Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow - Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Chapter 8 Summary and Analysis

Hans Scholl was a natural leader who rose in the ranks of the Hitler Youth. But he quickly became tired of the rigid conformity of the system and acted out in minor ways, like designing a flag pattern that was against the rules. After slapping his superior, Hans was booted from the Hitler Youth. His father, an anti-Nazi, was proud of him. Spurred on by their father, Hans and Sophie both pursued freedom and resistance to National Socialism in different ways.

Hitler Youth drop-outs often banded together in secrecy to form their own youth groups. They would provoke or even attack Hitler Youth members. The Patrol Force helped the Gestapo track down these outlaws, and a special youth concentration camp was set up in 1940. The head of the SS, Heinrich Himmler, was alarmed at the growing number of youths resisting Hitler...

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