Führer Ex: Memoirs Of A Former Neo Nazi
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Führer Ex: Memoirs Of A Former Neo Nazi

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As New Condition unread Paperback copy 'Hasselbach has found the courage to take a standagainst his past ...recommended reading 'Simon Wiesenthal
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 22nd 1996 by Chatto & Windus (first published January 16th 1996)
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Zack
Not for the faint hearted, this memoir of Ingo Hasselbach, a neo-Nazi kingpin-turned tolerance activist, presents a very vivid and unnerving picture of the state of Germany immediately following reunification. There's a lot that's recommendable about this book, not limited to: (a) the insightful description of Hasselbach's thought process as he was growing up, and why he turned to an extreme right-wing ideology; (b) the chapters describing how he attracted disaffected young men (it seems there a...more
Jessica
A candid autobiography by the young man who was briefly the leader of the Neo-Nazi movement in the early 1990's. He makes no apologies for his actions, which included a number of fistfights, acts of vandalism, and even a bombing, and he rather gleefully details the silly and pointless tasks that he would come up with to initiate new members. (Like writing essays about Joan Baez's music.) Having no truly deep-seated Nazi sympathies, he was really just looking for a way to stick it to the establis...more
Tom
A very candid and insightful story from one of the top nazi's of the late eighties and early nineties. While this book is around 15 years old now, it's depth and brevity of the inner workings of the modern neo-nazi movement is quite astounding, as it would be from someone who has had first hand experience of it and helping to build it.

Worth reading if your a serious scholar of the subject or a layman. It's also a well written and accessible insight into a very dangerous phenomena.
Justin
Absolutely captivating. Highly educational and deeply thought-provoking. The places and characters presented in this memoir are more vivid and fascinating than the ones in the vast majority of novels I've ever read, and I grew to feel that I - for better or worse - knew them all on some personal level. Hasselbach's story is as remarkable as it is relevant.
Katie
An interesting book with a lot of new information for me about the state of affairs in Germany post-WWII.

Very creepy. Especially how much the anarchists and the hooligans reminded me of the kids from A Clockwork Orange.

The American who passed out most of the hate propaganda was strange to hear about. I suppose you'd think it was going to be Germany where it started.
Mandy
This book was so eye-opening. This is the story of the head of the neo-nazi party in Germany and how he was able to get out of it. He explains what drew him into the group and how he was practically brainwashed. Very interesting.
Tina Siegel
This is my desert island book, the one I would save in a fire, the one I recommend to everyone. It embodies the best and worst possibilities of human nature.
Jason
Absolutely intense life story.
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Ingo Hasselbach (born Ingo Füllgrap), a former German neo-Nazi, is the author of the book "Führer Ex: Memoirs of a Former Neo-Nazi". Furthermore he was co-founder of the German EXIT project, which helps people leave the neo-Nazi community.

Ingo Hasselbach, geb. Füllgrap ist der bekannteste Aussteiger der Neonazi-Szene. Er ist Autor der Bücher Führer Ex (englisch, mit Tom Reiss) und Die Abrechnung –...more
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Die Abrechnung: ein Neonazi steigt aus Die Bedrohung: mein Leben nach dem Ausstieg aus der rechten Terrorszene

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