How Hitler Spared Vimy Ridge


When Hitler’s armies were advancing across France in 1940, the Canadian government put out a story that German troops were damaging the memorial at Vimy Ridge.

Walter Allward’s soaring monument had been unveiled only a short time before, in 1936, the only official ceremony (except for abdication) in the short reign of Edward VIII. A popular postage stamp was widely in circulation, so Canadians were thoroughly familiar with Vimy Ridge, and they were outraged. There was someone else who was outraged by this story; his name was Adolf Hitler.

The monument at Vimy Ridge was Hitler’s favourite memorial from World War I, because it is a monument to peace, not a celebration of war. There are no carved guns at Vimy Ridge, no helmeted soldiers, no stacks of cannonballs. Instead, the figures are of Canada grieving for her lost sons.

Hitler went to Vimy Ridge on June 2, 1940, called in the world’s press as best he could and insisted they take his picture on the unscathed steps. He then assigned special troops from the Waffen-SS to guard Vimy Ridge.

The SS had a vicious reputation – they were Hitler’s personal army, they guarded him. And it was also their job to protect Vimy Ridge, not only from Allied armies but also from regular Wehrmacht soldiers who, rather understandably, might want to deface it. No one would defy the SS.

Hitler’s plan was a great success. All the Australian war graves in France from World War I were destroyed in World War II. But the cemetery beside Vimy Ridge and the memorial itself remained untouched because the Waffen-SS did its job.

The Vimy memorial stands there today, ready for this week’s ceremonies, mainly because the government of Canada has invested a great deal of money in repairing it.

But the Vimy memorial is there at all because it was saved by its most infamous fan, Adolf Hitler.



Published in: on March 6, 2018 at 8:42 am  Comments (2)  

Alison Chabloz Back In Court Tomorrow

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Sven Longshanks is joined by Alison Chabloz to talk about her court case, which is due to be heard Wednesday 7th March at Marylebone Magistrates Court, 181 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London, NW1 5BR. Supporters are welcome and are a big help in stopping the media from showing her in a bad light, as they will be unable to portray her as a lone voice that is out of step with the general public. The rendezvous point for supporters will be outside Marylebone Station, leaving for the court at 9am.

Alison talks about her previous experience at the court, how the main prosecution witness had not even read the book which he was claiming to be defending. It will be Alison’s chance in the witness box this time, where she will be questioned by her own counsel and able to explain her reasons for writing a funny song about Jews who tell tall stories about the holohoax.

The Campaign Against Anti-Semitism are hoping to get her music banned for being ‘grossly offensive’ as they can then claim that any revisionist investigation of the gas chambers fairy tale is ‘grossly offensive’ and get the truth-teller prosecuted. This would mean Britain had a de facto holocaust denial law through precedent.

The question of whether or not posting a link to a file sharing site constitutes sending the material to a viewer will also be decided, but since you have to click to view anything, it is the viewer that is requesting the content be sent to them, not the person who uploaded it.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that the CAS have been trying to bribe the police with days out at the synagogue, dinner dates and all sorts of other offers in the hopes that they would lock her up and throw away the key. Since this document was made public, she has had her computer given back, there has been less police intimidation and the information will now form part of her defence.


Turn on the Telefunken to listen .

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