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Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow / Susan Campbell Bartoletti.

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Author/Creator:
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2005
Imprint:
New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, c2005.
Format:
  • Book
  • 176 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index.
Contents:
  • The bloody handprint: The murder of Herbert Norkus
  • "For the flag we are ready to die": Hitler's rise to power
  • "The brown pest": Organizing the Hitler youth
  • "Where one burns books": A Nazi education
  • "This thing about the Jews": Nazi persecution of the Jews
  • "Muscle-tearing hard work": Preparing for war
  • "Body and soul": The German war machine
  • "Serving a mass murderer": The Holocaust begins
  • "Long live freedom!": Hitler youth and resistance
  • "Fanatical fighters": Hitler's boy soldiers, 1943-1945
  • "I could not help but cry."
Publisher's Summary:
Through interviews with surviving Hitler Youth members as well as those who resisted the movement, explores how Hitler gained the loyalty, trust, and passion of so many of Germany's young people that by the time he became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, 3.5 million children belonged to the Hitler Youth.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
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ISBN:
0439353793
9780439353793

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