Photographs; Group of boys in the Hitler Youth Accession Number: NEKHC:2009.50 Object: Photographs Category: Hitler Youth; Propaganda; Youth Groups; Indoctrination Physical Description: Photograph; complete. Image Use: Use of images owned by the National Holocaust Centre and Museum is governed by our Terms and Conditions. Information: The National Holocaust Centre and Museum takes all reasonable measures to ensure we are not infringing on the rights of others. If you are the owner of the copyright or related rights in any of the material from our collections on this website, or you believe that the material may be subject to a third party ownership or another legal claim, and you believe its use infringes your intellectual property or any other rights, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org We endeavour to resolve objections in a timely manner, and will withdraw affected materials from the website until the matter is resolved. The information you provide will be treated as confidential and will be used only in connection with this enquiry. Group photograph of boys in Hitler Youth group. Photo shows 11 boys all wearing Hitler Youth uniforms. Further Information The Hitler Youth fostered devotion to Hitler, race consciousness, and the allegiance pledge included a promise to serve both State and Fuhrer as future soldiers. Members would go to annual camps and do activities such as hiking, field craft and sports. The complete indoctrination of children into Nazi ideology was the ultimate goal, twinned with an ideologically driven school curriculum, and propaganda which specifically targeted young people. Sources Dvorson, Alexa (1999) The Hitler Youth: Marching Towards Madness New York: The Rosen Publishing Group Inc. Germany (1936) Deutsches Reichsgesetzblatt [German Reich Law Journal] Law on the Hitler Youth (December 1, 1936) Part 1: 113/993 [Online]. Available at: http://alex.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/alex?aid=dra&datum=1936&size=45&page=1083 (Accessed: 17 January 2015). Germany (1939) Deutsches Reichsgesetzblatt [German Reich Law Journal] Second Execution Order to the Law on the Hitler Youth (Youth Service Regulation) (March 25, 1939) Part 1: 66/710 [Online]. Available at: http://alex.onb.ac.at/cgi-content/alex?aid=dra&datum=1939&size=45&page=941 (Accessed: 17 January 2015). Imperial War Museum ‘Cap, M1936 Service Dress’ IWM [Online] Available at: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/30100714 (Accessed: 17 January 2015). United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ‘Indoctrinating Youth’ (20 June 2014) Holocaust Encyclopedia, USHMM [Online]. Available at: http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007820 (Accessed: 17 January 2015).