The British Union of Fascists : newspapers and secret files, 1933-1951

Volumes

10 volumes in The British Union of Fascists : newspapers and secret files, 1933-1951

Action

Nos. 1-222 (1936-1940). First published on February 21 1936, this fascist weekly newspaper became the official organ of the British Union, adopting a popular style of journalism, with film and book reviews for example, aimed at recruiting new members and maintaining links with BUF sympathisers. It continued in publication until...

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  • Reference:  125-act
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The Blackshirt

Initially a weekly, then a monthly, newspaper covering the period: February 1933-May 1939. From 1 June 1934, it incorporated the short-lived periodical, The Fascist week, and became styled under the title: "The official organ of the British Union of Fascists". With the launch of Action, the focus of The Blackshirt...

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  • Reference:  125-bla
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The East London pioneer

This short-lived BUF newspaper was launched in October 1936, "Circulating in the Boroughs of Bethnal Green, Bow, Hackney, Shoreditch and Stepney". Apparently intended to be a monthly, it is referred to for the last time in the Blackshirt for 26 June 1937, which mentions the availability of the 7th issue.

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  • Reference:  125-elp
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Fascist week

Covers Nov. 1933-May 1934. Published by the British Union of Fascists, this newpaper was later incorporated in Blackshirt in 1934.

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  • Reference:  125-faw
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