Found in: Pamphlet
Following the Great Depression of the early 1930’s, there was a spike in support for fascism in Britain. In 1932, this support culminated in the founding of a new political party, the British Union of Fascists (BUF) by Oswald Mosley. The BUF quickly grew to a membership of around 40,000 by 1934. Their policies were pro-Nazi and antisemitic.
Nonetheless increasingly violent clashes, including at the Battle of Cable Street in 1936, saw popularity decline before the organisation was officially banned in 1940. Oswald Mosley and other prominent BUF members were interned for much of the Second World War.
This pamphlet, published in 1933, demonstrates their burgeoning popularity.
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