Historian Barbara Tuchman on 1914

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Dec 292004
 

The Watchtower has quoted various historians to try to prop up their 1914 teaching. Here are some examples where they quoted from Barbara Tuchman’s “The Proud Tower”. Watchtower quotes from “The Proud Tower”: *** w92 5/1 3 1914-The Year That Shocked the World *** “The Great War of 1914-18 lies like a band of scorched […]

Kennebunk Maine Kingdom Hall Burning – 1940

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Mar 272005
 
Kennebunk Maine Kingdom Hall Burning - 1940

Living just south of Kennebunk Maine as I do, I often heard the story of how a mob, irrate over Jehovah’s Witnesses’ refusal to salute the flag, attacked and burned the Kingdom Hall there on June 9, 1940. As is the case with so many things, there is more to the story.

The Watchtower and Hitler

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Dec 262004
 

In the “Declaration of Facts”, which was dated June 25, 1933, the Watchtower Society tried to distance themselves from the Jews and to curry favor and establish common cause with Hitler.