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The Jugendbund der NSDAP was a youth organisation attached to the Nazi Party and a predecessor to the Hitler Youth. It was effectively the youth section of the Sturmabteilung (SA, or Storm Troopers) and it existed between 1922 and 1923 when the Nazi Party was banned following the failed Munich Putsch.[dubious ] It contained three sections:
- Jungmannschaften: boys aged 14 to 16 years
- Jungsturm Adolf Hitler: 16 to 18 years old
- The organisation also had a girls wing.
- Its formation was announced in the 8 March 1922 edition of the Völkischer Beobachter