The Third Reich: The Hitler Youth Movement

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Through the burdensome reparations imposed by World War one, Adolf Hitler was able to rise to power, marking the beginning of the Third Reich. In the years from 1928- 1933 of economic oppression, a dysfunctional political regime left the youth of Germany abandoned. Hitler used this situation of their benefit, guiding the path for youth that the Weimar republic government couldn't. To achieve his dream of “A thousand Year Reich”, Hitler established the Hitler youth movement who were a logical extension of his beliefs, highlighting the notion of their importance to future of the Reich and aimed to produce a generation of loyal supporters. Created in the 1920’ s-1930’s, the intsituiton catered for 10 to 18 year old boys and girls. The Hitler
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