"Born to Kill". When 17-year-old Dimitrios Pagourtzis shot and killed eight schoolchildren and two teachers, and injured 13 others, on May 18, 2018, the first propaganda posters appeared in a chat group just hours later.


I don't understand why people think killing / genocide requires justification. Every single genocide was deserved. Every single murder, killing, spree, war.

Atomwaffen Division member, June 6, 2018

Osama bin Laden with a swastika: Atomwaffen Division celebrates the al-Qaida terror attack on New York. They refer to the World Trade Center as the Tower of Babel. "James Mason also admires Osama bin Laden because he struck Babylon's Whore," it is noted in one group chat.


When I see a homeless guy in Houston, I just want to speed up my car and run them over.

Atomwaffen Division member, June 16, 2018

Atomwaffen Division disseminated this photo (posed) on the internet together with a short story. Members also use their chat groups to share short stories they have written about torture and murder. Journalists who write about the group are often the subject of their violent fantasies.

"Destroy ProPublica" by "any means necessary," reads a propaganda graphic posted by a group member who goes by "Wallcroft." The same member posted the following question on Twitter: "Why doesn't anyone just firebomb ProPublica?" At the beginning of this year, ProPublica exposed the identities of five Atomwaffen Division members.

The end of the world is an oft-encountered theme with Atomwaffen Division. "Are you ready for total collapse?" reads one of their posters. "We are."