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FDR pressured Hitler to meet with his oil buddies


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FDR pressured Hitler to meet with his oil buddies

Newly unveiled memos from Adolf Hitler’s chancellery and Foreign Ministry portray a cozy pre-World War II relationship between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the German madman.

Several going up for auction Aug. 24-27 at Alexander Historical Auctions show that FDR pressured Hitler’s aides to have the fuhrer grant a meeting with three pals, top officials from Standard Oil and Texaco, around the time of the 1936 Nazi Party rally at Nuremberg.

In one, an aide wrote to Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop that “in view of Roosevelt's personal interest ... I recommend very strongly that his request should be granted.”

Hitler eventually blew them off, but the memos show the president’s efforts to help his personal friends in their businesses, something that today would be impeachable at the least.

“All three were wealthy oilmen and were very likely considering business arrangements with Hitler — not unlike that made by Standard Oil of New Jersey, which had secret arrangements with the Nazis selling oil through a series of shell companies and third-party traders,” said Alexander President Bill Panagopulos, the nation’s leading auctioneer of historical artifacts.

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FDR wasn't worried about Hitler in 1936, instead he was trying to get him to help his oil buddies out. No wonder we had Pearl Harbor. Later FDR was buddies with Stalin and gave him half of Europe as a free prize for the communists.

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17 hours ago, MovieMadness said:

FDR pressured Hitler to meet with his oil buddies

Newly unveiled memos from Adolf Hitler’s chancellery and Foreign Ministry portray a cozy pre-World War II relationship between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the German madman.

Several going up for auction Aug. 24-27 at Alexander Historical Auctions show that FDR pressured Hitler’s aides to have the fuhrer grant a meeting with three pals, top officials from Standard Oil and Texaco, around the time of the 1936 Nazi Party rally at Nuremberg.

In one, an aide wrote to Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop that “in view of Roosevelt's personal interest ... I recommend very strongly that his request should be granted.”

Hitler eventually blew them off, but the memos show the president’s efforts to help his personal friends in their businesses, something that today would be impeachable at the least.

“All three were wealthy oilmen and were very likely considering business arrangements with Hitler — not unlike that made by Standard Oil of New Jersey, which had secret arrangements with the Nazis selling oil through a series of shell companies and third-party traders,” said Alexander President Bill Panagopulos, the nation’s leading auctioneer of historical artifacts.

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FDR wasn't worried about Hitler in 1936, instead he was trying to get him to help his oil buddies out. No wonder we had Pearl Harbor. Later FDR was buddies with Stalin and gave him half of Europe as a free prize for the communists.

Many people in the United States liked Hitler during the mid 1930's so FDR wanting good diplomatic / economic relations at the time was normal. 

Look at the AMERICAN women in this movie admiring him while watching a Movietone newsreel. Thank you producers for not rewriting history!

 

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Like to add there was an oil embargo on Japan which lead to Pearl Harbor.

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