1960-1969 | VIetnam

Harold Wilson declares his full support for U.S. war crimes

24 March 1965 On 24 March 1965, Prime Minister Harold Wilson made it clear that his government supported the US assault on Vietnam, including the extensive use of chemical warfare and napalm in the south and the bombing of North Vietnam in contravention of international law. He reminded MPs: ‘I have said a number of…

1920-1939 | Antisemitism | Appeasing Hitler | Germany | Media propaganda

Daily Express front page – ‘Judea declares war on Germany’

24 March 1933 On 24 March 1933, the Daily Express reinforced anti-Semitic prejudice with a front page splash portraying Jews as an all powerful bourgeois plutocracy.  Under the headline ‘Judea Declares War on Germany,’ it reported on the decision of some Jews to boycott German products in reaction to the murderous Nazi persecution.  Both the headline and…