The Hitler Youth

For more than a century Germany has had a tradition of Youth Organisations.  By far the most successful and controversial of these was the ‘Hitlerjugend’ or ‘Hitler Youth’.  This film documents the rise and fall of an organisation led by the Nazi Party, which changed the lives of over 18,000,000 Germans under the age of 18.  Hitler once stated, ‘I want young people to grow up so they will frighten the world, a violent, dominant, cruel youth…I do not want intellectual education, knowledge is ruin to my young men…with them I can make a new world.’

0 00h 57m 2000 Biography, Military Forces

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For more than a century Germany has had a tradition of Youth Organisations.  By far the most successful and controversial of these was the ‘Hitlerjugend’ or ‘Hitler Youth’.  This film documents the rise and fall of an organisation led by the Nazi Party, which changed the lives of over 18,000,000 Germans under the age of 18.  Hitler once stated, ‘I want young people to grow up so they will frighten the world, a violent, dominant, cruel youth…I do not want intellectual education, knowledge is ruin to my young men…with them I can make a new world.’


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