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German children watch as a synagogue in Kuppenheim, Baden Germany, burns during Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. November 10, 1938. Photo credit: Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.

German children watch as a synagogue in Kuppenheim, Baden Germany, burns during Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass. November Photo credit: Hauptstaatsarchiv Stuttgart, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.

A Jewish women carries her radio into a police station after a German order (August 8, 1941) demanded the confiscation of all radios owned by Jews. Paris, France, 1941.  — Bibliotheque Historique de la Ville de Paris

A Jewish women carries her radio into a police station after a German order (August demanded the confiscation of all radios owned by Jews. Paris, France, — Bibliotheque Historique de la Ville de Paris Anna Skrainka had to hand over her radio in Hamburg.

Sinagoga en Siedice. Polonia incendiada por los nazis el 24 de diciembre de 1939

December A synagogue going up in flames in Siedlce, Poland

24 Shocking Photographs of the Kristallnacht Destruction of 1938

24 Shocking Photographs of the Kristallnacht Destruction of 1938

Destruction of the Dortmund synagogue during Kristallnacht (the "Night of Broken Glass").

Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, was a destructive riot targeting Jews throughout Nazi Germany on November 9-10, 1938 carried out by the Sturmabteilung paramilitary of the Nazi party and the German citizens. Jewish homes, hospitals, cemeteries, and schools, were pillaged, and attackers took sledgehammers to the buildings and destroyed windows littering the sidewalks with …

24 Shocking Photographs of the Kristallnacht Destruction of 1938

Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, was a destructive riot targeting Jews throughout Nazi Germany on November 9-10, 1938 carried out by the Sturmabteilung paramilitary of the Nazi party and the German citizens. Jewish homes, hospitals, cemeteries, and schools, were pillaged, and attackers took sledgehammers to the buildings and destroyed windows littering the sidewalks with …

By order of the Supreme Allied Commander local Germans were rounded up by Allied troops and made to tour Hitler’s “death camps.” The citizens file past a long line of corpses at a camp in Wobbelin, Germany. 1945.

German citizens view Holocaust victims--by order of the Supreme Allied Commander local Germans were rounded up and ordered to tour Hitler's death camps. This is in Wobbelin, 1945

Auschwitz:  Die Aufnahme vom 27. Mai 1944 zeigt neu eingetroffene Häftlinge im...

he arrival and processing of an entire transport of Jews from Carpatho-Ruthenia, a region annexed in 1939 to Hungary from Czechoslovakia, at Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in Poland, in May of

1938 Young onlookers watch as the local fire department prevents the fire from spreading to nearby houses, but makes no attempt to stop the synagogue from burning.

The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline: November 1938 - Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass

W.W. II, 1938, Korbach, Germany. A synagogue and Jewish school burning down on Kristallnacht.

Korbach, Germany, A synagogue and Jewish school burning down on Kristallnacht.

The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Zeven: Demolished Almenor from the Synagogue (November 10, 1938)  "Revenge for the Murder of vom Rath! Death to the International Jews and Free Masons!" The sign was propped up on the Zeven synagogue's demolished Almenor (the raised rostrum from which the Torah is read).

The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Zeven: Demolished Almenor from the Synagogue (November

Burning synagogue in Memel on Kristallnacht

Burning Synagogue on November 1938 in Memel, Germany. Night of Nov 9 - Night of the Broken Glass (Kristallnacht).

“On November 15, 1938, German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left), in Fuerth, Germany.

On November German authorities banned Jewish children from attending German public schools. This photograph shows a Jewish high school class, including a young Henry Kissinger (front row, left) in Fuerth, Germany, 1938

24 Shocking Photographs of the Kristallnacht Destruction of 1938

24 Shocking Photographs of the Kristallnacht Destruction of 1938

Herzog Rudolfstrasse synagogue after it was destroyed during Kristallnacht (the "Night of Broken Glass").

Pictured here are Jews clearing the rubble from a synagogue in Thalfang, Germany, on the day following the riots of Kristallnacht, November 10, 1938. The synagogue in Thalfang was erected in 1822 and was seriously damaged during Kristallnacht. Yad Vashem Photo Archives 5334/2

Pictured here are Jews clearing the rubble from a synagogue in Thalfang…

Kristallnacht November 9, 1938 - Burning of Synagogues in Fuerth, Germany. A turning point for Bill's family who rushed to get a Haiti visa which enabled the family to leave Germany for Port-au-Prince. (Photo by Ferdinand Vitzethum)

Kristallnacht November 9, 1938 - Burning of Synagogues in Fuerth, Germany. A turning point for Bill's family who rushed to get a Haiti visa which enabled the family to leave Germany for Port-au-Prince. (Photo by Ferdinand Vitzethum)

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