Ideal German woman

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  • Ideal German woman
    • Lots of babies
      • They recieved the honour cross for having more babies - gold for 8 children, silver for 6 and bronze for 4. holders of the cross were given an honoured place at nazi meetings.
      • Single women could have sex with an SS man (perfect german) to get pregnant and then donate the baby to the Fuhrer. also after 1938 it was legal to divorce your husband or wife if they were infertile
    • look
      • Broad shoulders - athletic          smart and covered up      blonde hair and blue eyes.
    • food/cooking
      • women were iscouraged from working so became typical housewives. in cooking you always had to use leftovers and once a month make a stew like dish from cheap meat and leftovers - the SA could come and check this
    • work
      • 15% of teachers, all women doctors and civil servants were sacked
      • during the war they needed more women workers so introduced the duty year - working for no pay just bed and board. However many women didnt go back to work.


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