Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Herero and Namaqua Fake-O-Cide (Part 2)

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The current colour-blind liberal culture we live in advocates the false notion that we are all living in a time of great peace, hope, prosperity, and freedom for all. While this false notion is relentlessly being hammered into our heads, non-stop, and while large corporations such as First National Bank (FNB), for example, are allowed to use the national anthem to promote this false sense of unity in stunning adverts, the slaughter of White Boer-Afrikaners, at the hands of Black racists, is silently slipping towards a familiar but daunting condition known as “genocide” – AND WE ARE NOT EVEN AT WAR, or are we?
  -  (The latest FNB advert can be viewed here on YouTube)

The Twisted Terminology of Modern Warfare

The Internet, and countless other forms of publication, are becoming increasingly more saturated with cliché terminology, designed to keep people in a state of silence and confusion. The terms, “apartheid”, “racist, “white supremacist-regime”, “white colonial rule”, “anti-Semitism”, “brutality”, “human rights”, “genocide”, “holocaust”, you name it… are in my view some examples of invented warfare terminology, shut-up keywords – so to speak! No matter what contentious issue one wishes to explore, one or more of the above keywords will be propagandized in Google’s top rankings, and splattered all over the pages of Wikipedia, depending of course what subjects one intends to explore.

Is it not odd that the word “Holodomor” is a relatively unknown term? Google the word, but be prepared for a shock!

Another disturbing fact is that certain pages, particularly those that do not support the current liberal worldview, are steadily disappearing from public view. I noticed this while doing some online research for this posting. Far too many, previously accessible, web pages dealing with the Herero-Nama-German wars have simply vanished – (page not found). Online pdf-documents dealing with this African controversy, have also somehow become corrupted (unreadable). I was confronted with annoying message on several occasions, while doing some background research for this posting. What made the exercise even more frustrating was the fact I only got the message after downloading the file, at my own expense:

“Adobe Reader could not open ‘0000.pdf’ because it is either not a supported file type or because the file has been damaged…” (I have the latest Adobe version on my pc!)

Okay, now that I’ve made enough excuses as to why this article was no easy task to assemble, let’s get on with it…

The Herero-Nama War Insurgents
(A Brief History)

Few people today are aware of the fact that the Herero’s were well armed and well versed in the art of warfare, years before the Imperial German soldiers arrived in South West Africa (now known as Namibia). The Herero people themselves were also strangers to the land, and migrated from the north-eastern central regions of the African continent during the 17th and 18th centuries. (The Herero language is a South-Central-Bantu language, and is part of the Niger-Congo family of languages.)

The Nama people from South Africa entered the land in the beginning of the 19th century. By then they were also in possession of firearms (don’t ask me where they got their weapons from!). The Nama started victimizing and displacing the Herero, and before long a bitter warfare ensued between the two groups. Although this war lasted the greater part of the 19th century, not much has been published about it, and nowhere can one find any information on the number of casualties.  All sources and references to this African War seem to point only to the so-called genocide of the Herero, at the hands of evil white Germans - a war that took place several years AFTER the Herero and Nama people slaughtered each other! (Sources and more info here and here).

One of the numerous pro-genocide articles on the web (link here), gives some insight into the superior fighting capabilities of the Herero rebels, when their newly-found anger finally turned towards the Imperial German forces. I’ve included the following extract as it clearly demonstrates that the German troops were not dealing with a timid and defenceless group of natives, but that they were confronted with armed and skilled Herero activists, who appeared to be hell-bent on exterminating the Germans, i.e. if the words written by Dr. Roy S. Jones, can be accepted as truth:

“The Hereros did not fight as a stereotypical mob of natives charging forward. The Hereros were skilled fighters who knew how to skirmish and take advantage of cover, and who sometimes fought in trenches behind barricades (at battles like Onganjira and Klein Barmen). They were masters of the ambush, and the thick thornbushes of Südwestafrika were their element. While fighting concealed in the thick thornbushes of Owiumbo, for example, the Hereros pinned down a German force of well over a thousand men for ten hours! The same thornbushes that regularly concealed the Hereros also cut visibility to 50 meters or less, negating the effectiveness of the long-range firepower of German machine guns and cannon. It was only when they charged the Germans (and the Hereros were ferocious in their charges) that German firepower was able to inflict large number of casualties. In fact, unless the Hereros came out to charge, the Germans often never saw a single Herero in the bush! It was only the whistling of Herero bullets past the Germans' heads, and the deaths of German soldiers and officers, that indicated the Hereros' presence. Between January and April 1904 (especially in the months of March and April), the Germans therefore went from ambush to ambush and defeat after defeat at the hands of the Hereros. It required a continual buildup of men and supplies arriving from Germany, and the regrouping of the depleted German forces already in the colony, for the Germans to achieve victory. This they accomplished in August of 1904 by a massive, multi-pronged strategic encirclement, converging from all directions of the compass, of the Hereros in their ancestral homeland in the Waterberg Mountains.”  

The above extract was sourced from:  http://hererowars.com/history_who_are_the_hereros.html

The Whiteman’s Warning to the Herero Rebels

On 2 October 1904, after the Battle of Waterberg (11–12 August 1904), German general Lothar von Trotha issued the following warning to the Hereros:

“I, the great general of the German soldiers, send this letter to the Hereros. The Hereros are German subjects no longer. They have killed, stolen, cut off the ears and other parts of the body of wounded soldiers, and now are too cowardly to want to fight any longer. I announce to the people that whoever hands me one of the chiefs shall receive 1,000 marks, and 5,000 marks for Samuel Maherero. The Herero nation must now leave the country. If it refuses, I shall compel it to do so with the 'long tube' (cannon). Any Herero found inside the German frontier, with or without a gun or cattle, will be executed. I shall spare neither women nor children. I shall give the order to drive them away and fire on them. Such are my words to the Herero people.”

General Trotha apparently also gave the following additional orders:

“This proclamation is to read to the troops at roll-call, with the addition that the unite that catches a captain will also receive the appropriate reward, and that the shooting at women and children is to be understood as shooting above their heads, so as to force them to run [away]. I assume absolutely that this proclamation will result in taking no more male prisoners, but will not degenerate into atrocities against women and children. The latter will run away if one shoots at them a couple of times. The troops will remain conscious of the good reputation of the German soldier.”

… but was this really the case?

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