Nazi persecution of Jehovah's Witnesses

Scope and Content

Papers regarding the fate of Jehovah's Witnesses during the Nazi era, 1934-1963, include copies of forms with personal details of concentration camp inmates; verdicts in Nazi court cases relating to refusal to bear arms; lists of concentration camp inmates; Gestapo correspondence and testimonies of Jehovah's Witnesses.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Centro di Documentazione sui Bibelforscher , Centre for the Documentaion of Jehovah's Witnesses, is based in Italy and has no affiliation to any religious denomination.


Chronological by material type.

Conditions Governing Access


Acquisition Information

Centro di Documentazione sui Bibelforscher

Other Finding Aids

Description exists to this archive on the Wiener Library's online catalogue

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Howard Falksohn.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies can be made for personal use. Permission must be sought for publication.

Location of Originals

Centro di Documentazione sui Bibelforscher.