The Order

The Order was a white supremacist terrorist group led by Robert Jay Mathews that carried out armed robberies, bombings and murders in the early 1980s in order to fund white supremacist groups and activity, and spark a white revolution. It is also sometimes known as Brüder Schweigen or The Silent Brotherhood. Mathews died in a shootout with the FBI, while most of his followers eventually received long prison sentences. For decades afterwards, white supremacists considered the imprisoned Order members to be martyrs to the white supremacist cause.

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