Facing the Lion (Abridged Edition)

Memoirs of a Young Girl in Nazi Europe

Ranked #44 in Lion, Ranked #77 in French Historysee more rankings.

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. less

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