The Nazi regime established so-called youth protection camps for young people who were alleged to have strayed from Nazi norms and ideals. Among these camps was the Uckermark camp for female youths.
Before World War II and the Holocaust, American law made very little distinction between refugees forced to flee their countries due to persecution, and immigrants seeking a better life. After the war, the United States and the international community used a series of directives, organizations, and laws to help displaced European refugees, including Holocaust survivors, immigrate to new countries. Although refugees gained legal status under postwar international law, the scope of these laws were narrow and limited at first, before expanding to their current form.
Nazi student groups played a key role in aligning German universities with Nazi ideology and in solidifying Nazi power.
In 1933, Nazi students at more than 30 German universities pillaged libraries in search of books they considered to be "un-German." Among the literary and political writings they threw into the flames were the works of Upton Sinclair.
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