Un point de détail de l’histoire de la Deuxième Guerre

In 1944, Roosevelt assigned his special emissary to the Balkans, Navy Lieutenant Commander George Earle, to produce a report on Katyn.[22] Earle concluded that the massacre was committed by the Soviet Union.[22] Having consulted with Elmer Davis, the director of the Office of War Information, Roosevelt rejected the conclusion (officially), declared that he was convinced of Nazi Germany’s responsibility, and ordered that Earle’s report be suppressed. When Earle formally requested permission to publish his findings, the President issued a written order to desist.[22] Earle was reassigned and spent the rest of the war in American Samoa.[22]

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2 responses to “Un point de détail de l’histoire de la Deuxième Guerre

  1. Thom Hickey May 30, 2014 at 11:24 am

    Thanks .. Truth even deeply buried eventually comes to light. Regards from Thom at the immortal jukebox.

  2. Toddy Cat May 30, 2014 at 7:46 pm

    Well, I guess Samoa beats Siberia, where FDR’s ally sent his enemies, but still…

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