The League of German Girls or (cognate) Band of German Maidens; German: Bund Deutscher Mädel, abbreviated BDM was the girl's' wing of the Nazi Party youth movement, the Hitler Youth. It was the only female youth organization in Nazi Germany.
Starting in 1936, every healthy German girl, ten years or older, joined the Jungmädel, a girl-scout type athletic league. This was as compulsory as going to school. At fourteen, she joined the Bund Deutscher Mädel. And then, if she wanted, she could join the BDM-Werk Glaube und Schönheit, which was open to young women between the ages of 17 and 21. With the fall of Germany all of this was made illegal, by both US and Soviet directed 'German' governments ... and still today.
1939 - members of the League of German Girls. The League of German Girls or Band of German Maidens (German: Bund Deutscher Mädel or BDM), was the girls' wing of the Nazi Party youth movement. All other youth organizations were banded in June 1933. In December 1936, membership became mandatory for all ethnic German girls over age 10.
"Deutsches Mädel" (German girl), a member of the Bund Deutscher Mädel (League of German Girls), also known as BDM, the only female youth organization in Nazi Germany, via Jedem das seine. It was the female branch of the overall Nazi Party youth movement, the Hitler Youth.