Allen Dulles

Chief Architect of U.S.-Nazi business and spy networks


  • spy at the U.S. embassy in Bern, Switzerland, collecting political data for the State Department on Germany and the Austro-Hungarian empire (1916-1918)
  • member, U.S. staff, Versailles Peace Conference (1918-1922)
  • head, State Department's Near East Affairs division (1922-27)
  • worked with brother John Foster Dulles, as lawyer and international finance specialist for Sullivan & Cromwell, a Wall Street law firm in New York (1927-1941). While there, he worked with top Nazi industrialists and played a pivotal role in promoting U.S.-Nazi corporate relations.  Allen worked with  Prescott Bush (grandfather of Pres. G.W.Bush) and George H.Walker (Prescott's father-in-law) who ran Union Banking Corp. for the Nazis.  Allen was legal counsel for Standard Oil and the Nazi's I.G. Farben, co-owned by the Rockefellers.  (Other U.S. millionaires allied to the Nazis were: William R.Hearst Sr., Andrew Mellon, Irenee du Pont, Henry Ford and J.P.Morgan. Morgan, du Pont and others were even involved in a Fascist plot to overthrow the U.S. government in 1934.)

  • President Roosevelt, realizing Dulles was a traitor, had his New York "Office of Coordinator of Information" wiretapped (1941-42). Some Dulles-linked firms, like Bush's Union Banking Corp., were seized under the Trading with the Enemy Act (1942)
  • Berne station chief, Office of Strategic Services (1942-1945). Roosevelt's plan to charge Dulles with treason failed when Dulles was warned and covered his tracks (1944). Roosevelt's plan died with him (1945). 
  • as OSS station chief in Berlin, Dulles negotiated the agreement with General Reinhold Gehlen to establish a Nazi spy network within the OSS (1945).
  • Dulles helped in the development of the CIA (1947), became its deputy director (1951) and its director (1953-1961).  He oversaw numerous covert operations, such as election rigging in Italy (1948), coups in Iran (1953) and Guatemala (1954) and many other notorious operations described in this issue.
  • When Union Banking Corp. was liquidated, P.Bush and G.H.Walk-er received $1.5 million (1951)
  • was fired by Kennedy after the failed invasion of Cuba (1961)
  • as a member of the Warren Commission, he promoted the theory that a "lone gunman" assassinated J.F.Kennedy (1963).