a nation that has suffered under the yoke of one führer after another, never knowing the freedoms of a democracy
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Mia Galuppo, The Hollywood Reporter, 24 Oct. 2019 In 1933, deputy fuhrer Rudolf Hess ordered Heinz Spanknobel, a German immigrant, to form Friends of New Germany, a group based in NYC, with the goal of spreading National Socialism throughout the United States.
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German (der) Führer, literally, the leader (title assumed by Adolf Hitler), from Middle High German vüerer, from vüeren to lead, bear, from Old High German fuoren to lead; akin to Old English faran to go — more at fare