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  Children of the Nazi era - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The "Nazi children" are children of the members of Nazi or Fascist parties established before or during World War II, mostly in scandinavian countries temporarily occupied by German forces.
After the Second World War the children and their mothers were viewed as outcasts by many among the general populace who felt antagonized by the war and everything that had to do with Germany.
The children and their mothers experienced isolation and many children were bullied by other kids, and sometimes by adults, due to their origin.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nazi_children   (1240 words)

 Lebensborn - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main focus in occupied Norway was aiding children born by German soldiers and Norwegian mothers; in North-Eastern Europe the organization, in addition to services provided to SS members, engaged in the relocation of children, mostly orphans, to families in Germany.
However, of approximately 10,000 foreign-born children located in the American-controlled area of Germany after the war, the Court in the trial against the leaders of the organization (United States of America v.
Thousands of Germans who were born as a result of one of the Nazis' efforts to create an Aryan "master race" have at last been given hope of tracing their parents - 54 years after the scheme was hurriedly abandoned at the end of the second world war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lebensborn   (1733 words)

 Children of the Nazi era: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Nazi germanys lebensborn (fountain of life) plan was a human breeding plan intended to expand the "aryan race", who were to be the new master race of euro...
This article is about the children of Nazi party members and the children of German soldiers in occupied territories.
Nazi songs[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject]
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/children_of_the_nazi_era.htm   (1553 words)

 ipedia.com: Children of the Nazi era Article
Nazi Germany's Lebensborn (fountain of life) plan was a human breeding plan intended to expand the "Aryan race", who were to be the new master race of Europe.
Some Lebensborn children are now trying to obtain official recognition for their past mistreatment, which some claim equates to an attempt at genocide.
Approximately 50,000 to 200,000 Polish children were kidnapped, those who after examination were deemed "aryan" enough were then sent, with falsified birth certificates, to selected families, which were told for example that they were adopting children of killed soldiers.
www.ipedia.com /children_of_the_nazi_era.html   (749 words)

 Nazi Germany Piece @ LaunchBase.org (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Nazi regime was characterized by political control of every aspect of society in a quest for racial (Aryan, Nordic), social and cultural purity.
The Nazis also undertook programs targeting "weak" or "unfit" members of their own population, such as the T-4 Euthanasia Program that killed tens of thousands of disabled and sick Germans in an effort to "maintain the purity of the German Master race" (German: Herrenvolk) as described by Nazi propagandists.
Although Nazi hubris is often cited, Hitler presumably sought the further support of Japan and was convinced of the United States' aggressive intentions following the leaking of Rainbow Five and hearing the forboding anti-German content of Franklin Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor speech.
www.launchbase.org /encyclopedia/Nazi_Germany   (3837 words)

 Nazi - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Nazi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The terrorist militia of the German Nazi Party, the Sturmabteilung at a meeting in support of their Führer.
Hitler was leader of the German Nazi party from 1921, and German chancellor from 1933.
The meeting of the German Nazi Party at the Nürnberg rally in 1933, the year the party came to power in Germany with Adolf Hitler as its leader.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Nazi   (219 words)

 stilicho: Lebensborn children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
I'm a little disturbed by the article today on the "Lebensborn" children of Norway -- the progeny of German soldiers and local women, who were horribly mistreated after the war in a baffling inversion of Nazi persecution.
During the five-year occupation, tens of thousands of children across Europe were born of relationships between German soldiers and local women.
The worst abuses of the program itself, when children were allegedly kidnapped if they met genetic criteria, seems to have been an evolution of the program over time, rather than something essentially separate; the Jewish Virtual Library appears to endorse this view.
stilicho.blogspot.com /2005/03/lebensborn-children.html   (378 words)

 Nazi Propaganda (1933-1945)
Nazi Meetings from the speaker's viewpoint: All was not well in 1937.
Ceremonies for the youth: Nazi rites of passage from 1939.
Nazi commemoration of the war dead: A sample speech from 1944.
www.calvin.edu /academic/cas/gpa/ww2era.htm   (2302 words)

 Lebensborn: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Nazi Germany (Nazi Germany: The Nazi dictatorship under Hitler (1933-1945)) 's Lebensborn (fountain of life) plan was a human breeding plan (human breeding plan: eugenics (from the greek υ, for "well-born")...
Under the plan by Heinrich Himmler (Heinrich Himmler: German Nazi who was chief of the SS and the Gestapo and who oversaw the genocide of six million Jews (1900-1945)), German (German: A person of German nationality) men were encouraged to produce children with "racially pure" Aryan-looking women.
The plan was adopted in 1936, and stated that every "SS (SS: Special police force in Nazi Germany founded as a personal bodyguard for Adolf Hitler in 1925; the SS administered the concentration camps) Mann" should father 4 children.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/lebensborn   (335 words)

 Education | Poles
As many as 4,454 children chosen for Germanization were given German names, forbidden to speak Polish, and reeducated in SS or other Nazi institutions, where many died of hunger or disease.
Many more children were rejected as unsuitable for Germanization after failing to measure up to racial scientists' criteria for establishing "Aryan" ancestry; they were sent to children's homes or killed, some of them at Auschwitz of phenol injections.
An estimated total of 50,000 children were kidnapped in Poland, the majority taken from orphanages and foster homes in the annexed lands.
www.ushmm.org /education/resource/poles/poles.php?menu=/export/home/www/doc_root/education/foreducators/include/menu.txt&bgcolor=CD9544   (2781 words)

 German boys clothes: the NAZI era (1933-45)
Hitler and the NAZIs seized power in 1933 and the regime lasted until early 1945 when the Russians in the east and the Americans and British from the west occupied the country.
NAZI policy went to great length to avoid inflation as the hyper-inflation of the early 1920s was a major factor in affecting public opinion against the Wimar Republic.
His Tomi: A Childhood Under the Nazis was published in 1998) and by describes life in NAZI occupied Alsace from the viewpoint of the author, born in 1931.
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 German boys clothes: the NAZI era racial policies (1933-45) Mischlinge Bescheinigungen
Figure 1.--These NAZI Stormtroopers are preparing to march this couple through the streets of a German city to publically humiliate them, a common tactic in the early years.
As the leader of the NAZI Teacher's League, Hans Schemm, put it: "Those who have the youth on their side control the future." As a result, after the NAZIs seized power in 1933, they quickly began applying totalitarian principles to all aspects of the German education system.
The conerstone of NAZI laws and regulations against the Jews were the Nuremberg Laws of 1935.
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 HITLER WAS A SOCIALIST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Nazis, with their youth camps and praise of strong bodies and a strong people, endorsed all that, and soon were killing the retarded, the gay and the different.
Children in the womb are being killed just weeks before birth for the sin of being a dwarf, for instance, and famed animal rights philosopher Peter Singer wants parents free to kill deformed children in their first month of life.
And Nazi theories of German racial superiority differed from then-customary British beliefs in British racial superiority mainly in that the British views were implemented with typical conservative moderation whereas the Nazi views were implemented with typical Leftist fanaticism and brutality (cf.
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 1999-11-26: Ernestine Schlant
Children were not enrolled in the Hitler Youth until age 10, and by the time she got to that age the war was over.
Schlant agreed with an interviewer's suggestion that like many Germans who were children during the nazi era, as well as those who were born after the war, she struggles with the legacy left by her parents' generation.
Only recently, she said, in the fourth generation of Germans to write since the end of the nazi period, are novels beginning to deeply reflect on the Holocaust and "mourn the loss of a culture, a tradition, of individual lives, of families."
www.jewishsightseeing.com /usa/new_jersey/political-figures/sd11-26ernestine_schlant.htm   (1521 words)

 Poles Victims of the Nazi Era:
In contrast to Nazi genocidal policy that targeted all of Poland's 3.3 million Jewish men, women, and children for destruction, Nazi plans for the Polish Catholic majority focused on the murder or suppression of political, religious, and intellectual leaders.
In the annexed lands, the Nazis' goal was complete "Germanization" to assimilate the territories politically, culturally, socially, and economically into the German Reich.
During the Zamosc expulsions the Germans seized many children from their parents to be racially screened for possible adoption by German parents in the SS Lebensborn("Fount of Life") program.
fcit.coedu.usf.edu /holocaust/people/USHMMPOL.HTM   (2672 words)

 Jehovah's Witnesses: Victims of the Nazi Era, 1933-1945
In Nazi Germany, Jehovah's Witnesses refused to raise their arms in the "Heil, Hitler!" salute; they did not vote in elections; they would not join the army or the German Labor Front (a Nazi affiliate, which all salaried employees were required to join after 1934).
Articles strongly denounced the persecution of German Jews, Nazi "savagery" toward Communists, the remilitarization of Germany, the Nazification of schools and universities, Nazi propaganda, and the regime's assault on mainstream churches.
Conditions in Nazi camps were generally harsh for all inmates, many of whom died from hunger, disease, exhaustion, exposure to the cold, and brutal treatment.
www.jehovah.to /gen/holocaust/ushmmjeh.htm   (1909 words)

 Resistance and Subversion in Animated Films of the Nazi Era: the Case of Hans Fischerkoesen — iota
By distancing the Nazis into the stereotypes of demons and fools, we can comfortably say, "they weren't like us," and by containing them so solidly in a particular time slot, we can assure ourselves that "it can't happen here." Yet the complex truth about the Nazi era is considerably more menacing.
Similarly, while the Nazi party legally ruled Germany for only twelve years, from March 1933 until May 1945, the Nazi party existed as a minority party throughout the 1920s: Hitler was jailed in the early 1920s for terrorist activities.
But the Nazis did remain in power and it was precisely their economic success that lured many average citizens to lend them increasing support.
www.iotacenter.org /program/publication/moritz/moritz10   (5523 words)

 Axis History Forum :: View topic - POLES: VICTIMS OF THE NAZI ERA
During the Zamosc expulsions the Germans seized many children from their parents to be racially screened for possible adoption by German parents in the SS Lebensborn ("Fount of Life") program.
The Nazi terror was, in scholar Norman Davies's words, "much fiercer and more protracted in Poland than anywhere in Europe." Reliable statistics for the total number of Poles who died as a result of Nazi German policies do not exist.
I agree with you that poland was worst sufferer of nazi crimes.
forum.axishistory.com /viewtopic.php?t=16555   (3165 words)

 Palestinian Schools: Breeding Grounds for Hate
By contrast, Palestinian schools teach a form of anti-Jewish hatred and intolerance not unlike what was taught to German children during the Nazi era.
From the earliest age, children learn of their religious obligation to help drive out the infidels and reclaim "every centimeter" of "Palestine," the "stolen" land.
For instance, among the songs children learn at these camps are such classics as, "We’ll Throw Them into the Sea," "Revolution Until Victory," and "My Children in the Suicide Squads." Boys and girls as young as age six are trained in weapons handling and hand-to-hand combat.
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 NewsFromRussia.Com:Austria's justice minister: "Nazi-era doctor accused of killing children is too ill for trial"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
A doctor who worked at a clinic where the Nazis killed thousands of children will not be put on trial because he suffers from severe dementia, Austria's justice minister said in a document released Tuesday.
Historians and survivors of the clinic have accused him of killing or taking part in the clinic's experiments on thousands of children deemed by the Nazis to be physically, mentally or otherwise unfit.
A third trial in 2000, in which Gross was accused of complicity in the murder of nine handicapped children who died as the result of abuse, was suspended after a psychiatrist testified he was unfit for trial because of advanced dementia.
newsfromrussia.com /world/2005/03/22/58760_.html   (455 words)

 TIME Europe | Austria: Suffer the Children | 4/3/2000
In Vienna, where the far-right Freedom Party's inclusion in government has sharpened the spotlight on the country's Nazi past, a prominent editorialist called the outcome "a farce." Karl Öllinger of Austria's Green Party said the country's political élite and justice system had protected Gross for decades as one of their own.
Witnesses say children were put out on the balcony on freezing winter nights and given injections of sedatives and other drugs which lowered their resistance to disease.
The court psychiatrist said he is suffering from the early stages of dementia and does not have the mental "flexibility" to respond to prolonged questioning.
www.time.com /time/europe/magazine/2000/0403/trial.html   (879 words)

 Nazi Posters: 1933-1945
It was part of the Nazi attempt to persuade occupied Europe that it was part of a common European crusade against Bolshevism.
Allied bombing of German cities had increased to the level that children in cities were being sent to the countryside for safety.
The German term Kinderlandverschickung translates as "sending children to the countryside." The poster encourages parents to register their children aged 3-14 for the program, which was not compulsory.
www.calvin.edu /academic/cas/gpa/posters2.htm   (2795 words)

 portland imc - 2002.07.08 - Report from Saturday's Forum on Palestine
Children have watched soldiers beat their parents with butts of guns, knocking them to the floor.
Some children have seen their parents or friends shot to death in front of them.
But nobody talked about Arab children." She said that developmentally, most Palestinian children are at a much lower level from where they're supposed to be.
portland.indymedia.org /en/2002/07/14097.shtml   (2912 words)

 Adapting Nazi-era children's opera called for light touch by Tony Kushner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
As an allegory on Hitler's rise to power and a story once performed by Jewish children who would eventually be killed by the Nazis, the last thing Brundibar needed was a heavy rhetorical hand.
It tells the story of a brother and sister who need to raise money to buy milk for their ailing mother and are hindered by a hostile organ grinder named Brundibar.
It was eventually performed 55 times at the Terezin concentration camp and was featured in a 1944 Nazi propaganda film, The Fuehrer Presents the Jews With a City.
www.canada.com /topics/entertainment/story.html?id=08dc453e-f61c-4940-a6b4-b646c2db34c3&k=7262   (576 words)

 Dutch Nazi Era Conditions
First, the initial wave of public protest on the part of the Dutch population was immediately and ruthlessly suppressed with extremely severe reprisals.
As public protest disappeared, the Germans were encouraged to proceed with their systematic plan to empty the Jews from Holland.
This is the last large scale public demonstration of civilian protest in Holland to Nazi policies.
sorrel.humboldt.edu /~rescuers/book/Strobos/Conditions.Holland.html   (1076 words)

 Resources page
Illustrated articles are provided on such topics as the United States and the Holocaust, The Third Reich, Anti-Semitism, pogroms, ghettos, forced labor, extermination camps, victims, women, children, Jewish and non-Jewish resistance, rescue, liberation, war crimes trials and more.
A thematic arrangement of testimony excerpts and identification cards grouped by such categories as hiding, children, refugees, ghettos, deportations, camps, resistance and survival.
Berlin during the Nazi deportations, the Holocaust era in
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 Orders, Decorations and Medals - Medals by Country - Medals of Austria
He was appointed musical director of the Vienna State Opera in the fall after resigning in August from the Boston Symphony Orchestra, which he had conducted since 1973.
A doctor allegedly linked to the deaths of thousands of children in a Nazi-era euthanasia clinic has been stripped of one of the nation's most prestigious awards.
Heinrich Gross, formally charged in the deaths of nine children at the Am Spiegelgrund clinic in Vienna but suspected of assisting in the torture and death of thousands more, received the Austrian Honorary Cross for Science and Art in 1975.
www.geocities.com /athens/4795/Austria.htm   (634 words)

 The Nazification of America--Step Four
Since the Nazis had only been able to gain a 44% plurality in the Reichstag in the March 5, 1933 elections, Hitler looked for another way to establish a full dictatorship.
Just days before the vote on the bill, the Nazis held a staged ceremony in Potsdam in which Hitler was depicted as a conservative national leader, not the head of a radical party.
Had there been even an attempt at resisting the Nazi's relentless destruction of human freedoms, it would at least have allowed the workers to feel that they had not gone down without a struggle.
www.new-enlightenment.com /nazification_step4.htm   (2756 words)

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