America Through Nazi Eyes

This looks to me like a very interesting docuentation. I want to read it and reblog it!

O Society

durham-train-1940At the bus station in Durham, North Carolina, May 1940. (Photo by Jack Delano via Library of Congress.)

The most radical Nazis were the most aggressive champions of U.S. law. Where the fascist found the U.S. example lacking, it was because they thought it was too harsh

by Omer Aziz edited by O Society July 29, 2019

Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law
by James Whitman

In September 1933, an important policy document known as the Prussian Memorandum began circulating among lawmakers and jurists of the Third Reich. The Nazi regime was still in its infancy; Hitler named chancellor just nine months prior, the result of a power-sharing arrangement with nationalist conservatives who thought they could control the mercurial Austrian.

Following the Reichstag Fire in February of that year, Hitler assumed emergency powers and within weeks usurped the authority of the parliament. By…

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