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Martin Niemöller Collection


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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Martin Niemöller; prominent Lutheran pastor who, although at first a supporter of Hitler, became his outspoken public foe; Niemöller spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps, despite his ardent German nationalism. By the mid-1950s, Niemöller had become a pacifist. He worked with a number of international groups, including the World Council of Churches, for international peace and nuclear disarmament.

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