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  Articles - 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 12.SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend ("Hitler Youth") was a German Waffen SS armoured division which saw action on both the Eastern and Western fronts during World War II.
The Hitlerjugend was remarkable because the majority of its enlisted men were drawn from members of the Hitler Youth born in 1926.
Hitlerjugend, reduced to a few thousand men and a handful of vehicles, now took part in operations to keep the Falaise Pocket open and to help trapped German forces to escape.
www.lastring.com /articles/12th_SS_Panzer_Division_Hitlerjugend?mySession=5457ee221cc7153ded83a893367bae83   (2145 words)

The Hitler Youth - the Hitlerjugend or HJ - was offically formed at the second Reichsparteitag (National Party Day) on July 4th, 1926.
Although the Hitlerjugend would become the only youth organization of Germany shortly after the NSDAP came to power in 1933, the HJ was certainly not the first attempt to formally organize German youth along political, social, or religious lines.
For example, the future Hitlerjugend would take on the notion of "youth led by youth" and incorporate it into its core of ideals, while the unique style of dress pioneered in the Wandervogel would continue on in many forms among most all of the new organziations.
www.feldgrau.com /hj.html   (750 words)

 SS-Kanonier Werner Saß   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
On the 11th of July the majority of 'Hitlerjugend' were pulled out of the line but the artillery regiment remained in support of 1.
At the beginning of August 'Hitlerjugend' was withdrawn from the frontline and became 1.
The remnants of the division broke out but approximately 400 of the artillery regiment were reported missing assumed captured as they attempted to extricate their guns.
home.clara.net /percy/wernersafs.htm   (765 words)

 Hitler Youth - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
That same month, the Hitler Youth became obligatory and membership was required by law (Gesetz über die Hitlerjugend).
By 1943, Nazi leaders began turning the Hitler Youth into a military reserve to draw manpower which had been depleted due to tremendous military losses.
In 1943, the 12.SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend, under the command of SS-Brigadeführer Fritz Witt, was formed.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hitlerjugend   (1612 words)

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Worin lag die Attraktivit\'e4t der Hitlerjugend f\'fcr die damaligen \par }{\fs28 }{\fs28\ul Jugendlichen}{ \par }\pard\plain \ql \li0\ri0\widctlpar\faauto\adjustright\rin0\lin0\itap0 \fs28\lang1031\langfe1031\cgrid\langnp1031\langfenp1031 {\fs24 \par Die Hitlerjugend machte Angebote an Jungen und M\'e4dchen, die bis 1933 kaum Gelegenheiten hatten, in Jugendgruppen dabeizusein.
Bedarf nach derartigen M\'f6glichkeiten bestand insbesondere in l\'e4 ndlich- provinziellen Regionen und zum Teil auch bei den konfessionell vielmehr politisch nicht engagierten Teilen der Arbeiterjugend oder der Mittelstandsjugend.
www.fh-fulda.de /fb/sw/profs/schirrmacher/sozwsoza/3geschichte.rtf   (4304 words)

I 1936 Hitlerjugend, and BDM too,was declared "State Youth", and from 1939 all young people between 10 and 18 had to be members of Hitlerjugend/Bund Deutscher Mädel. You cold not refuse.
It is easy to make an impression on children, to indoctrinate them at least when they are young enough; and Hitlerjugend offered the children everything that was attractive in their eyes: walks in the wild, holiday camps, torch lit parades, sing-a-long evenings at the campfire.
They were also taught to obey, because Hitlerjugend had, as the party had, a strictly híeracic buildup.
home19.inet.tele.dk /antinazist/factorycalvesE.htm   (1340 words)

 Defeat of the 12th SS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Hitlerjugend withdrew from Putot in the face of the Canadian attack, and streamed towards the embankment.
Though Hubert Meyer maintains that the Hitlerjugend had not conducted armoured operations that early in the day, suggesting that the Canadians had simply erred, it is evident that 3rd Division was assuming the next blow would fall in the area of Bretteville.
The Hitlerjugend attempted to shift the attack towards the south, but other tanks were ignited by the accurate artillery fire.
info.wlu.ca /~wwwmsds/haller.htm   (6089 words)

 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com - The HitlerJugend   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
It is much disputed if the Hitlerjugend was a political orgainsation, to train and grow the forthcoming elites of the Nazi-Regime.
The Hitlerjugend (short HJ) was already formed in July 1926, during the second congress of the National Socialistic Democratic Workers Party (the NSDAP).
In the beginning, the membership was voluntarily, but in 1936, the "Gesetz zur Hitlerjugend -Act of the HJ-" forced the young people of Germany into this organisation.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /wwii/misc/hitlerjugend.aspx   (863 words)

 Germanisation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1939 most of the minority activists were sent to concentration camps, minority children were forced to join Hitlerjugend therefore parents were afraid to speak with them minority language.
In wider sense, Germanisation refers to the process of acculturation of Slavic speakers, populating, after conquests in the early dark ages, areas of the modern eastern Germany to the line of Elbe.
The obligatory membership in Hitlerjugend made dialogue between old and young next to impossible, while using other languages then German had been not warmly welcome by officials.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Germanisation.htm   (491 words)

 Trials of German Major War Criminals: Volume 20
Conclusive testimony about the actions of the members of the "Hitlerjugend" within the cadre of the German armed forces was given by a German soldier prisoner of war, Hertom Knitel, himself a former member of the "Hitlerjugend" since 1938 on, who in 1942, at the age of 18, enlisted in the German Army.
But the activities of the "Hitlerjugend" during the war and of the defendant Schirach were not limited only to these crimes.
The "Hitlerjugend" actively participated in the preparation of the war of aggression by creating fifth columns in Poland and Yugoslavia; the official reports of the Polish and the Yugoslav Governments testify to this fact.
www.vex.net /~nizkor/hweb/imt/tgmwc/tgmwc-20/tgmwc-20-189-12.shtml   (3031 words)

 Luxemburg Collaborationist Forces During WWII
The Auslands-Organisation of the NSDAP had cells among Reichs-Deutsch citizens resident in Luxembourg, as did the Hitlerjugend, but these were not open to pro-German Luxemburgers or to the Volksdeutsche or the region.
In 1934 an eighteen year-old Luxemburger lad, Albert Kreins, had tried to enlist in the Luxembourg branch of the Hitlerjugend but was refused admission on the grounds that the Hitler Youth was restricted to the sons of Reichs-Deutsch.
The LVJ was also affiliated with the Hitlerjugend, and at the same time as conscription was introduced in August of 1942, was actually absorbed into it.
www.feldgrau.com /a-lux.html   (693 words)

 Axis History Factbook: 12. SS-Panzer-Division Hitlerjugend
His vision called for the drafting of all HJ members who were born in 1926 and assign them to a "Hitlerjugend" combat formation.
Per an order dated June 24th, 1943, it was initially decided that the SS "Hitlerjugend" division would be formed as the 12th SS Panzer Grenadier Division "Hitlerjugend".
The "Hitlerjugend" cuff title was authorized for this unit Feb 1944.
www.axishistory.com /index.php?id=1963   (1850 words)

 mysamplepage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 12th SS Panzer Reconnaissance Battalion and the 2nd Panzer Company were part of the 12th SS Panzer Regiment, which was the Regiment of the 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend.
The 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend was formed in the main from members of the Hitler Youth born in the first half of the year 1926 and were all volunteers, highly doctrinated in Nazi thinking.
It was initially formed on 1st June 1943 as a Panzer Grenadier Division Hitlerjugend but was amended on 30th October to 12th SS Panzer Division Hitlerjugend.
home.freeuk.net /fourthtroop/thess   (310 words)

 The 12. SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend"
Included are: Pre and early war Waffen-SS History, The Hitlerjugend movement, The recruitment drive and formation of the division.
The operational history of the Division, from the grim defense of Caen, through Wacht am Rhein until the Division's eventual surrender in Austria.
SS-Panzerdivison "Hitlerjugend" on their experiences before, during and after the war.
home.att.net /~SSPzHJ/Index.html   (345 words)

 Holocaust Survivors: Photo Gallery - "Hitler Youth"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Grim beyond their years, boys belonging to the Hitlerjugend (Hitler Youth) turn eyes at a Nazi rally.
The Hitlerjugend admitted children at the age of 10, and continued until the age of 18.
It was organized on a military pattern and prepared a young man to become a soldier or an SS.
www.holocaustsurvivors.org /cgi-bin/data.show.pl?di=record&da=photos&ke=101   (71 words)

 Hitler's Boy Soldiers in Normandy
In the summer of 1944, the mostly teenage soldiers of the 12th SS Hitlerjugend Panzer Division threw itself against the mighty Allied onslaught to retake Europe.
Organized in Antwerp, Belgium, in July 1943, the 12th SS Hitlerjugend Division, of which the 25th was part, had been formed around a cadre of veterans from the 1st SS Panzer Division, the army and the Luftwaffe.
Most of its personnel came from the Hitler Youth leadership schools, and it was not uncommon to have boys of 16 in its ranks.
www.thehistorynet.com /wwii/blboysoldiers   (1112 words)

 Service Publications
In 1943 the 12 SS Hitlerjugend Panzer Division was formed.
Mainly from boys born in 1926 who'd been in the Hitlerjugend previously.
Many of the Officers of the division were found guilty of War crimes and sentenced to death, not all were as lucky as Kurt Meyer who managed to get away, and die in their own homes due to old age.
www.servicepub.com /history.htm   (591 words)

 Hitler Youth (NSDAP, Germany)
After the Nazis came to power in 1933 the non-Nazi youth organizations of the Third Reich were either disbanded or absorbed into the Hitler Jugend with the exception of the catholic organizations which survived until 1936.
In the film, I saw it waving in classes and on a field, at a sort of academy of the Hitlerjugend.
It is strange though that it actually looks like the Austrian flag with just a swastika on it, but I do not think that could be the explanation, since the film was not set in Austria.
flagspot.net /flags/de}ns_hj.html   (444 words)

 The enemy responds - D-Day: Canadians Target Juno Beach - CBC Archives
A member of the Hitlerjugend — a young, well-trained, passionate group of Nazi soldiers —; he heard the planes begin their attack.
At the village of Authie, the Canadians ran into the 12th SS Panzer Division, whose soldiers were determined to take back the town.
• The Hitlerjugend of the 12th SS Panzer Division were brought together in 1943 as a fighting unit of mostly 17-year-old volunteers.
archives.cbc.ca /IDC-1-71-1317-7874/conflict_war/d-day/clip10   (499 words)

 Beispiel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Therefore they did not manipulate the young people in school but mass organizations like the Hitlerjugend and Bund Deutscher Maedchen were thoight to influence the youth even in their after school activities.
The purpos of it all was to let the students realize that they are a part of a superior, clean nation.
The Hitlerjugend and Bund Deutscher Maedchen were thought to emphasize what the youth learnt at school.
www.thur.de /angergym/france/projekte/englisch/3reich/arbeitsgruppen/hj_beispiel.html   (374 words)

 Amazon.com: Steel Inferno: I Ss Panzer Corps in Normandy: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The outstanding fighting formation of the German forces during the battles in France was the 12th SS Panzer Division "Hitlerjugend" and General Reynolds devotes much of the book to this unit, which is justified since the 12th SS was involved in the fighting throughout the beginning.
The Hitlerjugend Divisuion proved itself throughout the fighting, due in no small part to Kurt "Panzer" Meyer, who was one of the regimental commanders and later the commanding officer of the Division after the death of Fritz Witt, the Hitlerjugend's first commander.
General Reynolds is also even-handed in his examination of the alleged atrocities commited by members of the Hitlerjugend and also shows examples of Allied execution of German prisoners, particularly by Canadian troops (most of the documented execution of German prisoners by the Western Allies were commited by Canadians).
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1885119445?v=glance   (1851 words)

 Lagestee Film Swing Gegen die Nazi's
The film Swing gegen die Nazis shows that some young people - despite their compulsory membership of the Hitlerjugend and the increasing repression and the persecution of nonconformists - aspired to and enjoyed a cheerful and carefree youth.
In a certain sense they were the precursors of what we now call the post-war youth.
The film puts into perspective the apparent total domination of the Hitlerjugend and National Socialism on daily life in Germany in the pre-war years and shows that for some there was `freiraum'.
www.lagesteefilm.nl /r_3.6_documentaries.html   (228 words)

 Baldur von Schirach & The Hitler Youth Revolution - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The huge success of the first national rally of the Hitler Youth held in Potsdam, on October 2 and 3, 1932, was not only a personal triumph for Baldur von Schirach but also a clarion call to arms for the movement and the party.
The threat of Red infiltration and subversion was one of the staples of Goebbel's technique and the Hitlerjugend propagandists mimicked the master, if not always with the same finesse and effectiveness.
The continuing hostility between the Hitlerjugend and the Greater German Youth Association, which was turning out to be a formidable competitor, forced von Schirach to seek additional power from Hitler.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=152657   (7150 words)

 True WWII Stories
Horst, a pen name used by the veteran for personal privacy, is a veteran of 12.SS-Panzerdivision "Hitlerjugend" and a personal friend.
Yes, it was only given to the 12 SS Hitlerjugend Division.
But by the end of 44 and the beginning of 45, you had no choice of what you were given, things were scarce.
www.geocities.com /Pentagon/Bunker/3879/memoirs.html   (725 words)

The figure represents a machine gunner from the Hitlerjugend Division that fought bitterly against the Canadians and who had to be annihilated rather than surrender.
The body is the shorter Neo 2 type further advancing the youthful nature of the real subject.
The figure is provided with a really nice Hitlerjugend knife that features the correct insignia and the 'Blut und Ehre' motto on the blade.
www.btinternet.com /~d.dashwood/david.affs/Marcus.htm   (157 words)

 Rots in Normandy 1944
West of Caen, close to the N 13 main road and to the Paris-Cherbourg railway, the Canadians and the Germans are facing each other.
On 8 June 1944 at Bretteville, 25 tanks leaded by the SS Hitlerjugend division Commander, Kurt Meyer, run up against the Regina Rifle’s anti-tank guns; attacks and counter-attacks follow one another, the Germans must drive back.
The tanks of Fort Garry Horse fight in individual combat against the Panthers, through the narrow streets of the town; Rots is taken to the SS on 12 June, the German grenadiers leave 122 killed on the battlefield.
www.normandie44lamemoire.com /versionanglaise/fichesvillesus/rotsus2.html   (183 words)

 German Girls' League
Kurt Gruber formed the first group of young members of the National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP) in 1926.
Rudolf Hess suggested the name of the Hitler Youth (Hitlerjugend) and later that year transferred the leadership of the movement to Franz von Pfeffer of the Sturm Abteilung (SA).
Hitlerjugend (HJ) come to you today with the question: why are you still outside the ranks of the
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWgirls.htm   (1171 words)

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