Book Title: Facing the Lion : Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe
Author: Bernhard Rammerstorfer
Format: Paperback | 192 pages
Publication Date: 19 Aug 2011
Simone Arnold is an ordinary French schoolgirl, spirited and stubborn. Then the Nazis march in, demanding complete conformity. Friends become enemies. Teachers spout Nazi propaganda. School officials recruit for the Hitler Youth. Simone's family refuses to heil Hitler as Germany's savior. They are Jehovah's Witnesses, and they reject Nazi racism and violence. The Nazi Lion makes them pay the price.