TITLE

Swastika Over South Africa

AUTHOR(S)
JohannaThal-Biksen
PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
New Republic;6/15/42, Vol. 106 Issue 24, p823
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the strategy of Adolf Hitler, the German dictator, to take over South Africa. Warning to the United States in the treason trial of forty-eight defendants taking place in Johannesburg; Formation of battalion of a Nazi storm-trooper organization, to overthrow the government, comprising of the members of the South African police force; Advantage of mineral and agricultural resources of South Africa as an important strategic base for the battle of the Atlantic, and its large German minority, the object of Nazi interest; Strategy adopted by Nazis to take advantage of democratic tradition of South Africa; Consequences faced by a person for commenting against Hitler in the country; Utilization of advertisements and radio by Nazis as part of propaganda strategy to take hold of situation in the country.
ACCESSION #
14691865

 

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