The largest gathering usually took place annually, at Nurembergwhere members from all over Germany would converge for the annual Nazi Party rally. On Saturday, September 10th, over 80, Hitler Youths marched into the city stadium and performed military-style parade maneuvers which they had been practicing for an entire year, ending with a grand finale in which they spelled out the name 'Adolf Hitler' in the grandstand. Teachers who remained in the college classroom lived under the constant fear they might be denounced by one of their students and wind up in a concentration camp. Many leaders among the conservative and nationalist youth groups willingly joined ranks with the Hitler Youth. Various Protestant groups were pressured by the Nazis to join and soon yielded. At home and at play, they were aggressively pursued by individual Hitler Youths and also through neighborhood propaganda marches, meetings for parents, and special children's sing-a-longs.
Throughout Germany, the entire teaching profession all the way up to university level had been purged of Jewish professors and anyone deemed politically unreliable regardless of their proven teaching abilities or achievements, including Nobel Prize recipients.
Parents who prevented their children from joining the Hitler Youth were subject to heavy prison sentences. This sometimes resulted in fist fights and outright brawls between platoons. This page was last edited on 2 Novemberat This organisation within the Hitler Youth was a training ground for future labor leaders and technicians. Special assemblies were often held in school halls featuring themes of heroism and readiness to die for "the cause. Schirach was now answerable only to Hitler, with all youth activities in Germany placed under Schirach's sole command. For example, many activities closely resembled military training, with weapons training, assault course circuits and basic tactics.