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Odessa and Die Spinne are believed to be by many including Simon Wisenthal an organization created in the wake of the fall of the Third Reich to help Nazi war criminal to escape justice This is believed because over one hundred Nazis wanted for crimes against humanity escaped Also the criminals appeared in later years in service of the CIA MI6 KGB and Egyptian Army Intelligence Corps This happened because of neutral non-extradition treaty countries and organizations accepted these men against the will of the world Odessa and Die Spinne used the Catholic Church Argentina Egypt Great Britain the PLO Soviet Union East Germany and the United States to help and harbor war criminals Over one hundred war criminals escaped Germany and an Allied security zone to safety These criminals ranged from commanders of Battalions to Generals who conducted Jewish affair in a country They escaped though an organization called ODESSA Arab links to ODESSA network 2 This organization started by ex-SS commando Otto Skorzeny used many ways to slip war criminals through Allied checkpoints Ways they escaped were hiding in United States cargo trucks carrying the armed forces newspaper Stars and Stripes on their way to France where they took advantage of low Allied security at points of entry and boarded a ship for Argentina at an unsecured port Another method of escape was hiking through Bavaria and seeking refuge in Catholic monasteries in the Alps as they the criminals made their way to Switzerland and then on to the Vatican at the Vatican arrangements were made for the transportation of the escapees The Odessa File Many have questioned the Catholi c Church about this subject but they defend what they did because of ignorance These criminals escaped to freedom in non-extradition countries The harboring of escaped Nazis was not a hard task for the non-extradition countries The countries had not signed treaties saying that they must extradite criminals These countries actually encouraged the
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