Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow Setting & Symbolism

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin was the seat of Hitler's power and the site for many of his rallies. When Berlin was besieged by Russian forces, the Hitler Youth fought to the death.

Hitlerjugend

The Hitlerjugend, translated as Hitler Youth, was a youth organization formed in 1922 to instill allegiance to Hitler and teach the tenets of National Socialism.

The White Rose

The White Rose was a resistance group formed by students at the University of Munich during World War II. Aware of the atrocities committed by the Nazis, they distributed anti-Nazi pamphlets in an attempt to spread the truth.

Jungvolk

As Hitler Youth expanded, its reach got younger. Boys ages ten to fourteen were enrolled in Jungvolk prior to admittance to the full Hitlerjugend.

Gleichschaltung

This phrase is roughly translated as conformity. Hitler made conformity to his rules and ideals a top priority in his dictatorship.

People's Radio

Soon after...

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