The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaust

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The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaust

Unread post by Sentenza » May 29th, 2008, 11:37 am

Grand Mufti of Jerusalem organises recruitment to Bosnia's SS division

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During the Second World War in Yugoslavia, as with the Catholic Church in Croatia, many Muslim clerics in Bosnia and Kosovo were willing accomplices in the genocide of the nations Serbian, Jewish and Roma population. From 1941 until 1945, the Nazi-installed regime of Ante Pavelic in Croatia carried out some of the most horrific crimes of the Holocaust (known as the Porajmos by the Roma), killing over 800,000 Yugoslav citizens - 750,000 Serbs, 60,000 Jews and 26,000 Roma. In these crimes, they were helped by Muslim fundamentalists in Bosnia and Kosovo who were openly supported by the Palestinian Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Amin al-Husseini. A notorious anti-Semite, he openly encouraged Muslims to join Nazi units that would be later implicated in genocide and crimes against humanity - the infamous Hanjar (or Handschar) 13th Waffen SS division. One of these crimes was the The Massacre at Koritska Jama Gorge, in Bosnia during 1941. The Nazi's also established a puppet state in Serbia under General Milan Nedic, who along with the Cetniks also particapated in the Holocaust in wartime Croatia (which included Bosnia) and Serbia.

What united al-Husseini and the Third Reich was a common hatred of the Jewish people. The Nazis had taken al-Husseini under their protection following the wartime invasion of Iraq. He was to spend most of the war living in a luxurious suite at the Hotel Adlon in Berlin. Hitler had enjoyed quite a following among the nationalist youth of Egypt during the war, after Nassiri Nasser, the brother of the future president of Egypt, had published an Arab edition of Mein Kampf in 1939, describing its author as the "strongest man of Europe". Not surprisingly, Egypt became like Argentina after the war - a safe haven for SS war criminals who fled there after the war. Many were keen to help President Nasser in his attempts to destroy the State of Israel. There is evidence that the shadowy ODESSA network helped many of them to Egypt. Apart from Syria - who still host the wanted SS war criminal Alois Brunner, it was in Egypt that the Post-war Arab links to the ODESSA network were strongest.

Many of the victims of the Holocaust/Porajmos were murdered in the Second World War's third largest death camp - Jasenovac, where over 200,000 people - mainly Orthodox Serbs met their deaths. Some 240,000 were "rebaptized" into the Catholic faith by fundamentalist Clerics in "the Catholic Kingdom of Croatia" as part of the policy to "kill a third, deport a third, convert a third" of Yugoslavia's Serbs, Jews and Roma in wartime Bosnia and Croatia (The Yugoslav Auschwitz and the Vatican, Vladimar Dedijer, Anriman-Verlag, Freiburg, Germany, 1988).

The most senior Muslim cleric to be involved in the Holocaust/Porajmos was Hajj Amin al-Husseini, who according to the Encyclopedia of the Holocaust (Edition 1990, Volume 2, Pages 706 and 707), made a substantial contribution to the Axis war effort by organizing "in record time" recruitment to Muslim SS units in Croatia that would be involved in some of the worse atrocities of the Second World War.

Altogether, it is estimated that some 20,000 Muslims fought in the Hanjar (Sword) SS Division, which fought against Yugoslav partisans led by General Tito, and carried out police and security details in fascist Hungary. The Nazi's recruited two SS divisions from Yugoslavia's Muslim population: the infamous Bosnian 13th Waffen Hanjar (or Handschar) SS division, and the Albanian Skanderbeg 21st Waffen SS division. SS conscription in Yugoslavia during the war produced 42,000 Waffen SS and police troops

The Encyclopedia of the Holocaust states:

They participated in the massacre of civilians in Bosnia and volunteered to join in the hunt for Jews in Croatia . . . The Germans made a point of publicizing the fact that Husseini had flown from Berlin to Sarajevo for the sole purpose of giving his blessing to the Muslim army and inspecting its arms and training exercises.

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Unread post by Old Shatterhand » May 29th, 2008, 8:15 pm

Yes they did too.

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Re: The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaus

Unread post by Sentenza » May 30th, 2008, 5:24 am

Sentenza wrote:A notorious anti-Semite,
Like i already said though, this is bs. An Arab can only be anti-semitic if he engages in self-hatred, cause Arabs are Semites too and many Jews are not even Semites, like those of European and African origin.

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Re: The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaus

Unread post by EmperorPenguin » May 30th, 2008, 8:22 am

Sentenza wrote:
Sentenza wrote:A notorious anti-Semite,
Like i already said though, this is bs. An Arab can only be anti-semitic if he engages in self-hatred, cause Arabs are Semites too and many Jews are not even Semites, like those of European and African origin.
I think the term "semite" has lost it's original meaning and today is synonymous with "jew". When anyone uses the term "anti-semite" people automatically think "jew hater".

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Re: The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaus

Unread post by Sentenza » May 30th, 2008, 11:05 am

EmperorPenguin wrote:
Sentenza wrote:
Sentenza wrote:A notorious anti-Semite,
Like i already said though, this is bs. An Arab can only be anti-semitic if he engages in self-hatred, cause Arabs are Semites too and many Jews are not even Semites, like those of European and African origin.
I think the term "semite" has lost it's original meaning and today is synonymous with "jew". When anyone uses the term "anti-semite" people automatically think "jew hater".
Thats true, but still i think its stupid. Generally people have very confused perceptions about Jews.

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Re: The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaust

Unread post by Babmuk » June 7th, 2008, 5:58 am

Semites=jews/arabs coz of close DNA tree..they r like brothers)
I never heard of muslims being in SS.But now so surprised to see "Death squads" emblem on a hat.

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Re: The Role of Muslim SS divisions in Yugoslavia's Holocaust

Unread post by Kyo » June 14th, 2008, 12:00 am

Some of those soldiers from Muslim SS divisions fought for allies in France at the end of the war.When they saw that they are gettin their a55es kicked they turned sides and killed Germans.
Also i am not sure but i think that some of those muslim ss soldiers were attached to Prince Eugen ss division.My grandfather told me that (he fought in ww2) but i dont know if thats true.

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