Nation Europa

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Nation Europa (also called Nation und Europa) was a monthly magazine, published in Germany, that was originally established in support of Pan-European nationalism. It was founded in 1951 and was based in Coburg until its closure in 2009.


Founded by former SS-Sturmbannführer Arthur Ehrhardt and Herbert Boehme, it took its title from a phrase sometimes used by Oswald Mosley to describe his Europe a Nation vision. Adopting a Europe-wide vision, writers such as Gaston-Armand Amaudruz and Maurice Bardèche were closely associated with the publication. Initially its largest single shareholder was Swedish neo-Nazi and former Olympic athlete Carl-Ehrenfried Carlberg.[1] It was edited by Ehrhardt in association with a board of five made up of Per Engdahl, Hans Oehler, Paul van Tienen, Erik Laerum and Erich Kern.[2]

In later years the publication would become more closely associated with Deutsche Liga für Volk und Heimat. The publication has been accused of giving space to Nazism[3][4] and has been investigated by the German government to this end. It has also been associated with Holocaust denial[5] and praised Mahmoud Ahmadinejad when he announced a conference on the topic.[6] The magazine was renamed Nation und Europa in 1990[citation needed]. In 2000 Nation und Europa was merged with 'Lesen und Schenken'. They later publish a new journal of current affairs, Zuerst!, with Nation und Europa closed in 2009.[7]

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  1. ^ Philip Rees, Biographical Dictionary of the Extreme Right Since 1890, p. 54
  2. ^ G. Macklin, Very Deeply Dyed in Black, London, 2007, p. 180
  3. ^ Macklin, p. 91
  4. ^ Geoffrey Harris, The Dark Side of Europe, Edinburgh University Press, 1994, p. 54
  5. ^ Macklin, p. 93
  6. ^ Nation und Europa, 07/08 2006
  7. ^ Neue Presse
  8. ^ a b c d e Philip Rees, Biographical Dictionary of the Extreme Right Since 1890, 1990
  9. ^ Karl Dietrich Bracher, The German Dictatorship, Penguin, 1970, p. 585
  10. ^ Graham Macklin, Very Deeply Dyed in Black, New York: IB Tauris, 2007, p. 102
  11. ^ Macklin, Very Deeply Dyed in Black, p. 114
  12. ^ Cas Mudde, The Ideology of the Extreme Right, Manchester University Press, 2000, p. 35
  13. ^ Macklin, Very Deeply Dyed in Black, p. 85
  14. ^ Stephen Dorril, Blackshirt: Sir Oswald Mosley & British Fascism, 2007, p. 591
  15. ^ Macklin, Very Deeply Dyed in Black, p. 111

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