[Ads-l] Antedating of "Swastika" (Nazi Symbol)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Dec 24 01:53:31 UTC 2019

swastika (OED, 2., 1932)

1923 _Chicago Daily Tribune_ 22 Oct. 2/5 (Newspapers.com)  Herr Hittler [sic] said the question was whether the soviet star or the swastika emblem of the national Socialists shall rule Germany.

Fred Shapiro

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