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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What happened to Alfons as a result of a poor training flight?
2. Other than Hitler, who was admired and adored by the Flying Hitler Youth?
3. Hitler took advantage of what quality of the German people?
4. Who was Hanna?
5. What was Alfons's happiest time in the Hitler Youth?
Short Essay Questions
1. When Hitler attacked Poland, how did the German people feel about the possibility of war?
2. When the Allies landed at Normandy, how did the German people react?
3. In the 1930s, how did children perceive the Hitler Youth?
4. Who was Major General Adolf Galland, and what did he say to the future Luftwaffe pilots?
5. What did Alfons recall about the Nuremburg Party Congress?
6. What influence did Alfons' teacher, Herr Becker, have on him at a young age?
7. At an early age, what was Alfons conditioned to believe about the Jewish people?
8. In Chapter 3, what did Alfons witness happening to the Jewish people in Wittlich?
9. What did Alfons recall about Kristallnacht?
10. Why were the Nazis successful in singling out the Jews?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Although he was very young, Alfons remembered the day in 1936 when Nazi troops marched into Wittlich, and the citizens cheered. Hitler was there, also. What was significant about this day for the people of Wittlich? How do you think this event impacted Alfons personally?
Essay Topic 2
Naturally, when the Americans entered the War, Alfons developed contempt for them because they stood in the way of Germany's victory. Over the years, both during the war and following Germany's defeat, Alfons had several encounters with Americans. Describe a minimum of three encounters that Alfons had with Americans and how those encounters influenced his perception of the Americans.
Essay Topic 3
In Germany during the 1930s (before the War or concentration camps had begun), Hitler convinced the Germans that the Germanic-Nordic race was superior. What does "discrimination" mean? In Germany during the 1930s, which people were discriminated against? In what ways were they discriminated against? What did Hitler hope to achieve by discriminating against these people? Why did the German people willingly follow suit?
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