Lydia Gottschewski

Prename: Lydia
Surname: Gottschewski
Profession: Nazi official
Birthday: 07/08/1906
Place of birth: Nickelswalde near Danzig (Gdansk)
Date of death: 1989
Married since: 1935
Married to: Karl Richard Ganzer
Profession husband: Historian
Children: four
Education: University studies (philology) in Munich, Danzig, Greifswald, and Kiel
Career: Teaches at a private school; 1932 section head, Working Group of National Socialist Women Students (ANSt); February–June 1933 leader in the League of German Girls (BDM); April–September 1933 Reich director of the National Socialist Women’s League (NS-Frauenschaft); fall 1933 until 1935 director of the training department of the National Socialist Women’s League in Munich, member of the National Socialist Welfare Organization press department, director of the National Socialist Women’s League cultural department
Memberships: Wandervogel youth movement; 1929 Nazi Party
Biographical literature: Kathrin Kompisch, *Täterinnen: Frauen im Nationalsozialismus* (Cologne: Böhlau, 2008), 51; Michael Buddrus, *Totale Erziehung für den totalen Krieg* (Frankfurt/Main: Saur, 2003), 1146
Major works: *Männerbund und Frauenfrage* (Munich: J.F. Lehmann, 1934); *Das deutsche Frauenantlitz* (Munich: J.F. Lehmann, 1939)