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Ratlines WWII Escape Routes For Fascist War Criminals MP4 Download DVD

Ratlines WWII Escape Routes For Fascist War Criminals MP4 Download DVD
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The Ratlines Of World War II: The Vatican-Sponsored Escape Network Of Fascist War Criminals From Justice, Enabling Such Monsters As Ante Pavelic, Adolf Eichmann, Josef Mengele And Klaus Barbie To Use Roman Catholic And Western Intelligence Resources To Disappear Under The Very Noses Of The Allied Armies Trying To Hunt Them Down! This Documentary Concentrates On All Of Them, And In Particular, The Most Heinous Fascist Murderers Of Them All - Not The Nazis, But The Ustache Party's Independent State Of Croatia (NDH), Who Killed Half A Million Of Yugoslavia's Serbs, Jews, Romani And Anti-Fascists Of A Total Population Of 6.5 Million, And More Effectively Eradicated Jewish Life In Their Country Than Even Nazi Germany, Orchestrated By Men Who Were Incredibly Upper Echelon Roman Catholics! A Despicably Whitewashed Tragedy Of World War II, Presented In The Highest DVD Quality MPG Video Format Of 9.1 MBPS As An MP4 Video Download Or Archival Quality All Regions Format DVD! (Color, 1991, 45 Minutes.)

Ante Pavelic: "The Forgotten Fuehrer" of the Second World War. In Yugoslavia, Pavelic and his ultranationalist fascist Ustache Party of the Nazi puppet state of The Independent State Of Croatia embarked on their own personal holocaust, with the full blessing of Adolf Hitler and The Nazi Party. Pavelic's orders condemned half a million of his fellow countrymen to death; he ranks alongside Hitler and Mussolini for sheer evil. At the end of the Second World War, the full horror of fascist rule was exposed. The Allies promised the world that they would bring the perpetrators of these crimes to justice. 150,000 war criminals were named; only 50,000 were caught; 100,000 escaped -- among them Pavelic, in spite of being hunted by the armies of Russia, Britain and The United States. Decades after the war, declassified American documents revealed a secret network of escape for Pavelic and other such war criminals that implicated The Vatican, two Popes (Pope Pius XI and Pope Pius XII), and Western Intelligence. The codename of this network: The Ratlines.


Ratlines are lengths of thin line tied between the shrouds of a sailing ship to form a ladder. Found on all square-rigged ships, whose crews must go aloft to stow the square sails, they also appear on larger fore-and-aft rigged vessels to aid in repairs aloft or conduct a lookout from above.

The Ratlines Of World War II (German: Rattenlinien) were systems of escape routes for German Nazis and other fascists fleeing Europe from 1945 onwards in the aftermath of World War II. These escape routes mainly led toward havens in Latin America, particularly in Argentina, though also in Paraguay, Colombia, Brazil, Uruguay, Mexico, Chile, Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, and Bolivia, as well as the United States, Canada, Australia, Spain, and Switzerland. There were two primary routes: the first went from Germany to Spain, then Argentina; the second from Germany to Rome, then Genoa, then South America. The two routes developed independently but eventually came together. The ratlines were supported by clergy of the Catholic Church. Starting in 1947, some U.S. Intelligence officers utilized existing ratlines to move certain Nazi strategists and scientists -- and while the consensus of scholarly opinion consider Nazi leader Adolf Hitler to have died by suicide in Berlin, some claim that he survived the war and fled to Argentina. The origins of the first ratlines are connected to various developments in Vatican-Argentine relations before and during World War II. As early as 1942, Roman Cardinal Luigi Maglione – evidently at the behest of Pope Pius XII – contacted an ambassador of Argentina regarding that country's willingness to generously accept European Catholic immigrants in a timely manner, allowing them to live and work. German priest Anton Weber, the head of Rome's Society of Saint Raphael, traveled to Portugal with intentions to continue to Argentina, seemingly to lay the groundwork for Catholic immigration. Catholic leaders accepted working with the Nazis in order to fight the common enemy of Bolshevism. By 1944, ratline activity centered in Francoist Spain was conducted to facilitate the escape of Nazis. Among the primary organizers were Charles Lescat, a French member of Action Française – a French far-right monarchist political movementsuppressed by Pope Pius XI and rehabilitated by Pius XII – and Pierre Daye, a Belgian journalist and Nazi collaborator with contacts in the Spanish government. Lescat and Daye were the first to flee Europe with the help of Argentine cardinal Antonio Caggiano. By 1946, there were hundreds of war criminals in Spain, as well as thousands of former Nazis and fascists. At the time, the United States Secretary of State James F. Byrnes said that Vatican cooperation in turning over these "asylum-seekers" was "negligible". Pius XII was primarily focused on fighting communism and preferred that fascist war criminals emigrated to the New World rather than wait in POW camps to be arrested.

Ante Pavelic (July 14, 1889 - December 28, 1959), Croatian politician who founded and headed the fascist ultranationalist organization known as the Ustase in 1929 and served as dictator of the Independent State of Croatia (NDH), a fascist puppet state built out of parts of occupied Yugoslavia by the authorities of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy, from 1941 to 1945, was born in Bradina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria-Hungary. Pavelic and the Ustase persecuted many racial minorities and political opponents in the NDH during the war, including Serbs, Jews, Romani, and anti-fascists, becoming one of the key figures of the genocide of Serbs, the Porajmos and the Holocaust in the NDH. At the start of his career, Pavelic was a lawyer and a politician of the Croatian Party of Rights in the Kingdom of Yugoslavia known for his nationalist beliefs and support for an independent Croatia. By the end of the 1920s, his political activity became more radical as he called on Croats to revolt against Yugoslavia, and schemed an Italian protectorate of Croatia separate from Yugoslavia. After King Alexander I declared his 6 January Dictatorship in 1929 and banned all political parties, Pavelic went abroad and plotted with the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (IMRO) to undermine the Yugoslav state, which prompted the Yugoslav authorities to try him in absentia and sentence him to death. In the meantime, Pavelic had moved to Fascist Italy where he founded the Ustase, a Croatian nationalist movement with the goal of creating an independent Croatia by any means, including the use of terror. Pavelic incorporated terrorist actions in the Ustase program, such as train bombings and assassinations, staged a small uprising in Lika in 1932, culminating in the assassination of King Alexander in 1934 in conjunction with the IMRO. Pavelic was once again sentenced to death after being tried in France in absentia and, under international pressure, the Italians imprisoned him for 18 months, and largely obstructed the Ustase in the following period. At the behest of the Germans, senior Ustasa Slavko Kvaternik declared the NDH's establishment on 10 April 1941 in the name of Pavelic. Calling himself the Poglavnik, or supreme leader, Pavelic returned from Italy and took control of the puppet government. He created a political system similar to that of Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany. The NDH, though constituting a Greater Croatia, was forced by the Italians to relinquish several territorial concessions to the latter. After taking control, Pavelic imposed largely anti-Serbian and antisemitic policies that resulted in the deaths of over 100,000 Serbs and Jews in concentration and extermination camps in the NDH, murdering and torturing several hundred thousand Serbs, along with tens of thousands of Roma and Jews. These persecutions and killings have been described as the "single most disastrous episode in Yugoslav history". In 1945, Pavelic ordered the executions of prominent NDH politicians Mladen Lorkovic and Ante Vokic on charges of treason when they were arrested for plotting to oust him and align the NDH with the Allies. Following the surrender of Germany that May, Pavelic ordered his troops to keep fighting even after the surrender. He subsequently ordered the NDH to flee to Austria to surrender their armed forces to the advancing British Army, which refused and directed them to surrender to the Partisans. Sparked by attacks on their position, the Partisans began carrying out killings of the Ustase. Pavelic fled to Austria before obtaining a false passport from the Vatican and escaping to Argentina, where he continued to engage in fascist activities. He later served as a security advisor to President of Argentina Juan Peron, who provided sanctuary for many fascist war criminals. On April 10, 1957, a Serbian hotel owner attempted to kill Pavelic by shooting him; initially surviving, the resulting injuries would eventually lead to his death, aged 70, after spending the last two and a half years in Francoist Spain. He is buried in San Isidro Cemetery, Madrid's oldest private burial ground.

Father Krunoslav Draganovic (October 30, 1903 - July 5, 1983), Ustase lieutenant-colonel, vice chief of the Bureau of Colonization of the fascist Nazi puppet state Independent State Of Croatia, Bosnian Croat Catholic priest associated with the ratlines which aided the escape of Ustase war criminals from Europe after World War II, running these operations from where was living and working at the College of St. Jerome in Rome, was born Krunoslav Stjepan Draganovic in the village of Matici near Orasje, in Bosnia and Herzegovina under Austro-Hungarian rule. He was an Ustasa and a functionary in the fascist Independent State Of Croatia Nazi puppet state. As Ustase lieutenant-colonel and the vice chief of the Bureau of Colonization, Draganovic oversaw confiscation of Serb property in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He was the Jasenovac concentration camp military chaplain for some time until Aloysius Stepinac sent him in mid-1943 to Rome as the second unofficial Ustase representative. Arriving in Rome in August 1943, Draganovic became secretary of the Croatian 'Confraternity of San Girolamo', based at the monastery of San Girolamo degli Illirici in Via Tomacelli. This monastery became the centre of operations for the Croat ratline, as documented by CIA surveillance files. He is believed to have been instrumental in the escape to Argentina of the Croatian wartime dictator Ante Pavelic. Ante Pavelic hid for two years, from 1945 to 1948, in Italy under the protection of Draganovic and the Vatican, before surfacing in Buenos Aires in Argentina. Through his ratline, Draganovic played a major role in helping many notorious Nazi and Ustase war criminals flee from Europe, such as Adolf Eichmann, Walter Rauff, and Dinko Sakic and collaborating with Austrian Bishop Alois Hudal in aiding their escape to Juan Peron's Argentina. Draganovic was accused of laundering the Ustase's treasure of jewellery and other items stolen from war victims in Croatia. According to the CIA, Draganovic was "not amenable to control, too knowledgeable of unit personnel and activity, demanded outrageous monetary tribute and U.S. support of Croat organizations as partial payment for cooperation." He maintained regular contacts with the former NDH leader Ante Pavelic, who was in hiding. Some mystery surrounds Draganovic's later defection to Yugoslavia. After World War II, he lived in Italy and Austria gathering evidence of communist crimes committed in Yugoslavia. He was wanted by Yugoslavia's Department of State Security (UDBA). On November 10, 1967, the Yugoslavian state attorney declared that Draganovic was in Sarajevo-as a free man, as Yugoslav authorities reportedly sought information from Draganovic in exchange for granting him freedom. He was supposed to "tell-all", name his colleagues and like-minded people, hand his archive over to Tito's agents, make some positive remarks about Communist Yugoslavia and in return, Belgrade would waive judicial condemnation and imprisonment. UDBA held Draganovic in Belgrade for 42 days and once the investigation against him concluded he appeared in Sarajevo where he held a press conference (on November 15, 1967) at which he praised the "democratisation and humanising of life" under Tito. He denied claims made by the Croatian diaspora press that he had been kidnapped or entrapped by the UDBA. Draganovic spent his last years in Sarajevo forming a new general register of the Roman Catholic Church in Yugoslavia. Draganovic died in Sarajevo on July 5, 1983. He is buried at Bare Cemetery, Sarajevo.

On his Croatian Wikipedia page, Ivo Omrcanin, despicable Croatian ratline operative directly responsible for helping Ustase war criminals escape from Rome to Argentina, has had his fascist collaborationist history whitewashed by stating simply that he was a Croatian "emigrant historian, researcher and theologian... born in Podgrade in 1913. He received his doctorate in theology at the Gregorian University in Rome in 1939 , canon law in Paris in 1940 , and law in Trieste in 1944." Despite this whitewash, it does admit with sparse qualifications that Ivo Omrcanin worked for the Nazi puppet state of The Independent State Of Croatia (Serbo-Croatian: Nezavisna Drzava Hrvatska [NDH]) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as secretary of the political department , head of the Italian department, vice consul, minister plenipotentiary and head of protocol of the ministry. He himself claimed that he was "a designated Croatian representative in the Third Reich". After the collapse of the NDH , he stayed in Rome and then, incredibly, went to the USA , where he worked as a professor in Worcester and Indiana. Ivo Omrcanin's written work was recorded and published in the memorial book of the 35th International Eucharistic Congress held in Barcelona in 1952. In his works, he makes the absurd assertion that the Croats were the biggest victims of World War II on the territory of Yugoslavia, and that the number of Croatian victims of The Bleiburg Repatriations (a series of forced repatriations from Allied-occupied Austria of Axis-affiliated individuals to Yugoslavia in May 1945) was "exactly" 550,000 people.