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Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow

Author: Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Nonfiction, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
The story of a generation of German young people who devoted all their energy to the Hitler Youth and the propaganda that brought Hitler his power, and the youths that resisted the Nazi movement. "I begin with the young. We older ones are used up. But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world."--Adolf Hitler, Nuremberg,1933. By the time Hitler became  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Curriculum resource
Juvenile materials
Young adult nonfiction
Juvenile works
Young adult non-fiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Campbell Bartoletti
ISBN: 0439353793 9780439353793 1415661014 9781415661017 9781338309843 1338309846
OCLC Number: 55682369
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2006.
Newbery Honor Book, 2006
Description: 176 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: The bloody handprint: the murder of Herbert Norkus --
"For the flag we are ready to die": Hitler's rise to power --
"The brown pest": organizing the Hitler youth --
"Where one burns books": a Nazi education --
"This thing about the Jews": Nazi persecution of the Jews --
"Muscle-tearing hard work": preparing for war --
"Body and soul": the German war machine --
"Serving a mass murderer": the Holocaust begins --
"Long live freedom!": Hitler youth and resistance --
"Fanatical fighters": Hitler's boy soldiers, 1943-1945 --
"I could not help but cry." --
Conclusion --
Time line of the Hitler youth.
Responsibility: Susan Campbell Bartoletti.
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Through interviews with surviving Hitler Youth members as well as those who resisted the movement, explores how Hitler gained the loyalty, trust, and passion of so many of Germany's young people that  Read more...


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