Wednesday, 27 January, 2010

These are the three resources you can use to help teach your pupils about the Nazi Persecution suffered by Jehovah's Witnesses.

Case Study: Simone Arnold-Liebster

This case study tells the story of Simone Arnold-Liebster, a young girl who became a Jehovah's Witness in 1941. People who followed this religion were considered "Undesirables" by the Nazis, which meant they could be arrested and imprisoned.

You can download this here.

Case Study Questions

This document includes questions to pose to pupils in relation to the Simone Arnold-Liebster case study, as well as others.

You can download this here.

A Mosaic of Victims of Nazi Hatred

This is a long resource looking at a wide spectrum of groups that suffered persecution under Nazi rule, including the Jehovah's Witnesses.

You can download this here.

The Hate Game film 2 

Watch the The Hate Game 2 film to hear about how the partially disabled Jehovah's Witness Robert Wagemann was nearly killed by a Nazi doctor as part of the Third Reich's 'euthanasia' programme.

You can view this video here.

Age: 

  • 11-14
  • 14-16
  • 16-18

Genocides

Nazi Persecution