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National Socialist Movement
Symbol Type

Racist/Extremist Group

Symbol Description

The letters 'NSM' superimposed on a swastika. The swastika itself overlays a patch shape with colors and images from the Nazi and U.S. flags in it.

Also Known As

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Traditional Use/Origins

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Hate Group/Extremist Organization

National Socialist Movement (NSM)

Extremist Meaning or Representation

The black and red on the patch come from the similar colors on the flag of Nazi Germany, while the stars and stripes signifies the U.S. flag.

Background/History

With contact points throughout the United States, the NSM, led by Jeff Schoep in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a virulently racist and anti-Semitic neo-Nazi group.

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