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Describe what life was like women and children under the Nazis

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Hitler went through a lot of trouble to make sure that the young people were loyal to him and the Nazi party. School books were rewritten to give them good view of Nazi's; all teachers had to belong to the German Teachers League, put across Nazi ideas in their lessons and go to compulsory training courses during school holidays. German school children were not educated but indoctrinated (getting people to believe in a set of ideas.) Outside of school, young people had to belong to youth organisation which taught them loyalty to Hitler and military training. The five organisations together made up Hitler Youth Movement (HYM): By 1939 some 8 million had joined the Hitler Youth Movement. ...read more.


Those with the highest scores went to special schools were they were trained to be leaders of the future. The Adolf Hitler Schools took boys from the Young Folk at the age of 12, gave them 6 years of tough training before sending them to university or the army. The very best pupils) were sent to school called Order Castle were they were pushed to their limits of endurance. Students, who were not injured or killed, graduated to be the very models of Hitler's idea of youth- swift, tough, and very hard. Shortly after coming into power in 1933, Hitler made a law for the encouragement or marriage. ...read more.


Wearing make- up and jeans were frowned upon. � Hair in a bun or two plaits, not died, not permed and slimming was discouraged as it was not good for carrying a child. � The only thing women were encouraged to do was have children. 12 august (Hitler's mothers birthday) the women with most children was awarded the motherhood cross. The Nazi's set up homes for unmarried mothers these were called Lebensborn (the spring of life). Recognised by a white flag with a red dot in the middle (in a way these were brothels). An unmarried could go there with the aim of getting pregnant and be introduced to 'racially pure' SS men ?? ?? ?? ?? Describe what life was like women and children under the Nazis ...read more.

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