The Adolf Hitler March of German Youth was a yearly pilgrimage of some 2,000 Hitler Youth (HJ) from all parts of the Reich to the Reich Party Congress in Nuremberg, where they marched with flags past Hitler in a huge parade. Some groups covered as many as 800 km (490 miles). The HJ goal of "combat readiness" (German: Wehrhaftmachung) underlay the watchword given the youth by Reich Youth Führer Baldur von Schirach:
||We are marching to the Führer — if he wishes, we will also march for him.
After 1937, the march was extended beyond Nuremberg to Landsberg am Lech, where the viewing of Hitler's prison cell crowned the program.