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The Resource Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow, Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow, Susan Campbell Bartoletti

Label
Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow
Title
Hitler Youth
Title remainder
growing up in Hitler's shadow
Statement of responsibility
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Title variation
Hitler Youth
Title variation remainder
growing up in Hitlers shadow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of a generation of German young people who devoted all their energy to the Hitler Youth and the propaganda that brought Hitler his power, and the youths that resisted the Nazi movement. "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
Summary
Explores the various factors which led many of Germany's young people to pledge their loyalty and support to the dictator and join the Hitler Youth during his rise to power
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2005
  • Carolyn W. Field Award (Pennsylvania), 2006.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Non-Fiction, 2005.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
178480
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
943.086/0835
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DD253.5
LC item number
.B37 2005
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1050
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 5
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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growing up in Hitler's shadow
Label
Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow, Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/schol051/2004051040.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index
Contents
The bloody handprint: The murder of Herbert Norkus -- "For the flag we are ready to die": Hitler's rise to power -- "The brown pest": Organizing the Hitler youth -- "Where one burns books": A Nazi education -- "This thing about the Jews": Nazi persecution of the Jews -- "Muscle-tearing hard work": Preparing for war -- "Body and soul": The German war machine -- "Serving a mass murderer": The Holocaust begins -- "Long live freedom!": Hitler youth and resistance -- "Fanatical fighters": Hitler's boy soldiers, 1943-1945 -- "I could not help but cry." -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Time line of the Hitler youth -- Author's note -- About the photographs -- Quote sources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
2444118
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780439353793
Lccn
2004051040
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55682369
  • (OCoLC)55682369
Label
Hitler Youth : growing up in Hitler's shadow, Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/schol051/2004051040.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-173) and index
Contents
The bloody handprint: The murder of Herbert Norkus -- "For the flag we are ready to die": Hitler's rise to power -- "The brown pest": Organizing the Hitler youth -- "Where one burns books": A Nazi education -- "This thing about the Jews": Nazi persecution of the Jews -- "Muscle-tearing hard work": Preparing for war -- "Body and soul": The German war machine -- "Serving a mass murderer": The Holocaust begins -- "Long live freedom!": Hitler youth and resistance -- "Fanatical fighters": Hitler's boy soldiers, 1943-1945 -- "I could not help but cry." -- Conclusion -- Epilogue -- Time line of the Hitler youth -- Author's note -- About the photographs -- Quote sources -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Control code
2444118
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9780439353793
Lccn
2004051040
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm55682369
  • (OCoLC)55682369

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