Blackshirt


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Blackshirt

History (in Europe) a member of a fascist organization, esp a member of the Italian Fascist party before and during World War II
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Antagonism against the left reached its height in the early 1960s, when a bitterly anti-Marxist prime minister Fernando Tambroni (himself a former member of the Blackshirt Militia) moved openly toward an alliance with ex-Fascists while relying upon State Police muscle to shore up his position.
The skinheads and blackshirts who attend these events are "down-played" by Fini, who reminds me rather of Ralph Reed.
The Ducks put 409 yards on Nebraska's Blackshirt defense and looked as sharp as any Oregon team ever has.
They came together to stop Mosley's Blackshirt fascists marching down Cable Street.
Is that spectre of the Blackshirt to be allowed to walk our streets again?
They, not the worshippers of a discredited, posturing Blackshirt or a Georgian butcher, who must excite our imagination and capture our support.
cummings and are a sign of what's going on in our nation's capital today: "red-rag and pink-flag/ blackshirt and brown/ strut-mince and stink-brag/ have all come to town.
Now I hear that Hetty Bower (left), a tireless campaigner who fought against the Blackshirt fascists on Cable Street and marched at the age of 107 to keep her hospital open, has also died.
Party members are encouraged to dress in paramilitary blackshirt style uniforms, like the type worn by fascist Mussolini's private army during his authoritarian rule.
Stephen Dorril's new and impressive biography - Blackshirt, Sir Oswald Mosley and British Fascism - tells the story of an aristocrat with film star looks and a colossal ego who saw himself as a man of destiny waiting for the call to save his nation.
Another Blackshirt member serving this country and who distinguished himself during 1940 was South Shields man Thomas Ward.