Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow

The story of a generation of German young people who devoted all their energy to the Hitler Youth and the propaganda that brought Hitler his power, and the youths that resisted the Nazi movement. "I begin with the young. We older ones are used up. But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these me...

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Main Author: Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.
Language:English
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Summary:The story of a generation of German young people who devoted all their energy to the Hitler Youth and the propaganda that brought Hitler his power, and the youths that resisted the Nazi movement. "I begin with the young. We older ones are used up. But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world."-Adolf Hitler, Nuremberg,1933. By the time Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, 3.5 million children belonged to the Hitler Youth. It would become the largest youth group in history. Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores how Hitler gained the loyalty, trust, and passion of so many of Germany's young people. Her research includes telling interviews with surviving Hitler Youth members.
Physical Description:176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-173) and index.
Published: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, [2005]
ISBN:0439353793
9780439353793

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