The Descent into Slavery 1980-audio book pt1 Des Griffin
Immediately following the war(ww1) the British government, acting on orders from their hidden masters in the City, clamped a blockade on Germany. This move had a devastating effect on the German people. On March 4th, 1919, Winston Churchill declared in the House of Commons that Britain was "enforcing the blockade
with vigor. . . This weapon of starvation falls mainly on the women and children, upon the old, the weak and the poor. . ."(The Nation, June 21, 1919, p. 980).
While the London Daily News was carrying eye-witness reports from Germany of "many horrible things. . . rows of babies feverish from want of food, exhausted by privations to the point where their little limbs were little wands, their expressions hopeless and their eyes full of pain," the Associated Press was carrying a
report (datelined Paris, July 24) that "Germany will have to surrender to France 500 Stallions, 3000 fillies, 90,000 milk cows,100,000 sheep and 10,000 goats. . . Two hundred stallions, 5000
TREACHERY AT VERSAILLES 117 mares, 5000 fillies, 50,000 cows and 40,000 heifers, also are to
go to Belgium from Germany. . ."Professor Quigley tells us that "the results of the blockade
were devastating. Continued for nine months after the armistice,it caused the deaths of 800,000 persons. . ." (Tragedy and Hope,p. 261). During the four years of the war Germany lost 1,600,000
dead. The German death rate during the blockade was five and a half times higher than during the war!