RUDOLPH HESS AND SECRET GERMAN SPACE BASE
Rudolph Hess, Hitler's best friend and second in command, went to England
to try to stop the war with Britain and was arrested as a "war criminal"
on May 10, 1941 and was kept from having any contact with the public until
was recently murdered. He was the only prisoner in Spandau prison. Ones who paid any attention to his situation at all have wondered what was the big secret he knew that made him so dangerous to the Allies? Perhaps the answer is revealed in [Christof] Friedrich's book "Secret Nazi Polar Expeditions" on page 34: Hess "was entrusted with the all-important Antarctic file... Hess, himself, kept the Polar File..."
If you look at a map of Antarctica you will see that a portion of Queen Maud Land is called New Schwabenland. This is the part of the continent nearest to South Africa. The Germans made a major expedition to this area in 1938-1939 and began the construction of a major base. For details of this expedition, see the book by Friedrich. This book has pictures of the "warmwater" [geothermal] ponds and other information that will surprise you. It has maps showing that Admiral Byrd's Operation Highjump [Naval Task Force 68] military invasion landed on the side opposite the German bases... The maps of Operation Highjump say that they left the German side of the continent 'unexplored'.
A man who was very influential in modern German post-war politics was Hans-Ulrich Rudel, a frequent guest speaker in German military and political circles. Rudel was the man groomed by Hitler to become his successor. It is known that Rudel made FREQUENT trips to Tierra del Fuego at the tip of South America nearest Antarctica. One of Martin Bormann's last messages from the bunker in Berlin to Doenitz mentioned Tierra del Fuego...
A book called "America's Aircraft Year Book" tells about the U.S. using
captured German scientists at Ft. Bliss and Wright Field. "Among those
in the German group at Wright Field were Rudolph Hermann, Alexander Lippsisch,
Heinz Schmitt, Helmut Heinrich, and Fritz Doblhoff and Ernst Kugel. Hermann
was attached to the Peenemunde Research Station for Aerodynamics, where
Germany's V-2 rockets were hatched and launched against England. A specialist
in supersonics, he was in charge of the supersonic wind tunnel at Kochel
in the Bavarian Alps. He also was a member of the group entrusted
with Hitler's futuristic plans to establish a space-station rocket-refueling base revolving as a satellite about the Earth at a distance of 4,000 miles -- a scheme which he and certain high-ranking AAF officers in 1947 still believed to be feasible."
Later evidence shows that most or all of the [air] craft and 'flying saucer' scientists (who were not captured - Branton) disappeared. The available evidence indicates they went to South America or Antarctica.
The "El Mercurio" and "Der Weg" papers told of a large submarine convoy discovered by the British Navy at the end of WW II. All available Allied units engaged the convoy and were totally destroyed except for the Captain of one destroyer, who was reported as saying, "May God help me, may I never again encounter such a force."
On July 10, 1945, more than two months after the end of the War, the German submarine U-530 surrendered to Argentine authorities. The Commander was Otto Wermoutt. The sub had a crew of 54 men [the normal sub crew was 18 men] and the cargo consisted of 540 barrels of cigarettes and unusually large stocks of food. The Commander was 25 years old, the second officer was 22, and the crew was an average of 25 except for one man who was 32 years old. This was an unusually young crew and upon questioning it was learned that they all claimed that they had no relatives.
A map from a Spanish book called "Is Hitler Alive?" with the route of
the Fuhrer convoy shows it passed alongside South Georgia Island, where
later a secret underground base was the focus of a secret battle during
the Falkland Islands War. On April 4, 1944 at 4:40 a.m. the German submarine
U-859 left on a mysterious mission carrying 67 men and 33 tons of mercury
sealed in glass bottles in watertight tin crates. The sub was sunk by a
British submarine and most of the crew died. One survivor on his death
bed about 30 years later told about the expensive cargo and some divers
checked out his story
and found the mercury. For what purpose was this mercury to be used? And where were they trying to take it? (apparently mercury is theoretically usable as a fuel source for certain forms of aerospace propulsion. -Branton)
There are many other stories of other U-boats and German survivors,
mostly in the Southern Hemisphere. The Germans and other European nations
required very meticulous registration records of everybody, including their
relatives, employment, addresses, children, etc., and at the end of the
war the Allies, cross checking these records, taking into account casualties
and deaths, determined that THERE WERE [AT LEAST] 250,000 PERSONS UNACCOUNTED FOR... (That's a quarter of a MILLION, by the way. - Branton)