Monday, December 2, 2019

Himmler's Occult Warrior Monks: The Ahnenerbe

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History, as we know it, is a pervasively malleable thing and as time has shown us history has often used as an ideological tool to support a philosophical or political agenda. World history is ripe with examples of historical tampering such as the near deletion of World War Two Japanese aggression in modern Japanese text books, or the downplaying of our own aggression such as the bombing of Dresden or the use of nuclear devices in combat. In the United States we have removed historic references to our own atrocities like the Tuskegee Syphilis Experiments or covered up government projects such as Operation Midnight Climax and the LSD experimentation done in San Francisco. But perhaps the most interesting and sinister use of revisionism belongs to the Warrior Historians of the Third Reich, the Ahnenerbe.

So who are the Ahnenerbe and what exactly did they do? More importantly how was Ahnenerbe research leveraged by the Nazi political machine to create a broader mythology. A mythology, which when leveraged by the Nazi propaganda machine galvanized the German people behind the sinister beliefs of the upper tier Nazi organization.  (more...)

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