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Swastika nation : Fritz Kuhn and the rise and fall of the German-American Bund / Arnie Bernstein.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: E184.G3 B353 2013

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    A history of the German-American Bund traces the efforts of Fritz Kuhn and his followers to overthrow the U.S. government with a fascist dictatorship, tracing their private and public meetings, the development of their own version of the SS and Hitler Youth and the politicians, lawyer, journalist and criminals who used respective means to counter the movement.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Bernstein, Arnie.
    Published
    New York, N.Y. : St. Martin's Press, 2013
    Locale
    United States
    Edition
    First edition
    Contents
    Prologue: February 20, 1939
    Part I: The Bundesführer. Fritz Julius Kuhn ; Friends ; The rise of Fritz Kuhn
    Part II: The rise of the German-American Bund. Bundesführer ; Order
    Part III: Swastika nation. Olympia ; Nazi fighter with a typewriter ; Family and youth ; It can't happen here ; New moon and Red Cloud ; Disturbances ; Hollywood
    Part IV: Golems. The legend of the Golem ; Little man ; King of Newark ; The West Coast racketeer ; The Chicago avenger
    Part V: Girlfriends. On the town ; The edict ; The golden angel and Miss America
    Part VI: George Washington's birthday. Madison Square Garden ; The rally ; Reactions
    Part VII: Cracks in the madhouse. Legalities ; Arrest ; Confessions of a Nazi spy ; Hindenburg Park
    Part VIII: Trials. Un-American activities ; The people vs. Fritz Kuhn ; The encounter ; Prison
    Part IX: The fall of the German-American Bund. Honored guests ; Dissolution ; Arrests ; Aftermath
    Epilogue: In the rubble of the swastika nation.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
    Prologue: February 20, 1939 -- Part I: The Bundesführer. Fritz Julius Kuhn ; Friends ; The rise of Fritz Kuhn -- Part II: The rise of the German-American Bund. Bundesführer ; Order -- Part III: Swastika nation. Olympia ; Nazi fighter with a typewriter ; Family and youth ; It can't happen here ; New moon and Red Cloud ; Disturbances ; Hollywood -- Part IV: Golems. The legend of the Golem ; Little man ; King of Newark ; The West Coast racketeer ; The Chicago avenger -- Part V: Girlfriends. On the town ; The edict ; The golden angel and Miss America -- Part VI: George Washington's birthday. Madison Square Garden ; The rally ; Reactions -- Part VII: Cracks in the madhouse. Legalities ; Arrest ; Confessions of a Nazi spy ; Hindenburg Park -- Part VIII: Trials. Un-American activities ; The people vs. Fritz Kuhn ; The encounter ; Prison -- Part IX: The fall of the German-American Bund. Honored guests ; Dissolution ; Arrests ; Aftermath -- Epilogue: In the rubble of the swastika nation.

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    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781250006714
    1250006716 (hardcover)
    Physical Description
    viii, 302 pages ; 25 cm

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