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The Mufti al-Husseini bragged that Hitler admired "Palestine" Arabs' jihad on June 17, 1938

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Submitted by Charles (United States), Nov 16, 2022 at 13:29


Elpeleg, Zvi. Through the Eyes of the Mufti. The Essays of Haj Amin, Translated and Annotated. (Hebrew). Israel: Tel Aviv University, 1995, p.27:

Blame B: The Palestinians' defense of their land The second claim was that the Arabs of Palestine did not defend their land... Hitler cited the Jihad of the Arabs of Palestine as an example at an official reception held in 1938 for Khaled al-Qarqani, the adviser of His Majesty the King Abd al-Aziz to the House of Saud, Hitler said, that he was full of admiration for the struggle of the Palestinian Arabs and their heroism...

צבי אל-פלג, 'מנקודת ראותו של המופתי: מאמרי חאג' אמין מתורגמים ומבוארים', מרכז משה דיין, אוניברסיטת תל־אביב, 1995, עמ' 27:

האשמה ב: הגנת הפלסטינים על ארצם הטענה השנייה היתה , שערביי פלסטין לא הגנו על ארצם... היטלר ציין את הג'יהאד של ערבי פלסטין כדוגמא ומופת בקבלת פנים רשמית שנערכה ב-1938 לח'אלד אל־קרקני, יועצו של הוד מעלתו המלך עבד אל־עזיז לבית סעוד, אמר היטלר, שהוא מלא הערצה למאבק ערביי פלסטין וגבורתם...

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Jeffrey Herf, 'Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World,' Yale University Press, 2009, p.34:

On June 8, 1939, King Ibn Saud's adviser, Khalid al-Hud al-Qarqani, met with German Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop (he had assumed the position in February 1938) and then with Hitler himself on June 17.



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