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Great Nazi punchers in history

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Published: 28 January 2017

Last updated: 4 March 2024

4 great Nazi punchers in history – Josh Nathan-Kazis – The Forward 24.01.17
The anonymous slugger who punched the white nationalist leader Richard Spencer in the face revived an age-old dilemma: Is it cool to punch Nazis? While Spencer himself denies being a neo-Nazi, in the interest of providing context for this debate, here is a list of four great Nazi-punchers in American history.

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White nationalist leader Richard Spencer punched in the face during inauguration protests – Taly Krupkin & Allison Kaplan Sommer – Haaretz 21.01.17
‘He came out of nowhere and punched me.’ Includes videos and GIF.

'Hail Trump!': White nationalists salute the president-elect
– Daniel Lombroso & Yoni Appelbaum – The Atlantic 21.11.16
Chilling video of an alt-right conference in Washington, D.C., where Spencer spoke and Trump’s victory was met with cheers and Nazi salutes [3:08].


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