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There is a genre of film that is neglected by many yet it is the essence of the trials and tribulations of real life. They have the ability to move the soul and inspire the heart by stimulating the brain with deeply rooted truths. I love them personally. Life is not a beer commercial. Life can be hard realities. The only really effective means of liberating our fellows is to highlight their plights on video. What a great blessing for all to participate in the process. In the photos below we see real issues facing humanity. How can we not be moved? ENJOY! 

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  • Infamous Assassinations S01E13 The Assas...
    by Conspiracy Cafe on March 11, 2017 at 9:07 AM
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    Indira Gandhi, the 3rd Prime Minister of India, was assassinated at 9:20 a.m. on 31 October 1984, at her Safdarjung Road, New Delhi residence. She was killed by two of her bodyguards, Satwant Singh and Beant Singh, in the aftermath of Operation Blue Star, the Indian Army's June 1984 assault on the Golden Temple in Amritsar which left the Sikh temple heavily damaged.

    At about 9:20 a.m. on 31 October 1984, Indira Gandhi was on her way to be interviewed by British actor Peter Ustinov, who was filming a documentary for Irish television. She was walking through the garden of the Prime Minister's Residence at No. 1, Safdarjung Road in New Delhi towards the neighbouring 1 Akbar Road office.

    As she passed a wicket gate guarded by Satwant Singh and Beanat Singh, the two opened fire. Sub-inspector Beanat Singh fired three rounds into her abdomen from his sidearm. Satwant Singh then fired 30 rounds from his Sten into her after she had fallen to the ground. After the shooting, both threw their weapons down and Beant Singh said "I have done what I had to do. You do what you want to do." In the next six minutes Tarsem Singh Jamwal and Ram Saran, soldiers in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, captured and killed Beant Singh in a separate room. Satwant Singh was arrested by Gandhi's other bodyguards along with an accomplice trying to escape, and was seriously wounded in the attack initiated by Beant Singh. Satwant Singh was hanged in 1989 with accomplice Kehar Singh.

    Salma Sultan gave the first news of the assassination of Indira Gandhi on Doordarshan's evening news on 31 October 1984, more than 10 hours after she was shot. It is alleged that R. K. Dhawan, Mrs. Gandhi's secretary, overruled intelligence and security officials who had ordered the removal of Sikh policemen, including her eventual assassins, as a security threat.

    Beanat Singh was one of Gandhi's favourite guards, whom she had known for ten years. The other assassin, Satwant Singh, was 22 years old when the assassination occurred and had been assigned to Gandhi's guard just five months before the assassination.

    Indira Gandhi was brought at 9:30 a.m. to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS-New Delhi), where doctors operated on her. She was declared dead at 2:20 p.m. The postmortem examination was conducted by a team of doctors headed by Tirath Das Dogra. He stated that as many as 30 bullets struck Gandhi, from two sources, a Sten and a revolver. The assailants had fired 33 bullets at her, of which 30 had hit; 23 had passed through her body while seven were trapped inside. Dogra extricated bullets to establish the identity of the weapons and to correlate each weapon with the bullets recovered by ballistic examination. The bullets were matched with respective weapons at CFSL Delhi. Subsequently, Dogra appeared in the court of Shri Mahesh Chandra as an expert witness (PW-5). The cross-examination was conducted by Pran Nath Lekhi, the defence counsel. Her body was brought in a gun carriage through Delhi roads on the morning of 1 November to Teen Murti Bhavan where her father stayed, and where she lay in state. She was cremated on 3 November, near Raj Ghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, at an area named Shakti Sthal. Her elder (and the then surviving) son and successor, Rajiv Gandhi, lit the pyre.

    The assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, the ex-Prime Minister of India, occurred as a result of a suicide bombing in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, in Tamil Nadu, India on 21 May 1991. At least 14 others were also killed. It was carried out by Thenmozhi Rajaratnam, also known as Dhanu. The attack was blamed on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a militant organization from Sri Lanka; at the time India had just ended its involvement, through the Indian Peace Keeping Force, in the Sri Lankan Civil War. Subsequent accusations of conspiracy have been addressed by two commissions of inquiry and have brought down at least one national government.


    Rajiv Gandhi was campaigning for the upcoming elections. On 21 May, after successfully campaigning in Visakhapatnam, his next stop was Sriperumbudur Tamil Nadu. About two hours after arriving in Madras (now Chennai), Rajiv Gandhi was driven by motorcade in a white Ambassador car to Sriperumbudur, stopping along the way at a few other election campaigning venues. When he reached a campaign rally in Sriperumbudur, he got out of his car and began to walk towards the dais where he would deliver a speech. Along the way, he was garlanded by many well-wishers, Congress party workers and school children. At 22:21 the assassin, Dhanu, approached and greeted him. She then bent down to touch his feet and detonated an RDX explosive-laden belt tucked below her dress. Gandhi, his assassin and 14 others were killed in the explosion that followed. The assassination was caught on film by a local photographer, whose camera and film was found at the site though the photographer also died in the blast.

    Security lapses

    The Supreme Court held that LTTE's decision of eliminating Rajiv was prompted by his interview to Sunday magazine (August 21–28, 1990), where he said he would send the IPKF to disarm LTTE if he came back to power again. Rajiv also defended the signing of the Indo-Sri Lanka accord in the same interview. The LTTE decision to kill him was perhaps aimed at preventing him from coming to power again. Thereafter, the Justice J S Verma Commission was formed to look into the security lapses that led to the killing.

    The final report, submitted in June 1992, concluded that the security arrangements for the former PM were adequate but that the local Congress party leaders disrupted and broke these arrangements.

    The Narasimha Rao government initially rejected Verma’s findings but later accepted it under pressure. However, no action was taken on the recommendations of the Commission.

    Despite no action, the findings throw up vital questions that have been consistently raised by political analysts. Sources have indicated that Rajiv was time and again informed that there was a threat to his life and that he should not travel to Tamil Nadu. In fact, the then governor of Tamil Nadu Bhism Narayan Singh, broke his official protocol and twice warned Rajiv about the threat to his life if he visited the state.

    Dr Subramanian Swamy said in his book, Sri Lanka in Crisis: India's Options (2007), that an LTTE delegation had met Rajiv Gandhi on March 5, 1991. Another delegation met him around March 14, 1991 at New Delhi.

    Journalist Ram Bahadur Rai wrote that:

    The message conveyed to Rajiv Gandhi by both these delegations was that there was no threat to his life and that he can travel to Tamil Nadu without fearing for his life. I did a series of articles after his assassination that pointed out how, after these meetings, Rajiv became complacent about his security and broke security rules in more than 40 rallies.


    The assassination was carried out by Thenmozhi Rajaratnam, also known as Dhanu.. Thought to have been a member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (Tamil Tigers), her birth year has not been conclusively established, but research shows that she was still a minor[clarification needed] at the time.

  • Tales of the Gun: Ep. 39 Guns of the Com...
    by Conspiracy Cafe on February 19, 2017 at 8:20 PM
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    Tales of the Gun is a television series broadcast on the History Channel featuring the history of firearms that ran for one season in 1998. The usual episode includes interviews of historians and people who used the featured weapon, shows how the weapons were made, and shows the featured weapon being fired on a shooting range. The series narrator for the US version is Thom Pinto, veteran voice actor.

    Ep. 39: Guns of the Commandos


    The Heckler & Koch HK45C Tactical with threaded barrel.

    The STEN (or Sten gun) was a family of British submachine guns chambered in 9×19mm and used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II and the Korean War. They were notable for having a simple design and very low production cost making them effective insurgency weapons for resistance groups.

    STEN is an acronym, from the names of the weapon's chief designers, Major Reginald V. Shepherd and Harold Turpin, and EN for Enfield. Over four million Stens in various versions were made in the 1940s.

    The Uzi is a family of Israeli open-bolt, blowback-operated submachine guns. Smaller variants are considered to be machine pistols. The Uzi was one of the first weapons to use a telescoping bolt design which allows the magazine to be housed in the pistol grip for a shorter weapon.

    The first Uzi submachine gun was designed by Major Uziel Gal in the late 1940s. The prototype was finished in 1950. First introduced to IDF special forces in 1954, the weapon was placed into general issue two years later. The Uzi has found use as a personal defense weapon by rear-echelon troops, officers, artillery troops and tankers, as well as a frontline weapon by elite light infantry assault forces.

    M1928A1 Thompson wartime production variant

    The Thompson submachine gun is an American submachine gun, invented by John T. Thompson in 1918, that became infamous during the Prohibition era. It was a common sight in the media of the time, being used by both law enforcement officers and criminals. The Thompson submachine gun was also known informally as the "Tommy Gun", "Annihilator", "Chicago Typewriter", "Chicago Piano", "Chicago Style", "Chicago Organ Grinder", "Trench Broom", "Trench Sweeper", "The Chopper", and simply "The Thompson".

    The Thompson was favored by soldiers, criminals, police, and civilians alike for its large .45 ACP cartridge, accuracy, and high volume of automatic fire. It has since gained popularity among civilian collectors for its historical significance. It has had, and continues to have, considerable significance in popular culture, especially in works about the U.S.'s Prohibition era and World War II, and hence is among the best-known firearms in recent history. Although the original fully automatic Thompsons are no longer produced, numerous semi-automatic civilian versions are still being manufactured by Auto Ordnance. These retain a similar appearance to the original models, but they have various modifications in order to comply with US firearm laws.

    A Remington Rand-made Model 1911A1 of the U.S. Army

    The M1911 is a single-action, semi-automatic, magazine-fed, recoil-operated pistol chambered for the .45 ACP cartridge. It served as the standard-issue sidearm for the United States Armed Forces from 1911 to 1986. It was first used in later stages of the Philippine–American War, and was widely used in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The pistol's formal designation as of 1940 was Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911 for the original model of 1911 or Automatic Pistol, Caliber .45, M1911A1 for the M1911A1, adopted in 1924. The designation changed to Pistol, Caliber .45, Automatic, M1911A1 in the Vietnam War era.

    The U.S. procured around 2.7 million M1911 and M1911A1 pistols in military contracts during its service life. The M1911 was replaced by the 9mm Beretta M9 pistol as the standard U.S. sidearm in October 1986, but due to its popularity among users, it has not been completely phased out. Modernized derivative variants of the M1911 are still in use by some units of the U.S. Army Special Forces, the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps.

    The Browning Hi Power is a single-action, semi-automatic handgun available in 9mm and .40 S&W calibers. It is based on a design by American firearms inventor John Browning, and completed by Dieudonné Saive at Fabrique Nationale (FN) of Herstal, Belgium. Browning died in 1926, several years before the design was finalized. The Hi-Power is one of the most widely used military pistols in history, having been used by the armed forces of over 50 countries.

    The Hi Power name alludes to the 13-round magazine capacity, almost twice that of contemporary designs such as the Luger or Colt M1911. The pistol is often referred to as an HP (for "Hi-Power" or "High-Power") or as a GP (for the French term, "Grande Puissance"). The terms P-35 and HP-35 are also used, based on the introduction of the pistol in 1935. It is most often called the "Hi Power", even in Belgium. Other names include BAP (Browning Automatic Pistol), particularly in Irish Army service, or BHP (Browning High-Power).


    Former Special Forces NCO Fred Miller used the weapon extensively during his two tours in Southeast Asia. He told me, “Our units used the MkI for all sorts of sneaky ops, from dumping guards to out and out assassinations. On one cross-the-fence LRRP mission into (forbidden at the time) Cambodia we used MkI pistols for fresh food when our rations gave out...hunting in the bad guys’ back yard without letting them hear the shooting.”

    Developed to replace that aging WWII vet Hi Standard HD pistol as a suppressed small caliber special mission weapon, the Ruger/MAC MkI was developed in the middle ’60s for military testing and combat use.

    According to a specification sheet from field tests at Ft. Bragg in 1966, “The RUGER/MAC MkI is an excellent close-range Counter-Insurgency weapon with a very high degree of inherent accuracy and an unusually effective integral suppressor. This pistol was selected first because of the inherent superiority of its basic design system.”

  • Sea Tales: Deadly Arctic Expedition
    by George Freund on February 17, 2017 at 10:12 PM
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    Karluk, caught in the Arctic ice, August 1913

    The last voyage of the Karluk, flagship of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913?16, ended with the loss of the ship and the subsequent deaths of nearly half her complement. On her outward voyage in August 1913, Karluk, a brigantine formerly used as a whaler, became trapped in the Arctic ice while sailing to a rendezvous point at Herschel Island. After a long drift across the Beaufort and Chukchi seas, the ship was crushed and sunk. In the ensuing months, the crew and expedition staff struggled to survive, first on the ice and later on the shores of Wrangel Island. In all, eleven men died before help could reach them.

    Vilhjalmur Stefansson, leader of the Canadian Arctic Expedition

    The Canadian Arctic Expedition was organised under the leadership of Canadian-born anthropologist Vilhjalmur Stefansson, and had both scientific and geographic objectives. Shortly after Karluk was trapped, Stefansson and a small party left the ship, stating that they intended to hunt for caribou. As Karluk drifted from her fixed position it became impossible for the hunting party to return to the ship. Stefansson reached land and then devoted himself to the expedition's other objectives, leaving the crew and staff on board the ship under the charge of its captain, Robert Bartlett. After the sinking, Bartlett organised a march to Wrangel Island, 80 miles (130 km) away. Conditions on the ice were difficult and dangerous; two parties of four men each were lost in the attempt to reach the island.

    Captain Robert Bartlett, who commanded Karluk's last voyage

    After the survivors had landed, Bartlett and an Inuk companion set out across the ice for the Siberian coast, in search of help. The pair eventually reached Alaska, but sea ice conditions prevented any immediate rescue mission. On Wrangel Island, the stranded party survived by hunting game, but were short of food and troubled by internal dissent. Before their rescue in September 1914, three more of the party had died, two of illness and one in violent circumstances.

    Historians have divided views on Stefansson's decision to leave the ship. Some of the voyage's survivors were critical of his seeming indifference to their ordeal and the loss of their comrades. He escaped official censure, and was publicly honoured for his later work on the expedition despite the Canadian government's reservations about its overall management. Although Bartlett was criticised by an admiralty commission for taking Karluk into the ice, he was hailed as a hero by the public and by his former Karluk shipmates.


  • Mirage Men
    by George Freund on January 12, 2017 at 6:47 PM
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    Mirage Men is a 2013 documentary film directed by John Lundberg, written by Mark Pilkington and co-directed by Roland Denning and Kypros Kyprianou. The film had its world premiere at the 2013 Sheffield Doc/Fest in the UK on 13 June 2013, its North American premiere at the 2013 Fantastic Fest in Austin, Texas on 22 September 2013, its Australian premiere at the Canberra International Film Festival on 31 October 2013 and its Nordic premiere at the Stockholm Film Festival in Sweden on 10 November 2013.

    Mirage Men is about how the US government used mythology to cover up their advanced technology. It prominently features Richard Doty, a retired Special Agent who worked for AFOSI, the United States Air Force Office of Special Investigation. Mark Pilkington's book about the project, also called Mirage Men, was published in 2010 by Constable & Robinson.


    Critical reception for the documentary has been positive. Twitch Film said the film was "Scary, unsettling" and "offered profound food for thought". Electric Sheep magazine called it "one of the must see documentaries of the year". Ain't it Cool News called the film "a real head trip" and said they were "glued to [their] seat".


    Mirage Men has been excerpted in the Adam Curtis documentary HyperNormalisation on BBC iPlayer.

    American novelist Ernest Cline credits the Mirage Men movie as an influence on his novel and screenplay Armada in which the government has known for decades of an alien invasion and has been funding sci-fi movies and videogames in order to prepare us for war.


    I would submit that Linda Moulton Howe is an agent provocateur or a government agent. She tipped her hand on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory who is part of the organized disinformation campaign. Prior to the election they did a show where she encouraged the UFO crowd to vote for Hillary to get 'disclosure.' They were using well meaning people looking for answers for the DNC's NWO agenda. It sickened me, but I trusted the listeners were smarter than they gave them credit for. She seems to me to be a master disinformation specialist peddling the UFO line. What are they trying to hide? How about the fact we are on a flat earth under the dome. The formula for the curvature of the earth doesn't work. That proves the case, but the mind control is well established.

    If we are spinning at 1,000 mph, we should feel the wind. If we are hurtling through space, we should be feeling the centrifugal force since we are not wearing seatbelts. If there wasn't a dome, our atmosphere would be sucked away in a nano second. That is basic vacuum science. We deny what we see, hear and feel. That is great propaganda. The UFO idea was created because with technology we could fly high enough or see the limits of the cave we're in. It could be the proof the ancients always knew. We're in an Eden created by God. They'll do anything to cover that up. However, I don't drink their Kool Aid anymore. I'm free. You can liberate yourself any time too.

  • Infamous Assassinations - EP07 - The Ass...
    by George Freund on January 1, 2017 at 9:42 PM
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    John Lennon was an English music artist who gained worldwide fame as one of the members of the Beatles, for his subsequent solo career, and for his political activism and pacifism. On Monday, December 8, 1980, Lennon was shot by Mark David Chapman in the archway of the Dakota, his residence in New York City. Lennon had just returned from Record Plant Studio with his wife, Yoko Ono.

    After sustaining four major gunshot wounds, Lennon was pronounced dead on arrival at Roosevelt Hospital. At the hospital, it was stated that nobody could have lived longer than a few minutes after sustaining such injuries. Shortly after local news stations reported Lennon's death, crowds gathered at Roosevelt Hospital and in front of the Dakota. Lennon was cremated at the Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale, New York, two days after his death; the ashes were given to Ono, who chose not to hold a funeral for him. The first media report of Lennon's death to a US national audience was announced by Howard Cosell, on ABC's Monday Night Football.

    8 December 1980

    Photographer Annie Leibovitz went to the Lennons' apartment to do a photo shoot for Rolling Stone magazine. Leibovitz promised Lennon that a photo with Ono would make the front cover of the magazine, even though she initially tried to get a picture with Lennon by himself. Leibovitz said, "Nobody wanted [Ono] on the cover". Lennon insisted that both he and his wife be on the cover, and after taking the pictures, Leibovitz left their apartment at 3:30 p.m. After the photo shoot, Lennon gave what would be his last interview, to San Francisco DJ Dave Sholin, for a music show to be broadcast on the RKO Radio Network. At 5:40 p.m., Lennon and Ono, delayed by a late limousine, left their apartment to mix the song "Walking on Thin Ice" (an Ono song featuring Lennon on lead guitar) at the Record Plant Studio.

    Leibovitz's portrait of Lennon and Ono, taken on the day of the killing

    As Lennon and Ono walked to a limousine, shared with the RKO Radio crew, they were approached by several people seeking autographs. Among them was Mark David Chapman. It was common for fans to wait outside the Dakota to meet Lennon and ask for his autograph. Chapman, a 25-year-old security guard from Honolulu, Hawaii, had previously travelled to New York to murder Lennon in October (before the release of Double Fantasy), but had changed his mind and returned home. Chapman silently handed Lennon a copy of Double Fantasy, and Lennon obliged with an autograph. After signing the album, Lennon asked, "Is this all you want?" Chapman smiled and nodded in agreement. Photographer and Lennon fan Paul Goresh took a photo of the encounter. Chapman had been waiting for Lennon outside the Dakota since mid-morning and had even approached the Lennons' five-year-old son, Sean, who was with the family nanny, Helen Seaman, when they returned home in the afternoon. According to Chapman, he briefly touched the boy's hand.

    Lennon (left) signing a copy of Double Fantasy for Chapman several hours before the murder

    The Dakota's doorman, Jose Perdomo, and a nearby cab driver saw Chapman standing in the shadows by the archway. As Lennon passed by, he glanced briefly at Chapman, appearing to recognize him from earlier. Seconds later, Chapman took aim directly at the center of Lennon's back and fired five hollow-point bullets at him from a Charter Arms .38 Special revolver, in rapid succession, from a distance of about 9 or 10 feet (about 3 m). Based on statements made that night by NYPD Chief of Detectives James Sullivan, numerous radio, television, and newspaper reports claimed at the time that, before firing, Chapman called out, "Mr. Lennon", and dropped into a combat stance.

    Later court hearings and witness interviews did not include either "Mr. Lennon" or the "combat stance" description. Chapman has said he does not remember calling out to Lennon before he fired, but he claimed to have taken a "combat stance" in a 1992 interview with Barbara Walters. The first bullet missed, passing over Lennon's head and hitting a window of the Dakota building. Two of the next bullets struck Lennon in the left side of his back, and the other two penetrated his left shoulder.

    Lennon, bleeding profusely from external wounds and from his mouth, staggered up five steps to the security/reception area, saying, "I'm shot, I'm shot". He then fell to the floor, scattering cassettes that he had been carrying. The concierge, Jay Hastings, first started to make a tourniquet, but upon ripping open Lennon's blood-stained shirt and realizing the severity of the musician's multiple injuries, he covered Lennon's chest with his uniform jacket, removed his blood-covered glasses, and summoned the police.

    Outside, doorman Perdomo shook the gun out of Chapman's hand then kicked it across the sidewalk. Chapman then removed his coat and hat in preparation for the arrival of police—to show he was not carrying any concealed weapons—and sat down on the sidewalk. Perdomo shouted at Chapman, "Do you know what you've just done?", to which Chapman calmly replied, "Yes, I just shot John Lennon."

    The first policemen to arrive were Steven Spiro and Peter Cullen, who were at 72nd Street and Broadway when they heard a report of shots fired at the Dakota. The officers arrived around two minutes later and found Chapman sitting "very calmly" on the sidewalk. They reported that Chapman had dropped the revolver to the ground and was holding a paperback book, J. D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye. They immediately put Chapman in handcuffs and placed him in the back seat of their squad car. Chapman made no attempt to flee or resist arrest.



    Jose Perdomo was CIA. He was involved in The Bay of Pigs fiasco. He could have very well been the lead in all of this.

    IMAGINE The Truth Behind the Conspiracy

    At the 1972 Republican convention there was a CIA, LAPD plot to have a terrorist event framing Lennon and the Black Panthers. It was foiled.

    CHE-TV Episode 3 Imagine the Revolution Peace

    I wrote a short screenplay about it. John was more powerful than the president. The NWO didn't control him. So they kill. Princess Diana, Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, JFK and RFK are all included. John Paul I as well. President Reagan was an attempt as well as Pope John Paul II. Bob Marley another sang, how long will they kill our prophets? The answer is obvious. Until we learn the trick and change the channel from corporate propaganda. The show may leave out a few of the finer points. We don't.

  • Sacrifice at Pearl Harbor - BBC (1989)
    by George Freund on December 7, 2016 at 11:02 AM
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    Pearl Harbor + 75: Illuminati Use False Flags to Start Wars

    December 6, 2016

    December 7 is the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor.

    The Navy Court exonerated Admiral Kimmel of all charges and laid the blame squarely on Washington.

    The Army Report closed with these words: "Up to the morning of December 7, 1941, everything that the Japanese were planning to do was known to the United States."

    by James Perloff


    "Truthers" know the deficiencies in 9-11's official explanation and recognize it as a false flag. Some young people, however, are less acquainted with details of earlier false flags. 9-11 was only the latest entry in an historical pattern.

    December 7 is "Pearl Harbor Day." On this day in 1941, the Japanese navy attacked the U.S. fleet at Pearl Harbor, damaging and/or sinking 18 ships and leaving thousands dead and wounded. This, of course, propelled America into World War II, an involvement which Americans had overwhelmingly opposed before then.

    The Second World War accomplished several Illuminati objectives: world government via the UN with its World Bank/IMF subsidiaries; creation of Zionist Israel; and strengthening and spreading Communism over half the globe.

    President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill were old hands at false flags. During World War I, the Lusitania's contrived sinking inflamed American public opinion to join that war. Roosevelt had been assistant secretary of the Navy, and Churchill head of the British Admiralty.

    As President, Roosevelt tried replicating the scenario by provoking Germany - e.g., having U.S. destroyers depth-charge U-boats. The Germans, however, refused the bait, remembering how U.S. entry into World War I had cost them that war.

    Roosevelt therefore concentrated on Japan. Interior Secretary Harold Ickes said, "Our best entrance into the war would be by way of Japan."

    Lt. Commander of Naval Intelligence Arthur McCollum presented the President with an eight-step plan of provocation against Japan, closing with these words: "If by these means Japan could be led to commit an overt act of war, so much the better."

    July 1941 brought the most severe measures: The U.S. and Britain froze all Japanese assets, and embargoed trade, most critically oil. We shouldn't overlook that Germany and her allies had invaded the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941. The embargo effectively ensured that Japan, which had signed the anti-Comintern Pact with Germany, would not join the invasion but instead focus on Southeast Asia, where oil and rubber beckoned.

    Stationed in Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Pacific fleet provided tempting bait. Our ships were isolated, boxed together like sardines, approachable by attackers from 360 degrees, and 2000 miles from supplies. Roosevelt fired Fleet Commander Admiral J. O. Richardson for protesting this absurd decision. The new commander, Admiral Husband Kimmel, took over assuming that Washington would keep him apprised of any threats - a trust that proved mistaken.

    That autumn, after meetings with FDR, War Secretary Henry Stimson (CFR, Skull and Bones) wrote in his diary: "We face the delicate question of the diplomatic fencing to be done so as to be sure Japan is put into the wrong and makes the first bad move - overt move...The question was how we should maneuver them [the Japanese] into the position of firing the first shot...."

    That autumn, after meetings with FDR, War Secretary Henry Stimson (CFR, Skull and Bones) wrote in his diary: "We face the delicate question of the diplomatic fencing to be done so as to be sure Japan is put into the wrong and makes the first bad move - overt move...The question was how we should maneuver them [the Japanese] into the position of firing the first shot...."

    In 1940, U.S cryptanalysts had broken Japan's diplomatic code, "Purple," and were reading its messages, often on a same-day basis. The intercepts were regularly sent to President Roosevelt, Chief of Staff General George Marshall, and other high Washington officials - but not our commanders in Hawaii.

    The intercepts revealed war was imminent, and that Japanese spies in Honolulu were reporting the exact locations of American warships in dock. Washington decoded Japan's declaration of war before their ambassadors presented it to Secretary of State Cordell Hull.

    More recently it has been discovered that the United States also cracked Japan's naval code, and was translating its naval dispatches, including Admiral Yamamoto's directive to the Japanese First Air Fleet on November 26, 1941 to "advance into Hawaiian waters" and "attack the main force of the United States fleet and deal it a mortal blow." 


    Warnings of Japanese intentions to strike Pearl Harbor also came to the President from: our ambassador to Japan, Joseph Grew; FBI director J. Edgar Hoover (based on information from double agent Dusko Popov); Senator Guy Gillette (acting on a tip from the Korean underground), and Congressman Martin Dies. Chief of Staff George Marshall was forewarned of the attack by the U.S. military observer in Java, Brigadier General Elliot Thorpe, as well as by the Dutch Military attaché in Washington, Colonel F. G. L. Weijerman.

    None of this information was conveyed to Pacific Fleet Commander Kimmel, or General Walter Short, the army commander in Hawaii. After the disaster, and war began, Americans and Congress demanded accountability. Why had our military been caught off guard?

    President Roosevelt appointed an investigative body - the Roberts Commission, dominated by friendly acquaintances of himself and General Marshall. The Commission declared Washington had discharged its duties superlatively. It concluded the blame for Pearl Harbor lay with Admiral Kimmel and General Short, alleging they had failed to take adequate defensive and surveillance measures. Kimmel and Short were relieved of their commands as "DERELICTION OF DUTY" blazed on headlines across the country

    Kimmel and Short protested the findings of the Roberts Commission, which had included unsworn and unrecorded testimony, denied them the privilege of attorneys, and numerous other irregularities. Kimmel and Short asked that they be court-martialed, so that the matter of Pearl Harbor could be resolved in a bona fide courtroom using established rules of evidence. Dreading this, the Roosevelt administration forbade trials "until such time as the public interest and safety would permit."

    In 1944 a Congressional resolution mandated the trials. That August, the Navy Court of Inquiry and Army Pearl Harbor Board convened. At these proceedings, Kimmel's and Short's attorneys presented undeniable proof that Washington had complete foreknowledge of the Pearl Harbor attack. The Navy Court exonerated Kimmel of all charges and laid the blame squarely on Washington. The Army Pearl Harbor Board's report closed with these words: "Up to the morning of December 7, 1941, everything that the Japanese were planning to do was known to the United States."

    However, the American people did not learn the trial results, because the Roosevelt administration ordered the verdicts made confidential, pleading national security reasons. Meanwhile, 33rd-degree Freemason Roosevelt ordered NEW investigations to refute the trial results. In these "new" investigations, a number of officers - career military men with their futures now on the line - were persuaded to reverse their testimonies. The new investigations shifted the bulk of blame back to Kimmel and Short. Thus when the government finally released its findings, the public never understood what had happened. The man in charge of the army's investigation was Lieutenant Colonel Henry Clausen, who later became Sovereign Grand Commander of the Scottish Rite in the Southern Jurisdiction, same position Albert Pike held.

    In September 2000 - one year before 9-11 - the Project for a New American Century (Richard Perle, Paul Wolofowitz, etc.) - issued a paper, "Rebuilding America's Defenses," calling for an increased U.S. military presence in the Middle East. But, it warned, the "transformation likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event - like a new Pearl Harbor." In May 2001, as the 9-11 countdown began, Disney released its war-rallying Pearl Harbor starring Ben Affleck.

  • COMANDANTE: Oliver Stone's Castro Docume...
    by George Freund on November 26, 2016 at 10:06 PM
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    A vision was reportedly given by the Lord to John W. Johnston in 1981 which predicts that after the death of Fidel Castro the economy will come crashing down.

    When you see Castro’s death then you will see the complete collapse of the economic system of America!

    Comandante is a political documentary film by American director Oliver Stone. In the film, Stone interviews Cuban leader Fidel Castro on a diverse range of topics. Stone and his film crew visited Castro in Cuba for three days in 2002, and the film was released in 2003, having its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival early that year. The film was partly produced by HBO and was planned for broadcast. Shortly before airtime, after Cuba executed three hijackers of a ferry to the United States and imprisoned more than 70 political dissidents, HBO pulled the program.

  • TALES OF THE GUN EP38 Million Dollar Gun...
    by George Freund on November 12, 2016 at 9:40 PM
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     Tales of the Gun is a television series broadcast on the History Channel featuring the history of firearms that ran for one season in 1998. The usual episode includes interviews of historians and people who used the featured weapon, shows how the weapons were made, and shows the featured weapon being fired on a shooting range. The series narrator for the US version is Thom Pinto, veteran voice actor.

    Ep 38: "Million Dollar Guns"


    Rare Panel Scene Engraved Colt Single Action Army Revolver, “The 1876 Centennial Exhibition Colt” (Est: $350,000-600,000)
    Sold for $701,500

    Extraordinary Cased Engraved Colt Paterson No.2 Belt Model Percussion Revolver
    (Est: $275,000-500,000)
    Sold for $517,500

    Rare and Historic Colt Whitneyville-Walker Pistol “A Company #210”
    (Est: $500,000-1,000,000)
    Sold for $920,000

    Finest Pair of Colt Engraved 1861 Navy Revolvers
    Known to Exist(Basically New in the Box).
    "Presented to Gen. Robert Anderson, U.S.A. with compliments of Colt's Pt. F.A.Mfg. Co."
    Anderson was the heroic defender of Fort Sumter at the commencement of Civil War. These guns, presented to Gen Anderson in 1863, reflect the finest Colt craftmanship and artistic abilities of the period. They further reflect Colt's understanding of the significance and importance of this man to the country in terms of patriotism and his heoric efforts during the outbreak of this tragic conflict. The refinement and detail of the decoration and the extraordinary original condition are simply breathtaking. Serial No. 12400 & 12401 Including Sword, Medals, Pictures & Gilmore Medal (Est. $1,250,000-$2,250,000)

    Adolf Hitlers personal pistol, it is a 7.65mm Walther PP. Hitler received the pistol on his 50th birthday in 1939 from Carl Walther. It is heavily embellished and specially engraved. Below, Hitler meets some of his officers during a rally.

    They got it wrong. It is a Walther PP not a PPK. The barrel and the slide are longer.

    Pair of Flintlock Pistols of Empress Catherine the Great (1729–1796)

    These pistols are part of a deluxe garniture of ivory-stocked hunting arms made for Empress Catherine the Great (reigned 1762–96), whose intial (E for Ekaterine) is on the escutcheons of the grips. The garniture, which originally consisted of these pistols, a fowling piece dated 1786 (National Museum, Warsaw), and a rifle (whereabouts unknown), was later given to her favorite, Prince Stanislas August Poniatowski (1732–1798), whom she backed as king of Poland (reigned 1763–95). Firearms with ivory stocks, generally out of fashion in western Europe by the eighteenth century, were in vogue in the ostentatious Russian court during the last quarter of the century.

    Colt Third Model Dragoon Percussion Revolver, Serial Number 12406

    Double-Barreled Wheellock Pistol of Emperor Charles V, ca. 1540–45 Made by Peter Peck (1500/10–1596) German (Munich)

  • Merrill's Marauders Dangerous Missions H...
    by George Freund on November 11, 2016 at 2:14 AM
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    It is remembrance day here in Canada. We remember Merrill's Marauders. The Burma campaign was not as well known, but one hell of a fight. Pray for the souls of the lost lest we have to do it again. 

    Merrill’s Marauders (named after Frank Merrill) or Unit Galahad, officially named the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), was a United States Army long range penetration special operations jungle warfare unit, which fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II, or China-Burma-India Theater (CBI). The unit became famous for its deep-penetration missions behind Japanese lines, often engaging Japanese forces superior in number.

    In the Quebec Conference (QUADRANT) of August 1943, Allied leaders decided to form a U.S. deep penetration unit that would attack Japanese troops in Burma. The new U.S. force was directly inspired by, and partially modeled on Orde Wingate's Chindits Long Range Penetration Force. A call for volunteers attracted around 3,000 men.

    Merrill and Stilwell in Burma

    A Memorandum from the Operations Division (OPD) of the War Department dated 18 September 1943 (OPD 320.2) listed the proposed composition of the new American long-range penetration force, which would be an all-volunteer unit. The Caribbean Defense Command provided 960 jungle-trained officers and men, 970 jungle-trained officers and men came from Army Ground Forces (based in the Continental United States) and a further 674 "battle-tested" jungle troops from the South Pacific Command (Army veterans of the Guadalcanal and Solomon Islands campaigns), with all troops to assemble at Noumea, New Caledonia. General Douglas MacArthur was also directed to transfer 274 Army combat-experienced volunteers from the Southwest Pacific Command, veterans of the New Guinea and Bougainville campaigns. A few Pacific veteran volunteers came from stockades where volunteering earned them their freedom. They were sprinkled throughout the unit and called "The Dead End Kids" after the Hollywood film series featuring juvenile delinquents. The unit was officially designated as 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional) with the code name Galahad. The men were first sent to India arriving in Bombay on 31 October 1943 to train. Here they were reinforced with Air Corps and Signal Corps personnel, as well as an animal transport company with mules and experienced muledrivers. 

    The 5307th was originally destined to train in long-range penetration tactics under the direction of Brigadier Charles Orde Wingate, commander of the Chindits. At Deolali, 200 km (125 miles) outside Bombay, the troops endured both physical conditioning and close-order drill, before entraining for Deogarh, Madhya Pradesh.

    Marauders rest during a break along a jungle trail near Nhpum Ga.

    The unit was to have 700 animals that included 360 mules. There were to be as many more but the ship that was carrying them was torpedoed in the Arabian Sea. They were replaced by 360 Australian Waler horses that had originally been with the 112th Cavalry in New Caledonia who were deemed unfit for jungle warfare. They had traveled to India where they served with the Chinese Army before being assigned to the 5307th.

    From the end of November 1943 to the end of January 1944, the 5307th remained at Deogarh and trained intensively. All officers and men received instruction in scouting and patrolling, stream crossings, weapons, navigation, demolitions, camouflage, small-unit attacks on entrenchments, evacuation of wounded personnel, and the then-novel technique of supply by airdrop. Special emphasis was placed on "jungle lane" marksmanship at pop-up and moving targets using small arms. In December the 5307th conducted a weeklong maneuver in coordination with Chindit forces.

    U.S. General Joseph Stilwell was determined that the only U.S. combat troops available in the theater would not serve under British command. As the only Allied ground commander without a subordinate contingent of infantry forces from his own army, Stilwell was aware that he would have minimal influence upon Allied ground strategy in Burma unless he could gain command of the Marauders. Admiral Lord Mountbatten, the supreme Allied commander of the South East Asia Command (SEAC), was persuaded by Stilwell, deputy supreme Allied commander, that they should serve under the Northern Combat Area Command (NCAC). Stilwell appointed brigadier general Frank Merrill to command them, leading American war correspondents to dub the unit "Merrill’s Marauders".


  • True Caribbean Pirates
    by George Freund on September 24, 2016 at 8:57 PM
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    True Caribbean Pirates is a documentary which aired on The History Channel in 2006.

    The documentary tells about pirates of the Caribbean such as Blackbeard, Henry Morgan, Anne Bonny and Black Bart Roberts. Larger than life, more dangerous than legend - pirates and buccaneers set sail for plunder. True Caribbean Pirates recreates the rise of piracy in the Caribbean and its climactic, inevitable downfall.

    True Caribbean Pirates captures the events and tales of piracy that were said to take place in the Caribbean during the time when Christopher Columbus made his landing in the West Indies during 1492. Within this time, the land of the Caribbean had attracted the attention of many but was dominated by Spain; as they mined plenty of riches and gold out of the region. This drew attention to the land and disruptions arose- creating chaos in the new world. Regions such as Holland, England and France all began to send privateers into the land so they could to- establish a presence.


    In the days of pirates and treasures, privateering was used to fight battles and disrupt the Spanish without having to pay for real navy within the Caribbean. Privateers were known to disrupt commerce and take part in the disruption of the enemies warships to protect trade against raiders.

    Sir Henry Morgan- played by Lance J.Holt was one of the most famous privateers to cross the Caribbean land was known for his ruthless acts against Spanish colonies and was successful through his ways to bring down them down through his brutal acts. The privateer turned pirate was most notorious for his two most famous attacks on Porto Bello and Panama. Porto Bello was targeted by Morgan due to it being the third most relevant Spanish city in regards to its saturation of warehouses that stored the riches discovered by Spanish colonies. Morgan and his men then went to capture Panama where they were much more capable of destruction compared to the opposing Spanish attackers. Sir Henry Morgan died unlike many other pirates- dying from what may have been tuberculosis and was buried Palisades cemetery.

    Blackbeard, who is played by Patrick Lander- earned his stripes by attacking Spanish ships during the Spanish Succession and to withhold the stolen goods which transformed him into an experienced sea robber, allowing him to join a group of Caribbean Pirates. Many stories have been retold time and time again about Blackbeard’s capturing ships with hostages and bribing them with their lives in turn for favors to benefit his conquests. The fearful pirate was finally taken down by an opposing ship during a vigorous battle and was then decapitated as a reward for the opposing pirates.

    Calico Jack- a pirate played by David Joseph Boyd was a pirate who conducted his operations in the Bahamas and Cuba was not as successful in his missions as the former two pirates mentioned and was mostly known for his relations with the two female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read, who served under his command. This pirate’s most successful prize- Kingston did not remain long in his power and therefore had left the pirate with little to be proud of. Jack’s legacy would not have been much had it not been for Bonny and Read. He was brought to his death after him and his crew were captured in Jamaica, tried and hung on November 28, 1720.

    The stories of these pirates have been retold in this documentary as it separates the truth from the tales; truly depicting the true story of Piracy’s Golden Age.

    by George Freund on September 17, 2016 at 7:57 PM
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    Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd (8 September 1901 - 6 September 1966), also known as Dr. H. F. Verwoerd, was a South African social psychology and philosophy scholar, Afrikaans newspaper editor-in-chief and Prime Minister of South Africa. He is regarded as the mastermind behind socially engineering and implementing the racial policies of apartheid, the system of legal racial classification and forced racial segregation that existed in South Africa from 1948 to 1994. Apartheid was rigidly enforced by means of oppressive laws as well as aggressive security services such as police and army. Verwoerd was a right wing authoritarian leader and Afrikaner nationalist. He was a strong advocate of the Afrikaner volk, language, culture and Christian religion. He held that white control over South Africa could only continue if the races lived apart. He survived an assassination attempt in 1960, succumbing to a subsequent one in 1966.

    Verwoerd was prime minister during the establishment of the Republic of South Africa in 1961, thereby fulfilling the Afrikaner dream of an independent republic for South Africans. During his tenure as prime minister, anti-apartheid movements such as the African National Congress (ANC) and the Pan Africanist Congress (PAC) were banned, and the Rivonia Trial, which prosecuted ANC leaders, was held. His term ended with his assassination on 6 September 1966 by Dimitri Tsafendas.

    Assassination attempt

    On 9 April 1960, Verwoerd opened the Union Exposition in Milner Park, Johannesburg, to mark the jubilee of the Union of South Africa. After Verwoerd delivered his opening address, David Pratt, a rich English businessman and farmer from the Magaliesberg, near Pretoria, attempted to assassinate Verwoerd, firing two shots from a .22 pistol at point-blank range, one bullet perforating his right cheek and the second his right ear.

    Colonel G. M. Harrison, president of the Witwatersrand Agricultural Society, leapt up and knocked the pistol from the gunman's hand. After the pistol fell to the floor, Harrison, with the help of Major Carl Richter, the Prime Minister's personal bodyguard, civilians and another policeman overpowered the gunman. He was taken to the Marshall Square police station and later transferred to the Forensic Medical Laboratory due to his peculiar behaviour.

    Within minutes of the assassination attempt, Verwoerd—still conscious and blood gushing from his face—was rushed to the nearby Johannesburg Hospital. Two days later, the hospital issued a statement which described his condition as 'indeed satisfactory—further examinations were carried out today and they confirm good expectations. Dr. Verwoerd at present is restful. There is no need for any immediate operation.' Once his condition stabilised, Verwoerd was transferred to a Pretoria Hospital. The neurologists who treated Verwoerd later stated that his escape had been 'absolutely miraculous'. Specialist surgeons were called in to remove the bullets. At first, there was speculation that Verwoerd would lose his hearing and sense of balance, but this was to prove groundless. He returned to public life on 29 May, less than two months after the shooting.

    David Pratt was initially held under the emergency regulations, declared on 30 March 1960, nine days after the Sharpeville massacre and shortly after Verwoerd received a death threat with a red note reading, "Today we kill Verwoerd". Pratt appeared for a preliminary hearing in the Johannesburg Magistrates' Court on 20 and 21 July 1960, once it was clear that the attempt was not fatal.

    Pratt claimed he had been shooting 'the epitome of apartheid'. However, in his defence, he stated he only wanted to injure, not kill, Verwoerd. The court accepted the medical reports submitted to it by five different psychiatrists, all of which confirmed that Pratt lacked legal capacity and could not be held criminally liable for having shot the prime minister. On 26 September 1960, he was committed to a mental hospital in Bloemfontein. On 1 October 1961, he committed suicide on his 53rd birthday, shortly before parole was to be considered.

    On 6 September 1966, Verwoerd was assassinated in Cape Town, shortly after entering the House of Assembly at 14:15. A mixed-race, uniformed parliamentary messenger named Dimitri Tsafendas stabbed Verwoerd in the neck and chest four times before being subdued by other members of the Assembly. Four members of Parliament who were also trained doctors rushed to the aid of Verwoerd and started administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Verwoerd was rushed to Groote Schuur Hospital, but was pronounced dead upon arrival.

    Tsafendas escaped the death penalty on the grounds of insanity. Judge Andries Beyers ordered Tsafendas to be imprisoned indefinitely at the "State President's pleasure."

    Verwoerd's state funeral, attended by a quarter of a million people (almost entirely white), was held in Pretoria on 10 September 1966, during which his South Africa flag-draped casket was laid on an artillery carriage towed by a military truck. He was buried in the Hero's Acre.

    The still blood-stained carpet where Hendrik Verwoerd lay after his murder remained in Parliament until it was removed in 2004.

  • History of the Turkish and Ottoman Empir...
    by George Freund on September 8, 2016 at 9:19 PM
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    The Ottoman Empire (Devlet-i ʿAlīye-i Osmānīye; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also known as the Turkish Empire, Ottoman Turkey, or simply Turkey, was an empire founded in 1299 by Oghuz Turks under Osman I in northwestern Anatolia. After conquests in the Balkans by Murad I between 1362 and 1389, the Ottoman sultanate was transformed into a transcontinental empire and claimant to the caliphate. The Ottomans ended the Byzantine Empire with the 1453 conquest of Constantinople by Mehmed the Conqueror.


    دولت ابد مدت

    Devlet-i Ebed-müddet

    "The Eternal State"

    During the 16th and 17th centuries, at the height of its power under the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, the Ottoman Empire was a multinational, multilingual empire controlling much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia, the Caucasus, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa. At the beginning of the 17th century the empire contained 32 provinces and numerous vassal states. Some of these were later absorbed into the Ottoman Empire, while others were granted various types of autonomy during the course of centuries.

    Sultan Mehmed II's entry into Constantinople; painting by Fausto Zonaro (1854–1929)

    With Constantinople as its capital and control of lands around the Mediterranean basin, the Ottoman Empire was at the centre of interactions between the Eastern and Western worlds for six centuries. Following a long period of military setbacks against European powers, the Ottoman Empire gradually declined into the late nineteenth century. The empire allied with Germany in the early 20th century, with the imperial ambition of recovering its lost territories, joining in World War I. While the Empire was able to largely hold its own during the conflict, it was struggling with internal dissent, especially with the Arab Revolt in its Arabian holdings. Starting before the war, but growing increasingly common and violent during it, major atrocities, such as the Armenian Genocide of 1915, were committed by the Ottoman government against the Armenians, Assyrians and Pontic Greeks. The Empire's defeat and the occupation of part of its territory by the Allied Powers in the aftermath of World War I resulted in the emergence of a new state, Turkey, in the Ottoman Anatolian heartland following the Turkish War of Independence, as well as the founding of modern Balkan and Middle Eastern states and the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire.

    Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha defeats the Holy League of Charles V under the command of Andrea Doria at the Battle of Preveza in 1538


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