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Niuta’s clever mind, personality, and her pigtails, which seemed to make her a sixteen-year-old girl, allowed her to get into closely guarded German facilities. One day she strolled up to the guards in front of Gestapo headquarters in Warsaw. ” The guards smiled. Clearly this youngster was in a “family way” and she wanted to see what the “father” was going to do about it. The guards gave her a pass to roam about the headquarters and told Niuta her “boyfriend’s” room number. Nonchalantly moving about the building until she found the designated room, Niuta entered and saw a tall officer dressed in the black uniform of the SS seated behind a desk.
Nelson Rockefeller had arranged for the book to be written and published secretly. It charted the links from Nazi Germany to Standard Oil, Ford Motor Company, and dozens of dummy corporations in the United States. Rockefeller arranged to have thousands of copies shipped covertly to American embassies throughout South America, from where copies were distributed among government and military leaders and opinion makers in the media. Many in those categories learned that Standard Oil tankers were operating under the Panamanian flag from ports in Mexico and in other South American countries, ostensibly bound for neutral Spain.
Most European leaders regarded him as a voice of reason, a relative term, in Hitler’s entourage. Göring sent an invitation to Josef Lipski, the Polish ambassador in Berlin, to go on a shooting outing in the German state forests in October (at which time Hitler planned for his army to be firmly entrenched in Warsaw). Nevile Henderson, the British ambassador, received a similar invitation. Scores of other invitations also were sent from the German chancellery to all members of the diplomatic corps in Berlin to join with German leaders in celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg’s monumental victory over Russian armies at Tannenberg, after which he became a national hero.
Deceptions of World War II by William B. Breuer