Essay On Hitler Youth

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The Holocaust, a genocide, the mass murder of millions of innocent people. Adolf Hitler had been appointed chancellor of Germany in January of 1933, that was when the anti-Jewish crisis began. Adolf got the position due to Germany fear’s, that had been fomenting since the end of World War I. The Nazi party and the Communist party were the two largest parties, and Germany turned to the Nazi party because they feared becoming a communist country. On April 1, 1933, just weeks after Hitler has been appointed chancellor of Germany, boycotts of Jewish-owned businesses began. Small Jewish businesses were plastered with the star of David, and signs that said “Don’t buy from Jews”. Days later, on April 7, 1933 more laws were passed, saying Jews could…show more content…
Hitler’s Youth was a group of young boys who were taught Nazi ideals and raised up as miniature soldiers, and girls who were also taught Nazi ideals and used to promote the creation of the Aryan race. This is a group that is not talked about often, because they weren 't necessarily on either side of the story. It is disputed that the Hitler Youth should not be remembered in a decent light, and in some ways they are right. They were a part of some really terrible acts, and technically would be considered a part of the Nazi party. However, they were not the persecutors and they were not what one typically thinks of as a victim, but in fact, they were. They were forced into roles that they didn’t want because their parents were afraid, and Hitler considered them easy converts. In the book Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler 's Shadow, Hitler is quoted saying, "I begin with the young. We older ones are used up, but my magnificent youngsters! Are there finer ones anywhere in the world? Look at all these men and boys! What material! With them, I can make a new world (49).” They girls were impregnated and forced to raise their children under the Nazi ideals. They were victims of Hitler’s control, and they deserve to be
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