The Bluff of the Brown Shirts: How Waffen SS Veterans Exploited Postwar Politics

21st October 2011, Comments 1 comment

While hunting for new voters,both the conservative Christian Democratic Union and the center-left Social Democratic Party courted veterans ofHitler's Waffen-SS after World War II. A recentstudy illustrates how the major parties were taken advantage of in the process.

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  • gerhart malunat posted:

    on 21st October 2011, 16:54:27 - Reply

    The bluff of the brown shirts.....The brown shirts were not the waffen ss. The person who wrote that acticle should do his homework before trying to play the oart as a historian. But then, its not easy when certain books are verboten just like during adolf time...