Connections

There have been reports about the Bush family having connections to the Nazis. This article gives information on that and it is fascinating:

The archival evidence is now clear that Prescott Bush, the president’s grandfather, was a director and shareholder of companies that profited from and collaborated with key financial backers of Nazi Germany.

That business relationship continued after Hitler invaded Poland in 1939 and even after Germany declared war on the United States following Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941. It stopped only when the U.S. government seized assets of Bush-connected companies in late 1942 under the “Trading with the Enemy Act.”

So there was enough evidence there for our government to seize assets. For some reason, these facts vanished from the public view shortly after the war was over.

As a steel magnate, Thyssen was amassing a fortune as Hitler rearmed Germany.
Documents also linked Bush to Thyssen’s Consolidated Silesian Steel Company, which was based in mineral-rich Silesia on the German-Polish border and exploited slave labor from Nazi concentration camps, including Auschwitz. But records at the National Archives do not spell out exactly when Bush’s connection ended or what he knew about the business details.”

Perhaps the connection never ended?

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