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The Resource Hitler's American friends : the Third Reich's supporters in the United States, Bradley W. Hart

Hitler's American friends : the Third Reich's supporters in the United States, Bradley W. Hart

Label
Hitler's American friends : the Third Reich's supporters in the United States
Title
Hitler's American friends
Title remainder
the Third Reich's supporters in the United States
Statement of responsibility
Bradley W. Hart
Title variation
Third Reich's supporters in the United States
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A book examining the strange terrain of Nazi sympathizers, nonintervention campaigners and other voices in America who advocated on behalf of Nazi Germany in the years before World War II. Americans who remember World War II reminisce about how it brought the country together. The less popular truth behind this warm nostalgia: until the attack on Pearl Harbor, America was deeply, dangerously divided. Bradley W. Hart's Hitler's American Friends exposes the homegrown antagonists who sought to protect and promote Hitler, leave Europeans (and especially European Jews) to fend for themselves, and elevate the Nazi regime. Some of these friends were Americans of German heritage who joined the Bund, whose leadership dreamed of installing a stateside F<U+00de>uhrer. Some were as bizarre and hair-raising as the Silver Shirt Legion, run by an eccentric who claimed that Hitler fulfilled a religious prophesy. Some were Midwestern Catholics like Father Charles Coughlin, an early right-wing radio star who broadcast anti-Semitic tirades. They were even members of Congress who used their franking privilege--sending mail at cost to American taxpayers--to distribute German propaganda. And celebrity pilot Charles Lindbergh ended up speaking for them all at the America First Committee. We try to tell ourselves it couldn't happen here, but Americans are not immune to the lure of fascism. Hitler's American Friends is a powerful look at how the forces of evil manipulate ordinary people, how we stepped back from the ledge, and the disturbing ease with which we could return to it."--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hart, Bradley W.,
Dewey number
320.53/309730904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E806
LC item number
.H35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hitler, Adolf
  • German American Bund
  • United States
  • Germany
  • National socialism
  • Fascism
  • Antisemitism
  • United States
  • Germany
  • Public opinion
Label
Hitler's American friends : the Third Reich's supporters in the United States, Bradley W. Hart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Bund -- The Silver Legion and the chief -- The religious right -- The senators -- The businessmen -- The students -- America First! -- The spies
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250148957
Lccn
2018022341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1016968503
  • (OCoLC)1016968503
  • 2419648
Label
Hitler's American friends : the Third Reich's supporters in the United States, Bradley W. Hart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Bund -- The Silver Legion and the chief -- The religious right -- The senators -- The businessmen -- The students -- America First! -- The spies
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781250148957
Lccn
2018022341
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1016968503
  • (OCoLC)1016968503
  • 2419648

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