Skip to comments.Op-Ed: Same Old Germany: Remembering Rostock-Lichtenhagen
Posted on 08/25/2012 2:52:51 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
It has been exactly twenty years now, but the images just wont go away. I remember August 24, 1992 as if it was yesterday. I was eleven years old and on TV I saw houses burning, people applauding, cheering and shouting, Well get all of you! and Germany for Germans! Foreigners out!
Those words were directed towards the more than one-hundred people trapped inside the houses. It was in Rostock- Lichtenhagen, a huge housing complex in East Germany, where several thousand Asylum seekers and immigrants were living among some ten thousand Germans. Just days before German authorities planned to evacuate the Asylum shelters, the local population decided to take matters into their own hands.
On August 22, they began to gather in front of the houses where the foreigners were living and began to throw stones and Molotov cocktails towards the building. The police was obviously unable and unwilling to interfere, and fire fighters couldnt reach the burning buildings without police protection.
For four straight days the mob was allowed to attack the houses again and again. Only at the end of the third day, with massive reinforcement, could the police evacuate the shelters. Eventually, it was simply luck that the people trapped inside one of the buildings were not lynched or burned alive. Only moments before some of the neo-Nazis who had broken into the housing complex could reach them, they were able to break through a door and escape to a neighboring house.
This was not Germany in 1933 but a country where, just three years before, the Eastern part had toppled its socialist dictatorship through peaceful demonstrations.
But beneath that veneer, there is the Germany of Rostock-Lichtenhagen...
Even twenty years after Rostock-Lichtenhagen....
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
“A study by the German NGO Antonio Amadeu Foundation found that 182 people have been killed by Neo-Nazis since 1990.”
Gee, I wonder how many white Germans have been killed by non-whites since 1990.
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There most definitely is that. I wonder how much of this Germanic xenophobia is a reaction to, or at least exacerbated by, the Islamic invasion.
The Gaestarbeiter are mostly Turks, but there are also crowds of Slavs, too. Last time that happened, the Teutonic Knights fired up the Drang nach Osten and took East Prussia away from the Poles.
It'd be nice to avoid a replay of medieval and early-modern history.
East Prussia away from the Poles? The Teutonic Knights took Prussia away from the Prussians. The Poles invited the Teutonic Knights in to do it too!
The article proving the authenticity of all that - by a Polish scholar no less - “Neue Erkenntnisse über das Kruschwitzer Privileg. Studien zu Zeit, Umfeld und Kontext seines Entstehens.” by Dariusz Sikorski, in
Schriftenreihe Zeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropaforschung 51
Seiten pp. 317 - 350
I’m just saying...
As the author said, just three years prior they had toppled the East German government.
Then came a period of high unemployment and a seemingly endless supply of non-German “asylum seekers” flooding into the country to compete for dwindling government assistance and what few jobs were available.
Hmmm. I’ve seen this movie somewhere before.
Robert Shaw was absolutely one of the best of all time. His depiction of Col. Peiper stole the movie, for me.
Too tired to post this, but I was informed of it early this past week by relatives up there. So its not only Germany. I was in Rostok last year, everything appeared peaceful at the time, at least by the University and harbor. I did not see any skinheads the whole time I was there.
Pretty much. The pagan Prussians were causing all sorts of pain the the Kingdom of Poland. Yet they weren’t big enough to justify raising a full army to fight them. Having a Northern Crusade, using non Polish troops, seemed like a great idea. And for the most part it was.