Many clergymen, like the Bishop of Münster, refused to be silenced. His outspoken words were printed and distributed from the air by the Royal Air Force. Hundreds of courageous Austrian priests who spoke out against Nazi atrocities, or who were members of secret resistance groups, were murdered by the Nazis.
School teachers were drafted into the Nazi military machine, and were replaced in schools by Nazi instructors sometimes known as brown sisters. Young children were brainwashed by these Reich-appointed educators. Older children were instructed to eavesdrop on their parents and report overheard conversations to their new teachers. They were also made to write poems in praise of Adolf Hitler for their homework assignments.
One of the 800 children who perished at Am Steinhof was a member of Adolf Hitler's family. Insane.