Biden Suggests Uncle Was Eaten by Cannibals in WWII, Gets Debunked by Military Records

Democrat President Joe Biden has been caught telling yet another stunning lie, this time suggesting that his uncle was eaten by cannibals during World War II.

Biden told the tall tale during a stop in Pittsburgh on Wednesday where he gave a speech to members of the United Steelworkers Union.

Seemingly going off-script, Biden told the union workers that his uncle’s plane crashed during World War II in an area of New Guinea that was populated with cannibals.

The president said his uncle vanished after the incident, suggesting he was killed and presumably eaten by cannibals.

Biden told the steelworkers that his mother’s four brothers volunteered to join the military after D-Day.

One of those uncles, he said, was Ambrose “Bozey” Finnegan.

“He was a hell of an athlete, they tell me, when he was a kid,” Biden said, adding that he was in the Army Air Corps.

The Army Air Corps was in place before the Air Force came along.

“He flew those single-engine planes as reconnaissance over war zones, and he got shot down in New Guinea,” Biden alleged, no longer reading from his handlers’ script.

“They never found the body because there used to be, there were a lot of cannibals, for real, in that part of New Guinea.”

The president also mentioned his uncle when he spoke with reporters earlier in the day before boarding Air Force One and heading out to Pittsburgh.

He said he wanted to see how his uncle was memorialized in a World War II memorial for those who lost their lives.

Biden told reporters the same story about his uncle’s alleged plane crash.

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“When D-Day occurred, the next day, on Monday, all four of my mother’s brothers went down and volunteered to join the military,” Biden said.

“Ambrose Finnegan, we called him Uncle Bozey, he was shot down.

“He was Army Air Corps before there was an Air Force.

“They never recovered his body, but the government went back when I went down there, and they checked and found some parts of the plane,” he added.


However, military records debunk Biden’s story.

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency has a different record of what happened to Biden’s uncle.

The records confirm that an airplane carrying one passenger, identified as Finnegan, and a crew of three left Momote Airfield on Los Negros Island on May 14, 1944 for a courier flight to New Guinea.

“For unknown reasons, this plane was forced to ditch in the ocean off the north coast of New Guinea,” the report reads.

“Both engines failed at low altitude, and the aircraft’s nose hit the water hard.”

The report also said three men failed to emerge from the sinking wreck and were lost in the crash, while one crew member survived and was rescued by a barge.

Finnegan has not been associated with any of the remains recovered from the area after the war and is still not accounted for, according to the report.

The report confirms that it would have been impossible for cannibals to reach the plane in the ocean and debunks the claims that parts of the craft were recovered.

It also debunked Biden’s claim that the military “never found the body” of his uncle “because… there were a lot of cannibals,” when, in fact, the plane sunk in the ocean.

The military records make no mention of cannibals.

Biden is no stranger to making questionable claims that are easily disproven.

Earlier this week, he claimed he was the “first” person in his family to “go to college,” while speaking in Wisconsin.

“I, like an awful lot of people in this audience, was the first in my family to go to college,” Biden told the crowd.

However, less than two years ago, during a speech in Pennsylvania, Biden told an audience his grandfather played college football.

In the statement, he said his “Grandfather Finnegan” was an “all-American football player” in Santa Clara.

Years before, when he ran for president in 1987, Biden exaggerated his academic record by bragging he graduated “in the top half” of his class while berating a reporter on the campaign trail.

“I think I have a much higher IQ than you do, I suspect,” Biden told the reporter in New Hampshire at the time.

“I went to law school on a full academic scholarship, the only one in my class to have a full academic scholarship.

“In the first year of law school, I decided I didn’t want to be in law school and ended up in the bottom two-thirds of my class,” he said.

“And then I decided to stay, went back to law school and, in fact, ended up in the top half of my class.”

He later admitted that he graduated 76th in a class of 85.

“I did not graduate in the top half of my class at law school, and my recollection of this was inaccurate,” he told The New York Times.

“I graduated from the University of Delaware with a double major in history and political science,” he said.

“My reference to degrees at the Claremont event was intended to refer to these majors. I said ‘three’ and should have said ‘two.'”

The outlet pointed out Biden received a single bachelor’s degree in history and political science.

Since then, Biden has told numerous stories that have also been deemed exaggerations.

Mainstream outlets, including The Washington Post, have even called him out on them, including the publication’s top fact-checker, Glenn Kessler.

Some stories Kessler addressed include Biden’s claim he and his father saw two men in suits kissing each other in public when he was a teenager, that he was arrested for trying to see Nelson Mandela in South Africa, and how, as vice president, he arranged for his uncle to be presented a Purple Heart that he was owed and never received.

The uncle died in 1999, long before Biden was vice president.

Biden also repeated a false claim last year about his house burning down in his attempt to relate to those who lost their homes to wildfires ravaging Maui.

“I don’t want to compare difficulties, but we have a little sense, Jill and I, of what it was like to lose a home,” Biden said.

“Years ago, now, 15 years, I was in Washington doing ‘Meet the Press’… Lightning struck at home on a little lake outside the home, not a lake, a big pond. It hit the wire and came up underneath our home, into the … air condition ducts.

“To make a long story short, I almost lost my wife, my ’67 Corvette, and my cat,” the president added.

A 2004 report from The Associated Press, archived by LexisNexis, said lightning struck the Bidens’ home and started a “small fire that was contained to the kitchen.”

The report said firefighters got the blaze under control in 20 minutes.

They were able to keep the flames from spreading beyond the kitchen.

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By Frank Bergman

Frank Bergman is a political/economic journalist living on the east coast. Aside from news reporting, Bergman also conducts interviews with researchers and material experts and investigates influential individuals and organizations in the sociopolitical world.

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