Book Cover of Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in WW2 Era America by Michael Bensonby Michael Benson

The stunning true story of the rise of Nazism in America in the years leading to WWII—and the fearless Jewish gangsters and crime families who joined forces to fight back. With an intense cinematic style, acclaimed nonfiction crime author Michael Benson reveals the thrilling role of Jewish mobsters like Bugsy Siegel in stomping out the terrifying tide of Nazi sympathizers during the 1930s and 1940s.
 
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As Adolph Hitler rose to power in 1930s Germany, a growing wave of fascism began to take root on American soil. Nazi activists started to gather in major American cities, and by 1933, there were more than one-hundred anti-Semitic groups operating openly in the United States. Few Americans dared to speak out or fight back—until an organized resistance of notorious mobsters waged their own personal war against the Nazis in their midst. Gangland-style. . . .

Interview with the Author

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Gangsters vs. Nazis: How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in WW2 Era America (Michael Benson)
10/2/22           52 min


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