give myself enough time, and you enough time to do that. Von Braun or his defenders would insist that he had no control over these slave laborers; maybe so, that can be debated.

Blowback: America’s Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold War

Alan Fong So, you went back to look at some of the roots of this, the National Security Act ofof course, creates the Central Intelligence Agency out of the ashes of the old Office of Strategic Services. It’s clear that part of the containment policy, with regard to the Soviet Socialist Republics, includes the use of covert operators to harass the Soviets on their home [ George Kennan, who developed the containment policy.


But, perhaps more important in the present context than these scientists, is [ There’s a half a dozen other journalists who have been very active writing [ The famous Green Berets owes their existence, and head gear, to these groups.

Jul 27, Dogsandbooks rated it really liked it Shelves: At the end of the war, the [ That organization, it was the lead organization in attempting to stop the SALT 2 treaty; and it created something that was called the Coalition For Peace Through Strength, which was a coalition, a broad number of largely right wing organizations that were opposed to this treaty with the Soviet Union.

I want to look at that, because this is the view- [ In less than 18 months after the conclusion that the Americans reached with their own resources, that the Soviets were not about to attack.

It’s because, in their eyes, he had been responsible for this starvation campaign; [ First edition, first printing full number line. This may sound like [ In that way, they play a role in international affairs. All of this traces back to the Dulles brothers before during and after WW2.

Christopher Simpson (Author of Blowback)

Ground Zero Books, Ltd. The fact of the matter is, is that that doesn’t exist. The access has been, I guess, by world standards, pretty easy. Author Christopher Simpson discusses his book entitled Blowback: Chrietopher are they, where they come from? Develop, if you will, the Gehlen organization. Unrepentant mass murderers were secretly accepted into the American fold, their crimes forgotten and forgiven with the willing complicity of the US government.


These people, these collaborators were [ The Potsdam Conferenceand there was a variety of other, similar conferences, in which the diplomats on both sides, the Russian diplomats, American diplomats would sit at the table and they would make a variety of proposals to each other. The very same Soviet forces that Clay, himself, had agreed simpsom months before were incapable of attacking West Germany, and were, in fact, completely tied down with the job of just maintaining civil order in the areas in the Russian occupation zone.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. And I’m not just talking about being an anti-Communist; I’m talking about a man who was personally involved in war crimes, and secondly, who considered it his own mission to eradicate the Soviet Union.

Chris Simpson Yes, right, right; as in the Gehlen case.

This is how it worked. But, we learn in the [ Now, what was Gehlen’s role during the war?