Note 001
by Joachim C. Fest

1 B. von Schirach, Die Hitlerjugend. The slogan 'Mission of the Younger Generation' (Sendung der jugen Generation) is the title of a book published in 1932 by E. Günther Gründel.

Gregor Strasser's article is printed in Kampf um Deutschland (Munich, 1932). An excellent example of the reaction of outside observers is a leading article in the London Daily Mail of 10th July 1933, 'Triumphant Youth'. The article, which described the terror and the transgressions during the process of seizing power as 'isolated deeds of violence, inevitable occurrences for any great nation', stated:

'It is a question of rather more significance than the institution of a new government. Youth has taken command. A flow of young blood gives new life to the country...'
From Chapter 18, Baldur von Schirach , Part 3 of The Face Of The Third Reich by J.C. Fest -- See further Notes

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