- Weimar Germany & the Nazi Rise to Power
- The Nazi State & German Society
- The Nazi Racial State
- Nazi Germany at War
- Writing the History of Nazi Germany
Baldur Schirach was born on May 9, 1907 in Berlin, Germany. Schirach joined the Nazi party in 1924. Schirach was highly dedicated in organizing and recruiting high school and university students into the Nazi Party, further proving his ability to organize and produce propaganda for Nazi Party. As a result of his dedication, Schirach was recognized by Hitler who valued his devotion to the regime. Through commitment and his past experience of recruiting youth into the Nazi party, Schirach became the leader for the National Socialist German Students League in 1929. Two years later, Schirach became the Reich Youth Leader of the NSDAP until 1940. After World War II, on October 1 1946, Schirach was put on trial and sentenced to twenty years of imprisonment for his crimes against humanity. He was released on September 30, 1966 and died in his sleep on 8 August 1974.
Source: Holocaust Research Project