Ex-Hitler youth’s warning to America ‘Every day brings this nation closer to Nazi-style totalitarian abyss’

Ex-Hitler youth’s warning to America
‘Every day brings this nation closer to Nazi-style totalitarian abyss’

Posted: November 13, 2008
1:00 am Eastern

© 2008 WorldNetDaily

WASHINGTON – Because it has abandoned moral absolutes and its historic Christian faith, the U.S. is moving closer to a Nazi-style totalitarianism, warns a former German member of the Hitler Youth in a new book.

“Every day brings this nation closer to a Nazi-style totalitarian abyss,” writes Hilmar von Campe, now a U.S. citizen, and author of “Defeating the Totalitarian Lie: A Former Hitler Youth Warns America.”

Von Campe has founded the national Institute for Truth and Freedom to fight for a return to constitutional government in the U.S. – a key, he believes, to keeping America free.

“I lived the Nazi nightmare, and, as the old saying goes, ‘A man with an experience is never at the mercy of a man with an argument,'” writes von Campe. “Everything I write is based on my personal experience in Nazi Germany. There is nothing theoretical about my description of what happens when a nation throws God out of government and society, and Christians become religious bystanders. I don’t want to see a repetition. The role of God in human society is the decisive issue for this generation. My writing is part of my life of restitution for the crimes of a godless government, of the evil of which I was a part.”

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Von Campe grew up under the Nazis, served in the Hitler Youth and fought against the Red Army in the Yugoslavian theater as a tank gunner in the German army. He was captured at the end of the war and escaped five months later from a prisoner of war camp in Communist Yugoslavia.

“It took me a long time to understand and define the nature of National Socialism,” says von Campe. “And, unfortunately, their philosophy continues to flourish under different labels remaining a menace to America and free human society.”

He writes: “The most painful part of defining National Socialism was to recognize my own moral responsibility for the Nazi disaster and their crimes against humanity. It boiled down to accepting the truth that ‘as I am, so is my nation,’ and realizing that if every German was like me, it was no wonder that the nation became a cesspool of gangsters. This realization is as valid today for any person in any nation as it was then, and it is true for America and every American now.”

Von Campe’s message is that political freedom and democratic rules alone are not sufficient to govern humanity justly.

“Democratic procedures can be subverted and dishonest politicians are like sand in the gearbox, abundant, everywhere and destructive,” he writes. “What I see in America today is people painting their cabins while the ship goes down. Today in America we are witnessing a repeat performance of the tragedy of 1933 when an entire nation let itself be led like a lamb to the Socialist slaughterhouse. This time, the end of freedom is inevitable unless America rises to her mission and destiny.”

Von Campe says he sees spiritual parallels among Americans and his childhood Germany.

“The silence from our pulpits regarding the moral collapse of American society from within is not very different from the silence that echoed from the pulpits in Germany toward Nazi policies,” he explains. “Our family lived through the Nazi years in Germany, an experience typical of millions of Europeans regardless of what side they were on. We paid a high price for the moral perversions of a German government, which excluded God and His Commandments from their policies. America must not continue following the same path to destruction, but instead heed the lessons of history and the warning I am giving.”

Specifically, von Campe warns Americans their political leaders are on the wrong footing, “denying our cultural and traditional roots based on our unique Constitution and Christian orientation as a nation. Christians don’t understand their mission.”

8 thoughts on “Ex-Hitler youth’s warning to America ‘Every day brings this nation closer to Nazi-style totalitarian abyss’

  1. Peculiar and interesting.
    Months and months spent in a
    communist prison and the author now
    moans of nazi totalitarian rule.

    beam me up scotty.
    These bloggers are too transparent.

  2. White Devil you’re right, these lefty liberals want “communism” for America&will not rest until the hammer, sickle&red star is raised over Washington DC.Destroy every church/synagogue in this country, round up every Bible and burn them. They want a secular/communist pagan non-white America for the future&will not rest until these things happen.

    • Strange you should say that because I, like a lot of other people, were under the distinct impression that it’s the Zionist Jews who have been working against Christianity for decades to remove all references to God from US institutions and public buildings.

  3. What the man said was that lack of moral imperatives took Germany down the slippery slope to Fascism. The same path leads to Socialism at its other end.

    You do not want to see this because you have bought into the lie of moral relativism. That is the Zionist poison in the Christian well.

    And you like the flavor of it because it allows you to follow the whim of the moment with no proscribed actions and no accounting.

    But there IS an accounting. Ultimately you must reach the end of the path and find yourself imprisoned either by the fascists or the communists in a life from which there is no escape and in which there is but little joy.

    The easy road is not the easy road.

  4. This is my first time on this website and I am so glad to see that the posters, on this particular article anyway, are not being taken in by someone who sounds to me very much like a Zionist Jew/Cultural Marxist troll. I do wonder though, given this guy’s confusing origins & his message, just who is behind the publishing of his book.

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