10 Disturbing Pieces of Nazi Education Propaganda
Propaganda was once a more neutral term that simply meant to present information in a way that is persuasive and influential to an audience. Its negative connotations today are primarily due to its association with Nazism.
As part of Hitler’s program to reshape German minds, the children of the regime were indoctrinated from a very early age. They were taught to focus on external “enemies” like Jews and communists, to believe in the pseudoscience of eugenics, to live up to German physical ideals, and to take pride in the German race. Propaganda was also used to bolster the cult of personality surrounding Adolf Hitler himself. And this process of brainwashing was helped by influential organizations like the Hitler Youth.
Read on for 10 disturbing examples of Nazi propaganda aimed at school children.