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AFA 37: How the United States Lost the Second World War

Part 1a 45:32 | Part 1b 44:53 | Part 1c 25:39

Part 2a 28:35 | Part 2b 45:26 | Part 2c 30:15 | Part 2d 45:56 | Part 2e 19:14 | Part 2f 25:26

Part 3a 27:35 | Part 3b 43:19 | Part 3c 45:11 | Part 3d 45:23 | Part 3e 16:43

Part 4a 21:25 | Part 4b 46:07 | Part 4c 21:10 | Part 4d 46:41 | Part 4e 41:50

Part 5a 43:44 | Part 5b 44:06 | Part 5c 44:38 | Part 5d 33:41

Part 6a 31:03 | Part 6b 17:11 | Part 6c 44:38 | Part 6d 44:13 | Part 6e 43:59 | Part 6f 32:19 | Part 6g 32:15

Part 7a 45:12 | Part 7b 41:32 | Part 7c 42:52 | Part 7d 44:59 | Part 7e 38:02 | Part 7f 31:40

Part 8a 40:25 | Part 8b 44:17 | Part 8c 9:13

Part 9a 46:26 | Part 9b 41:43 | Part 9c 45:47 | Part 9d 19:56

Part 10a 14:03 | Part 10b 45:57 | Part 10c 30:32 | Part 10d 45:51 | Part 10e 21:25

Part 11a 44:10 | Part 11b 43:38 | Part 11c 30:33 | Part 11d 45:18 | Part 11e 32:02 | Part 11f 44:24

Part 12a 13:24 | Part 12b 44:57 | Part 12c 42:52 | Part 12d 46:40 | Part 12e 46:22 | Part 12f 32:59

Part 13a 17:29 | Part 13b 45:18 | Part 13c 25:13 | Part 13d 45:18

Part 14a 45:36 | Part 14b 33:37 | Part 14c 46:31 | Part 14d 45:54 | Part 14e 17:45

(Original broadcast 1991-92)

This massive archive program merits serious consideration as a most revealing examination and explanation of the Cold War. The history of intellectual endeavor teaches that prevailing theories in the academic disciplines may be disproved and supplanted in time. Taken in combination with AFA 36, this work documents the working hypothesis that during the Cold War, German fascism and the Third Reich did not disappear as is commonly believed but rather survived underground and achieved a very real political and economic victory over the Allies.

In the aftermath of World War I, the German Nazis learned that anti-communism could be used to achieve strategic leverage over Germany’s prospective enemies such as Great Britain and the United States. The Third Reich utilized this stratagem to establish Fifth Column movements in countries they had targeted for conquest. Those movements were composed largely of sympathizers who viewed the Third Reich as a bulwark against communism. The Third Reich sought to escape the full consequences of military defeat in World War II by playing the anti-communist card again.

When it became clear that the armies of the Third Reich were going to be defeated, it opened secret negotiations with representatives from the Western Allies. Representatives on both sides belonged to the transatlantic financial and industrial fraternity that had actively supported fascism. The thrust of these negotiations was the establishment of The Christian West. Viewed by the Nazis as a vehicle for surviving military defeat, “The Christian West” involved a Hitler-less Reich joining with the U.S., Britain, France and other European nations in a transatlantic, pan-European anti-Soviet alliance. In fact, The Christian West became a reality only after the cessation of hostilities.

The de-Nazification of Germany was aborted. Although a few of the more obvious and obnoxious elements of Nazism were removed, Nazis were returned to power at virtually every level and in almost every capacity in the Federal Republic of Germany. A Hilter-less Reich then was incorporated into the anti-Soviet alliance the Third Reich’s leaders had envisioned: NATO.

One of the central elements in AFA 37, the Reinhard Gehlen spy organization functioned as a Trojan Horse vis-a-vis the United States. By deliberately exaggerating Soviet intentions and capabilities in order to alarm the United States, the Gehlen organization greatly exacerbated cold-war tensions and manipulated them to Germany’s advantage.

Perhaps the most important effect of the Gehlen organization was to introduce “rollback” or “liberation theory” into American strategic thinking. Rollback was a political wafare and covert operation strategy which had its genesis in the Third Reich Ostministerium headed by Alfred Rosenberg. This strategy entailed enlisting the aid of dissident Soviet ethnic minorities to overthrow the Soviet Union. In return, these minorities and their respective republics were to be granted nominal independence while serving as satellite states of “Greater Germany.”

In its American incarnation, liberation theory called for “rolling back” communism out of Eastern Europe and the break-up of the Soviet Union into its constituent ethnic Republics. Lip-service was given to initiating democracy in the “liberated” countries. Liberation theory was projected into mainstream American political consciousness through the Crusade for Freedom. This enormous CIA domestic media campaign not only established liberation theory as a dominant element in American strategic thinking but also projected European fascists associated with the Gehlen milieu into positions of prominence within the powerful ethnic voting blocks in America.

The Gehlen imports combined with domestic reactionary elements to form a powerful fascistic and ultimately triumphant political engine referred to in AFA 37, as the “rollback” or “liberation milieu.”

AFA 37 traces the evolution of this milieu and its influence on international and domestic political affairs. The liberation milieu cemented its triumph in American politics through the assassination of President Kennedy. The program highlights the roles of Gehlen-related elements and intelligence agents associated with the petroleum industry in the JFK assassination. Particular emphasis is on George Bush’s connections to this milieu as well as the milieu’s relationship to the defense industry, military intelligence and corporate America.

AFA 37 analyzes the Reagan and Bush administrations as the realization of the goals of liberation theory as well as the fulfillment of National Security Counsel Number 68. NSC 68 was the blueprint for U.S. strategy during the Cold War. Heavily influenced by the work of the Gehlen organization, NSC 68 called for the destabilization of the U.S.S.R. through a massive military buildup by the U.S. The strategy sought to bankrupt the Soviet economy through an arms race and to promote agitation among the dissident Soviet ethnic groups by Gehlen-related intelligence elements. In addition, the document called for an accompanying propaganda blitz in the United States to convince the American people to support the military buildup as well as the suppression of political dissidents.

The Reagan and Bush administrations instituted the principles of NSC 68 and accomplished the aims of liberation theory. The realization of those goals also did enormous damage to the United States. The cost of bankrupting the Soviet Union, turned the United States into the world’s biggest debtor nation, severely damaged its infrastructure and crippled its competitive economic advantage internationally. In addition, the United States badly compromised its democratic institutions during the Cold War, possibly beyond repair.

AFA 37 hypothesizes that the realization of liberation theory primarily benefited Germany rather than the United States. Indeed, the recovery of Germany’s “lost territories” was the goal of Gehlen’s alliance with the western powers and was the raison d’etre for the Vertviebene groups. Founded by the SS and funded by the German government, the Vertriebene groups were part of the liberation milieu described above. Their activity has increased dramatically since the end of the Cold War. The BND, the current German government intelligence service and the final incarnation of the Gehlen organization, has been extremely active in the newly “liberated” territories where it has worked hand in glove with major German corporations and the various Nazi parties of Germany to realize Hitler’s goal of a “greater Germany.”


2 comments for “AFA 37: How the United States Lost the Second World War”

  1. Whew!
    I just finished listening to this huge volume of information, which has been on my I-pod at work with me for weeks.
    In this major-scale presentation Mr. Emory walks us through the U.S., German and other military and industrialist efforts to secure an enduring corporate state, devoid of the interests of the innocent humans involved.

    While many aspects of this history are occasionally repeated from previous or related radio shows, they are all approached from different angles that coalesce into an understandable and well defined summary of the development of Fascism.

    In the latter part of the show we transition from the distant past to current events (circa the early 1990’s) which have had great bearing well into our new century.

    The program concludes with an excellent interview with a German anti-fascist researcher who has a clear view of the emerging power of the “new” Germany.

    If you are interested in an “audio book” approach to learning about history, world events and how that affects our lives today, this is a series to listen to.
    Well done, Mr. Emory!

    Posted by Swamp | May 18, 2013, 7:51 pm
  2. @SWAMP–

    Thanks for the kind words!

    I worked SO HARD on AFA #37.

    I was exhausted for several months afterward.



    Posted by Dave Emory | May 19, 2013, 6:06 pm

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