bank before the end of the war. Once he was free,
thanks to Kastner's perjury, he withdrew them and started a grain business in
Cologne in 1950. The business grew rapidly, and S.S.-Standartenführer
Becher is now living in Bremen, one of the richest men in Germany. |
this is what is interesting: when S.S.-Obersturmbannführer Lischka
returned to Cologne in 1950, he became the agent for Krücken, also a grain
Serge had been connected with Continental Grains, that giant
of the grain trade, a year before our adventure in Cologne. Michel Fribourg, an
American Jew of French birth, owned that multinational cartel, which controls
25 percent of the world's grain business.
In May 1971, we learned
almost simultaneously that Kurt Lischka was in the grain business, and that
Kurt Becher, the German cereals king in Bremen, had been one of the most
efficient liquidators of Jews. Serge made some inquiries, and found that
Continental Grains did a lot of business with Becher's and Lischka's companies.
A short while later he sent our data on those criminals to Fribourg's cousin
and associate, Maurice Ulmann, and asked him to request the owner of
Continental Grains to stop doing business with those German companies. Ulmann
told him: "You know how this firm feels. I'm just about the only one who thinks
as you do. There's no hope."
He later told Serge that in spite of our
reports, Continental Grains would continue doing business with Nazi criminals.
What was to be done about such an attitude? Expose it? No one would
have paid any attention. "Business is business." "Money is money." So we chose
a different tack. In early November 1971, the international press, all the big
grain companies, and the principal subsidiaries of Continental Grains on five
continents received two long reports written in English and titled: "Nazi
Criminals of the Anti Jewish Action at the Head of German Grain Companies: No.
1, Kurt Lischka; No. 2, Kurt Becher." Each of the reports consisted of a
detailed dossier and was prefaced by a statement purportedly signed by Michel
I was shocked to learn recently that some
of the companies with which Continental Grains deals are managed by Nazi
criminals who supervised the extermination of the Jews in several European
countries. I ordered an investigation. Now I can make available to all
companies in this business, and to the international press, data on Kurt
Lischka and Kurt Becher, whose impunity is an affront to justice that every