The 1937 event in New York, where the German American Federation reaffirmed its bylaws, including that members “remain worthy of our Germanic blood." Getty Images

It Looks Like Any Sleepy American Suburb, but It Has a Dark Nazi History

In the 1930s, a rural hamlet in New York was home to a Nazi community, complete with a Hitler Strasse and a youth camp that encouraged campers to have sex for the Aryan race ■ A visit to Yaphank, Long Island

LONG ISLAND – It’s Wednesday afternoon in downtown Yaphank, a rural hamlet on New York’s Long Island. Men ranging in age from their twenties to their seventies are going in and out of the veterans club, which...

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