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"The very ordinariness of his starting point, and of his voices, is part of this book's power." (Foreword, p. ii)

"In Hitler's Germany, my Germany, childhood ended at the age of 10, with admission to the Jungvolk, the junior branch of the Hitler Youth." (Chapter 1, p. 1)

"'You, my youth,' he screamed hoarsely, 'never forget that one day you will rule the world!' ... From that moment on, I belonged to Adolf Hitler body and soul." (Chapter 2, p. 22)

"But even then I was convinced that a mysterious, infinitely dangerous Soviet-Jewish conspiracy was constantly plotting against us. Why else would our government declare them to be non-Germans?" (Chapter 2, p. 29)

"Over half my classmates were killed before they reached 18." (Chapter 3, p. 39)

"That incredible, incomprehensible decision to wipe out a whole race was always kept secret from the German masses. To us in the Hitler Youth, the 'Final Solution' meant deportation, but...

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