10 Global Businesses that Worked With the Nazis

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9. Ford

Henry Ford himself was a notorious anti-Semite, publishing a collection of articles under the charming title, The International Jew: The World’s Foremost Problem. Ford even sponsored his own newspaper which he used as a propaganda piece, blaming the Jews for World War I, and in 1938 he received the Grand Cross of the German Eagle, the highest medal Nazi Germany awarded to foreign citizens.

Ford even sponsored his own newspaper which he used as a propaganda piece, blaming the Jews for World War I, and in 1938 he received the Grand Cross of the German Eagle, the highest medal Nazi Germany awarded to foreign citizens.

Ford’s German operation produced one-third of the militarized trucks used by the German army during the war, with much of the labor done by prisoners.

What’s even more shocking is that Ford may have used forced labor as early as 1940 — when the American arm of the company still had complete control.

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9. Ford

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