David Rubitsky Hoax
Jun 15, 2004
Has this subject been covered?
March 7, 2001
Letters to the Editor
I would like to make just an additional comment or two about
Wisconsin's notorious World War II hoaxer.
After two years of intensive research and investigation, the
United States Army in Tab H of its official conclusion released
on December 15, 1989 stated uniquivocally that the engagement
of December 1-2, 1942 in which Rubitsky claimed to be involved
"DID NOT OCCUR AS ALLEGED."
The Jewish War Veterans of America and B'nai B'rith's Anti
Defamation League both backed Rubitisky originally during
the two years culminating in the Army's December 15, 1989
report. Nevertheless, after reading the Army report both
Jewish organizations accepted the Army conclusion that the
engagement "DID NOT OCCUR AS ALLEGED." Abe Foxman
even congratuled Lt. Col. Terrance Adkins, head of the Army
Awards Branch at that time, for the thoroughness with which
it pursued its investigation of Rubitsky's claims of valor and
charges of anti-Semitism against the Army.
Moreover, all of Rubitsky's 92 congressional supporters -in-
cluding Wisconsin's Senator Herbert Kohl-all accepted the Army
conclusion that the engagement "DID NOT OCCUR AS ALLEGED."
It should not be forgotten that the Army was prevailed upon
again in 1992 and 1998 to investigate Rubitsky's Walter Mitty
fantasy. The conclusion was the same as the 1989 result:
The engagement "DID NOT OCCUR AS ALLEGED."
One final question which only David Rubitsky can answer:
Why didn't he demand that his 32nd Division comrades-in-
arms come and see the results of his alleged heroism
immediately after he said it occurred.
The only honest answer Rubitsky can make is that there were
no bodies of Japanese dead to witness because the engagement,
as the Army said on December 15, 1989 "DID NOT OCCUR AS
It should be noted that the Army never investigated Rubitsky's
claim that he was denied the Medal of Honor on another
occasion for killing another 200 Japanese soldiers while
allegedly destroying seven machine-gun nests two years
later in Leyte in the Philippine Islands.
Also, in a 1990 taped interview, Mrs. Eveleyn Smith denied
that she had signed any document attesting that her husband
supported Rubitsky's alleged Leyte exploit.
Mr. Farah certainly owes his readers an apology for spreading
Rubitsky's baseless claims of heroism when a little research
and work on his part would have shown him that Rubitsky
is simply one of the greatest liars since the late eighteenth
century German nobleman Baron von Munchhausen.
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Category: ; Replies: 1
Posted: Sun Aug 23, 2009 | 02:35 PM
Truth is easy to verify, since something either happened or DIDN'T and in this case, it seems that Rubitsky is the victim of how own imagination.
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