Gun Control in the Third Reich (2013)
Based on newly-discovered, secret documents from German archives, diaries and newspapers of the time, Gun Control in the Third Reich presents the definitive, yet hidden history of how the Nazi regime made use of gun control to disarm and repress its enemies and consolidate power. The countless books on the Third Reich and the Holocaust fail even to mention the laws restricting firearms ownership, which rendered political opponents and Jews defenseless. more

La Suisse face aux nazis (2012, French translation of The Swiss and the Nazis)
Dans ce nouvel ouvrage, traduit par Jean-Jacques Langendorf, l’historien et juriste américain Stephen P. Halbrook se penche sur l’attitude de la Suisse durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale.
Sur la base de nombreux témoignages oraux qu’il a recueillis, il décrit more

Schweizer Widerstand gegen Nazi-Deutschland (2010, German translation of The Swiss and the Nazis)
Die Auseinandersetzungen über die Rolle der Schweiz im Zweiten Weltkrieg hatten in den vergangenen Jahrn viel mit Innenpolitik (Europa, Bankgeheimnis, Neutralität) und nur noch vergleichsweise wenig mit dem Gegenstand im engeren Sinne zu more


The Founders' Second Amendment (2008)
Do Americans have a constitutional right to bear arms? Or is this power vested solely in government? Recent years have seen a sea change in scholarship on the Second Amendment. Beginning in the 1960s, a revisionist view emerged that individuals had a "right" to bear arms only in militia service—a limited, collective more

The Swiss & The Nazis (2006)
While surrounded by the Axis powers in World War II, Switzerland remained democratic and, unlike most of Europe, never succumbed to the siren songs and threats of the Nazi goliath. This book tells the story with emphasis on two voices rarely more

That Every Man be Armed (1984, 1994, 2000)
This book, published by the University of New Mexico Press in 1984 and reprinted by the Independent Institute in 1994, is the most comprehensive work ever written on the right to keep and bear arms, which is guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Its author, attorney Stephen P. Halbrook, traces the philosophical, historical, and legal roots of the right of the citizen to have arms, beginning in ancient Greece and carrying the analysis forward to legal and policy controversies of more

Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms, 1866-1876 (1998)
Whether newly-freed slaves could be trusted to own firearms was in great dispute in 1866, and the ramifications of this issue reverberate in today's "gun-control" debate. This is the only comprehensive study ever published about the intent of the Fourteenth Amendment and of Reconstruction-era civil rights legislation to protect the right to keep and bear more

Firearms Law Deskbook (1995, 2013-2014 supplement)
If you're searching for timely information on firearms cases that are similar to yours, analyzing the disparity of gun control laws in different jurisdictions, or planning trial strategy, then Firearms Law Deskbook should be your first point of more

A Right to Bear Arms (1989)
The right to keep and bear arms was considered a fundamental, individual right in the original 14 states (the 13 colonies and Vermont) from the pre-Revolutionary period through the ratification of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1791. A Right to Bear Arms is the first book to document the deprivation of this right as a cause of the American Revolution and to trace the protection accorded to this right by the framers of the first State constitutions, which inspired the Second more

Target Switzerland (1998)
In 1943, Adolf Hitler proclaimed that "all the rubbish of small nations existing in Europe must be liquidated," even if it meant he would later "be attacked as ‘the butcher of the Swiss.'" In his diaries Josef Goebbels described Switzerland as "this stinking little state." The Gestapo prepared lists of Swiss to be executed once the Nazis overran the country. Yet, as the Nazi tide spread across Europe from the Pyrenees to the Volga, one nation stood free, albeit armed to the teeth-its flag unbowed in a sea of twisted more

La Svizzera nel mirino (2002, Italian translation of Target Switzerland)
L'autore Stephen P. Halbrook è un apprezzato avvocato negli USA, con un dottorato in Giurisprudenza (Georgetown University) ed in Filosofia (Florida State University). Si è ampiamente occupato di Storia e ha insegnato Filosofia della Storia. È autore di quattro opere ed ha pubblicato anche decine di articoli e partecipa regolarmente alla radio ed alla televisione americana su temi giuridici o di politica generale e sulla Storia del Diritto e sulla Storia more

La Suisse Encerclée (2000, French translation of Target Switzerland)
Tandis que les stratèges allemands préparent les plans d'invasion de la Suisse, la Gestapo, quant à elle, établit de longues listes de Suisses à executer au lendemain de la conquête. La Suisse demeurait alors le seul état démocratique libre en Europe continentale, son peuple uni dans la résistance, son drapeau invaincu au milieu d'une mer de croix gammé more

Cel: Szwajcaria (2003, Polish translation of Target Switzerland)
W 1943 r. Hitler ogłosił, że wszystkie te nadal istniejące w Europie małe szmatławe państewka muszą zostać zlikwidowane. Dotyczyło to również Szwajcarii. Gdy jednak nazistowski potok zalewał Europę od Pirenejów po Wołgę, ów górski kraj pozostawał wolny, a jego naród był zjednoczony w oprze, pod sztandarem, który nie chylił się przed morzem more

Die Schweiz im Visier (1999, German translation of Target Switzerland)
Als vor drei Jahren die Angriffe gegen die Schweiz begannen, war ich erstaunt, in welchem Mass die historische Wahrheit durch reine Propaganda verdrängt wurde. Als Amerikaner mit einigen Kenntnissen der Periode 1933-1945 fühlte ich mich verantwortlich, die Wahrheit zu einem Thema auszusprechen, welche durch neue "Ugly Americans" verzerrt wurde, wodurch unser historischer Freund grosses Unrecht erlitten more

Supreme Court Gun Cases (2003)
This book dispels the myth that the High Court has been quiet on the subject of guns. The book runs 672 pages, covers 92 gun-related cases, and this is the bottom line: the Supreme Court has upheld the legal tradition and historical record of private gun ownership, self defense, and armed self defense, since the country began. The days of saying Americans have no individual gun rights are now over. more

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