Baldur Benedikt von Schirach (9 May 1907 – 8 August 1974) was a Nazi youth leader later convicted of being a war criminal. He was the head of the Hitler-Jugend (HJ, the "Hitler Youth") and Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna.

Baldur Benedikt von Schirach (9 May 1907 – 8 August 1974) was a Nazi youth leader later convicted of being a war criminal. He was the head of the Hitler-Jugend (HJ, the "Hitler Youth") and Gauleiter and Reichsstatthalter ("Reich Governor") of Vienna.

Rudolf Hess and Baldur von Schirach, 1939.

Rudolf Hess and Baldur von Schirach, 1939.

Hitler's Henchmen - The Corruptor of Youth - Baldur von Schirach

Hitler's Henchmen - The Corruptor of Youth - Baldur von Schirach

Schirach family in Kochel, 1937 - Schirach is a noble family of Wendish (i.e. West Slavic) origin. Baldur von Schirach himself was three quarter American of mainly Philadelphia descent. Through his mother, Schirach descended from two signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence. English was the first language he learned at home and he was not able to speak German until the age of five.

Schirach family in Kochel, 1937 - Schirach is a noble family of Wendish (i.e. West Slavic) origin. Baldur von Schirach himself was three quarter American of mainly Philadelphia descent. Through his mother, Schirach descended from two signatories of the United States Declaration of Independence. English was the first language he learned at home and he was not able to speak German until the age of five.

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Hitler Youth leader Baldur von Schirach gives a speech during an HJ rally. 1938.

Hitler Youth leader Baldur von Schirach gives a speech during an HJ rally. 1938.

Nov. 11, 1958 - Angelica von Schirach daughter of the former Reichsjugendfuhrer Baldur von Schirach will go to Moskow,

Nov. 11, 1958 - Angelica von Schirach daughter of the former Reichsjugendfuhrer Baldur von Schirach will go to Moskow,

Nov. 11, 1958 - Angelica von Schirach, daughter of the former Reichsjugendfuhrer Baldur von Schirach, will go to Moskow.

Nov. 11, 1958 - Angelica von Schirach, daughter of the former Reichsjugendfuhrer Baldur von Schirach, will go to Moskow.

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Joachim von Ribbentrop and Baldur von Schirach crop.jpg

Young Baldur von Schirach

Young Baldur von Schirach

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