WASHINGTON (Apr. 16)
A violently anti-Semitic volume, “The Iron Curtain Over America,” is attracting considerable attention here because of the prestige and former official position of its author, Prof. John Beaty, of Dallas, Tex.
Prof. Beaty, who has lectured in several American universities, served in the Military Intelligence during World War II, with the rank of colonel. The foreword to the book says that he was one of the two editors of the top secret G-2 Report which went to the White House daily.
The book, which denies that Jews stemming from East Europe are descendants of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, questions Israel’s bid for restitution from Germany and seeks to deny that the Nazis exterminated most of European Jewry. The bulk of East European Jews, according to Prof. Beaty, escaped ahead of the Nazis into Soviet Russia. Some of them today, he said, may be part of “the Jewish force on the Iranian frontier.” Others, he asserts, “form the hard core of the new ruling bureaucracy in satellite countries.”
He writes that “in 1948, strong with Soviet armor and basking in the sunshine of Soviet sympathy. ‘Israeli’ troops born mostly in Soviet-held lands, killed many Arabs, and drove out some 880,000 others, Christian and Moslem.” He asserts that many of the 600,000 immigrants Israel expects within three years will be “young men with Soviet military training.”