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Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Age 12+
Grade 7-9

Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Hardcover (Scholastic April 1, 2005) , 1st edition
"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 Chancellor of Germany in 1933, 3.5 million children belonged to the Hitler Youth. It would become the largest youth group in history. Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores how Hitler gained the loyalty, trust, and passion of so many of Germany's young people. Her research includes telling interviews with surviving Hitler Youth members.
0439353793 / 9780439353793
36.8 oz.
10.0 x 0.8 in.

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