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OIL KING HENRI DETERDING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP

The Daily Mirror: Friday, April 22, 1932

OIL KING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP

Russian Bid to Defeat Royal Dutch Group Causes Flood of Selling

Extract

Sir Henri Deterding, head of the Royal Dutch group, told the Daily Mirror last night that the slump was a cunningly organised attempt by Soviet Russia to smash the company and capture the world oil markets.

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OIL KING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP

Daily Mirror: OIL KING BLAMES SOVIET FOR SHARE SLUMP: 22 April 1932 Page 3

The above is just the lead in to a major article, accessible via the link provided.

Extracts:

Russian Bid to Defeat Royal Dutch Group Causes Flood of Selling

Sir Henri Deterding, head of the Royal Dutch group, told the Daily Mirror last night that the slump was a cunning organised attempt by Soviet Russia to smash the company and capture the world oil markets.

The Royal Dutch Shell group, the shares of which have suffered so severely, in addition to general troubles of the industry, have had other difficulties to face. read more

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NEW ATTACK ON SIR H. DETERDING

Daily Express: NEW ATTACK ON SIR H. DETERDING: 16 April 1932

Extracts:

I had shown Sir Henri Deterding head of the Royal Dutch Petroleum Company, a translation of a vigorous attack on him published in Paris today in “Forces,” the financial newspaper…

Now “Forces,” reprinting the exclusive interview published last Monday in the “Daily Express,” accuses Sir Henri of being an enemy of France, of withholding vital statements of his companies investments and of secret dealings…
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Lord Beaverbrook and Sir Henry Deterding supported the Nazis

…the magazine points to the relationship between the English newspaper king, Beaverbrook and Sir Henry Deterding, and indicates in connection therewith that both these people have in the last few years, on ever increasing scale, placed resources at the disposal of the National Socialist movement in Germany.

Historical newspapers – Eemland Archive

Amersfoortsch Dagblad / De Eemlander | 1932 |  | page 2

English translation of a Dutch newspaper article from 1932 published under the headline below. We are not aware of any legal action taken by Royal Dutch Shell founder Sir Henry Deterding challenging the veracity of what was stated about his financial support for Hitler and his Nazi party.

Has the Hapag financially supported the Nazis?

Berlin, April 15 (H.N.).

According to a report in the Berlin afternoon newspaper, the Hapag has made a sum of 120,000 marks available to the Hitler movement for a few weeks. The magazine gives this message under all conditions, as it has not been able to check this. The magazine, however, explains. that it has received the message from a very reliable source, so that it publishes it in the expectation that the Hapag will provide all desirable clarifications. Furthermore, the magazine points to the relationship between the English newspaper king, Lord Beaverbrook and Sir Henry Deterding, and indicates in connection therewith that both these people have in the last few years, on ever increasing scale, placed resources at the disposal of the National Socialist movement in Germany. read more

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