Alleged Anti-Semitic views of Polish pre-war ambassador in Germany

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Alleged Anti-Semitic views of Polish pre-war ambassador in Germany

Post by snpol » 25 Dec 2019 16:09

https://www.timesofisrael.com/russias-p ... th-hitler/
Speaking to military top brass and using bad language at one point, Putin said that Poland was in cahoots with Hitler during World War II.
“Essentially they colluded with Hitler. This is clear from documents, archival documents,” Putin said in an emotional end-of-year speech at the defense ministry.
Resorting to bad language, Putin said a war-time Polish ambassador allegedly promised to put up a statue of Hitler in Warsaw for his pledges to send Jews to Africa.
“A bastard, an anti-Semitic pig, you cannot put it any other way,” Putin said, referring to what he said were the diaries of the Polish ambassador in Germany, apparently in reference to Józef Lipski, who served as ambassador in Berlin from 1934 to 1939.

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Re: Alleged Anti-Semitic views of Polish pre-war ambassador in Germany

Post by Sergey Romanov » 27 Dec 2019 01:05

So, why no comment on the veracity? It's not like Putin is a credible source.

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Re: Alleged Anti-Semitic views of Polish pre-war ambassador in Germany

Post by snpol » 27 Dec 2019 10:50

Sergey Romanov wrote:
27 Dec 2019 01:05
So, why no comment on the veracity? It's not like Putin is a credible source.
It is official comment made by Polish government
https://www.gov.pl/web/diplomacy/statem ... federation
There is no one word about alleged anti-Semitism of Polish ambassador to Berlin in interwar period
Qui tacet - consentire videtur.
There are (I'm sure) archival documents. There is a book "Small Nations in Times of Crisis and Confrontation" By Yohanan Cohen.
On page 70 we see description of the story and also comments made by then Polish ambassador in the USA.
https://books.google.ca/books?id=Z4nKtN ... nt&f=false

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Re: Alleged Anti-Semitic views of Polish pre-war ambassador in Germany

Post by wm » 06 Jan 2020 22:45

Fake history, Lipski stopped a long and boring Hitler's monologue on various subjects with that joke.

Hitler said he was going to help Poland to solve her Jewish problem - referring to the Haavara Agreement between the Nazis and Jewish groups (and agreement that allowed about 60,000 German Jews to settle in Palestine with their wealth mostly intact and later credited as one of the most important contribution to the creation of Israel) and Lipski said he deserved a monument for that.

In the official report, Lipski didn't mention that but added the information in his own handwriting thinking it was funny.

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