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Published by carolyn on Sun, 2015-01-18 12:13

A Brief History of how the Masters of Make-Believe made the world believe in Death Camps

Auschwitz as we know it is a Hollywood Creation

by the jan27.org Committee

Today’s Hollywood Jews are the heirs of the original crop of wartime Hollywood producers and directors who were called into service by the U.S. Army to “document” the concentration camps. Although they were not allowed into Auschwitz-Birkenau or Majdanek which were under the tight control of the Soviet Union, they actually had better film-making opportunities at the camps located in Germany proper which had suffered from intense American bombardment. With supply lines and infrastructure smashed to pieces, horrific scenes in these camps caused by hunger, poor hygiene and disease were not hard to find in 1945.

Frank Capra as a Major in the U.S. Army editing film.

Frank Capra as a Major in the U.S. Army editing film.

To tell the story, let’s go back to the beginning when George C. Marshall, U.S. Army Chief of Staff, called upon award-winning Hollywood director Frank Capra to head a special section on morale to explain to soldiers “why the hell they’re in uniform.” Marshall explained to Capra that these were not to be “propaganda films like those created by the Nazis and Japan, but sensitive and objective troop information films.” That, however, they were not.

Capra worked directly under Marshall, bypassing the Signal Corps, the Army’s film-making/propaganda department. During his first meeting with General Marshall, Capra was told his mission:

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