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The American Axis: Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, and the Rise of the Third Reich

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Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh have long been exalted as two of the greatest American icons of the twentieth century. From award-winning journalist Max Wallace comes groundbreaking and astonishing revelations about the poisonous effect these two so-called American heroes had on Western democracy. In his wide ranging investigation, Wallace goes further than any other hist ...more
ebook, 496 pages
Published December 13th 2004 by St. Martin's Press (first published 2003)
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Max Wallace’s investigation into the anti-Semitism, political views, and lives of Charles Lindbergh and Henry was fascinating. I would not call this a definitive or soberly objective account of either man, but it did provide some insight into the two men and the time period in which they lived.
It's unbelievable how these darker aspects of American 'heroes' are so unknown.
David Hill
One of the topics I've been giving a fair amount of thought to lately is Americans' tendency to hero-worship, particularly businessmen. We think folks who are successful in business are smarter than most, and are more deserving of accolade than those who are less successful, or aren't in the business world. Many feel Mitt Romney deserved to be president because he made a lot of money in business - he must be smarter. Similar sentiments are expressed about Donald Trump.

In a 2002 survey, 85% of re
I'm counting this read even though I didn't quite finish. Good book, not a whole lot new and the author seemed to jump to some conclusions that his evidence didn't back up, but easy to read and enjoyable over all.
Jim Brown
A thorough account of an embarrassing time in American History. We must have more accounts like this or we will be doomed to repeat it.
Craig J.
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Enlightening read, some disturbing truths about iconic americans.
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