Sunday, January 13, 2013

DO YOU KNOW...Famous companies all over the world who worked with the Nazis

There is something uncanny in the efficiency with which the Nazis controlled the whole country, including its population and industry, realizing their sinister plans. Many well-known companies have acted in collusion with the Nazis, and for profit, sold their souls to the devil in many ways. You may be surprised at the sight of some of the names listed below.

Hugo Boss 
IBM developed punch cards, which were used to account for people's races and classes, which were destroyed.

Chase Bank
   Come to think of conspiracy Chase Bank (now JP Morgan Chase) to the Nazis is not random. One of the main holders of its shares, John D. Rockefeller funded the pre-war Nazi eugenic experiments, directly.
     Between 1936 and 1941, Chase and other U.S. banks helped the Germans to get over 20 million dollars. They got more than 1.2 million of commissions, of which half a million went to Chase. In those days it was big money.  
The finance of Jews who escaped from Nazi Germany, were the source of "earned" money. This fact is not embarrassed Chase - in fact, the bank has been enriched after Kristallnacht (the night of November 9-10, 1938, during which were pogroms targeted against the Jews, throughout Nazi Germany and Austria).
Chase also froze the accounts of French Jews in occupied France, even before the Nazists asked him about it.

Henry Ford was a notorious anti-Semite, who published a collection of essays titled "The International Jew. The initial global problem". Ford published his own newspaper, which he used as a piece of propaganda, accusing the Jews in First World War. In 1938, he received the Order of merit the German Eagle , the highest distinction of Nazi Germany, which honors foreigners.
The German administration of Ford issued a third of military trucks for the needs of the German army during the war. For that they used ​​the prison labor.

Bertelsmann & Random House
You may not have heard of Bertelsmann AG, but you will hear about the books published by many of its subsidiaries, including Random House, Bantam Books and Doubleday. During the time of the Nazis, the Bertelsmann has published the Nazi propaganda literature, such as "sterilization and euthanasia - the contribution to applied Christian ethics."
in 1933 they published work Willy Vesper, his enthusiastic speech about the burning of books.
The Bertelsmann made "indirect" use of Jewish slave labour in Latvia, and Lithuania but not at its German headquarters.
The head of the company, Heinrich Mohn, also made donations to the SS, Hitler's special forces and concentration camp guards.
The company had close ties to the Nazi regime, particularly the Propaganda Ministry, and printed 19 million books during World War II, making it the largest publisher for the German army. 

When you think of Kodak, right before your eyes faces family photos and memories captured on film ... But, did you know that during the Second World War, the German subsidiary of the company used forced labor.
In neutral European countries subsidiaries Kodak has a brisk business with the Nazis, giving them a market for their goods, and valuable foreign exchange.
Portuguese department transfered the profits to the Hague's, which was at that time under the Nazi occupation.
In addition to the manufacture of cameras, they have mastered the production of fuses, detonators and other military equipment for the Germans

     Did you know that Fanta - flavored drink with orange, was originally made ​​for the Nazis. It all started with the fact that the import of ingredients for Coke, which gives the brand its name, was difficult, and a control unit of Coca-Cola in Germany, Max Kite, invented a new drink that could be made from the available components.
     In 1941, Fanta debuted on the German market. Mack Kite was not a Nazi, but by supplying drink Germans throughout the war, the company has got hold of a hefty profit.
     ... After the war, they returned to the production of Coca-Cola, but distributed them among stationed in Europe of American soldiers.

Allianz is the twelfth largest company in the world of financial services. Founded in 1890 in Germany, at the time the Nazis came to power, it was already the largest insurer.Its leader, Kurt Schmitt, was the Minister of Economics of Hitler, and the company provides insurance of facilities and staff of Auschwitz.The company insured the property taken away from the Jewish people, in favor of the Nazis.Its director-general in charge of the practice of paying compensation insurance destroyed Jewish property as a result of Kristallnacht, in favor of the Nazi state, instead of the eligible beneficiaries.In addition, the company has worked closely with the Nazi government in tracking life insurance policies of German Jews sent to the death camps.

     While Bayer is notoriously, because starting its way as a unit manufacturer Zyklon B, which was used by the Nazis in gas chambers, it is not the only pharmaceutical company with skeletons in the closet. Swiss chemical company Ciba and Sandoz in a merger, to form Novartis.
     In 1933, the Berlin office Cibaterminate the authorityall members of the board of directors of the Jewish nationality, and replaced them with a more "acceptable" Aryan personnel. Meanwhile, Sandoz was engaged in similar activities in relation to its chairman.
     During the war, the company made ​​for the Nazis dyes, pharmaceuticals and chemicals.
    Novartis frankly admitted his guilt, and tried to make up for it by donating $ 15 million in compensation to the Swiss Foundation for the victims of Nazism.

     In 1939, Nestlé has provided financial assistance of the Nazi Party in Switzerland, as a result of winning a lucrative contract for the supply of chocolate for the needs of the entire German army during World War II.
     The company has made a confession that in 1947 it acquired the company, which during the war forced laborers exploited.
     In 2000, Nestlé has paid into the fund more than $ 14.5 million for the settlement of claims affected by its actions.

BMW has admitted that during the war they used the labor of 30,000 prisoners of concentration camps.They produce engines for the Luftwaffe and motorcycles, thus becoming the supplier of military vehicles for the Nazis.

General Electric (GE)
    In wartime, General Electric, deliberately overstated the price of tungsten carbide, which is an important material for the machining of metals and was needed for the war effort by increasing the price of victory over Nazism, about $ 1.5 million. That's how much they earned it. 
     In 1946, the U.S. government has imposed a fine on General Electric in connection with its misconduct in the amount of .... 36 thousand dollars.

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