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Unformatted text preview: The confusion of postwar Germany left many young members of the bourgeoisie searching for answers, and Heisenberg found them in the youth movement he joined. He was approached by a group of boys several years younger who sought the guidance of an elder but who refused to accept an adult leader. The group became known as Gruppe Heisenberg, officially under the auspices of the Regensburg reform movement and the Young Bavaria League. At one point, Heisenberg's group joined a larger meeting of about 250 Pathfinders, which came together at an isolated medieval castle. There, surrounded only by nature, the boys debated the questions that had plagued them all, focusing on their new political situation and how they were to respond to it. For the most part, the youth movement was about solidarity and bonding rather than activism in any real sense. Heisenberg led his group on hiking tours and served as a activism in any real sense....
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.
- Fall '08