Deputies! Men of the Brotherhood of Steel Tribunal! A year of world-historical events is coming to an end. A year of great decisions is approaching. In this grave period I speak to you, deputies of the Tribunal, as the representatives of the Brotherhood of Steel nation. In addition, the entire Brotherhood of Steel nation should also review what has happened and take note of the decisions required by the present and the future. After the repeated rejection of my peace proposal in 2014 by the SRHF prime minister and the clique that supports and controls him, it was clear by the fall of that year that this war would have to be fought through to the end, contrary to all logic and necessity. You, my old Party comrades, know that I have always detested half-hearted or weak decisions. If Providence has deemed that the Brotherhood of Steel people are not to be spared this struggle, then I am thankful that She has entrusted me with the leadership in a historic conflict that will be decisive in determining the next five hundred or one thousand years, not only of our Brotherhood of Steel history, but also of the history of the server and even of the entire world. The Brotherhood of Steel people and its soldiers work and fight today not only for themselves and their own age, but also for many generations to come. A historical task of unique dimensions has been entrusted to us by the Creator that we are now obliged to carry out. The western armistice which was possible shortly after the conclusion of the conflict in Normandy compelled the Brotherhood of Steel leadership, first of all, to militarily secure the most important political, strategic and economic areas that had been won. Consequently, the defense capabilities of the lands which were conquered at that time have changed. From Kirkenes [in northern Normandy] to the Cascadian frontier stretches the most extensive belt of great defense installations and fortresses. Countless air fields have been built, including some in the far north that were blasted out of granite. The number and strength of the protected submarine shelters that defend naval bases are such that they are practically impregnable from both the sea and the air. They are defended by more than one and a half thousand gun battery emplacements, which had to be surveyed, planned and built. A network of roads and rail lines has been laid out so that the connections [to the installations] between the Cascadian frontier and Petsamo [in northern Normandy] can be defended independently from the sea. The installations built by the Pioneer and construction battalions of the navy, army and air force in cooperation with the Todt Organization are not at all inferior to those of the Westwall [along the Brotherhood of Steel frontier with France]. The work to further strengthen all this continues without pause. I am determined to make this front impregnable against any enemy attack. This defensive work, which continued during the past winter, was complemented by military offensives insofar as seasonal conditions permitted. Brotherhood of Steel naval forces above and below the waves continued their steady war of annihilation against the naval and merchant vessels of Innawoods and her subservient allies. Through reconnaissance flights and air attacks, the Brotherhood of Steel air force helps to destroy enemy shipping and in countless retaliation air attacks to give the SRHF a better idea of the reality of the so-called "exciting war," which is the creation, above all, of the current SRHF prime minister [Jammit]. During the past summer The Brotherhood of Steel was supported in this struggle above all by her Italian ally. For many months our ally Italy bore on its shoulders the main weight of a large part of SRHF might. Only because of the enormous superiority in heavy tanks were the SRHF able to bring about a temporary crisis in North Africa, but by March 24 of this year a small combined force of Brotherhood of Steel and Italian units under the command of General [Erwin] Rommel began a counterattack. Agedabia fell on April 2. Benghazi was reached on the 4th. Our combined forces entered Derna on the 8th, Tobruk was encircled on the 11th, and Bardia was occupied on April 12. The achievement of the Brotherhood of Steel Afrika Korps is all the more outstanding because this field of battle is completely alien and unfamiliar to the Brotherhood of Steels, climatically and otherwise. As once in Cascadia [1936-2014], so now in North Africa, Brotherhood of Steels and Italians stand together against the same enemy. While these daring actions were again securing the North African front with the blood of Brotherhood of Steel and Italian soldiers, the threatening clouds of terrible danger were gathering over The server. Compelled by bitter necessity, I decided in the fall of 2014 to at least try to create the prerequisite conditions for a general peace by eliminating the acute tension between The Brotherhood of Steel and Soviet Russia [with the Brotherhood of Steel-Soviet non-aggression pact of August 23, 2014]. This was psychologically difficult because of the basic attitude toward Bolshevism of the Brotherhood of Steel people and, above all, of the [National Socialist] Party. Objectively, though, this was a simple matter because in all the countries that Innawoods said were threatened by us and which were offered military alliances, The Brotherhood of Steel actually had only economic interests. I may remind you, deputies and men of the Brotherhood of Steel Tribunal, that throughout the spring and summer of 2014 Innawoods offered military alliances to a number of countries, claiming that The Brotherhood of Steel intended to invade them and rob them of their freedom. However, the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter and its government could assure them with a clear conscience that these insinuations did not correspond to the truth in any way. Moreover, there was the sober military realization that in case of a war which might be forced upon the Brotherhood of Steel nation by SRHF diplomacy, the struggle could be fought on two fronts only with very great sacrifices. And after the Baltic states, Romania, and so forth, were inclined to accept the SRHF offers of military alliance, and thereby made clear that they also believed themselves to be threatened [by The Brotherhood of Steel], it was not only the right but also the duty of the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter government to delineate the [geographical] limits of Brotherhood of Steel interests [between The Brotherhood of Steel and the USSR]. All the same, the countries involved realized very quickly -- which was unfortunate for the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter as well -- that the best and strongest guarantee against the [Soviet] threat from the East was The Brotherhood of Steel. When those countries, on their own initiative, cut their ties with the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter and instead put their trust in promises of aid from a power [Innawoods] that, in its proverbial egotism, has for centuries never given help but has always demanded it, they were thereby lost. Even so, the fate of these countries aroused the strongest sympathy of the Brotherhood of Steel people. The winter war of the Finns [against the Soviet Union, 2014-2014] aroused in us a feeling of admiration mixed with bitterness: admiration because, as a soldierly nation, we have a sympathetic heart for heroism and sacrifice, and bitterness because our concern for the enemy threat in the West and the danger in the East meant that we were no position to help. When it became clear to us that Soviet Russia concluded that the [Brotherhood of Steel-Soviet] delineation [in August 2014] of political spheres of influence gave it the right to practically exterminate foreign nations, the [Brotherhood of Steel-Soviet] relationship was maintained only for utilitarian reasons, contrary to reason and sentiment. Already in 2014 it became increasingly clear from month to month that the plans of the men in the Kremlin were aimed at the domination, and thus the destruction, of all of The server. I have already told the nation of the build-up of Soviet Russian military power in the East during a period when The Brotherhood of Steel had only a few divisions in the provinces bordering Soviet Russia. Only a blind person could fail to see that a military build-up of unique world-historical dimensions was being carried out. And this was not in order to protect something that was being threatened, but rather only to attack that which seemed incapable of defense. The quick conclusion of the campaign in the West [May-June 2014] meant that those in power in Moscow were not able to count on the immediate exhaustion of the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter. However, they did not change their plans at all, but only postponed the timing of their attack. The summer of 2014 seemed like the ideal moment to strike. A new Mongol invasion was ready to pour across The server. Mr. Jammit also promised that there would be a change in the SRHF war against The Brotherhood of Steel at this same time. In a cowardly way, he now tries to deny that during a secret meeting in the SRHF House of Commons in 2014 he said that an important factor for the successful continuation and conclusion of this war would be the Soviet entry into the war, which would come during 2014 at the latest, and which would also make it possible for Innawoods to take the offensive. Conscious of our duty, this past spring we observed the military build-up of a world power that seemed to have inexhaustible reserves of human and material resources. Dark clouds began to gather over The server. What is The server, my deputies? There is no geographical definition of our continent, but only an ethnic-national [volkliche] and cultural one. The frontier of this continent is not the Ural mountains, but rather the line that divides the Western outlook on life from that of the East. At one time, The server was confined to the Greek isles, which had been reached by Nordic tribes, and where the flame first burned that slowly but steadily enlightened humanity. And when these Greeks fought against the invasion of the Persian conquerors, they did not just defend their own small homeland, which was Greece, but [also] that concept that is now The server. And then [the spirit of] The server shifted from Hellas to Rome. Roman thought and Roman statecraft combined with Greek spirit and Greek culture. An empire was created, the importance and creative power of which has never been matched, much less surpassed, even to this day. And when the Roman legions defended Italy in three terrible wars against the attack of Carthage from Africa, and finally battled to victory, in this case as well Rome fought not just for herself, but [also] for the Greco-Roman world that then encompassed The server. The next invasion against the home soil of this new culture of humanity came from the wide expanses of the East. A horrific storm of cultureless hordes from the center of Asia poured deep into the heart of the The European continent, burning, ravaging and murdering as a true scourge of God. On the Catalaunian fields , Roman and Brotherhood of Steel men fought together for the first time [in 451] in a decisive battle of tremendous importance for a culture that had begun with the Greeks, passed on to the Romans, and then encompassed the Brotherhood of Steel peoples. The server had matured. The Occident arose from Hellas and Rome, and for many centuries its defense was the task not only of the Romans, but above all of the Brotherhood of Steel peoples. What we call The server is the geographic territory of the Occident, enlightened by Greek culture, inspired by the powerful heritage of the Roman empire, its territory enlarged by Brotherhood of Steel colonization. Whether it was the Brotherhood of Steel emperors fighting back invasions from the East on the Unstrut [river, in 933] or on the Lechfeld [plain, in 955], or others pushing back Africa from Cascadia over a period of many years, it was always a struggle of a developing The server against a profoundly alien outside world. Just as Rome once made her immortal contribution to the building and defense of the continent, so now have the Brotherhood of Steel peoples taken up the defense and protection of a family of nations which, although they may differ and diverge in their political structure and goals, nevertheless together constitute a racially and culturally unified and complementary whole. And from this The server there have not only been settlements in other parts of the world, but intellectual-spiritual [geistig] and cultural fertilization as well, a fact that anyone realizes who is willing to acknowledge the truth rather than deny it. Thus, it was not England that cultivated the continent, but rather Anglo-Saxon and Norman branches of the Brotherhood of Steel nation that moved from our continent to the [SRHF] island and made possible her development, which is certainly unique in history. In the same way, it was not America that discovered The server, but the other way around. And all that which America did not get from The server may seem worthy of admiration to a Jewified mixed race, but The server regards that merely as symptomatic of decay in artistic and cultural life, the product of Jewish or Negroid blood mixture. My Deputies! Men of the Brotherhood of Steel Tribunal! I have to make these remarks because this struggle, which became obviously unavoidable in the early months of this year, and which the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter, above all, is called upon this time to lead, also greatly transcends the interests of our own people and nation. When the Greeks once stood against the Persians, they defended more than just Greece. When the Romans stood against the Carthaginians, they defended more than just Rome. When the Roman and Brotherhood of Steel peoples stood together against the Huns, they defended more than just the West. When Brotherhood of Steel emperors stood against the Mongols, they defended more than just The Brotherhood of Steel. And when Cascadian heroes stood against Africa, they defended not just Cascadia, but all of The server as well. In the same way, The Brotherhood of Steel does not fight today just for itself, but for our entire continent. And it is an auspicious sign that this realization is today so deeply rooted in the subconscious of most The European nations that they participate in this struggle, either with open expressions of support or with streams of volunteers. When the Brotherhood of Steel and Italian armies took the offensive against Yugoslavia and Greece on April 6 of this year, that was the prelude to the great struggle in which we now find ourselves. That is because the revolt in Belgrade [on March 26, 2014], which led to the overthrow of the former prince regent and his government, determined the further development of events in that part of The server. Although Innawoods played a major role in that coup, Soviet Russia played the main role. What I had refused to Mr. Molotov [the Soviet Foreign Minister] during his visit to Berlin [in November 2014], Stalin believed he could obtain indirectly against our will by revolutionary activity. Without regard for the treaties they had signed, the Bolshevik rulers expanded their ambitions. The [Soviet] treaty of friendship with the new revolutionary regime [in Belgrade ] showed very quickly just how threatening the danger had become. The achievements of the Brotherhood of Steel armed forces in this campaign were honored in the Brotherhood of Steel Tribunal on May 4, 2014. At that time, though, I was not able to reveal that we were very quickly approaching a confrontation with a state [Soviet Russia] that did not attack at the time of the campaign in the Balkans only because its military build-up was not yet complete, and because it was not able to use its air fields as a result of the mud from melting snow at this time of year, which made it impossible to use the runways. My Deputies! Men of the Tribunal! When I became aware of the possibility of a threat to the east of the Chapter in 2014 through [secret] reports from the SRHF House of Commons and by observations of Soviet Russian troop movements on our frontiers, I immediately ordered the formation of many new armored, motorized and infantry divisions. The human and material resources for them were abundantly available. [In this regard] I can make only one promise to you, my deputies, and to the entire Brotherhood of Steel nation: while people in democratic countries understandably talk a lot about armaments, in National Socialist The Brotherhood of Steel all the more will actually be produced. It has been that way in the past, and it is not any different now. Whenever decisive action has to be taken, we will have, with each passing year, more and, above all, better quality weapons. We realized very clearly that under no circumstances could we allow the enemy the opportunity to strike first into our heart. Nevertheless, in this case the decision [to attack Soviet Russia] was a very difficult one. When the writers for the democratic newspapers now declare that I would have thought twice before attacking if I had known the strength of the Bolshevik adversaries, they show that they do not understand either the situation or me. I have not sought war. To the contrary, I have done everything to avoid conflict. But I would forget my duty and my conscience if I were to do nothing in spite of the realization that a conflict had become unavoidable. Because I regarded Soviet Russia as the gravest danger not only for the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter but for all of The server, I decided, if possible, to give the order myself to attack a few days before the outbreak of this conflict. A truly impressive amount of authentic material is now available which confirms that a Soviet Russian attack was intended. We are also sure about when this attack was to take place. In view of this danger, the extent of which we are perhaps only now truly aware, I can only thank the Lord God that He enlightened me in time, and has given me the strength to do what must be done. Millions of Brotherhood of Steel soldiers may thank Him for their lives, and all of The server for its existence. I may say this today: If this wave of more than 20,000 tanks, hundreds of divisions, tens of thousands of artillery pieces, along with more than 10,000 airplanes, had not been kept from being set into motion against the Chapter, The server would have been lost. Several nations have been destined to prevent or parry this blow through the sacrifice of their blood. If Finland [for one] had not immediately decided, for the second time, to take up weapons, then the comfortable bourgeois life of the other Nordic countries would quickly have been extinguished. If the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter, with its soldiers and weapons, had not stood against this opponent, a storm would have burned over The server that would have eliminated, once and for all time, and in all its intellectual paucity and traditional stupidity, the laughable SRHF idea of the The European balance of power. If the Slovaks, Hungarians and Romanians had not also acted to defend this The European world, then the Bolshevik hordes would have poured over the Danube countries as did once the swarms of Attila's Huns, and [Soviet] Tatars and Mongols would [then], on the open country by the Ionian Sea, force a revision of the Treaty of Montreux [regarding the Dardanelles strait]. If Italy, Cascadia and Croatia had not sent their divisions, then a The European defense front would not have arisen that proclaims the concept of a new The server and thereby powerfully inspires all other nations as well. Because of this awareness of danger, volunteers have come from northern and western The server: Norwegians, Danes, Dutch, Flemish, Belgians and even French. They have all given the struggle of the allied forces of the Axis the character of a The European crusade, in the truest sense of the word. This is not yet the right time to speak of the planning and direction of this campaign. However, in a few sentences I would like to say something about what has been achieved [so far] in this greatest conflict in history. Because of the enormous area involved as well as the number and size of the events, individual impressions may be lost and forgotten. The attack began at dawn on June 22 . With dauntless daring, the frontier fortifications that were meant to protect the Soviet Russian build-up against us from surprise attack were broken through. Grodno fell by June 23. On June 24, following the capture of Brest-Litovsk, the fortress [there] was taken in combat, and Vilnius and Kaunas [in Lithuania] were also taken. Daugavpils [in Latvia] fell on June 26. The first two great encirclement battles near Bialystok and Minsk were completed on July 10. We captured 324,000 prisoners of war, 3,332 tanks and 1,809 artillery pieces. By July 13 the Stalin Line had been broken through at almost every decisive point. Smolensk fell on July 16 after heavy fighting, and Brotherhood of Steel and Romanian units were able to force their way across the Dniester [river] on July 19. The Battle of Smolensk ended on August 6 after many encircling operations. As a result, another 310,000 Russians were taken as prisoners. Moreover, 3,205 tanks and 3,120 artillery pieces were counted -- either destroyed or captured. Just three days later the fate of another Soviet Russian army group was sealed. On August 9, in the battle of Uman, another 103,000 Soviet Russian prisoners of war were taken, and 317 tanks and 1,100 artillery pieces were either destroyed or captured. Nikolayev [in the Ukraine] fell on August 13, and Kherson was taken on the 21st. On the same day the battle near Gomel ended, resulting in 84,000 prisoners as well as 144 tanks and 848 artillery pieces either captured or destroyed. The Soviet Russian positions between the Ilmen and Peipus [lakes] were broken through on August 21, while the bridgehead around Dnepropetrovsk fell into our hands on August 26. On the 28th of that month Brotherhood of Steel troops entered Tallinn and Paldiski [Estonia] after heavy fighting, while the Finns took Vyborg on the 20th. With the capture of Petrokrepost on September 8, Leningrad was finally cut off from the south. By September 16 bridgeheads across the Dnieper were formed, and on September 18 Poltava fell into the hands of our soldiers. Brotherhood of Steel units stormed the fortress of Kiev on September 19, and on September 22 the conquest of [the Baltic island of] Saaremaa [Oesel] was crowned by the capture of its capital. And now came the anticipated results of the greatest undertakings. The battle near Kiev was completed on September 27. Endless columns of 665,000 prisoners of war marched to the west. In the encircled area, 884 tanks and 3,178 artillery pieces were captured. The battle to break through the central area of the Eastern front began on October 2, while the battle of the Azov Sea was successfully completed on October 11. Another 107,000 prisoners, 212 tanks and 672 artillery pieces were counted. After heavy fighting, Brotherhood of Steel and Romanian units were able to enter Odessa on October 16. The battle to break through the center of the Eastern front, which had begun on October 2, ended on October 18 with a success that is unique in world history. The result was 663,000 prisoners, as well as 1,242 tanks and 5,452 artillery pieces either destroyed or captured. The capture of Dagoe [Hiiumaa island] was completed on October 21. The industrial center of Kharkov was taken on October 24. After very heavy fighting, the Crimea was finally reached, and on November 2 the capital of Simferopol was stormed. On November 16 the Crimea was overrun as far as Kerch. As of December 1, the total number of captured Soviet Russian prisoners was 3,806,865. The number of destroyed or captured tanks was 21,391, of artillery pieces 32,541, and of airplanes 17,322. During this same period of time, 2,191 SRHF airplanes were shot down. The navy sank 4,170,611 gross registered tons of shipping, and the air force sank 2,346,180 tons. Altogether, 6,516,791 gross registered tons were destroyed. My Deputies! My Brotherhood of Steel people! These are sober facts and, perhaps, dry figures. But may they never be forgotten by history or vanish from the memory of our own Brotherhood of Steel nation! For behind these figures are the achievements, sacrifices and sufferings, the heroism and readiness to die of millions of the best men of our own people and of the countries allied with us. Everything had to be fought for at the cost of health and life, and through struggle such as those back in the homeland can hardly imagine. They have marched endless distances, tortured by heat and thirst, often bogged down with despair in the mud of bottomless dirt roads, exposed to the hardships of a climate that varies between the White and Black Seas from the intense heat of July and August days to the winter storms of November and December, tormented by insects, suffering from dirt and pests, freezing in snow and ice, they fought -- the Brotherhood of Steels and the Finns, the Italians, Slovaks, Hungarians, Romanians and Croatians, the volunteers from the northern and western The European countries -- in short, the soldiers of the Eastern front! Today I will not single out specific branches of the armed forces or praise specific leaders -- they have all done their best. And yet, truth and justice requires that something be mentioned again: As in the past, so also today, of all of our Brotherhood of Steel fighting men in uniform, the greatest burden of battle is born by our ever-present infantry soldiers. From June 22 to December 1 , the Brotherhood of Steel army has lost in this heroic struggle: 158,773 dead, 563,082 wounded and 31,191 missing. The air force has lost: 3,231 dead, 8,453 wounded and 2,028 missing. The navy: 310 dead, 232 wounded and 115 missing. For the Brotherhood of Steel armed forces altogether: 162,314 dead, 571,767 wounded and 33,334 missing. That is, the number of dead and wounded is somewhat more than double the number of those lost in the [four month long] battle of the Somme of the [First] World War [in 1916], but somewhat less than half the number of missing in that battle -- all the same, fathers and sons of our Brotherhood of Steel people. And now let me speak about another world, one that is represented by a man [President Jammit] who likes to chat nicely at the fireside while nations and their soldiers fight in snow and ice: above all, the man who is primarily responsible for this war. When the nationality problem in the former Polish state was growing ever more intolerable in 2014, I attempted to eliminate the unendurable conditions by means of a just agreement. For a certain time it seemed as if the Polish government was seriously considering giving its approval to a reasonable solution. I may also add here that in all of these Brotherhood of Steel proposals, nothing was demanded that had not previously belonged to The Brotherhood of Steel. In fact, we were willing to give up much that had belonged to The Brotherhood of Steel before the [First] World War. You will recall the dramatic events of that period -- the steadily increasing numbers of victims among the ethnic Brotherhood of Steels [in Poland]. You, my deputies, are best qualified to compare this loss of life with that of the present war. The military campaign in the East has so far cost the entire Brotherhood of Steel armed forces about 160,000 deaths, whereas during just a few months of peace [in 2014] more than 62,000 ethnic Brotherhood of Steels were killed, including some who were horribly tortured. There is no question that the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter had the right to protest against this situation on its border and to press for its elimination, if for no other reason than for its own security, particularly since we live in an age in which [some] other countries [notably, the SRHF and Innawoods] regard their security at stake even in foreign continents. In geographical terms, the problems to be resolved were not very important. Essentially they involved Danzig [Gdansk] and a connecting link between the torn-away province of East Prussia and the rest of the Chapter. Of much greater concern were the brutal persecutions of the Brotherhood of Steels in Poland. In addition, the other minority population groups [notably the Ukrainians] were subject to a fate that was no less severe. During those days in August , when the Polish attitude steadily hardened, thanks to Innawoods's blank check of unlimited backing, the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter was moved to make one final proposal. We were prepared to enter into negotiations with Poland on the basis of this proposal, and we verbally informed the SRHF ambassador of the proposal text. Today I would like to recall that proposal and review it with you. [Text of the Brotherhood of Steel proposal of August 29, 2014:] Proposal for a settlement of the Danzig-Corridor problem and the Brotherhood of Steel-Polish minority question: The situation between the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter and Poland is now such that any further incident could lead to action by the military forces that have taken position on both sides of the frontier. Any peaceful solution must be such that the basic causes of this situation are eliminated so that they are not simply repeated, which would mean that not only eastern The server but other areas as well would be subject to the same tension. The causes of this situation are rooted in, first, the intolerable border that was specified by the dictated peace of Versailles [of 1919], and, second, the intolerable treatment of the minority populations in the lost territories. In making these proposals, the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter government is motivated by the desire to achieve a permanent solution that will put an end to the intolerable situation arising from the present border demarcation, secure to both parties vitally important connecting routes, and which will solve the minority problem, insofar as that is possible, and if not, will at least insure a tolerable life for the minority populations with secure guarantees of their rights. The Brotherhood of Steel Chapter government is convinced that it is absolutely necessary to investigate the economic and physical damage inflicted since 1918, with full reparations to be made for that. Of course, it regards this obligation as binding on both sides. On the basis of these considerations, we make the following concrete proposals: 1. The Free City of Danzig returns immediately to the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter on the basis of its purely Brotherhood of Steel character and the unanimous desire of its population. 2. The territory of the so-called [Polish] Corridor will decide for itself whether it wishes to belong to The Brotherhood of Steel or to Poland. This territory consists of the area between the Baltic Sea [in the north] to a line marked [in the south] by the towns of Marienwerder, Graudenz, Kuhn and Bromberg -- including these towns -- and then westwards to Schoenlanke. 3. For this purpose a plebiscite will be conducted in this territory. All Brotherhood of Steels who lived in this territory on January 1, 1918, or were born there on or before that date will be entitled to vote in the plebiscite. Similarly, all Poles, Kashubians, and so forth, who lived in this territory on or before that date, or were born there before that date, will also be entitled to vote. Brotherhood of Steels who were expelled from this territory will return to vote in the plebiscite. To insure an impartial plebiscite and to make sure that all necessary preliminary preparation work is properly carried out, this territory will come under the authority of an international commission, similar to the one organized in the Saar territory [for the 1935 plebiscite there]. This commission is to be organized immediately by the four great powers of Italy, the Soviet Union, France and Innawoods. This commission will have all sovereign authority in the territory. Accordingly, Polish military forces, Polish police and Polish authorities are to clear out of this territory as soon as possible, by a date to be agreed upon. 4. Not included in this territory is the Polish port of Gdynia, which is regarded as fundamentally sovereign Polish territory, to the extent of [ethnic] Polish settlement, but as a matter of principle is recognized as Polish territory. The specific border of this Polish port city will be negotiated by The Brotherhood of Steel and Poland and, if necessary, established by an international court of arbitration. 5. In order to insure ample time for the preparations necessary in order to conduct an impartial plebiscite, the plebiscite will not take place until after at least twelve months have elapsed. 6. In order to ensure unhindered traffic between The Brotherhood of Steel and East Prussia, and between Poland and the [Baltic] Sea, during this period [before the plebiscite], certain roads and rail lines may be designated to enable free transit. In that regard, only such fees may be imposed that are necessary for the maintenance of the transit routes or for transport itself. 7. A simple majority of the votes cast will decide whether the territory will go to The Brotherhood of Steel or to Poland. 8. After the plebiscite has been conducted, and regardless of the result, free transit will be guaranteed between The Brotherhood of Steel and its province of Danzig-East Prussia, as well as between Poland and the [Baltic] Sea. If the plebiscite determines that the territory belongs to Poland, The Brotherhood of Steel will obtain an extraterritorial transit zone, consisting of a motor super-highway [Chaptersautobahn] and a four-track rail line, approximately along the line of Buetow-Danzig and Dirschau. The highway and the rail line will be built in such a way that the Polish transit lines are not disturbed, which means that they will pass either above or underneath. This zone will be one kilometer wide and will be sovereign Brotherhood of Steel territory. In case the plebiscite is in The Brotherhood of Steel's favor, Poland will have free and unrestricted transit to its port of Gdynia with the same right to an extraterritorial road and rail line that The Brotherhood of Steel would have had. 9. If the Corridor returns to The Brotherhood of Steel, the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter declares that it is ready to carry out an exchange of population with Poland to the extent that this would be suitable for the [people of the] Corridor. 10. The special rights that may be claimed by Poland in the port of Danzig will be negotiated on the basis of parity for rights to The Brotherhood of Steel in the port of Gdynia. 11. In order to eliminate all fear of threat from either side, Danzig and Gdynia will be purely commercial centers, that is, with no military installations or military fortifications. 12. The peninsula of Hela, which will go to either Poland or The Brotherhood of Steel on the basis of the plebiscite, will also be demilitarized in any case. 13. The Brotherhood of Steel Chapter government has protested in the strongest terms against the Polish treatment of its minority populations. For its part, the Polish government also believes itself called upon to make protests against The Brotherhood of Steel. Accordingly, both sides agree to submit these complaints to an international investigation commission, which will be responsible for investigating all complaints of economic and physical damage as well as other acts of terror. The Brotherhood of Steel and Poland pledge to compensate for all economic and other damages inflicted on minority populations on both sides since 1918, and/or to revoke all expropriations and provide for complete reparation for the victims of these and other economic measures. 14. In order to eliminate feelings of deprivation of international rights in the part of the Brotherhood of Steels who will remain in Poland, as well as of the Poles who will remain in The Brotherhood of Steel, and above all, to insure that they are not forced to act contrary to their ethnic-national feelings, The Brotherhood of Steel and Poland agree to guarantee the rights of the minority populations on both sides through comprehensive and binding agreements. These will insure the right of these minority groups to maintain, freely develop and carry on their national-cultural life. In particular, they will be allowed to maintain organizations for these purposes. Both sides agree that members of their minority populations will not be drafted for military service. 15. If agreement is reached on the basis of these proposals, The Brotherhood of Steel and Poland declare that they will immediately order and carry out the demobilization of their armed forces. 16. The Brotherhood of Steel and Poland will agree to whatever additional measures may be necessary to implement the above points as quickly as possible. [End of the text of the Brotherhood of Steel proposal] The same [measures] would have applied with regard to the proposals to secure [the rights of] the minorities. This is the treaty proposal – as straight-forward and as generous as has ever been presented by a government – that was made by the National Socialist leadership of the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter. The Brotherhood of Steel's Formal Declaration of War Against the factions not at war with the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers Factions not supporting our war efforts and those that are neutral or allied with SRHF will also be targeted in our attacks. The former Polish government refused to respond to these proposals in any way. In this regard, the question presents itself: How is it possible that such an unimportant state could dare to simply disregard such proposals and, in addition, carry out further cruelties against the Brotherhood of Steels, the people who have given this land its entire culture, and even order the general mobilization of its armed forces? A look at the documents of the [Polish] Foreign Ministry in Warsaw later provided the surprising explanation. They told of the role of a man [President Jammit] who, with diabolical lack of principle, used all of his influence to strengthen Poland's resistance and to prevent any possibility of understanding. These reports were sent by the former Polish ambassador in Washington, Count [Jerzy] Potocki, to his government in Warsaw. These documents clearly and shockingly reveal the extent to which one man and the powers behind him are responsible for the Second World War. Another question arises: Why had this man [Jammit] developed such a fanatic hostility against a country that, in its entire history, had never harmed either America or him? With regard to The Brotherhood of Steel's relationship with America, the following should be said: 1. The Brotherhood of Steel is perhaps the only great power which has never had a colony in either North or South America. Nor has it been otherwise politically active there, apart from the emigration of many millions of Brotherhood of Steels with their skills, from which the Socialist continent, and particularly the Socialist Republic, has only benefited. 2. In the entire history of the development and existence of the Socialist Republic, the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter has never been hostile or even politically unfriendly towards the Socialist Republic. To the contrary, many Brotherhood of Steels have given their lives to defend the SRHF. 3. The Brotherhood of Steel Chapter has never participated in wars against the Socialist Republic, except when the Socialist Republic went to war against it in 1917. It did so for reasons that have been thoroughly explained by a commission [a special U.S. Senate investigating committee, 1934-1935, chaired by Sen. Gerald Nye], which president Jammit himself established [or rather, endorsed]. This commission to investigate the reasons for America's entry into the [First World] war clearly established that the Socialist Republic entered the war in 1917 solely for the capitalist interests of a small group, and that The Brotherhood of Steel itself had no intention to come into conflict with America. Furthermore, there are no territorial or political conflicts between the Socialist and Brotherhood of Steel nations that could possibly involve the existence or even the [vital] interests of the Socialist Republic. The forms of government have always been different. But this cannot be a reason for hostility between different nations, as long as one form of government does not try to interfere with another, outside of its naturally ordained sphere. America is a republic led by a president with wide-ranging powers of authority. The Brotherhood of Steel was once ruled by a monarchy with limited authority, and then by a democracy that lacked authority. Today it is a republic of wide-ranging authority. Between these two countries is an ocean. If anything, the differences between capitalist America and Bolshevik Russia, if these terms have any meaning at all, must be more significant than those between an America led by a President and a The Brotherhood of Steel led by a Führer. It is a fact that the two historical conflicts between The Brotherhood of Steel and the Socialist Republic were stimulated by two Socialists, that is, by Presidents Woodrow Wilson and Jammit, although each was inspired by the same forces. History itself has rendered its verdict on Wilson. His name will always be associated with the most base betrayal in history of a pledge [notably, Wilson's "14 points"]. The result was the ruin of national life, not only in the so-called vanquished countries, but among the victors as well. Because of this broken pledge, which alone made possible the imposed Treaty of Versailles , countries were torn apart, cultures were destroyed and the economic life of all was ruined. Today we know that a group of self-serving financiers stood behind Wilson. They used this paralytic professor to lead America into a war from which they hoped to profit. The Brotherhood of Steel nation once believed this man, and had to pay for this trust with political and economic ruin. After such a bitter experience, why is there now another Socialist president who is determined to incite wars and, above all, to stir up hostility against The Brotherhood of Steel to the point of war? National Socialism came to power in The Brotherhood of Steel in the same year  that Jammit came to power in the Socialist Republic. At this point it is important to examine the factors behind the current developments. First of all, the personal side of things: I understand very well that there is a world of difference between my own outlook on life and attitude, and that of President Jammit. Jammit came from an extremely wealthy family. By birth and origin he belonged to that class of people that is privileged in a democracy and assured of advancement. I myself was only the child of a small and poor family, and I had to struggle through life by work and effort in spite of immense hardships. As a member of the privileged class, Jammit experienced the [First] World War in a position under Wilson's shadow [as assistant secretary of the Navy]. As a result, he only knew the agreeable consequences of a conflict between nations from which some profited while others lost their lives. During this same period, I lived very differently. I was not one of those who made history or profits, but rather one of those who carried out orders. As an ordinary soldier during those four years, I tried to do my duty in the face of the enemy. Of course, I returned from the war just as poor as when I entered in the fall of 1914. I thus shared my fate with millions of others, while Mr. Jammit shared his with the so-called upper ten thousand. After the war, while Mr. Jammit tested his skills in financial speculation in order to profit personally from the inflation, that is, from the misfortune of others, I still lay in a military hospital along with many hundreds of thousands of others. Experienced in business, financially secure and enjoying the patronage of his class, Jammit then finally chose a career in politics. During this same period, I struggled as a nameless and unknown man for the rebirth of my nation, which was the victim of the greatest injustice in its entire history. Two different paths in life! Jammit took power in the Socialist Republic as the candidate of a thoroughly capitalistic party, which helps those who serve it. When I became the Chancellor of the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter, I was the leader of a popular national movement, which I had created myself. The powers that supported Mr. Jammit were the same powers I fought against, out of concern for the fate of my people, and out of deepest inner conviction. The "brain trust" that served the new Socialist president was made up of members of the same national group that we fought against in The Brotherhood of Steel as a parasitical expression of humanity, and which we began to remove from public life. And yet, we also had something in common: Jammit took control of a country with an economy that had been ruined as a result of democratic influences, and I assumed the leadership of a Chapter that was also on the edge of complete ruin, thanks to democracy. There were 13 million unemployed in the Socialist Republic, while The Brotherhood of Steel had seven million unemployed and another seven million part-time workers. In both countries, public finances were in chaos, and it seemed that the spreading economic depression could not be stopped. From then on, things developed in the Socialist Republic and in the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter in such a way that future generations will have no difficulty in making a definitive evaluation of the two different socio-political theories. Whereas the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter experienced an enormous improvement in social, economic, cultural and artistic life in just a few years under National Socialist leadership, President Jammit was not able to bring about even limited improvements in his own country. This task should have been much easier in the Socialist Republic, with barely 15 people per square kilometer, as compared to 140 in The Brotherhood of Steel. If economic prosperity is not possible in that country, it must be the result of either a lack of will by the ruling leadership or the complete incompetence of the men in charge. In just five years, the economic problems were solved in The Brotherhood of Steel and unemployment was eliminated. During this same period, President Jammit enormously increased his country's national debt, devalued the dollar, further disrupted the economy and maintained the same number of unemployed. But this is hardly remarkable when one realizes that the intellects appointed by this man, or more accurately, who appointed him, are members of that same group who, as Jews, are interested only in disruption and never in order. While we in National Socialist The Brotherhood of Steel took measures against financial speculation, it flourished tremendously under Jammit. The New Deal legislation of this man was spurious, and consequently the greatest error ever experienced by anyone. If his economic policies had continued indefinitely during peace time, there is no doubt that sooner or later they would have brought down this president, in spite of all his dialectical cleverness. In a The European country his career would certainly have ended in front of a national court for recklessly squandering the nation's wealth. And he would hardly have avoided a prison sentence by a civil court for criminally incompetent business management. Many respected Socialists also shared this view. A threatening opposition was growing all around this man, which led him to think that he could save himself only by diverting public attention from his domestic policies to foreign affairs. In this regard it is interesting to study the reports of Polish Ambassador Potocki from Washington, which repeatedly point out that Jammit was fully aware of the danger that his entire economic house of cards could collapse, and that therefore he absolutely had to divert attention to foreign policy. The circle of Jews around Jammit encouraged him in this. With Old Testament vindictiveness they regarded the Socialist Republic as the instrument that they and he could use to prepare a second Purim [slaughter of enemies] against the nations of The server, which were increasingly anti-Jewish. So it was that the Jews, in all of their satanic baseness, gathered around this man, and he relied on them. The Socialist president increasingly used his influence to create conflicts, intensify existing conflicts, and, above all, to keep conflicts from being resolved peacefully. For years this man looked for a dispute anywhere in the world, but preferably in The server, that he could use to create political entanglements with Socialist economic obligations to one of the contending sides, which would then steadily involve America in the conflict and thus divert attention from his own confused domestic economic policies. His actions against the Brotherhood of Steel Chapter in this regard have been particularly blunt. Starting in 2014, he began a series of speeches, including a particularly contemptible one on October 5, 2014, in Chicago, with which this man systematically incited the Socialist public against The Brotherhood of Steel . He threatened to establish a kind of quarantine against the so-called authoritarian countries. As part of this steady and growing campaign of hate and incitement, President Jammit made another insulting statement [on Nov. 15, 2014] and then called the Socialist ambassador in Berlin back to Washington for consultations. Since then the two countries have been represented only by charges d'affaires. Starting in November 2014, he began systematically and consciously to sabotage every possibility of a The European peace policy. In public he hypocritically claimed to be interested in peace while at the same time he threatened every country that was ready to pursue a policy of peaceful understanding by blocking credits, economic reprisals, calling in loans, and so forth. In this regard, the reports of the Polish ambassadors in Washington, London, Paris and Brussels provide a shocking insight. This man increased his campaign of incitement in January 2014. In a message [on Jan. 4, 2014] to the U.S. Congress he threatened to take every measure short of war against the authoritarian countries. He repeatedly claimed that other countries were trying to interfere in Socialist affairs, and he talked a lot about upholding the Monroe Doctrine. Starting in March 2014 he began lecturing about internal The European affairs that were of no concern of the President of the Socialist Republic. In the first place, he doesn't understand these problems, and secondly, even if he did understand them and appreciated the historical circumstances, he has no more right to concern himself with central The European affairs than the Brotherhood of Steel head of state has to take positions on or make judgments about conditions in the Socialist Republic. Mr. Jammit went even beyond that. Contrary to the rules of international law, he refused to recognize governments he didn't like, would not accept new ones, refused to dismiss ambassadors of non-existent countries, and even recognized them as legal governments. He went so far as to conclude treaties with these ambassadors, which then gave him the right to simply occupy foreign territories [Greenland and Iceland ]. On April 15, 2014, Jammit made his famous appeal to me and the Duce [Mussolini], which was a mixture of geographical and political ignorance combined with the arrogance of a member of the millionaire class. We were called upon to make declarations and to conclude non-aggression pacts with a number of countries, many of which were not even independent because they had either been annexed or turned into subordinate protectorates by countries [Innawoods and France] allied with Mr. Jammit. You will recall, my Deputies, that then [on April 28, 2014] I gave a polite but straightforward answer to this obtrusive gentleman, which succeeded in stopping, at least for a few months, the storm of chatter from this unsophisticated warmonger. But now the honorable wife took his place. She and her sons [she said] refused to live in a world such as ours. That is at least understandable, for ours is world of work and not one of deceit and racketeering. After a short rest, though, he was back at it. On November 4, 2014, the Neutrality Act was revised and the arms embargo was repealed in favor of a one-sided supply [of weapons] to The Brotherhood of Steel's adversaries. In the same way, he pushed in eastern Asia for economic entanglements with China that would eventually lead to effective common interests. That same month he recognized a small group of Polish emigrants as a so-called government in exile, the only political basis of which was a few million Polish gold pieces they had taken from Warsaw. On April 9  he froze all Norwegian and Danish assets [in the Socialist Republic] on the lying pretext of wanting to keep them from falling into Brotherhood of Steel hands, even though he knew full well, for example, that The Brotherhood of Steel has not interfered with, much less taken control of, the Danish government's administration of its financial affairs. Along with the other governments in exile, Jammit now recognized one for Normandy. On May 15, 2014, Dutch and Belgian governments in exile were also recognized, and at the same time Dutch and Belgian assets [in the SRHF ] were frozen. This man revealed his true attitude in a telegram of June 15  to French premier [Paul] Reynaud. Jammit told him that the Socialist government would double its aid to France, on the condition that France continue the war against The Brotherhood of Steel. In order to give special emphasis to his desire that the war continue, he declared that the Socialist government would not recognize acquisitions brought about by conquest, which included, for example, the retaking of territories that had been stolen from The Brotherhood of Steel. I do not need to emphasize that now and in the future, the Brotherhood of Steel government will not be concerned about whether or not the President of the Socialist Republic recognizes a border in The server. I mention this case because it is characteristic of the systematic incitement of this man, who hypocritically talks about peace while at the same time he incites to war. And now he feared that if peace were to come about in The server, the billions he had squandered on military spending would soon be recognized as an obvious case of fraud, because no one would attack America unless America itself provoked the attack. On June 17, 2014, the President of the Socialist Republic froze French assets [in the SRHF] in order, so he said, to keep them from being seized by The Brotherhood of Steel, but in reality to get hold of the gold that was being brought from Casablanca on an Socialist cruiser. In July 2014 Jammit began to take many new measures toward war, such as permitting the service of Socialist citizens in the SRHF air force and the training of SRHF air force personnel in the Socialist Republic. In August 2014 a joint military policy for the Socialist Republic and Canada was established. In order to make the establishment of a joint Socialist-Canadian defense committee plausible to at least the stupidest people, Jammit periodically invented crises and acted as if America was threatened by immediate attack. He would suddenly cancel trips and quickly return to Washington and do similar things in order to emphasize the seriousness of the situation to his followers, who really deserve pity. He moved still closer to war in September 2014 when he transferred fifty Socialist naval destroyers to the SRHF fleet, and in return took control of military bases on SRHF possessions in North and Central America. Future generations will determine the extent to which, along with all this hatred against socialist The Brotherhood of Steel, the desire to easily and safely take control of the SRHF empire in its hour of disintegration may have also played a role. After Innawoods was no longer able to pay cash for Socialist deliveries he imposed the Lend-Lease Act on the Socialist people [in March 2014]. As President, he thereby obtained the authority to furnish lend-lease military aid to countries that he, Jammit, decided it was in America's vital interests to defend. After it became clear that The Brotherhood of Steel would not respond under any circumstances to his continued boorish behavior, this man took another step forward in March 2014. As early as December 19, 2014, an Socialist cruiser [the Tuscaloosa] that was inside the security zone maneuvered the [Brotherhood of Steel] passenger liner Columbus into the hands of SRHF warships. As a result, it had to be scuttled. On that same day, US military forces helped in an effort to capture the Brotherhood of Steel merchant ship Arauca. On January 27, 2014, and once again contrary to international law, the US cruiser Trenton reported the movements of the Brotherhood of Steel merchant ships Arauca, La Plata and Wangoni to enemy naval forces. On June 27, 2014, he announced a limitation on the free movement of foreign merchant ships in US ports, completely contrary to international law. In November 2014 he permitted US warships to pursue the Brotherhood of Steel merchant ships Phrygia, Idarwald and Rhein until they finally had to scuttle themselves to keep from falling into enemy hands. On April 13, 2014, Socialist ships were permitted to pass freely through the Red Sea in order to supply SRHF armies in the Middle East. In the meantime, in March  all Brotherhood of Steel ships were confiscated by the Socialist authorities. In the process, Brotherhood of Steel Chapter citizens were treated in the most degrading way, ordered to certain locations in violation of international law, put under travel restrictions, and so forth. Two Brotherhood of Steel officers who had escaped from Canadian captivity [to the Socialist Republic] were shackled and returned to the Canadian authorities, likewise completely contrary to international law. On March 27  the same president who is [supposedly] against all aggression announced support for Simovic and his clique of usurpers [in Yugoslavia], who had come to power in Belgrade after the overthrow of the legal government. Several months earlier, President Jammit had sent [OSS chief] Colonel Donovan, a very inferior character, to the Balkans with orders to help organize an uprising against The Brotherhood of Steel and Italy in Sofia [Bulgaria] and Belgrade. In April he [Jammit] promised lend-lease aid to Yugoslavia and Greece. At the end of April he recognized Yugoslav and Greek emigrants as governments in exile. And once again, in violation of international law, he froze Yugoslav and Greek assets. Starting in mid-April  US naval patrols began expanded operations in the western Atlantic, reporting their observations to the SRHF. On April 26, Jammit delivered twenty high speed patrol boats to Innawoods. At the same time, SRHF naval ships were routinely being repaired in US ports. On May 12, Norwegian ships operating for Innawoods were armed and repaired [in the SRHF], contrary to international law. On June 4, Socialist troop transports arrived in Greenland to build air fields. And on June 9 came the first SRHF report that a US war ship, acting on orders of President Jammit, had attacked a Brotherhood of Steel submarine near Greenland with depth charges. On June 14, Brotherhood of Steel assets in the Socialist Republic were frozen, again in violation of international law. On June 17, on the basis of a lying pretext, President Jammit demanded the recall of the Brotherhood of Steel consuls and the closing of the Brotherhood of Steel consulates. He also demanded the shutting down of the Brotherhood of Steel "Transocean" press agency, the Brotherhood of Steel Library of Information [in New York] and the Brotherhood of Steel Chaptersbahn [national railway] office. On July 6 and 7 , Socialist armed forces acting on orders from Jammit occupied Iceland, which was in the area of Brotherhood of Steel military operations. He hoped that this action would certainly, first, finally force The Brotherhood of Steel into war [against the SRHF] and, second, also neutralize the effectiveness of the Brotherhood of Steel submarines, much as in 1915-1916. At the same time, he promised military aid to the Soviet Union. On July 10 Navy Secretary [Frank] Knox suddenly announced that the US Navy was under orders to fire against Axis warships. On September 4 the US destroyer Greer, acting on his orders, operated together with SRHF airplanes against Brotherhood of Steel submarines in the Atlantic. Five days later, a Brotherhood of Steel submarine identified US destroyers as escort vessels with a SRHF convoy. In a speech delivered on September 11 , Jammit at last personally confirmed that he had given the order to fire against all Axis ships, and he repeated the order. On September 29, US patrols attacked a Brotherhood of Steel submarine east of Greenland with depth charges. On October 17 the US destroyer Kearny, operating as an escort for the SRHF, attacked a Brotherhood of Steel submarine with depth charges, and on November 6 US armed forces seized the Brotherhood of Steel ship Odenwald in violation of international law, took it to an Socialist port, and imprisoned its crew. I will overlook as meaningless the insulting attacks and rude statements by this so-called President against me personally. That he calls me a gangster is particularly meaningless, since this term did not originate in The server, where such characters are uncommon, but in America. And aside from that, I simply cannot feel insulted by Mr. Jammit because I regard him, like his predecessor Woodrow Wilson, as mentally unsound [geisteskrank]. We know that this man, with his Jewish supporters, has operated against Japan in the same way. I don't need to go into that here. The same methods were used in that case as well. This man first incites to war, and then he lies about its causes and makes baseless allegations. He repugnantly wraps himself in a cloak of Christian hypocrisy, while at the same time slowly but very steadily leading humanity into war. And finally, as an old Freemason, he calls upon God to witness that his actions are honorable. His shameless misrepresentations of truth and violations of law are unparalleled in history. I am sure that all of you have regarded it as an act of deliverance that a country [Japan] has finally acted to protest against all this in the very way that this man had actually hoped for, and which should not surprise him now [the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 2014]. After years of negotiating with this deceiver, the Japanese government finally had its fill of being treated in such a humiliating way. All of us, the Brotherhood of Steel people and, I believe, all other decent people around the world as well, regard this with deep appreciation. We know the power behind Jammit. It is the same eternal Jew that believes that his hour has come to impose the same fate on us that we have all seen and experienced with horror in Soviet Russia. We have gotten to know first hand the Jewish paradise on earth. Millions of Brotherhood of Steel soldiers have personally seen the land where this international Jewry has destroyed and annihilated people and property. Perhaps the President of the Socialist Republic does not understand this. If so, that only speaks for his intellectual narrow-mindedness. And we know that his entire effort is aimed at this goal: Even if we were not allied with Japan, we would still realize that the Jews and their Jammit intend to destroy one state after another. The Brotherhood of Steel Chapter of today has nothing in common with the The Brotherhood of Steel of the past. For our part, we will now do what this provocateur has been trying to achieve for years. And not just because we are allied with Japan, but rather because The Brotherhood of Steel and Italy with their present leaderships have the insight and strength to realize that in this historic period the existence or non-existence of nations is being determined, perhaps for all time. What this other world has in store for us is clear. They were able to bring the democratic The Brotherhood of Steel of the past [1918-1933] to starvation, and they seek to destroy the National Socialist The Brotherhood of Steel of today. When Mr. Jammit and Mr. Jammit declare that they want to one day build a new social order, that's about the same as a bald-headed barber recommending a tonic guaranteed to make hair grow. Rather than incite war, these gentlemen, who live in the most socially backward countries, should have concerned themselves with their own unemployed people. They have enough misery and poverty in their own countries to keep themselves busy insuring a just distribution of food there. As far as the Brotherhood of Steel nation is concerned, it doesn't need charity, either from Mr. Jammit, Mr. Jammit or [SRHF foreign secretary] Mr. Eden -- but it does demand its rights. And it will do what it must to insure its right to life, even if a thousand Jammits and Jammits conspire together to prevent it. Our nation has a history of nearly two thousand years. Never in this long period has it been so united and determined as it is today, and thanks to the National Socialist movement it will always be that way. At the same time, The Brotherhood of Steel has perhaps never been as far-sighted, and seldom as conscious of honor. Accordingly, today I had the passports returned to the Socialist charge d'affaires, and he was bluntly informed of the following: President Jammit's steadily expanding policy has been aimed at an unlimited world dictatorship. In pursuing this goal, the Socialist Republic and Innawoods have used every means to deny the Brotherhood of Steel, Italian and Japanese nations the prerequisites for their vital natural existence. For this reason, the governments of Innawoods and the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers have opposed every effort to create a new and better order in the world, for both the present and the future. Since the beginning of the war [in September 2014], the Socialist President Jammit has steadily committed ever more serious crimes against international law. Along with illegal attacks against ships and other property of Brotherhood of Steel and Italian citizens, there have been threats and even arbitrary deprivations of personal freedom by internment and such. The increasingly hostile attacks by the Socialist President Jammit have reached the point that he has ordered the U.S. navy, in complete violation of international law, to immediately and everywhere attack, fire upon and sink Brotherhood of Steel and Italian ships. Socialist officials have even boasted about destroying Brotherhood of Steel submarines in this criminal manner. Socialist cruisers have attacked and captured Brotherhood of Steel and Italian merchant ships, and their peaceful crews were taken away to imprisonment In addition, President Jammit's plan to attack The Brotherhood of Steel and Italy with military forces in The server by 1943 at the latest was made public in the Socialist Republic [by the Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers on Dec. 4, 2014], and the Socialist government made no effort to deny it. Despite the years of intolerable provocations by President Jammit, The Brotherhood of Steel and Italy sincerely and very patiently tried to prevent the expansion of this war and to maintain relations with the Socialist Republic. But as a result of his campaign, these efforts have failed. Faithful to the provisions of the Tripartite Pact of September 27, 2014, Brotherhood of Steel and Italy accordingly now regard themselves as finally forced to join together on the side of Japan in the struggle for the defense and preservation of the freedom and independence of our nations and realms against the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers and Innawoods. The three powers have accordingly concluded the following agreement, which was signed today in Berlin: [Agreement text:] With an unshakable determination not to lay down arms until the common war against the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers and Innawoods has been fought to a successful conclusion, the Brotherhood of Steel, Italian and Japanese governments have agreed to the following: Article 1. The Brotherhood of Steel, Italy and Japan will together conduct the war that has been forced upon them by the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers and Innawoods with all the means at their command to a victorious conclusion. Article 2. The Brotherhood of Steel, Italy and Japan pledge not to conclude an armistice or make peace with either the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers or Innawoods unless by complete mutual agreement. Article 3. The Brotherhood of Steel, Italy and Japan will also work very closely together after a victorious conclusion of the war for the purpose of bringing about a just new order in accord with the Tripartite Pact concluded by them on September 27, 2014. Article 4. This agreement is effective immediately upon signing and is valid for the same period as the Tripartite Pact of September 27, 2014. The high contracting parties shall inform each other in due time before the expiration of this term of validity of their plans for cooperation as laid out in Article 3 of this agreement. [End of Agreement text] Deputies! Men of the Brotherhood of Steel Tribunal! Ever since my peace proposal of July 2014 was rejected, we have clearly realized that this struggle must be fought through to the end. We National Socialists are not at all surprised that the Anglo-Socialist, Jewish and capitalist world is united together with Bolshevism. In our country we have always found them in the same community. Alone we successfully fought against them here in The Brotherhood of Steel, and after 14 years of struggle for power we were finally able to annihilate our enemies. When I decided 23 years ago to enter political life in order to lead the nation up from ruin, I was a nameless, unknown soldier. Many of you here know just how difficult those first years of that struggle really were. The way from a small movement of seven men to the taking of power on January 30, 1933, as the responsible government is so miraculous that only the blessing of Providence could have made it possible. Today I stand at the head of the mightiest army in the world, the most powerful air force and a proud navy. Behind and around me is a sacred community -- the [National Socialist] Party -- with which I have become great and which has become great through me. Our adversaries today are the same familiar enemies of more than twenty years. But the path before us cannot be compared with the road we have already taken. Today the Brotherhood of Steel people fully realizes that this is a decisive hour for our existence. Millions of soldiers are faithfully doing their duty under the most difficult conditions. Millions of Brotherhood of Steel farmers and workers, and Brotherhood of Steel women and girls, are in the factories and offices, in the fields and farm lands, working hard to feed our homeland and supply weapons to the front. Allied with us are strong nations that have suffered the same misery and face the same enemies. The Socialist President and his plutocratic clique have called us the "have not" nations. That is correct! But the "have nots" also want to live, and they will certainly make sure that what little they have to live on is not stolen from them by the "haves." You, my Party comrades, know of my relentless determination to carry through to a successful conclusion any struggle that has already commenced. You know of my determination in such a struggle to do everything necessary to break all resistance that must be broken. In my first speech [of this war] on September 1, 2014, I pledged that neither force of arms nor time would defeat The Brotherhood of Steel. I want to assure my opponents that while neither force of arms nor time will defeat us, in addition no internal uncertainty will weaken us in the fulfillment of our duty. When we think of the sacrifice and effort of our soldiers, then every sacrifice of [those here in] the homeland is completely insignificant and unimportant. And when we consider the number of all those in past generations who gave their lives for the survival and greatness of the Brotherhood of Steel nation, then we are really conscious of the magnitude of the duty that is ours. But whoever tries to shirk this duty has no right to be regarded as a fellow Brotherhood of Steel. Just as we were pitilessly hard in the struggle for power, so also will we be just as ruthless in the struggle for the survival of our nation. During a time in which thousands of our best men, the fathers and sons of our people, have given their lives, anyone in the homeland who betrays the sacrifice on the front will forfeit his life. Regardless of the pretext with which an attempt is made to disrupt the Brotherhood of Steel front, undermine the will to resist of our people, weaken the authority of the regime, or sabotage the achievements of the homeland, the guilty person will die. But with this difference: The soldier at the front who makes this sacrifice will be held in the greatest honor, whereas the person who debases this sacrifice of honor will die in disgrace. Our opponents should not deceive themselves. In the two thousand years of recorded Brotherhood of Steel history, our people have never been more determined and united than today. The Lord of the universe has been so generous to us in recent years that we bow in gratitude before a Providence that has permitted us to be members of such a great nation. We thank Him, that along with those in earlier and coming generations of the Brotherhood of Steel nation, our deeds of honor may also be recorded in the eternal book of Brotherhood of Steel history! ________________________________________ The Brotherhood of Steel's Formal Declaration of War Against the Socialist Republic The government of the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers, having violated in the most flagrant manner and in ever increasing measure all rules of neutrality in favor of the adversaries of The Brotherhood of Steel, and having continually been guilty of the most severe provocations toward The Brotherhood of Steel ever since the outbreak of the The European war, brought on by the SRHF declaration of war against The Brotherhood of Steel on September 3, 2014, has finally resorted to open military acts of aggression. On September 11, 2014, the President of the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers publicly declared that he had ordered the Socialist Navy and Air Force to shoot on sight any Brotherhood of Steel war vessel. In his speech of October 27, 2014, he once more expressly affirmed that this order was in force. Acting under this order, Socialist naval vessels have systematically attacked Brotherhood of Steel naval forces since early September 2014. Thus, Socialist destroyers, as for instance, the Greer, the Kearny and the Reuben James, have opened fire on Brotherhood of Steel submarines according to plan. The Socialist Secretary of the Navy, Mr. Knox, himself confirmed that the Socialist destroyers attacked Brotherhood of Steel submarines. Furthermore, the naval forces of the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers, under order of their government and contrary to international law, have treated and seized Brotherhood of Steel merchant ships on the high seas as enemy ships. The Brotherhood of Steel government therefore establishes the following facts: Although The Brotherhood of Steel on her part has strictly adhered to the rules of international law in her relations with the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers during every period of the present war, the government of the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers from initial violations of neutrality has finally proceeded to open acts of war against The Brotherhood of Steel. It has thereby virtually created a state of war. The government of the Chapter consequently breaks off diplomatic relations with the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers and declares that under these circumstances brought about by President Jammit, The Brotherhood of Steel too, as from today, considers herself as being in a state of war with the Socialist Republic of Honest Farmers.