Dennis Wise

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Dennis Wise (not to be confused with the British footballerWikipedia's W.svg) is an internet director of the film production company TruthWillOut. He describes himself as "an independent film maker with a background in entertainment and media. Apart from researching and producing documentaries, today he still produces private videos for clients".[1] He is best known for his "revolutionary and game-changing documentary" film on Adolf Hitler called The Greatest Story Never Told popular among Neo-Nazi and historical revisionist circles across the web.

The Greatest Story Never Told[edit]

Wise is best known for making the 2013 butt-numbing documentary (5 hour, 50 minutes) The Greatest Story Never Told a film which is about one of the most reviled and infamous men in all of history Adolf Hitler. Since this is a "documentary" you will expect to see this as a look into the life of Adolf Hitler, while the parts covering Hitler's early life and the NSDAP's origins is generally well-done, the rest of the film is nothing more than just putting a positive spin on Adolf Hitler and a negative spin on the Allies such as the United States of America and the United Kingdom for both their "war crimes", accusing the Allies of "ethnic cleansing" of Germans and Stalin/Soviet Union's atrocities. Stalin's atrocities were real but due to the film's strong focus on Hitler, it continues the negative spin on the Allies by using genuine Soviet atrocities and alleged "war crimes" to shift blame away from Hitler. The film also has two segments on Waffen-SS officer Leon DeGrelle and Otto Szorzeny, flattering them with nothing but praise. The film claims to tell the "truth" behind World War I and the Treaty of Versailles. Essentially, the film is historical revisionism that seeks to paint Hitler and the Nazis in a good light and the Allies (United States of America, United Kingdom, USSR, etc.) in a bad light. On a side note, the film never references or mentions the Holocaust nor does it ever delve into the persecution of Jews, homosexuals, political opponents, or Roma from 1933-1939. On top of that, the film does give a mention of Kristallnacht but given the film's revisionist nature you can expect how that would end up. Overall, the film acts as nothing more than just glorifying Hitler and the Nazis while demonizing the Allies.

Motivation for making this film[edit]

When asked about why he made the film, he explained:

What I learned from my father about Adolf Hitler completely changed my way of thinking. They call it today "thinking outside the box." I became aware of the bias in comics about the evil "Nazis" and in school I always had to stay silent on the subject of the holocaust. I had also become aware of the shock and horror on the faces of my friends just hearing the name Adolf Hitler. As a teenager I would get bored watching war movies as the script was always the same and even today rarely give the modern ones a second glance the propaganda is so bad.[2]

Wise says the "film was set out to show a more balanced and truthful account of World war Two."[2]

Conspiracy theories[edit]

Despite not claiming to be racist or anti-Semitic in "10 Questions Answered by Dennis Wise", on his YouTube channel he believes that communism is a "backdoor" for the New World Order and that Freemasonry funded the Russian Revolution and that World War II and everything from that point stems from "that Jewish Masonic victory" showing obvious anti-Semitism. He claims that the goal of all Freemasons is to unite the world under a "one world communist utopia" and all political policies are aimed at "breaking down the family, the basis of white culture". Another thing that Wise pushes is 9/11 trutherism as evidenced by the uploading of a 9/11 truther video. In 2014, he made his second and only other film, New World Order: Communism by Backdoor, another butt-numbing experience (5 hour, 25 minutes).

"Documentary" debunked[edit]

Luckily there have been a few people which have debunked this "documentary", one Tumblr user SirAaronRichards has written post called "Debunking Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told" refuting each claim the movie made.[3] Sergey Romanov from the Holocaust Controversies blog debunked the Holocaust-related part.[4] Another example is the Reddit's Ask Historians page on the film by users DeSoullis and gingerkid1234[5] and ShitWehabroosSay user CommanderSection also took apart the film and debunked/put additional parts the film either claimed or left out in addition to the comment section of the film on YouTube.[6]

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