Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

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Scholastic Nonfiction, 2005 - 176 Seiten
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In her first full-length nonfiction title since winning the Robert F. Sibert Award, Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores the riveting and often chilling story of Germany's powerful Hitler Youth groups.

"I begin with the young. We older ones are used up . . . But my magnificent youngsters! Look at these men and boys! What material! With them, I can create a new world." --Adolf Hitler, Nuremberg 1933

By the time Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, 3.5 million children belonged to the Hitler Youth. It would become the largest youth group in history. Susan Campbell Bartoletti explores how Hitler gained the loyalty, trust, and passion of so many of Germany's young people. Her research includes telling interviews with surviving Hitler Youth members.

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Review: Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Nutzerbericht  - Astrid Yrigollen - Goodreads

This book contains many pictures and first person accounts of the children who were caught up in Hitler's chaos. From courageous ones who resisted with conviction & strength (some more then adults) to ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Review: Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler's Shadow

Nutzerbericht  - Nancy - Goodreads

"It would take years for many Hitler Youth to digest the truth about National Socialism: They had served a mass murderer and, in so doing, had contributed to the deaths of millions of people." Wow. I ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Über den Autor (2005)

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books, both fiction and nonfiction, for children. Her fiction includes the novels THE BOY WHO DARED, Dear America: A COAL MINER'S BRIDE, and NO MAN'S LAND, as well as a number of picture books. She won the Newbery Honor for her nonfiction book HITLER'S YOUTH. A former eighth-grade teacher for eighteen years, Bartoletti now writes full-time and lives in Pennsylvania with her family.

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