The Wiener Library

For the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide

The Ernest Hecht Collection of Nazi Children's Books

From school text books for every subject to picture books, painting books and song books for small children, this collection demonstrates the Nazi indoctrination of children. In addition to books and pamphlets, this collection also contains original Nazi board games, card games and a puzzle game.

You can find this material in our Online Catalogue - scroll down to Subject Keyword and enter "Hecht Collection".

Page from a Third Reich school textbook, published in 1935

Page from a Third Reich school textbook, published 1935

Page from a Third Reich school reading book, 1936

Page from a Third Reich school reading book, 1936

Page from a children’s study book, 1941

Page from a children’s study book, 1941

Page from a Third Reich school textbook, published in 1935

Page from a Third Reich school textbook, published in 1935