GERMANY: Forget-Me-Nots

Karl Heinz Neumann joined the Nazi Party early in 1930 because, as he said, "I saw it coming." He quickly rose to the post of Oberaufsichtsrat in a munitions plant. His wife became house warden, later a block warden, of the Frauenschajt, the Nazi women's organization.

Little Hans Neumann was too young to join the youngest class of Hitler Youth. But when Herr Doktor Goebbels visited the Berlin workers' district to inspect bomb damage, Hans, dressed up in a Hitler Jugend uniform, proudly presented the Doktor with a bunch of forget-me-nots. Big Brother Joachim joined the Hitler Jugend at ten...

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