English books on Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses

Index of English Texts and Publications Mentioned on "jwhistory" Websites*

* "jwhistory research & studies, 1996-2008, and today", is a private non-profit initiative by Johannes S. Wrobel in Germany (jswrobel, jw), more about jwhistory ... and more about the researcher and writer ... (in German). The "jwhistory" websites are mainly the mentioned hompages below.

– Updated on March 21, 2024 (refresh) –


Content of the Website: English Quotations, table of contents, and other sources.

http://www.jwhistory.net/english/english-resources.htm – English Tables of Contents and Quotations.

http://www.jwhistory.net/english/wrobel-holocaust1997.htm – "How the Watchtower History Archive in Germany Benefits Holocaust Research", Lecture given at Symposium 'Lessons of the Holocaust and Modern Russia,' Moscow, May 5, 1997, by Johannes S. Wrobel (Germany).

✔ (1) http://www.jwhistory.net/english/wrobelRSG1-03abstract.htm – English abstract of German article, "Die Verfolgung der Zeugen Jehovas im Nationalsozialismus – Rezeption, Rezension, Interpretation", by Johannes S. Wrobel, in: Religion - Staat - Gesellschaft (RSG). Journal for the Study of Beliefs and Worldviews, published by Gerhard Besier / Hubert Seiwert, Duncker & Humblot Berlin, vol. 4, no. 1 (2003), pp. 149-150.

✔ (2) http://www.jwhistory.net/english/wrobel-singelenberg2003.htm – Johannes S. Wrobel: Reaction to Singelenberg, in: Religion - Staat - Gesellschaft (RSG), Berlin, vol. 4, no. 1 (2003), pp. 157-159.

http://jwhistory.net/english/garbe2008.htm – Table of Contents: Detlef Garbe, Between Resistance and Martyrdrom. Jehovah's Witnesses in the Third Reich, published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, WI, 2008, USA.

✔ (1) http://www.jwhistory.net/english/hesse2001.htm – Table of Contents: Hans Hesse (editor), Persecution and Resistance of Jehovah’s Witnesses During the Nazi-Regime 1933–1945. Edition Temmen, Bremen 2001.

✔ (2) http://www.jwhistory.net/english/king-review2001.htm – Book Review of Persecution and Resistance of Jehovah's Witnesses during the Nazi Regime 1933-1945, (Hans Hesse, 2001) by Professor Dr. Christine King, Staffordshire University, England, published in Kirchliche Zeitgeschichte (KZG) / Contemporary Church History (CCH), 14. Jahrgang / Volume 14 – Heft / Issue 2/2001, pages 576-578.

http://www.jwhistory.net/english/yonan-journal1999.htm – Table of Contents: Gabriele Yonan, Spiritual Resistance of Christian ConPersecution and Resistance of Jehovah's Witnesses during the Nazi Regime 1933-1945, viction in Nazi Germany: The Case of the Jehovah's Witnesses, in: Journal of Church & State, Spring 1999, pp. 307-322; including "THE DECLARATION OF 25 JUNE 1933: A TEXTUAL ANALYSIS", page 318. Complete English text.

http://www.jwhistory.net/english/rss2-2006.htm – Table of Contents: "Special Issue: Jehovah’s Witnesses under two Dictatorships", Religion, State and Society,, Volume 34, Issue 2, 2006.

http://www.jwhistory.net/english/wrobel-concentration-camps2006.htm (Abstract and Summary) – Johannes S. Wrobel: Jehovah's Witnesses in National Socialist concentration camps, 1933 - 45. Religion, State and Society, Volume 34, June 2006 - Issue 2 , pp. 89-125. Publisher: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09637490600624691. Complete text.

✔ Publisher: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09637490600624824 Jehovah's Witnesses in Germany: Prisoners during the Communist Era, by Johannes S. Wrobel. Religion, State & Society, Volume 34, 2006 - Issue 2, pp. 169-190. Complete text.

✔ Historical: Former title pages of www.jwhistory.net (until 2008 and thereafter [changed 2019/2020]) containing English information text about the website. The later one mentions the weblinks used between the German Wikipedia site and jwhistory.net.


Content of the Website: Conference at the University of Heidelberg location, November 3-5, 2000, with 17 speakers and conference proceedings “Repression and Self-assertion ...”, Book APPENDIX Online

http://www.standfirm.de/publications-revised.htm – English Publications on Persecution and Resistance of Jehovah's Witnesses in Nazi Germany and Communist Regimes, recorded until 2008

http://www.standfirm.de/internetlinks.htm – Collection of Internet links German | English (until 2008) [needs revision]

http://www.standfirm.de/lilawinkel/declaration1933/declaration1933.htm – Jehovah's Witnesses and the "Third Reich" - NO Collaboration with Hitler or Nazis. Comments on the "Declaration of Facts" and the Berlin-Wilmersdorf assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses on June 25, 1933.


Content of the Website: Autobiographical homepage of Johannes S. Wrobel (Johannes Stephan Wrobel), founder and head of the Watchtower History Archives in Germany (1996–2008), with over 100 historical publications, specialist presentations and speeches, and founder and writer of "jwhistory, research & studies", including "jwhistory:today" (regional historical studies on all victim groups of National Socialism).

http://www.jswrobel.de/english/overview-index.htm – about Events, publications, postings on Facebook and more (autobiographical overview in English with visuals).


Content of the Website: German and English manuscripts of publications and presentations by the author between 1996 and 2008.

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