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The United States government presents. This is all right to me. Tonight millions of Americans are fighting in the armed services or are in overalls producing supplies and weapons to win the war and make a piece better than any we've ever had before but we the people can win need all war nor our peace unless we understand what we are fighting that's why the government is bringing you this program this is a program of cruel hard truth this is the truth about our enemy. Was. Beginning a New Year nine hundred forty three we're not going to Philly I would screams and cries of pain but atrocities but it's a proper time for looking back taking stock and learning lessons so I will mention a few lined them up here to look at a summary of our enemies year and the year one nine hundred forty two we had a free people of the world accuse the enemy of the deliberate slaughter by starvation of thousands of citizens of Great Men women and children. But I've lost my cool. When they died they didn't cry. They were too tired that their child is still alive. But she's strange in part way even though she stands beside me and I hold her cold little hand tight in mine she never speaks. Never says mama to me you know. I've lost her too I went with her. I. Read your bread if you have a stall kept you know what starvation is I know what they're up to how many Greeks. We accuse the enemy of the attempted destruction of a whole people the citizens of Poland even though I like support and past bidding statues folks and music must be destroyed Cornish is a language is to be done of a bit. Fine like. This. I'd like grandma. Can't find anywhere to go to buy. A car says in all countries where the Nazis take control over the fate of the Joe in Poland the most threat level. I am of course to. Their lock us in a filthy crowd to get those they have not killed or sent to their camps transported in cattle cars to work as slaves and they're kept away at home where cold yesterday I saw a young girl. Daughter of. Steel out to try to find some clothing and that's to use caution when she crept back clutching precious right. They lifted up a manhole cover. That dropped her down. You need no more on the roads but some horrendous You need only place mains water saw a lot of damage if he'd said village after village in Russia and all these things we've talked. Face are not isolated cruelties for cruelty sake oh no they're all carefully outlined part of the plan listen to the Nazi German done it very different to be done Master Race and to be done much like a cheerful thought if you don't happen to be a Nazi German eligible to the master race the Japanese have a program to we Japanese children also a son shall put a little over always a lot of make so whole world make it pretty language implemented by fire and sword. Get out of the Japanese rock you are less fortunate you're one related to the celestial Heaven God for you to live nowhere it's a pretty thought and I'll be a tell you and plan mostly nice pic I surely can't do They were just loaded up zero zero feet apart after state you'd think they'd get in each other's way with these high flown plans each to be master but we can't wait for that they mean these things the Master Race for instance to be master one must have slaves. In Poland in front of a shop where men and women are waiting in line truckers. Everybody in. The truck. In oh oh you're trying to run that get in the truck. Like in military port. You. Most of the women but you know them that cattle cars so many they are now they can sit down and then. Germany and we need. Yes. This was the pattern also in Czechoslovakia parts of Russia. Kept slaves to the great all right the Japanese started that sometime earlier of course in Korea and Manchuria. Slaves are not a slave master. Part of the plan. It's also been the pattern conquest they are a pattern of people stopping and. Torture Kill hostages stage public mass executions so that those who would oppose us were NOT have the fighting that me. To to. Oppose the plan and probably always go but like you who. I mean. Yes I do yes but even I don't know more problems. Than slowdowns on construction projects and they're not plants they have almost reached the point of thought that we've been through all this before I want them weeks ago. To be upon them they need to let the chaotic state of civil emergency take hostages you know the usual they did begin to about fixed. October sixth and project. The paper hasn't come this morning nothing's right today only isn't home yet and he should be paid for everything. Yes that is strange. But the weather's not good perhaps that's too late. Let's not. Talk. Hard Alex. I thought that. That was the price commissariat Tebo when you present it yes it just kept on and yeah I watched through the window but don't see how. They have to tell me. That carrying machine guns yes it did not. Oh my God they're going into the hall then to the Spencers that one didn't meet our yobs have been out calling him and Johan our God thought that coming your brother is not home oh Mark it's good that your brother is not home yet. Shall we not that I must thank you. Yes you look at through the site there's talk that you have a son or a site that yes how about you got here now I know he is not here you know into a state of civil emergency has been proclaimed been trying your best thing for us to just be picked up your son earlier he was coming home he thought you would like to know he thought you might be anxious to only do you know what you have done nothing my brother done nothing what what would you do with him that would be a monster over the loudspeaker in the square tonight if you care to list them. Or him at all to us I had a good laugh. I know we've been waiting so long and. They haven't announced yet they still haven't thank you the others are waiting to motive they've arrested more than a hundred. More and this is not for their mother this is not just. Well but also on the sixteenth I wouldn't say. It's almost good to do you have to go home so we would have to leave without you know and make no exception for barley to come on. The right moment that you did not wish at this point they should have the first of all right today. For me you know what I'm up against all. I'm good at that night or. I forgot or to pick all ten up and make a list of the old couple of but cannot say. For you and all I know. Erick's there are. Already far along in the heart of the. Course here for M.R. or no. And. There would be more now starting tomorrow. Morning I think you wish but not a day. In hell. Three days altogether of failed petroleum terror torture physical and mental allowed spadeful blaring out from Ames until they get executed OK. Roger you just try. It. With me now that bad only came through no one will I. Hate. They. Knew it was. Cool all according to their plan. As Hitler himself has put it. Right on your part and. I know you think. I'm actually OK here. They add a few refinements to the plan here and there divide the people and confuse them they say and I'm sorry but I think I have got to. Make a. Grizzly in Norway. Vichy France most of the Netherlands and here again Japanese were really remember Manchuria dull the minds of the victims they say flat out the power of truth thought we were touching on Korea because. They were encouraged thinking when the Poms they wouldn't all education teach them only what we wish them to know yes they have their plan and they're following it and yet they're failing in the face of all their victories and they acres and the square miles acquired the prisoners the countries occupied the Terra loosed the plan is failing this enemy of ours has found countries too big for Russia and China and everywhere is found the people to break this enemy is devilishly clever powerful and ruthless but he doesn't understand the human spirit very well now with your heart that. This is the beginning of a new year and so it is a time not only for looking back but also for looking forward it is a program about our enemy yet but also about our allies and their resistance for they to resist we've told you about. Out of the terror of their effect on our weekends how they come out because they gave bin. Yes the Norwegians chere the bombing of their own cities because that bombing kills the enemy if Norwegians die if their homes are destroyed that is part of their fight for freedom of the parts my father can give us about my brother lives so he'd get the petrol. For them ten thousand persons of escape always since the occupation risking their lives in small boats across the cold difficult waters of the North Sea crossing from Sweden into Russia many have taken flight training in England or Canada flying back now with the United Nations against the enemy. And as the puppet Quisling confuse the people. By their own. Supreme Court the resignation. Of. CONTROL OF MEDICAL ASSOCIATION We two thousand of the twenty three hundred and thirty nine members. Resignations. The Norwegian teacher's union is not dominate. Twelve thousand teachers do not wish to retain our membership. In the house of my colleagues and myself the bishops of all regions States. I submit resignation from the government. However the spiritual duties which were given to us that the laws. Are still. With God and with the right. Now is that sound like fear submission collaboration now now we've told you a little about the terrible cold does that make the right calls OK. I mean you are late classes started here in the backroom I had a hard time getting you have a good grade I was being followed. You didn't we didn't hear oh no no they were better than the not this good in law not Christine will get along. And. All its. History is the last night and you. Just keep calling the right again after all you know I mean it anyway because I believe that if. You're that high the book's quick clear that you must miss the lesson. Precious to them oh. Yes they meet in secret to study and prepare to keep Polish and polish alive and sometimes they openly disobey. THE PRISONER I am Alek we're right. Yes the cop bent and history of the party label another moving up all stick right for all ending in Opposition holding up a musical selection by politics then in us all to chart the playing this record I've confessed to playing it over and over they can't really make matters worse for yourself how is it possible to make things worse in Poland in front of the fire and you do not like that you like the mission here you like obedient and if it's worth three years or more to show you we poll to not have missed it then the phrase have affected you I play that record for the comfort of the music and the inspiration of the composer. He was a great patriot and leader we will have. You all right the report of me can't stop that your courts. Can't stop that. Child protective. Don't let's step back against yours let's market them now a story of defiance that would leak out about dozens of underground papers of Poland to carry give a little comfort and inspiration about song to Webber's of the oppressed nothing left but spirit spirit is very strong trying now has had ten years of this war beginning with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria ten years of looting rape. Death and have the Chinese given every one of the people done in China. No I do not. This time. I worked in the making when. We dismantled the machine. Each one of us carried. Through in China. Where we could put it together and. Keep making the weapons week to week. It was not in. The way. But we. Were. In occupied France. Has been frightening and yet coming to a Paris. German. French camp. That's. Heavily. But. I am. Doing. The. Nobody here. Any. Heart on. The. BALL Yes. But. It's. I am. I took my mother and my two younger brothers and my two sisters we tried their hand with rope and they led them into the biggest house in our village all the families they could they put in the same house we were terribly frightened you could see from under the steps and then when the Germans would fill the big house with people. Sit on. Three hundred people in the big house hear them scream fire. Little children to. Couldn't walk. Carry the fascist soldiers push them into the house. As the great weapon. But I told them I did not want to go I was too big I wanted to fight. Yes thank you spirit is very strong here it's cataloged. Jewish friends being shipped away. Cancellation and work for weeks on orders the Germans do not want wasting time wasting material people are not terrorized into submission and Yugoslavia. Family has been taken hostage. In Holland boys. In the wrong direction in Poland they publish a hundred underground newspapers that people are not collaborating to save their skin. So the grave before it gets to. Cables cut bridges dynamited ammunition. The people are not. Broken that. The greatest fear. Is a letter from a president a letter smuggled. My dear when you read this if it reaches you to read I will be dead I'm in my tent so. Will be my last and only stay here one. Quarter of. The nine months of solitude I have spent here prepared me well I would like this letter to console you to make things. It's hard to find the right words for that yet I suppose they're the simplest of all words just the US This death of mine has a purpose that is a good thing I'm not wasted I have had laughter in my life and love and friendship and now I have a meaning and a place in the whole strange scheme of things a little sabotage I was able to commit of which I was arrested that was part of the purpose with the larger part as being one with my country and more than my country one with men of goodwill everywhere men of the right and of hope my death will make more enemies for our enemy will be one for their blood on their standard that in the end must be so black and stain the nun can miss it don't be misled it will be sunlight here in the cell tomorrow morning warm and bright on some future tomorrow there will again be light in the world I love you my dear good bye we could cross the face of Europe Asia Africa and tell you more and more we haven't had time and we haven't need these blades brightly enough to light the dark corners and bring us some hope you'll see what we mean face people in these countries are not conquered they are occupied by force of arms but they're not conquered they're minor resistances won't win the war for them or us but Germany or Japan or readily can't forget about them for a minute they can't turn that back safely and go on to a new front that planets turned on them as they spread out so are they stretched out then cracks and crannies weak spots of a run they are lions. Yes at the beginning of this no year we see these enemies evil and still very strong but not invincible. X X X X. X. X. This is all right to me. Like actors participate in this program and. I see no wrong. To satisfy less dick with Michael that's Maurice Alexander. Talley and Richard Gordon the entire production was out of the direction of right this is mutual.