the new Nazi influence, Hitler introduced another reward for having many
children in order to increase the population for Germany. On August 12th
wasGP1 Hitler’s mother’s birthday but this also marked the day each
year for the mother cross awards to be given out to the women who had given
birth to the largest amount of children. The awards consisted of a gold cross
for women who had given birth to 8 children, silver for having 6 children and
bronze for having four children. Hitler intended for these new awards
introduced to influence couples to have many children, he believed it would
encourage them to want to have the most out of their friends and achieve
raising the most childrenGP2 .
year was the celebration?