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Witnesses to war

personal documents of the Anglo-Boer War from the collections of the South African Library
  • 176 Pages
  • 4.74 MB
  • English

Human & Rousseau , Cape Town
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narrat
Statementselected & edited Karel Schoeman.
GenrePersonal narratives.
ContributionsSchoeman, Karel., South African Library.
LC ClassificationsDT1915 .W58 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL62452M
ISBN 100798138483
LC Control Number99158871

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LAST WITNESSES An Oral History of the Children of World War II By Svetlana Alexievich. My grandmother, a former artillery commander in the Red Army and.

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These publications were sold until the early s; Watchtower magazine is now distributed free of. Throughout the history of Jehovah's Witnesses, their beliefs, doctrines, policies and practices have engendered controversy and opposition from governments, communities, and religious groups.

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Genre. Non-Fiction. During World War II, Hitler tried to rid the world of people not of the Aryan race. This book tells the story of eight children who belonged to the groups of people who were being persecuted and murdered.

The horrors of the. For the following reasons, Jehovah’s Witnesses don’t go to war: 1. Obedience to God. The Bible says that God’s servants would “beat their swords into plowshares” and not “learn war anymore.”—Isaiah 2.

Obedience to Jesus. The apostle Peter was.