This is the first essay of the series in which I will be exposing the unholy alliance of Church, Communists and Hitler.
His primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.Report prepared by United States Office of Strategic Services describing Hitler’s Psychological Profile.
Interestingly, the same policy has been applied by all popular opinion makers about “Swastika” with respect to National Socialists. I’m writing this series of essays to dispel the myth in best possible way.
If one reads “Mein Kamph” objectively, it would be found that: “Hitler considered himself Christian”. He was highly influenced by the Karl Lueger and his “Christian Social movement”, after latter became Mayor of Vienna in 1897. Karl Lueger was one of the figures Hitler credited in ‘Mein Kampf’ as a role model and inspirational figure.
I came across a very interesting book Culture and Political Crisis in Vienna: Christian Socialism in Power, 1897-1918 by John W. Boyer. In book, Boyer traces “Christian Socialism’s” evolution from a group of in-congruent ward politicians into the largest single party in the Austrian parliament by 1907, which later goes on to play major role in Imperial politics during the First World War. Boyer outlines the unprecedented success that this dissident political group had in transforming the basic tenets of political life.
In the NAZI propaganda film, “Triumph of the Will,” Hitler states: “The Party will be like a religious order.”
The so called intellectual breed of people have ensured that not many are made aware that it was a cross that evolved as the notorious symbol of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party. They called it “Hakenkreuz”, not the “Swastika”. Hakenkreuz means “hooked cross.” It is one of the biggest cover-ups in history.
The hooked cross became a symbol of Christian Socialism.
I do not think that many would be aware that German National Socialists did not refer to themselves with the clichéd shorthand n-word, and there is no such use in “Mein Kampf” nor in “Triumph of the Will”. Communists, on the other hand have ensured that the truth is covered, and the actual name of the nasty Party is never popularised.
The Hakenkreuz (hooked cross) is an ancient religious symbol of Germany, which has relation with the un-hooked cross, the Prussian-German Iron cross and to many other crosses.
If I refer to work “Pledge of Allegiance & Swastika Secrets” by Dr. Rex Curry, this symbol was also used by German National Socialists to represent “S” letters for their “socialism.”
The Hakenkreuz was a “cross” which simply means two entities across each other. With a 45 degree turn of his Hakenkreuz, Adolf Hitler, the leader of German National Socialists combined the cross with collectivism, merging the church and state, religion and socialism, and mandated the worship of government. He altered his own signature to use the same symbolism and similar alphabetic symbolism still shows on Volkswagen.
Anyone having basic sense of Graphic Design would tell you that the first idea of creating logo or symbol for anything comes from combining the initials of name or intent. In case of “Hakenkreuz” it was combination of two “S” of “Socialist” and the cross represented “siege”.
November 7, 1935, the military flag was announced under German National Socialism. “Soldiers of the armed forces, ” Adolf Hitler said, “The Hooked Cross shall be for you a symbol of the nation’s unity and purity, an emblem of the National Socialist Weltanschuung (world view) and a pledge for the Reich’s freedom and strength.” (Source: “The Swastika – Symbol beyond redemption?” by Steven Heller).
In Mein Kampf, Hitler, the German socialist leader referred to the Hooked Cross and the flag: “In red we see the social idea of the movement, in white the nationalistic idea, in the swastika the mission of the struggle for the victory of the Aryan man, and, by the same token, the victory of the idea of creative work…” (pg. 496-497). In German the swastika reference was: “im Hakenkreuz die Mission des Kampfes für den Sieg des arischen Menschen und zugleich mit ihm auch den Sieg des Gedankens der schaffenden Arbeit…” (Here the reference of “Swastika” comes from James Vincent Murphy, a Christian Priest who translated the Mein Kamph in English to first time speak of Hakenkrewz as Swastika).
Hitler very clearly stated that the Hakenkrewz referred to work (labor) and mimicked Soviet socialism’s “new” “Hooked Cross” replacement, the Hammer and Sickle (two tools of workers). Hitler states that the Hakenkreuz (hooked cross) represents two crossed “S” shapes known as “sieg” symbols. Those “S” letters were used for “S” in other German socialist symbolism. He made overlapping use of the word “victory” or “sieg” in German. The red color and the “social idea of the movement” ties into socialism for which Hitler claimed the National Socialist German Workers’ Party was struggling for victory. The so-called “swastika” represented two “S” letters for “socialism” and is related to “Sieg Heil!” in the sense of the NSGWP’s cry of “Hail to the Victory of Socialism!” His use of the term “arischen” mimics the Soviet “Hooked Cross” and the Soviet hammer and sickle in the effort to glorify workers (represented by their tools in the hammer and sickle) as the new super soviet socialist men.
One may find it intriguing and interesting that, George Bernard Shaw should be blamed for turning the swastika into alphabetical symbolism of S-letters for “socialism.” The ancient swastika was altered into a Utopian emblem of “super socialist society” for the new “socialist supermen.” His gaffe were followed by the National Socialist German Workers’ Party and by other socialists. I’ll talk about this in some other essay in detail.
German socialists were highly influenced by earlier Soviet socialists, even regarding concentration camps, purges, and genocide. In 1939, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the National Socialist German Workers’ Party joined as allies to invade Poland in a Pact to divide up Europe. They USSR proudly embraced the Hooked Cross way more than Germans then. The hammer and sickle was displayed proudly next to the Socialist Hooked Cross.
There is one very important aspect to be noted. “Hakenkreuz” is found in Adelung’s dictionary (of German words) of 1811, and “Swastika” is not. Adelung’s reference of 1811 for “Hakenkreuz” predates the “swastika” reference of 1871 in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) by six decades. The OED also lists “hakenkreuz” as an English word used in the Times in 1931. This speaks aloud of the Christian Propaganda to vilify a symbol which had nothing to do with the evils of socialists of the day.
I’ll continue with the series and further explain about how Christianity, Socialism had strongest influence on Hitler.
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