15 - The Nazi Code

In the late 19th and early 20th century, Germany was in a peculiar political position. It needed to rediscover its own identity following the loss of its Holy Roman imperial power.


To this end various secret societies sprang up under the guise of esoteric and philosophical schools. From this base emerged what was to become one of the world’s most dangerous secret societies - the German Order.

One man, more than any other, can be identified as the driving force behind this new wave - Baron Rudolf Freiherr von Serbottendorff. It was von Serbottendorff who was more than incidental in growing the Thule Gesechafft, which came out of the German Order. This Thule Society was a new secret group based supposedly upon ancient Nordic mythology, but in reality was more Eastern than most writers realize.

In 1918, von Serbottendorff purchased the Munchener Beobachter, a weekly Munich newspaper, which he transformed into an anti-Semitic scandal sheet and the Thule Society’s official publication.

The Thule society, as we will discover, went on to give birth to the Nazi Party and the rest is history.

However, I wondered just who was this von Serbottendorff and why is it that he would be so implicated in the proposed takeover of the world?

It amazingly transpires that von Serbottendorff was an adopted Turkish citizen with links in the now infamous Sufi tradition and an adept of the mysteries. No wonder then that the later Thule Society and the Nazi Party should have mystical leanings. It has also been claimed that his real European name was Adam Alfred Rudolf Blauer and that he was involved in Bavarian anti-communist struggles.


Amazingly, he was also a Freemason, and just prior to World War I he had made several trips to the Near East, where he became involved in the mystery tradition.

In the Balkan War of 1912–1913, he was implicated in directing the Turkish Red Crescent and was made Master of the Order of the Rose Garland (Rosenkranz). All of this is at the height of Rosicrucian fame in Europe, and as some would have it, the Rosicrucians were more “potent in the life of the Western World than any of the visible Governments.”

In 1910, while living in Istanbul, Serbottendorff controlled his own secret society based on a combination of Islamic Sufi mysticism, masonry, alchemy, and anti-Bolshevik ideology - the perfect occult base for the Nazi party.

It transpires that he eventually established a sect of devotees along the lines of the “fedayeen” or Assassins, who were guided by their spiritual leader, the Old Man of the Mountain. He had basically set up a semi-religious and militant secret society whose purpose was to change the world.

According to Dr. Walter Johannes Stein, the Thule Society was a “Society of Assassins” holding secret meetings and issuing death orders. This murderous method of political change had been brought to the German Thule Society by von Serbottendorff, who spread the word though his newspaper interests. Franz Gurtner, the president of police in Munich, was a member of the inner circle and later became minister of justice under the Third Reich.

The Thule Society served as the recruiting and political platform front of the German Order. In 1918, the Worker’s Political Circle, with the Thule Society representative Karl Harrer as chairman, was set up, and in 1919 this became the German Worker’s Party.


Only one year later this became the NSDAP (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei) or Nazi Party under the later leadership of Adolf Hitler.

We know that there were links between these organizations as Serbottendorff himself stated:

“Thule members were the people to whom Hitler first turned and who first allied themselves with Hitler.”

I found that the ancient Sufi tradition had influenced the West to a greater degree than I had previously believed. But, here with the Thule Society, I had Serbottendorff bringing Sufi and Islamic mysticism directly into the German political state.

Serbottendorff is even on record as having stated that Muslim Masters had entrusted him with “Illuminating Germany,” and he did so by allying Sufism to ancient Aryan mythology.

Following the rise of Adolf Hitler, who discovered the Society after he had been ordered to spy on them, Serbottendorff’s newspaper was bought out by Dietrich Eckart, a Bavarian Catholic who had helped form the German Worker’s Party - and thus the newspaper was now under German rule, for obvious reasons.

It was Eckart who introduced Hitler to the more esoteric ways of the world, and it was Eckart who transcribed Mein Kampf. When they came to power, Hitler set up the SS, a secret Order of the Silver Star who went out initiating people into the mysteries. Close ties to Turkey were still in place, as the mass exterminations of both countries show.


Eckart himself was highly influenced by the Eastern mysticism and was a follower of Aleister Crowley’s movement. In fact, some researchers have even claimed that Crowley influenced the Nazi occult movement to such a degree that it may have been through him that the “secret brotherhood” were working and thereby influencing Hitler and his motley crew.


The occult was rife within the Nazi Party as Himmler’s Death Head Units were to show with their ritualized murders, harking back to Celtic head cults. Not to mention Himmler’s occult-inspired SS, who were headquartered at the castle of Wewelsburg in Westphalia, where there was a round table with 13 seats.

In 1935, Himmler’s SS established the Ahnernerbe (Ancestral Heritage) to seek out occult secrets that would aid the Nazi Party to victory. They traveled across the world to Tibet, South America, Rennes le Chateau and other special places of occult interest.

Without doubt the whole remit of the Nazi Party was to establish an occult-based theology in a political forum. It was their attempt to reestablish something that they perceived had already been lost. It was nothing new. The same thing had already been done in America, where the Masonic influence had established a Masonic constitution, and the political family of the United States was and, would be forever, based around arcane Masonic and occult secrets.

So what was this Thule, and does it give us any clues as to the secrets of this occult takeover bid?

Thule was named after a fabled island much like Atlantis or Lemuria. It was believed to have been situated somewhere in the north and was lost a long time ago, along with its highly developed and intelligent civilization. But the secrets of this ancient race were not lost; they were, instead, to be found within the myths and mysteries of the ancient world.


Amazingly, followers of the Thule Society believed that there were masters hiding in the background who occasionally influenced the human race, just as the theosophists and Rosicrucians believed. These were called the Great White Brotherhood - or Shining Ones.

It was believed that only the true initiate could establish contact with these masters, through magic and ritual, and once contacted the initiate would be empowered with great skills and superhuman strength. These extra skills were given to enable the initiate to create the conditions for the master’s race - the Aryans - to populate the Earth and, thus, exterminate the inferior races.

This element of extermination was more obvious before and during the war, with the Holocaust. But it was also used to undermine the strengths of other countries. In Bavaria, left-wing socialists proclaimed the Bavarian Soviet Republic. However, this communist movement was not to be tolerated, and so a counter movement was set up, not surprisingly called the “whites.” They were called the Frei Corps and were financed by the Thule Society, bringing swift defeat to the newly formed Soviet Republic, and yet another example of how a secret society, grounded on the ancient mysteries, could influence the world.

Hitler had been on the ground in 1919, as a soldier who went in after the revolution had been put down. His purpose was to select new recruits and to investigate those who had opposed the revolution, which he did ruthlessly. This in turn led to Hitler being given a role in the intelligence division of the German Army - he was now both inside the official army, and on the outside, a member of a secret society with intentions of taking power.


Through the rantings of Gottfried Feder of the Thule Society and others like him, Hitler was secured as a recruit and was more and more intrigued by the anti-Semitic rhetoric of the group. Soon, Hitler was in charge of propaganda in the Thule Society.

There are literally hundreds of instances I could cite to show that the Thule Society and other secret societies were inciting all kinds of changes within Europe, but just these few collated facts, I believe, sufficiently show that the politics of the day was not all that I had previously believed it to be. In fact, there were influences at play, which even I was surprised about - namely the Sufi influence.

This is also shown in yet another Germanic society called the Order of Teutons, a magic Lodge set up in 1912 before the Thule Society by Theodor Fritsch, Philipp Stauff, and Hermann Pohl. All three have been implicated as anti-Semitic and racist in general. The Order was set up along the same lines as the Rosicrucians and the Freemasons, with slightly different degrees of initiation. Only those of Aryan descent were permitted to join.


Again, like the Thule Society, this group was linked with Rudolf Blauer (aka von Serbottendorff), who brought with him Sufi ideals and mystic leanings.

The Nazi Party outlawed the Freemasons, and, yet, allowed the Bavarian Order to continue. It was believed that the Masons had been infiltrated by the Jews and it was time to purge them from the most holy Orders. One Order changed its title to The Frederick the Great Association, as Frederick had been the founder of Masonry in the Germanic states.


They also removed any obvious Jewish liturgy from their rituals.

The Catholic Part
According to the official statements, the Catholic Church simply kept quiet during the Hitler reforms.


They even claim that many Catholic priests were victimized by the Nazis for their part in freeing Jews and other undesirables. This is true: The Catholic Church did remain quiet, and there were individuals within the Church that stood up for the rights of man.


However, there is a darker side to the Catholic role in the running of the Nazi war and Holocaust machines. As a child, Adolf Hitler attended classes at a Benedictine monastery, which is where he first saw the now infamous swastika.


Here he sang in the choir and claimed that he dreamt of one day taking holy orders. (The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William Shirer, Simon & Schuster)

“I am now as before a Catholic and will always remain so,” he is reported to have said to one of his generals.

(Adolf Hitler by J. Toland)

The Catholic Church never excommunicated him and, when we consider that a person could be excommunicated for minor misdemeanours such as giving water to an infidel, then this is quite a turn-up.

The stark fact remains, that the Catholic Church turned a blind eye to the Nazi oppression, especially as it had just spent the last few centuries trying to rid the world of Jewry itself. In fact, taken to this end, and the hidden links between Freemasonry and the Catholic Church, we can start to see a picture of a Christian purging of the Jews in process - a process that appears to have been going on for an awfully long time.


Some have claimed, however, that this was a balancing act in that the Jews were getting too powerful in Europe at the time and needed “trimming.”

Author in Rome. Mighty St. Peter’s HQ of the Catholic Church

The Catholic deal with the Nazis involved having further privileges for its priests and even permission to get involved in the public school system, with a massive $400 million in state aid. It also lead to a clearing of anti-Catholic lawsuits, as by 1940 Hitler had erased or quashed over 7,000 legal cases against Catholic priests.


All in all, the Catholic Church was doing quite well out of the process.

A Concordat with the Catholic Church in 1933 stated:

The German Reich guarantees the freedom of the profession and the public exercise of the Catholic Religion. Catholics “shall enjoy the protection of the State in the same manner as the employees of the State.”

The teaching of the Catholic religion in the elementary, vocational, secondary and superior schools shall be a regular subject and shall be given in conformity with the principles of the Catholic Church.

(Hitler’s Third Reich: A Documentary History edited by L. Snyder, Nelson-Hall)

To the Catholics, this was all perfect, so why should they make life hard for the Nazis?


The Nazis gained prestige and, seemingly, backing from the Roman Catholics. They also needed to ensure that their allies of the future, Italy, would not be upset.

Many authors have shown that even following the end of the war, the Nazis were aided in their escapes by their brothers in the Catholic Church - escaping via monasteries and nunneries and into deeply Catholic countries in South America - especially with the aid of certain Jesuits. It would not do to call people into a secret society and then leave them high and dry when the whole thing collapses.


In fact, I was to wonder whether the plan had collapsed at all - I was now wondering whether the plan was carried out perfectly well.

Frans von Papen was the chancellor of Germany between June 1932 and 1933, and first vice chancellor of the Third Reich under Adolf Hitler. Papen has been called Hitler’s mentor, and to this end he should have theoretically known what Hitler was thinking.


Papen gives us an insight into these thoughts in his book My Conversations with Hitler:

“Hitler has put into practice the high ideals of the papacy.”

What exactly Papen means by this I really cannot say, but it implies the obvious - that Adolf Hitler was working directly for the pope.

So, I thought, who is this von Papen?

It turns out that without Papen, Hitler would have struggled to gain power. Papen made the way smooth for Hitler’s rise to power as is shown by him receiving the vice chancellery following Hitler gaining the chancellery.

Papen was born to a very wealthy Catholic family in Westphalia and served in World War I in Turkey, of all places, where he was to serve again during World War II as ambassador. On his return from World War I, he joined politics on the far right and, in 1932, was plucked from obscurity by President Hindenburg to be chancellor. It was this friendship that allowed Hitler’s rise to power - as previously Hindenburg had said that he would never allow Hitler to become chancellor.

Franz von Papen, it seems, was a highly influential individual in the politics of Nazi Germany, and he was also a Jesuit! High ideals of the Catholic Church, indeed!

Papen saw through several elements, which helped the integration of the Catholic “ideals,” including mixing the Catholic youth with the Hitler youth and signing the Concordat between the Vatican and Munich. Incidentally, the cardinal secretary of state, who signed the document on the Vatican’s behalf was Archbishop Eugenio Pacelli who was later to become Pope Pius XII.


Upon taking his position of pope in 1939, just as Hitler’s troops were marching into Poland, Pope Pius wrote to Hitler:

To the illustrious

Herr Adolf Hitler, Fuhrer, and chancellor of the German Reich!

Here at the beginning of our pontificate we wish to assure you that we remain devoted to the spiritual welfare of the German people entrusted to your leadership.


During the many years we spent in Germany, we did all in our power to establish harmonious relations between church and state. Now that the responsibilities of our pastoral function have increased our opportunities, how much more ardently do we pray to reach that goal?


May the prosperity of the German people and their progress in every domain come, with God’s help, to fruition.

Pope Pius began a tradition of holding a birthday party for Hitler sending,

“warmest congratulations to the Fuhrer in the name of the Bishops and diocese of Germany.”

Here is what Hitler himself thought of the Jesuit Order:

I learned much from the Order of the Jesuits.


Until now, there has never been anything more grandiose on the earth, than the hierarchical organization of the Catholic Church. I transferred much of this organization into my own party. (www.missiontocatholics.com/Library/Books/ Smokescreen/index.htm)

The S.S. organization had been constituted by Himmler according to the principles of the Jesuit Order. Their regulations and the Spiritual Exercises prescribed by Ignatius of Loyola were the model Himmler tried to copy exactly.


Himmler’s title as supreme chief of the S.S. was to be the equivalent of the Jesuits’ ‘General’ and the whole structure was a close imitation of the Catholic Church’s hierarchical order.

(Walter Schellenberg, former chief of Nazi counter-espionage quoted from Homeland Security: The Jesuit Gestapo by Michael Bunker)

Indeed, we even find that a lot, if not all, of Mein Kampf was believed to have been written by Bernard Staempfle, a Jesuit priest (Secret History of the Jesuits, Edmond Paris).

It would not be the first time that the Catholic Church has been implicated in the running of a state, and it would not be the last.

During the research of this subject, I have contacted many people;one of them was Dianne DiNicola of the pressure group ODAN or Opus Dei Awareness Network. Dianne, after having checked me out, allowed me to use some of their material.


The following extract is from their Website www.odan.org and implicates the Opus Dei in the Franco regime in Spain:

Letter From Escriva to Franco
In the following letter, Opus Dei founder, Escriva, congratulates Spanish dictator Francisco Franco on the union of church and state in Spain. According to Giles Tremlett, “Opus Dei’s 84,000 members around the world deny [Escriva] actively supported Franco;” however, this document shows that at the very least Escriva admired Franco.

Opus Dei also denies that the organization has a political agenda, and claims that its members have complete freedom as well as personal responsibility for their actions.


However, the following quote from Escriva’s book The Way, which Alberto Moncada describes as a summary of Escriva’s “national catholicism,” illustrates how difficult it would be for a member of Opus Dei to reconcile this personal freedom with his counsel:

Nonsectarianism. Neutrality. Those old myths that always try to seem new. Have you ever bothered to think how absurd it is to leave one’s catholicism aside on entering a university, or a professional association, or a scholarly meeting, or Congress, as if you were checking your hat at the door?

Letter From Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer to Francisco Franco

May 23, 1958

The following letter, translated from Spanish (original Spanish text found here) was published in the January-February, 2001 issue of Razón Española (magazine title means Spanish Reason).


Copies of this and other letters from Msgr. Escrivá de Balaguer to Franco are kept in the Fundación Nacional Francisco Franco (National Foundation of Francisco Franco) (Marqués de Urquijo, 28, 28008 Madrid, Spain).


The originals belong to Generalísimo Franco’s only daughter, Carmen.

To his Excellency Franciso Franco Bahamonde, Head of State of Spain

Your Excellency:
I wish to add my sincerest personal congratulation to the many you have received on the occasion of the promulgation of the Fundamental Principles.

My forced absence from our homeland in service of God and souls, far from weakening my love for Spain, has, if it were possible, increased it. From the perspective of the eternal city of Rome, I have been able to see better than ever the beauty of that especially beloved daughter of the church which is my homeland, which the Lord has so often used as an instrument for the defense and propagation of the holy, Catholic faith in the world.

Although alien to any political activity, I cannot help but rejoice as a priest and Spaniard that the Chief of State’s authoritative voice should proclaim that,

“The Spanish nation considers it a badge of honor to accept the law of God according to the one and true doctrine of the Holy Catholic Church, inseparable faith of the national conscience which will inspire its legislation.”

It is in fidelity to our people’s Catholic tradition that the best guarantee of success in acts of government, the certainty of a just and lasting peace within the national community, as well as the divine blessing for those holding positions of authority, will always be found.

I ask God our Lord to bestow upon your Excellency with every sort felicity and impart abundant grace to carry out the grave mission entrusted to you.

Please accept, Excellency, the expression of my deepest personal esteem and be assured of my prayers for all your family.

Most devotedly yours in the Lord,

Josemaría Escrivá de Balaguer

Rome, May 23, 1958

I did find in my own research that Opus Dei were more than incidental in the Franco regime and helped with the financial organizing of the regime’s political desires.


It was Opus Dei members who were in charge of the Ministries of Finance to such an extent that some Spanish writers called them the Spanish Mafia.

The one question I still have though, is why does it appear on the surface that secret societies such as the Freemasons seem to be against the Catholic Church, and vice versa, when all along they are connected?

The answer can only be, that to win a football game, you need to back both sides. By appearing to be against the Masons, you ensure that your side remains loyal. But by owning the other team, in this case the Masons, you get to hear and control all of those who are truly against you!

A trip down the Internet boulevard will give you a whole host of weird and wonderful theories from “the Masons infiltrate the Catholic Church” to “the Pope is a reptile.”


Whichever you end up believing, ask the following questions:

  • What possible gain is there?

  • Who controls the most?

  • How long has this been going on?

  • Have the proven methods of manipulation and control used in the past been only used once?

History is more than just the words on the page. It is more than some documentary on TV. History is the stark reality of mankind’s cyclical nature. What we did before, we shall do again.


All I can say is, watch this space, for man shall inevitably repeat his mistakes….

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