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[On March 1st Greater Germany's "youngest recruits" fell into line.  The 10-year-olds reported to the Hitler Youth to enter the "German Young Folk" and the "League of Young Girls".]

Image ID: 3975550

[On March 1st Greater Germany's "youngest recruits" fell into line. The 10-year-olds reported to the Hitler Youth to en... (March 1940)

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Image Title

:  [On March 1st Greater Germany's "youngest recruits" fell into line. The 10-year-olds reported to the Hitler Youth to enter the "German Young Folk" and the "League of Young Girls".]

Creator

: Hoffmann, Heinrich, 1885-1957 -- Photographer

Depicted Date

: March 1940

Medium

: Gelatin silver prints

Item/Page/Plate

: 57

Notes

: Picture caption: "Am 1. März traten Großdeutschlands "jüngste Rekruten" an. Die Zehnjährigen meldeten sich bei der HJ. zum Eintritt in das Deutsche Jungvolk und die Jungmädelschaft." Note 2.) There was more to this than youthful patriotism. All German children had to enroll in the Hitler Youth, with their parents subject to punishment if they didn't. Note 3.) Title translates German picture caption

Original Source

: From Grossdeutschland im Weltgeschehen. Tagesbildberichte 1940. (Berlin Joh. Kasper & Co. 1942) Braeckow, Ernst, Author.

Source

: Eye on the Reich : German propaganda photographs, 1939-1942. / 1940

Source Description

: 220 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 10.5 x 14.5 cm.

Location

: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC EYE 1940

Digital ID

: 3975550

Record ID

: 2063516

Digital Item Published

: 4-12-2012

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