Hans Hesse (editor): Persecution and Resistance of Jehovah’s Witnesses During the Nazi-Regime 1933–1945. Edition Temmen, Bremen 2001. More information on the book and the writers...


Michael Berenbaum: Preface - 9

Hans Hesse: Foreword - 12

Part A

Henry Friedlander: Categories of Concentration Camp Prisoners - 17

Christoph Daxelmüller: Solidarity and the Will to Survive: Religious and Social Behavior of Jehovah's Witnesses in Concentration Camps - 23

Jürgen Harder and Hans Hesse: Female Jehovah's Witnesses in Moringen Women's Concentration Camp: Women's Resistance in Nazi Germany - 36

Kirsten John-Stucke: Jehovah's Witnesses in Wewelsburg Concentration Camp - 60

Antje Zeiger: Jehovah's Witnesses in Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp - 72

Martin Guse: "The Little One … He Had to Suffer a Lot": Jehovah's Witnesses in the Moringen Concentration Camp for Juveniles - 96

Thomas Rahe: Jehovah's Witnesses in Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp - 113

Johannes Wrobel: The Buchenwald Series: Watercolors by the Jehovah's Witness Johannes Steyer - 124

Sybil Milton: Jehovah's Witnesses as Forgotten Victims - 141

Sybil Milton: Jehovah's Witnesses: A Documentation - 149

Angela Nerlich and Wolfram Slupina: Rescued From Oblivion: The Case of Hans Gärtner - 166

Ursula Krause-Schmitt: Resistance and Persecution of Female Jehovah's Witnesses - 197

Hubert Roser: The Religious Association of Jehovah's Witnesses in Baden and Wurttemberg, 1933-1945 - 203

Hans-Hermann Dirksen: Jehovah's Witnesses in the German Democratic Republic - 210

Göran Westphal: The Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses in Weimar, 1945-19901 - 229

Detlef Garbe: Social Disinterest, Governmental Disinformation, Renewed Persecution, and Now Manipulation of History? - 252

Wolfram Slupina: Persecuted and Almost Forgotten - 266

Part B

Walter Köbe: History, Past and Present: Jehovah's Witnesses in Germany - 294

Johannes Wrobel: The Video Documentary "Jehovah's Witnesses Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault": Propaganda or Historical Document? - 306

Gabriele Yonan: History, Past and Present: Jehovah's Witnesses in Germany. An Analysis of the Documentary "Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault" From the Perspective of Religious Studies - 332

Dietrich Hellmund: Critical Reflection on the Video Documentary "Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault": Propaganda or Historical Documentation? - 343

Lutz Lemhöfer: Between Historical Documentation and Public Promotion of One's Image. Comments About the Watch Tower Society Film: "Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault" - 350

Wolfram Slupina: "Jehovah's Witnesses Stand Firm Against Nazi Assault" - Touring Exhibitions and Video Presentations, 1996-2000367

Jolene Chu: From Marginalization to Martyrdom - 367

James N. Pellechia: Teaching Tolerance: A Case Study - 374

Hans-Hermann Dirksen, Jürgen Harder, Hans Hesse, and Johannes Wrobel: Chronology: Development and Persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses - 379

Bibliography - 387

Contributors - 402


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