The Social Influence Of Hitler Youth On Nazi Germany

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Adolf Hitler was a skeptic who grew up in a disciplined and harsh environment, where schooling, leadership, and listening were the most important thing. He felt as though children should grow up in that environment as well, which is why he created the Hitler Youth Organization. The Hitler Youth was an organization of Hitler’s belief that the future of Nazi Germany was its children. The Hitler Youth was established on July 4, 1926 and was seen as being as important to a child as school was. The kids joined at age ten and stayed a part of it until age seventeen. The children participated in camps, rallies and after school activities, these groups combined training and skills with ethnic and political teachings. To the outside world, the Hitler Youth seemed to personify German discipline. In fact, this image was far from accurate. School teachers complained that boys and girls were so tired from attending evening meetings of the Hitler Youth, that they could barely stay awake the next day at school. The fact that children were training this hard was a direct reason why the children were not learning as well as they did prior to not being in the Hitler Youth.
The Youth program made an impact on so many children’s lives. This text states that,
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Because the Hitler Youth were trained to adore Hitler and his will and rise-up against resistance, when Hitler preached that the Jews were responsible for the hardships of the German nation and laws were passed against them, it was these people who enforced those laws. These youth were the Germans who imprisoned lawbreakers with violence and death. When World War II broke out, it was these Germans who fought, killed, and died for the Nazis. It was also these Germans, former members of the Hitler Youth, who rounded-up and eventually killed millions of Jews and other lesser people, in what is known as the
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