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Heinz Briegel Interview
After Hitler gained control, he set forth many changes among the people of Germany. He focused on creating a master race, especially focusing on the German children. He believed in teaching them the Nazi ideals such as nationalism, obedience and strength. He said, “The weak must be chiseled away. I want young men and women who can suffer pain. A young German must be as swift as a greyhound, as tough as leather, and as hard as Krupp’s steel. At ten years of age, German boys entered the “Deutsches Jungvolk” (German Young People), a younger sort of Hitler Youth. At fourteen, they would transfer to the Hitler Jugend (Hitler Youth), until they were eighteen when they would be drafted in to the army. German girls would enter the Jungmadelbund (League of Young Girls) at ten, then transfer to the Bund Deutscher Madel (League of German Girls) once they turned fourteen where they were taught mostly how to be a good mother.

Claire Anderson Interview
Well, we were given the story that this man, of course we didn’t know about the years prior to his starting on Great Britain. It really wasn’t publicized, the fact that he had gone and murdered people, taken Jews and put them in concentration camps. Nobody really was aware of that, but as soon as Japan hit Pearl Harbor and Hitler wanted to invade France and Germany, uh, everybody thought “He’s got to go” It’s just like with Saddam Hussein, “He’s got to go.” But Hitler, nobody wanted to give him a second chance, everybody wanted him dead, because they didn’t want to live under the Nazi Regime and they found out all the things that he was doing. I mean, I don’t think there was one person that was sympathetic toward him.

Allen - February 12, 1945
Just heard the terms the Allies intend to impose upon Germany. And if any country ever got a better “deal,” it isn’t in the history books. Those “boys” (Churchill-Roosevelt-Stalin) really know their “stuff” all right. I was surprised the conference ended so quickly. I expected a long, drawn-out dispute over certain territory. Gee whiz, how I wish Hitler would “throw in the towel!” I’d give a nickel to be home before next winter. Everything looks pretty good right now, and there’s a good possibility of it ending some day.

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