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Holocaust and the Jehovah's Witnesses

This job asserts why they defied the Nazi regime and characterizes their resistance. What happened to them and their children? What enabled some groups to actively become involved in resistance, while others remained passive bystanders and others sympathizers or collaborators?

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Why are Jehovah's Witnesses considered resisters?

The resistance of the Jehovah's Witnesses was based on their refusal to deny their beliefs and practices such as getting involved in political, economical or administrative matters. One can clearly understand their resistance knowing that a choice was offered to them to save their lives during the Nazi regime (1933-1945), unlike the Jews, the Gypsies, the people with handicaps and so on, who were exterminated because of their birth. The Jehovah's witnesses were given the alternative to fight, to give up their faith in change of their faith. As the majority refused, they were considered resisters and therefore they were persecuted.

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