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nature and purpose of the hitler youth

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NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE HITLER YOUTH Hitler's vision for Germany was to be superior, a wealthy and powerful country, have no Jews or communists. He wanted a Nazi country, a perfect Aryan race and Germany to regain their pride. They were thought to be a country that obeys the Treaty Of Versailles (T of V), they were seen to be poor and not threatening in any way. Hitler himself sought to be a supreme ruler, rich and dominant as well as not obeying the T of V. The Hitler Youth were the future of Germany so were important to Hitler. He wanted them to be like him, have the ambitions he had and to grow up to be just like him. ...read more.

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The Hitler Youth was just as important as school, Hitler hoped that the Hitler Youth would ensure children grew up as Nazi's, believing in and conforming to Nazi ideas. The boys attended different youth groups according to their age at 6-10 they joined the Pimpfen, next the Hitler Judgen from 10-14, finally the Madchen from 14-18. Within each group the boys took part various kinds of activities such as, camping, hiking, and military discipline. They had to wear uniform, they were taught how to use guns, also how to read maps as well as taking part in long marches. The boys did these activities because Hitler and other Nazi's wanted them to be trained like as soldiers, so they could become one and Hitler could have his own Nazi army. ...read more.

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They wanted them to have these skills, so when they were older they could stay at home and look after the children whilst the men were at war. With this training they could be used as nurses in wartime . The Hitler youth was just a youth club where kids would learn to become first-rate Nazi or soldier but it grew extraordinarily big it was a huge youth club and was ment to be the future for Nazi Germany he trained the kids this way as he did because he wanted them to become soldiers of war or leaders, become a great sensation for Germany be independent and make there own rules not obey the T of V rise up against the world and be who they want to be. GCSE History Coursework Aharon Deans Page 1 29/01/2008 ...read more.

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