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German children trying to catch a glimpse of Adolf Hitler

Immersed in the Hitler cult from an early age—his portrait was a standard fixture in classrooms—German children enthusiastically greeted the Führer at public events. This sepia-toned image shows young German children peaking through the legs of policemen to catch a glimpse of Adolf Hitler. The original German caption reads, "Safe and secure between the boots, our little ones wait for the passing of the Führer".

Bettmann/CORBIS, New York

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