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Explain why the Nazis promoted membership of their youth organisations after 1933

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Q) Explain why the Nazis promoted membership of their youth organisations after 1933 The Nazis did many things in order to gain control of the youth as by getting control of the minds of young people and by doing so take control of the people living under the dictatorship. The main purpose behind instilling such values in these youth was to make them fascist and loyally jingoistic. It was extremely vital for them to gain control as a means of suppressing freedom and elongating Hitler's vision of tyranny. ...read more.

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Hitler was trying to create an order within these people, and so for their generation and those thereafter would learn to accept what they were given and in order to allow the Nazi regime to survive for a long period of time. It was made compulsory to join the HJ for all persons aged 14-18 in 1933, this shows that Hitler was preparing for a War on a big scale; thus this very anti-Semitic paramilitary style group would prepare all for this. ...read more.

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This very much goes along with the idea of Gleichshaltung meaning that everyone should fall into line, and this was the way of imposing it onto the youth, who are the future of the regime. Other ways of indoctrinating the youth such as by means of education, which taught that the blood of the German people was all-pure and this was a motto for the HJ (Blut und ehre). History taught that Germans were all-superior throughout history, all this succeeded in creating a sense of pride by the youth for what Hitler is doing and again falling into line. ?? ?? ?? ?? Created by 06susa ...read more.

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