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The Nature and purpose of Hitler Youth In 1936 it became compulsory to join the Hitler Youth. Young people had to belong to organisations

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The Nature and purpose of Hitler Youth In 1936 it became compulsory to join the Hitler Youth. Young people had to belong to organisations which taught them loyalty to Hitler and help train them in military skills. The Hitler Youth Movement catered for 10 to 18 year olds. There were separate organisations for boys and girls. The task of the boys section was to prepare the boys for military service. For girls, the organisation prepared them for motherhood. Hitler had very clear ideas about women; their duties were church children and kitchen. ...read more.


The purpose of this was to prepare them for childbirth, as Hitler told young girls it was their duty to have children. Boys in Hitler Youth were in training to be soldiers. With all of its boys trained in the skills of a soldier and in the beliefs of the Nazis, the Nazi Party believed that it would have a steady supply of new soldiers when the boys grew up. The boys in Hitler Youth participated in athletic activities designed to build up their strength. They went on marches that took several days with only army rations to eat. ...read more.


They got taught this at their clubs because Hitler wanted respect and loyalty The most important lessons the girls were taught was the lessons on childcare. The reason why this was so important was because Hitler wanted an all Aryan race. He needed to achieve this by telling girls how to bring up their children. They were also told they needed to have children and they were persuaded to get married and have children. The girls were also taught how to dress and how to do their hair 'the way Hitler wanted.' The main purpose of the Hitler youth was to get the youth on his side. He wanted a super race so he was teaching girls how to bring it up. ...read more.

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