By: Aleena S. and Connor C.
The reason Hitler did this was to:
Get people more interested in keeping him in power. People would see the program as a program for children and say..... " Oh he's involving the children in activities and they love it!" Then they'll want him to stay in power!
Hitler Youth Saluting
Hitler Youth Uniform
The uniform is very similar to a Boy Scout uniform.
Hitler Youth Girls
See .... Hitler youth was for both boys and girls.
They chose to do this because if the Americans caught them making the children do these horrible things to the Jews. The Americans would hunt them down until they were no longer any more.
- Bartoletti, Susan Campbell. Hitler Youth: Growing up in Hitler’s shadow. New York: Scholastic Non- Fiction. 2005 print
- Grill, John Horst “Hitler Youth”. The Historian 68.4 (2006): 879t . Student Resources in context web. 30
- Shuter, Jane, Life and Death in Europe. Chicago, IL: Heinman library, 2003 print
- Sophie Sholl, Student Resources, Mackinvia