No movement can constantly heap insults on all other religions, the business community and national governments in the way that the Bible Student-Jehovah's Witnesses did from onward without provoking a reaction. Publications were also confiscated in some states.
Some individuals imprisoned in the concentration camps made enormous efforts to preserve human dignity for themselves and others. Understand the particular historical context in which the Nazi Party established a dictatorship in Germany, marginalized Jews and other minority groups within German society, and ultimately committed genocide under the cover of war.
In classrooms, teachers ridiculed children who refused to give the Heil Hitler salute or sing patriotic songs. Some of the artists created their works within the camps and ghettos, while others used art to express the experience after liberation.
Thus, comorbid PTSD can be said to be reliably diagnosed in the overwhelming majority of subjects in the present study. Students will also examine firsthand accounts of individuals who worked to preserve their human dignity in the face of dehumanization, and they will use those stories to help them think about the meaning and purpose of resistance during the Holocaust.
Art Lama Sabachthani [Why have you forsaken me? Outside Nazi Germany, countless non-Germans, from leaders, public officials, and police to ordinary citizens became involved by collaborating with the Nazi regime following the German occupation of their countries during World War II.
Inthe Nazi press urged that Bible Students be removed from all German companies, while self-employed members of the group were denied professional or business licences to carry out their work on the basis that their refusal to join Nazi organizations marked them as "politically unreliable".
What did it mean to resist the Nazis? They show the possibilities for acting in ways more—or less—beneficial to the victims. Early in the war, the Germans had forced Jews from the territories they conquered into ghettos and concentration camps and killed scores of them in mass shootings by mobile killing units.