Of course the Nazis loved children

Of course the Nazis loved children
They wanted the kids to be good citizens.

German kids were like kids everywhere – they were praised by adults, joined groups with their friends, played with toys and games, practiced sports, waved flags at parades, and went to school.

Of course the Nazis loved children
German girls in a club put up a poster for a political party.

Of course the Nazis loved children
Kids could play with toy figurines.

Of course the Nazis loved children
Children waved flags at a big parade.

Of course the Nazis loved children
Young women practiced gymnastics.

Of course the Nazis loved children
Children played board games.
(In this game, players were rewarded for 
landing on German radio stations, 
and penalized for landing 
on foreign stations.)

Of course the Nazis loved children
Kids might read a book and learn 
to identify Jews by comparing 
their noses to the number "6".

Of course the Nazis loved children
To honor Germany’s unknown soldier, young people 
marched in formation in front of big crowds.

Of course the Nazis loved children
The logo on the shirt worn by the young gymnast.

Of course the Nazis loved children
An older man thanks a 
young boy for his letter.

Gallery of images at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum>>

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