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President Roosevelt forced the Japanese to attack and expand outwards into the South Pacific and ultimately into Pearl Harbor during 1941-42,because he was knowingly killing their ability to survive as a nation by cutting off their countries access to imports of natural resources during a time when Japan was importing ninety percent of its oil...
The Gulf of Tonkin incident in 1964,that more or less started the Vietnam War was a lie during which President Johnson ordered U.S. bombers to "retaliate" for a North Vietnamese torpedo attack that never happened...
The Twin Towers and Pentagon were allowed to be purposefully smashed in 2001 to gain public support and massive financial aide to get the governments war machine amped up and ready for its big push into the Middle East...
Sadam Hussein was ultimately killed by the United States in 2006 for having the very weapons that the United States sold to him...
Its utterly sickening and yet it goes on and on and on...
"When warnings from the Maddox failed to stop the incoming p.t. boats she opened fire."
"Although the Maddox fired first, it was in self defense."
Originally posted by pierregustavetoutant
reply to post by blocula
FDR definitely provoked the Japanese to attack. Bear in mind, though, they were following a militant expansionist policy at the time. FDR knew that the American public would not support a war unless attacked first.
In an effort to aid the Nationalist government of China and to put pressure on Japan, President Franklin Roosevelt in April 1941 authorized the creation of a clandestine "Special Air Unit" consisting of three combat groups equipped with American aircraft and staffed by aviators and technicians to be recruited from the U.S. Army, Navy and Marine Corps for service in China. The program was fleshed out in the winter of 1940–1941 by Claire Lee Chennault, then an air advisor to the Chinese Nationalist leader Chiang Kai-shek.
The group consisted of three fighter squadrons with about 20 aircraft each. It trained in Burma before the American entry into World War II with the mission of defending China against Japanese forces. Arguably, the group was a private military contractor, and for that reason the volunteers have sometimes been called mercenaries. The members of the group had lucrative contracts with salaries ranging from $250 a month for a mechanic to $750 for a squadron commander, roughly three times what they had been making in the U.S. forces.
1st American Volunteer Group
P40 Warhawk painted with Flying Tigers shark face at the National Museum of the United States Air Force
Of the pilots, 60 came from the Navy and Marine Corps and 40 from the Army Air Corps. (One army pilot was refused a passport because he had earlier flown as a mercenary in Spain, so only 99 actually sailed for Asia. Ten more army flight instructors were hired as check pilots for Chinese cadets, and several of these would ultimately join the AVG’s combat squadrons.) The volunteers were discharged from the armed services, to be employed for "training and instruction" by a private military contractor, the Central Aircraft Manufacturing Company (CAMCO), which paid them $600 a month for pilot officer, $675 a month for flight leader, $750 for squadron leader (no pilot was recruited at this level), and about $250 for a skilled ground crewman, far more than they had been earning. ($675 translates $10,068 in 2012 dollars, and at the time sufficed to buy a new Ford automobile.) The pilots were also orally promised a bounty of $500 for each enemy aircraft shot down.
Poor health and disputes with superiors led Chennault to resign from the service on 30 April 1937. He then went to China and joined a small group of American civilians training Chinese airmen. When the Sino-Japanese War (1937–1945) broke out in July, he served as "air adviser" to Kuomintang (KMT) Nationalist Government leader Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, working through the generalissimo's wife, Soong May-ling. Chennault participated in planning operations, observed the Chinese Air Force in combat from a Curtiss Hawk 75, and helped organize the so-called "International Squadron" of foreign mercenary aviators.
A lot of american people are not as stupid as tptb would like to think they are,but ever since the vietnam war and all the peaceful and violent protests,cultural movements and demonstrations that it caused,tptb have become even more devious and sinister with their approaches to maintaining their agendas of aquiring public support and financial aide for false flag wars...
Originally posted by randomname
america learned it's lesson.
why bother with false flags when the american people are so stupid and blind that they can just run for president on the platform of nuking the world and get elected to chorus of applause.
"U.S. Merchant Ships, Sailing Vessels, and Fishing Craft Lost from all Causes during World War I"
April 1, 1917: Steamship Aztec, gross 3,727 tons; torpedoed and sunk by an enemy submarine (UC type), off Ushant Light, Quessant Island, northwest coast of France; 28 killed.
American steamer AZTEC, torpedeod and sunk by U-46 , approx 25 miles off Ouessant Lighthouse, Ushant. Vessel was on passage from New York to Le Havre with a cargo of timber, copper , steel , chemicals and machinery. The vessel was armed. Twenty eight members of the crew were killed including one USN personnel.