Education: Nazis on Celluloid

The staggering problem of a generation of German children systematically taught to be fanatical Nazis is dramatized for the U.S. cinemasses in two new films released this week. Both are based on Education for Death, best-selling (1941) study of Nazi education by Gregor Ziemer, onetime head of the American Colony School in Berlin (TIME, Nov. 3, 1941).

Hitler's Children, a full-length movie, confects a boy-girl romance as a vehicle for Ziemer's report on Nazi child-training. In Berlin a German-born U.S. schoolgirl meets a U.S.-born German lad who is being indoctrinated in a...

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