The FIGHT Against War and Fascism. Vol. 2 No. 6. April, 1935.

The FIGHT Against War and Fascism. Vol. 2 No. 6. April, 1935.

Contents: Defensive Wars by Leroy E. Bowman, Wheat Hogs and Fertilizer by John Strachey, Who Benefited?, Headlines in California by Eleonore Estes, Clash in the Far East by Victor A. Yakhontoff, Cracking Down on Labor by Louis Coleman, CCC Notes by Joseph Miller, Movies to Arms by Carl Dreher, Fascist Court, Mr. President by M.B. Schnapper, An Army Man’s Story by William H. O’Donnell, Battleships or Schools? by Joseph Cohen, Vets Betrayed by Walter Wilson, Building the League.

FIGHT Against War and Fascism was the monthly newspaper of the broad-based, but Communist-inspired, American League Against War and Fascism formed in 1933 as Nazism came to power in Germany. The paper and the League attracted fairly wide support and hosted many events in the 1930s. In 1937, reflecting the Popular Front turn, the name of the group was changed to the American League for Peace and Democracy and the journal to The Fight for Peace and Democracy. Both the paper and the organization closed in the wake of 1939’s Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact.

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