It was set up under the direction of Hitler Youth leader, Baldur von Schirach. All girls in the BDM were constantly reminded that the great task of their schooling was to prepare them to be "carriers of the Nazi world view". The historian Cate Haste has pointed out: "The leadership immediately set about organizing youth into a coherent body of loyal supporters. Under Baldur von Schirach, himself only twenty-five at the time, the organization was to net all young people from ages ten to eighteen to be schooled in Nazi ideology and trained to be the future valuable members of the Reich.
Norway apologises to its World War Two 'German girls'
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Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg has issued an official government apology to Norwegian women who were mistreated over World War Two-era relationships with German soldiers. Up to 50, Norwegian women are thought to have had intimate relationships with German soldiers. Himmler, one of the most powerful men under Adolf Hitler, favoured Norwegian women, hoping they could help promote the Nazi concept of an Aryan master race. Many of the Norwegian-German children were born in the German-administered Lebensborn Fountain of Life maternity facilities set up from by the Nazis in the country.
'They raped every German female from eight to 80'
Croissants, rolls or bread with cheese and sausage, jam or Nutella for breakfast, bread as a side for lunch or in the form of dumplings, and bread with sausage or cheese for dinner will become the norm for you. Top that off with meat, potatoes and creamy sauces for lunch as well, cake or Danishes in the afternoon, and a few glasses of beer. Uhm, sorry, the only things close to vegetables in a German diet are a side salad or Sauerkraut. Her parents and grandparents will probably speak one of the dialects that exist in Germany, of which some of them, like Bavarian or Saxon, definitely sound like a different language.
The Soviet armies advancing into East Prussia in January , in huge, long columns, were an extraordinary mixture of modern and medieval: tank troops in padded black helmets, Cossack cavalrymen on shaggy mounts with loot strapped to the saddle, lend-lease Studebakers and Dodges towing light field guns, and then a second echelon in horse-drawn carts. The variety of character among the soldiers was almost as great as that of their military equipment. There were freebooters who drank and raped quite shamelessly, and there were idealistic, austere communists and members of the intelligentsia appalled by such behaviour.