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    Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal
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    Published October 15, 2012 / Fox News Latino

    In 1962, then President of Cuba, Fidel Castro recruited two former Nazi SS soldiers to help train his military at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, according to declassified documents released by Germany's secret intelligence agency, the BND (Bundesnachrichtendienst).

    Castro invited four SS officers to Havana, where he offered them quadruple the average salary a German made at that time in exchange for their expertise. Two of the four accepted his offer, the documents, dated October 26, 1962, reveal.

    The men served in Adolf Hitler's Waffen-SS, a force separate from the army and known as the armed wing of the Nazi party.
    .This news would surprise the Liberals and Progressive that support and admire the Castroit regime, but it don’t surprise most Cubans. The released of German documents prove without a doubt the hire of Adolf Hitler's Waffen-SS officers and the efforts to hire German paratroopers and technicians.

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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    Quote Originally Posted by Sandokan View Post
    .This news would surprise the Liberals and Progressive that support and admire the Castroit regime, but it don’t surprise most Cubans. The released of German documents prove without a doubt the hire of Adolf Hitler's Waffen-SS officers and the efforts to hire German paratroopers and technicians.
    Yes... and the US openly hired former Nazi scientists to build us the rockets we used to bomb the Vietnamese. Everybody made a dime off Germans after WWII.
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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    It is not surprise at all that the Communist regimes were hypocritical, they indeed sheltered Nazi war criminal. When you want to enslave and oppress your people, money is never an issue. In Castro’s case, his “objectives” were to keep his grip over the Cuban people no matter what. Castro’s real ideology was to hold on power at any cost and the worship of his ego.

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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    And so what. Pinochet also did it, and he was hardly a communist. Plus it was with the full backing of the US.
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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    And so what. Pinochet also did it, and he was hardly a communist. Plus it was with the full backing of the US.
    The Brits even released the Japanese POWs to keep the Vietnamese under control until the French could take over again. We did the same in Italy allowing Fascist generals to help finish off the leftist factions of the resistance.

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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    Quote Originally Posted by Sandokan View Post
    .This news would surprise the Liberals and Progressive that support and admire the Castroit regime, but it don’t surprise most Cubans. The released of German documents prove without a doubt the hire of Adolf Hitler's Waffen-SS officers and the efforts to hire German paratroopers and technicians.
    Why is this news? Who cares?
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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    He hired SS types just like we did. That makes the US and Cuba even, in the hypocrisy department.

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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    Where were these people hiding for fourteen years before being hired?
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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    The US S did offer asylum to German scientists after WWII, but they were in fact scientists, not Nazi SS war criminals. In contrast, Russia capture and force most of the German scientists to perform work for them. Countries like Russia, Egypt and Argentina benefited from hiring former Nazis war criminals.

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    Re: Fidel Castro Hired Nazi SS to Train Military, German Intel Documents Reveal

    Quote Originally Posted by Sandokan View Post
    The US S did offer asylum to German scientists after WWII, but they were in fact scientists, not Nazi SS war criminals. In contrast, Russia capture and force most of the German scientists to perform work for them. Countries like Russia, Egypt and Argentina benefited from hiring former Nazis war criminals.
    Be them professionals in science, war, or administration I dont really see the difference they had talent that could be exploited by society, and it was. As strange as it may sound if they had sat in jail and thier talents had gone to waste I feel it would only compound thier debt to society, at least in work they could start to pay down that debt if only a bit.

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