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Unformatted text preview: environments. German literature of the era suggests beatings for the children, to implement discipline in the German citizen. Evidence to support that Hitler was among children beaten for discipline can be found in Hitlers Mein Kempf . In Hitlers Mein Kempf , hypothetical stories are presented to the readerin particular, a boy watches his father administer drunken beatings to the mother, as well as accounts of the boy being beaten daily by the father. Moreover, these generations of Germans were heavily influenced by World War Iwith Germany being suppressed and ravaged by war, Germans developed a nationalistic mindset that would make them extremely susceptible to being swept up in Hitlers anti-Semitic campaign in response to Germanys social, economic, and political problems....
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2009 for the course POLY SCI 7 taught by Professor Ginjer during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.
- Fall '08