Wir erleben das Landjahr: Höfft, Walter (text); Heinrich Hoffmann; Ahrens; Niedzielski (Photographs... Wir erleben das Landjahr: Höfft, Walter (text); Heinrich Hoffmann; Ahrens; Niedzielski (Photographs... Wir erleben das Landjahr: Höfft, Walter (text); Heinrich Hoffmann; Ahrens; Niedzielski (Photographs... Wir erleben das Landjahr: Höfft, Walter (text); Heinrich Hoffmann; Ahrens; Niedzielski (Photographs...

Wir erleben das Landjahr

Höfft, Walter (text); Heinrich Hoffmann; Ahrens; Niedzielski (Photographs by)

Published by E. Appelhans & Co, Braunschweig, 1938
Condition: g to g+ Soft cover

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Quarto. 96pp. Original decorative wrappers. Scarce Nazi propaganda work on the 8-month farming service (Landjahr) which was compulsory for all Hitler Jugend (HJ) boys, and girls of the Bund Deutscher Mädel (BDM). The service was destined for children who finished school at age 14 as well as older youths. The Landjahr program was only mandatory for university students. The participants were lodged in camps located in rural areas. Accommodations varied: some were newly built or modernized facilities, others were more make-shift arrangements. At a typical camp the children were awaken at 6:00 in the morning to hoist and salute the Nazi flag. After the morning salute, boys and girls were involved in calisthenics, farm work, care of animals, marching, singing, outdoor games, and communal living. There was also some military training like rifle training for the boys. This work is profusely illustrated throughout with 2 b/w drawings and 110 striking b/w photographic reproductions by Heinrich Hoffmann, Ahrens, Niedzielski and others. Front free endpaper inscribed in German by previous owner ("In remembrance of a nice Landjahr, your." (name couldn't be deciphered)). Wrappers sunned on spine and along edges. Front cover slightly foxed. Text in German, gothic script. Wrappers in overall fair to good, interior in good+ to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37729

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Title: Wir erleben das Landjahr

Publisher: E. Appelhans & Co, Braunschweig

Publication Date: 1938

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:g to g+

Edition: First edition.

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