GERMANY: War's Children

In a German home broadcast recorded in London, Nazi authorities ranted against "the disgusting behavior of boys and girls. . . . Even maimed officers complain that the lads do not respect them. . . . Our youth displays insolence instead of pride. . . ." So by decree all children from the age of ten up were taken out of school, ordered to work on German farms from eight to twelve hours a day until next November.


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