Gen. Moseley, Foe of Jews, Dies in Atlanta; Favored Pro-hitler ‘bund’
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Gen. Moseley, Foe of Jews, Dies in Atlanta; Favored Pro-hitler ‘bund’

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George Van Horn Moseley, retired United States Army Major General who was branded an anti-Semite and mentioned Adolf Hitler’s policies favorably shortly before World War II broke out, died here last night. He was 86.

In 1938, just before he retired from the Army, in which, among other posts, he had held the position of Deputy Chief of Staff for General Douglas MacArthur, General Moseley preached a brand of “Americanism” which, in some views, linked him to the views advocated by the German-American Bund.

Before a Congressional committee probing his activities, in Washington, he asserted that “the Jew is an internationalist first, a patriot at home second.” He held that American Jews who “affiliate themselves” with “world Jewry” should be forbidden to vote, held office or exercise other civic rights.

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