Leipzig Meuten

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The Leipzig Meuten, (die Meuten meaning 'packs' in German) were anti-Nazi gangs of children, teenagers and young adults based in Leipzig during the Nazi period of Germany. They were similar to the Edelweiss Pirates, but came from more organised socialist or communist traditions. Between 1937 and 1939, die Meuten in Leipzig had an estimated 1500 members. There is a permanent exhibition commemorating them at the Leipzig School Museum.[1]


  1. ^ "Die Leipziger Meuten - Jugendopposition 1933 - 1945". Schulmuseum - Werkstatt für Schulgeschichte Leipzig. Retrieved 19 July 2013.