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At London's Old Vic, 'Camp Siegfried' probes American Nazis

LONDON -- What could be more American than summer camp? It has fresh air, sailing, cookouts — and, in Bess Wohl’s new play, swastikas.“Camp Siegfried” is based on a real-life camp on Long Island in the 1930s that indoctrinated young German-Americans into Nazi ideology.

The play has its opening night Friday at London’s Old Vic Theatre, the venue’s first show to full-capacity audiences since the coronavirus pandemic began.Photos from the era show brown shirt-wearing teenagers parading with Nazi

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