The Jewish Plot To Kill Hitler

How the FBI prevented Jewish American gangsters from altering the course of history in 1933

“In 1933, I was approached by someone respectable, a Jew not involved in any criminal activity, and asked for my help. He wanted me to contact some of my underworld pals in a plan to kill Hitler.” I stared at the man sitting across from me. I was incredulous. A plan to kill Hitler in 1933? Involving Jewish American mobsters? Was he serious? The story seemed far-fetched, a bube meyseh (old wives’ tale). I was skeptical.

Still, I wrote down what he told me. He said the hit man or men selected for the job had to be Yiddish speakers, so they could get around any language problems in Germany. He said they would be paid $2,500 plus expenses. He said the “respectable Jew” told him, “There are people in Germany ready to assist us.” This is how he remembered the scheme to kill Hitler.

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    If I could save time in a bottle.

  • Brenda

    Sounds bogus to me. Probably cooked up by Hitler sympathizers in an attempt to get the Americans to investigate possible threats to him. Daniel Stern is not a very unusual name: I looked it up in the white pages online and found 8 in NY, 4 in Phoenix and 3 in Philadelphia. It’s not really credible that dozens of G-men scouring the country for a Daniel Stern couldn’t find even a single one.

  • Clink9

    A new Quentin Tarantino script?

  • Waffle

    A new bubbe-meise, invented by old men way past their glory days.

  • andycanuck

    These things never work out the way you think they will.

  • bob e

    pretty cool article .. i say