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Arab-Muslim leader, Hitler's Palestine's Mufti's 1944 genocidal call for all Arabs to "deal" with the remaining '11 Million' - out of 17 million in 1939

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Arab-Muslim leader, Hitler's Palestine's Mufti's 1944 genocidal call for all Arabs to "deal" with the remaining '11 Million' - out of 17 million in 1939

Thus, Haj Amin al-Husseini admitted knowing the scope of the Holocaust of the 6 million martyrs...and it wasn't "enough" for him, still.


Livneh, Eliezer. Israel and the crisis of Western civilization. Tel-Aviv: Schocken Publishing House, 1972. 46-47.

The Arabs of the Land of Israel have never had a more familiar leader than Haj Amin, who was at the same time the head of the Higher Arab Committee, the president of the Palestinian Perfect Council and the leader of terrorist organizations with thousands of members. Haj Amin was helped by Rashid al Kaliani, the pro-Nazi Iraqi Prime Minister, who was deposed by British intervention in the spring of 1941, and also fled to Berlin. The Arab pressure was applied... also to prevent rescue options in the countries dependent on Germany...

German Foreign Ministry official Wilhelm Melchers testified at the Nuremberg Trials on August 6, 1947 that Haj Amin opposed any easy permission for Jews to leave that the SS headquarters and the Foreign Ministry ever revealed...

In a Polish study, which appeared in Warsaw in 1964 "The Third Reich and the Arab East", the intensity of Haj Amin action is detailed.
And a new summary: "Among the documents published after the war are the Mufti's letters to the governments of Bulgaria (on May 6, 1943), Italy (on June 10, 1943), Romania (on June 28, 1943) and Hungary (on June 28, 1943), In them he demands that the immigration permits of the Jews be revoked and that they be deported to Poland, where they will be under "active supervision".
The mufti knew very well what the results of his efforts for "active supervision" were.
He was the first to summarize the dimensions of the Holocaust: six million. In his broadcast from Berlin on September 21, 1944, he announced to his listeners in the Arab world: "Is it not in your power, the Arabs, to overcome the Jews, who now number no more than eleven million?"

Indeed, of seventeen million Jews in 1939, only eleven million remained at the end of the war.


אליעזר ליבנה, ישראל ומשבר הציוויליזציה המערבית: הוצאת שוקן, 1962, עמ' 46-7

לא קם לערביי ארץ ישראל מנהיג מוכר יותר מחג' אמין, שהיה בעת ובעונה אחת ראש הועד הערבי העליון נשיא המועצה המושלמית הפלסטינאית ומדריכם של אירגוני טירור בעלי אלפי חברים. חג' אמין נעזר בראשיד אל כליאני, ראש הממשלה העיראקית הפרו-נאצית, שהודח על ידי אינטרוואנציה בריטית באביב 1941, ונמלט אף הוא לברלין. הלחץ הערבי הופעל.. גם למניעת אפשרויות הצלה במדינות התלויות בגרמניה ...

פקיד משרד החוץ הגרמני (לאָגטיונסרט) וילהלם מלכרס העיד במשפט נירנברג ב־6 באוגוסט 1947 שחג' אמין התנגד לכל היתר קל של יציאת יהודים שגילו אי־פעם מפקדת ס"ס ומשרד החוץ. "המופתי לא הסתיר את דעתו שהוא מבכר לראות את כל היהודים מושמדים"...

במחקר פולני, שהופיע בוורשה ב-1964 "הרייך השלישי והמזרח הערבי", מפורטת האינטנסיביות שבפעולת חג' אמין.
והרי סיכום משני חדשים: "בין המיסמכים שנתפרסמו לאחר המלחמה נמצאות איגרות המופתי לממשלות בולגריה (ב־6 במאי 1943), איטליה (ב־10 ביוני 1943). רומניה (ב־28 ביוני 1943) והונגריה (ב־28 ביוני 1943), בהן הוא דורש לבטל את רשיונות ההגירה של היהודים ולגרשם לפולניה, שם יימצאו ב"פיקוח פעיל".
המופתי ידע היטב מה היו תוצאות מאמציו למען "פיקוח פעיל".
הוא הראשון סיכם את ממדי השואה: ששה מיליונים. בשידורו מברלין ב־21 בספטמבר 1944 בישר לשומעיו בעולם הערבי: "האם אין זה בכוחכם הערבים, להתגבר על היהודים, שאינם מונים עתה יותר מאחד עשר מיליון?".

אכן, משבעה עשר מיליון יהודים ב-1939 נותרו בסוף המלחמה אחד עשר מיליון בלבד.


League for Labor Palestine, Jewish Frontier Association, Jewish Frontier. (New York: Labor Zionist Letters, Incorporated, 1952), p.19.

[The Mufti As Myth
By Joel Carmichael]

...failed to take the primitive precaution of briefing himself on the ex-Mufti's notorious pro-Nazi activities before presenting him with these convenient trapdoors to escape responsibility remains enigmatic. The following letter addressed by the ex-Mufti to the Bulgarian Foreign Minister on May 6, 1943 is one among multitudinous testimonies to the way he "limited himself" to injustices Britain had done the Arabs "in general" and Palestinians "in particular": "The Jewish danger to the entire world, and especially to those countries where Jews are living, has become an established fact for most nations and has induced them to take measures in self-protection.

The Axis powers and their allies are among the first who have recognized the vital national necessity of preventing these hostile elements from continuing their destructive activity by spying, undermining the morale of the people, disseminating Communist thought, and paralyzing economic life.

Even before the full documentation of his activities was made available in the wake of the Nazi rout, this was betrayed by a slip of his tongue in one of his broadcasts from Berlin on September 21, 1944: "Is it not in your power, O Arabs, to repulse the Jews whose whose number does not exceed 11 millions?" ...

England has even gone so far as to extract all these elements from the different countries on the Continent, and to concentrate them in one place, where, with their inborn viciousness and treachery, they can work against the Axis powers who are fighting for the liberation of the world from oppression and exploitation, and for the protection of European culture.



Midstream. New York, 1994. p. 10

Another broadcast presented what was the first public notice from an Axis source as to the scope of the Holocaust.

In a broadcast of 30 September 1944, the mufti asked the Arabs, rhetorically: "Is it not in your power to repulse the Jews whose number is not more than 11 million?" Before the war, the world Jewish population had been around 17 and 18 million which Husseini surely knew.


Nimrod, Dan. Auschwitz 1989: The Second Encounter. Canada: Dawn Publishing Company, 1989. p. 112.

Broadcasting from his office in Berlin in September 1944 the Mufti said: "O Arabs is it not in your power to repulse the Jews who number not more than 11 million?" He was trying to get Arabs, wherever they were, to attack Jews.

At the outbreak of World War II there were little more than 17 million Jews in the world. With the increasing efforts to deny and / or belittle the Holocaust, we must ...
keep reminding the world.



Marher Richard, "Hitler's war against Jews continues in 'Palestine'", The Jerusalem Post, Mar 16, 2015.

In this broadcast, Husseini urged the Arabs to give up 11 million Jews. The total number of Jews at the beginning of the war was 17 million...



"The Israel Victory and Russian-Arab doublespeak"

Extention of Remarks by Hon.
Theodor R. Kuppermsm
New York
In the House of Representatives
Wednesday, August 30, 1967.

Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress. 1967. (p. 4413).


- ADL Bulletin, September, 1967.

'The Grand Mufti and His Friends' by Sid Goldberg
Mr. Goldberg is editor of the North American Newspaper Alliance, a major newspaper syndicate.

Grand Mufti.
The irony of charging Israel with "Nazism" is revealed in the Arab record before, during, and after World War II.

ON June 20 President Nureddin El Atassi of Syria cold the United Nations General Assembly that "The Arab people is indeed being subjected today to an operation of ..."

The irony, of course, is that thousands of Israelis are the sole survivors of families that vanished in the Nazi furnaces. But doubly ironic is the fact that the Soviet and Arab accusers of Israel stand guilty of their own charges. It was Soviet Russia that signed a nonaggression pact with Nazi Germany in 1939, a pact which was ultimately broken by Germany, not Russia. Some of the other communist countries which accused Israel ..
also know that route very well. Hungary, Rumania, Bulgaria, Albania and Slovakia not only were allies of Nazi Germany in World War II but had native Nazi movements that vied in viciousness with the German.

What is less known is the record of the Arabs in World War II. President El-Atassi told the General Assembly, "the Arabs fought in both world wars and contributed to the liberation of Europe from Nazism and to the realization of allied victory."

THE FACT is that Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon did not declare war on Germany until February, 1945, when the war was little more than a mopping up operation by the allies. The Arab declarations of war were made in late February because attendance at the forthcoming San Francisco conference, setting up the United Nations, required a declaration of war on Germany no later than March 1.
The only Arab state that played any military role in the war was Transjordan, which declared war on Germany as early as Transjordan was totally dependent on British grants for its existence, and its army, the Arab legion, was in effect a part of the British Army, under British officers. Iraq declared war on Germany in 1943 after it was clear the Nazis were losing. Before that, pro-nazi sentiment was powerful in Baghdad, and a Nazi puppet government was installed there in 1941 under Rashid Ali, who went so far as to declare war on Britain. Rashid Ali received congratulations from Arab leaders in Egypt (including King Farouk), Lebanon, and Syria.
The latter permitted German bombers and transports to land on its fields while the Nazi regime lasted in Baghdad. The whole temper of the Arab world before and during World War II was neutralist at best, pro-nazi at worst. When Italian troops in August, 1940, invaded Egyptian territory, Egypt did not consider this a cause for war. The fighting was left to the British. Even General Erwin Rommel's invasion of Egypt, in May, 1941, couldn't nudge the Egyptians into a declaration of war. And so strong was the pro-nazi sentiment in Egypt that when Premier Ahmed Maher did declare war-on February 24, he was assassinated while reading the Royal Decree. Arab fighting during World War II was on the side of the Nazis.

Several thousand Arab volunteers were mobilized into Nazi units by the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Hitler's man in the Middle Ease. The Mufti, (Haj Amin El-Husseini), who operated out of Berlin from 1941 to 1945, organized his pro-nazi Arabs into sabotage squads, espionage cells and a fighting unit called the Arab legion. The Mufti also helped organize the Moslems of Bosnia and other Balkan areas into special SS Units called "The Black legions." He praised them as the "cream of Islam" and they were dispatched to the Eastern front in the Caucasus to stir Soviet Moslems into an anti-communist crusade. Some 3,000 of these Mufti troops were held prisoners of war as late as 1946 in Camp Opelika, Alabama.

The Grand Mufti was among the most popular Arab leaders before, during and after the war. So effective was his hate sputtering oratory that few if any Arab leaders dared oppose him. As spiritual and political leader of the Palestine Arabs he had learned to hate Jews in the '20's and '30's as their numbers increased in the land of Zion.

Now 71... the Mufti had been Hitler's chief advisor on Arab affairs and the friend and confidante of Adolf Eichmann. Gideon Hausner, chief prosecutor at the Eichmann trial in Israel, established that "the Mufti asked Gestapo chief Heinrich Himmler co provide him, after the war, when he planned to enter Jerusalem at the head of the axis troops, with a 'special adviser' from Eichmann's department to help him solve the Jewish question in the same way as it had been done in the axis countries. Eichmann offered the job co his assistant, Dieter Wisliceny."

The Grand Mufti spread his anti Jewish venom throughout the war over radio Berlin. He praised the Germans for "knowing how to get rid of Jews." He urged his Arab listeners to "kill the Jews wherever you find them." He gave the number of Jews "still to be dealt with" (in 1944) as 11 million, representing the Jewish populations of America, Russia and other countries beyond Hitler's reach. All this would signify no more than the ravings of one madman-except that the Mufti was returned to his role after the war as leader of the Palestine question.
He directed policy from a lavish and fortified home in Cairo and, as one of the Arab delegates to the United Nations in 1947 said, "the Mufti is the irrefutable leader of the Holy Land Arabs."

To THIS DAY none of the Arab leaders has repudiated the Grand Mufti, or his pro-nazi assistants who worked with him in Berlin during the war. Nor is this tolerance of a Nazi in their midst surprising. Egypt, the chief victim of the "Hitlerite" Israelis, has given sanctuary to hundreds of former Nazis, among them up to 100 of Hitler's rocket and missile experts. Also in Egypt, according to the latest information from the Anti-Defamation League, are the following:
-Colonel Naam Al-Nashar, formerly Leopold Gleim, who was head of German security in Poland. He arrived in Egypt in 1955 and organized the Egyptian security service along Nazi lines.
-Lt. Col. Ben Sala, formerly Bernard Bender, a storm trooper still on the Polish list of war criminals. He is head of the Jewish Department of the Egyptian security service.
- Hassan Soliman, formerly Heinrich Sellmann, wanted by West Germany for crimes committed while he was Gestapo chief in Ulm. He now holds a senior position in the Secret Police in Cairo.
-Col. Ahim Fahumi, formerly Dr. Heinrich Willermann, wanted by West Germany for sterilization experiments he conducted in several Nazi concentration camps. He now runs the Egyptian political prison at Samara, near Alexandria.
- Louis Al-Haj, formerly Louis Heiden, director of a Nazi press agency in Berlin. He is now an adviser to President Nasser and it was he who prepared a pocket-sized Arabic translation of Mein Kampf for Egyptian officers.
- Ibraham Mustafa, formerly Joachim Daemling, wanted by West Germany for crimes committed in Dusseldorf while a storm trooper there. He is an adviser to the Cairo police on concentration camps.
- Ali Mohammed, formerly George Brunner, one of Eichmann's assistants, in charge of deportation of Jews from Greece. He now works in the Egyptian propaganda industry.l The list goes on and on. The Arabs, by raising a "Nazi issue," convict only themselves.

IN WORLD WAR II, 1,300,000 Jews were in uniform in the Allied Armies. In Palestine, 85,800 Jewish men and 50,400 Jewish women volunteered for war service; 27,028 Palestine Jews served with the British forces in various Middle East, North African and European fronts, many in the most hazardous missions. What made a mockery of the United Nations "debate" was that the Communists and Arabs well know their respective roles in World War II.

Their statements in the General Assembly would have made Joseph Goebbels proud. Dr. Goebbels, incidentally, was royally welcomed in Cairo on the eve of the war.


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