German youth against the Nazis – “Swing Kids”

The Swing Youth (GermanSwingjugend) were a group of jazz and swing lovers in Germany in the 1930s, mainly in Hamburg and Berlin. …

… composed of 14 to 21-year-old boys and girls in high school, most of them middle- or upper-class students …

They admired the British and American way of life, defining themselves in swing music and opposing the National-Socialist ideology, especially the Hitler Youth …

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. (Hollywood adaptation)

Here are a couple of historical photos.

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Rick Mc

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