2 “He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future!” Hitler, 1935“He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future!”What does this mean?Do you agree with him?
3 Hitler Youth: Why“We must develop organizations in which an individual’s entire life can take place. Then every activity and every individual will be regulated by the collectivity represented by the party. There is no longer any arbitrary will, there are no longer any free realms in which the individual belongs to himself …The time of personal happiness is over.”-Hitler
4 Hitler Youth As important as school High expectations: A Preparation “The weak must be chiselled away. I want young men and women who can suffer pain. A young German must be as swift as a greyhound, as tough as leather, and as hard as Krupp's steel.”Method of ControlA PreparationBoys: MilitaryGirls: Motherhood
5 Hitler Youth Statistics: Why Hitler Youth? 70% Nazi Party = under 40 Q: How is this beneficial to Hitler? How can he take advantage of this?
12 The Girls Jungmadel The both had anti-air raid rehearsals -Ages 10-14-Hiking trips- Sports meetingsLeague of German Girls-Ages 15-18Baby makers- 1 year of farm or domestic serviceThe both had anti-air raid rehearsals
13 Most Important thing to remember They were taught not to ask questions and obey without thinking.
14 Methods to Create More Hitler Youth Get young blonde women & men, put them in camps, everyone wearing as little clothing as possibleReproduce!Breed, breed, and breed … not for emotional involvement, but for establishing and perpetuating purity of a Nazi-defined German race!
15 Did Everyone Support these Groups? The Swing Movement-Upper middle class-Music FestivalsThe Edelweiss Pirates- Escape from control (get aways )The White Rose-College Students
16 -Edelweiss Pirates Song Edelwiess Pirates“I want a brutal, domineering, fearless cruel youth. Youth must be all that. It must bear pain. There must be nothing weak and gentle about it. The free, splendid beast of prey must once again flash from its eyes. That is how I will eradicate thousands of years of human domestication. That is how I will create the New Order.” HitlerHitler's power may lay us low, And keep us locked in chains, But we will smash the chains one day, We'll be free again. We've got the fists and we can fight, We've got the knives and we'll get them out. We want freedom, don't we boys?-Edelweiss Pirates Song