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Oswald Mosley and the Blackshirts

Blackshirts saluting Fascist leader Mosley
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English — US

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  • History
  • The Holocaust

Fascist leader Oswald Mosley founded the British Union of Fascists in 1932. In the years leading up to the Battle of Cable Street, the BUF had developed a reputation for its attacks on Jews and Communists.

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Central Press / Stringer / Getty

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