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The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936
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Indoctrination of Youth
“Youth Serves the Führer” is the title of this Hitler Youth recruiting poster. This organization mobilized boys into the Nazi community through sport and hiking, and later trained them for military combat.
“Youth Serves the Führer” is the title of this Hitler Youth recruiting poster. This organization mobilized boys into the Nazi community through sport and hiking, and later trained them for military combat.
—USHMM #14942/Bundesarchiv Koblenz, Germany (inventory number 003-011-018)
This photograph shows German boys giving the Nazi salute. September 1933.
This photograph shows German boys giving the Nazi salute. September 1933.
—USHMM #21750/Süddeutscher Verlag Bilderdienst
The cover illustration of a Nazi magazine, <i>Deutsche Sportjugend</i> (German Sporting Youth), shows the German national soccer team giving the Nazi salute. March 1937.
The cover illustration of a Nazi magazine, Deutsche Sportjugend (German Sporting Youth), shows the German national soccer team giving the Nazi salute. March 1937.
—USHMM #14944/Courtesy of John Loaring
The Nazi <i>Bund Deutscher Madel</i> (League of German Girls), a branch of the Hitler Youth, trained girls as physically fit future mothers and homemakers. This poster dates from September 1934.
The Nazi Bund Deutscher Madel (League of German Girls), a branch of the Hitler Youth, trained girls as physically fit future mothers and homemakers. This poster dates from September 1934.
—USHMM #24783/Kunstbibliothek, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

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