Frederick Charles Weiss

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Frederick Charles Ferdinand Weiss also Fred Weiss (July 31, 1885 - March 1, 1968) was a major intellectual leader and financial backer for the New York-based National Renaissance Party and considered to be the secret head of the party.[1]

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Early life

Weiss was born in Pforzheim, Grand Duchy of Baden, German Empire in 1885. He was a graduate of the University of Heidelburg and the Sorbonne. He first visited the United States in 1910 later returning to Germany.[2] He served as an artillery captain in the First World War. After the war he moved to New York City in 1930 and became prosperous as a consequence of real estate investments.

During World War II, Weiss was declared an “enemy alien” and was imprisoned in the American concentration camp at Ellis Island. After his release he was in contact with the newly formed Socialist Reich Party in Germany.

Post-war activism

Weiss was influenced by the writings of Francis Parker Yockey pro-Russian stance in the 1950s and wrote a series of articles in support of Russia in NRP publications starting in 1955.[3] He favored a German-Russian postwar alliance against the United States.

Weiss ran a publishing group called Le Blanc Publications with political ally H. Keith Thompson.[4] He helped to distribute Yockey’s article What is Behind the Hanging of the Eleven Jews in Prague?[5]

Pamphlets

  • Germania Delenda Est?, F.C.F. Le Blanc, circa 1947
  • Quo Vadis, America: When Will Bolshevism Take Over, 1946
  • Quo Vadis, America: Part II and Part III When Will Bolshevism Take Over?, F.C.F. Le Blanc, circa 1946
  • The Untouchables
  • Hang On and Pray

Notes

  1. Cross-Currents, by Arnold Forster and Benjamin R. Epstein, page 248
  2. Cross-Currents by Arnold Forster and Benjamin R. Epstein, page 207
  3. Black Sun, by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, page 78.
  4. The Beast Reawakens, by Martin A. Lee, page 90.
  5. The Beast Reawakens, by Martin A. Lee, page 107.

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