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Virtual Author Lecture: “Gangsters vs. Nazis How Jewish Mobsters Battled Nazis in Wartime America” with Michael Benson

Tuesday, July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


As Adolph Hitler rose to power in 1930s Germany, a growing wave of fascism began to take root on American soil. Nazi activists started to gather in major American cities. By 1933, more than 100 anti-Semitic groups were operating openly in the United States. Few Americans dared to speak up or fight back until an organized resistance of notorious mobsters waged their own personal war against the Nazis in their midst. In this thrilling blow-by-blow account, Benson uncovers the truth about the insidious rise of Nazis in America – and the Jewish mobsters who stopped them. The book is available for purchase here: https://www.amazon.com/Gangsters-vs-Nazis-Mobsters-Battled/dp/0806541792

Benson is the author of more than 60 books and is known for his true-crime writing, including Betrayal in Blood, Killer Twins and Mommy Deadliest. He co-authored the Mafia books Carmine the Snake, Mafia Hit Man and Lord High Executioner with Frank Dimatteo. He also wrote Who’s Who in the JFK Assassination and The Devil at Genesee Junction. He regularly appears on the Investigation Discovery channel.

Log on for this Virtual Author Lecture to hear from the author about this fascinating time in history!

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Michael Benson is the author of more than sixty books, including the nonfiction crime titles Betrayal in Blood, Killer Twins, Mommy Deadliest, Who’s Who in the JFK Assassination, and The Devil at Genesee Junction. He is the co-author, along with Frank Dimatteo, of the acclaimed American Mafia history books Carmine the Snake, Mafia Hit Man, and Lord High Executioner. He regularly appears on ID: Investigation Discovery channel and is the recipient of the Academy of American Poets Award. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.



This event is co-sponsored by Jewish Federation of Ventura County

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This event is held on Zoom. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the event. For more information, contact Program Director Ilene Tatro at itatro@cbisd.org.


Tuesday, July 12
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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