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21.   The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Kassel: The Looted and Destroyed Jewish Community House (November 10, 1938)
The Nazi leadership immediately seized upon Grynszpan’s crime and exploited it for its own ends. The....
The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [<I>Kristallnacht</i>] in Kassel: The Looted and Destroyed Jewish Community House (November 10, 1938)
22.   The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Munich: The Destroyed Synagogue on Reichenbachstrasse in Munich (November 10, 1938)
More than 1,000 Jewish community buildings, places of worship, and synagogues were destroyed in the Kristallnacht pogrom. After November 10, 1938, it was virtually impossible for Jews to hold....
The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [<I>Kristallnacht</i>] in Munich: The Destroyed Synagogue on Reichenbachstrasse in Munich (November 10, 1938)
23.   The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Zeven: Demolished Almenor from the Synagogue (November 10, 1938)
The National Socialist press presented the November pogrom as a spontaneous popular uprising against the country's Jews. According to press reports, despite their justified anger at Grynszpan’s assassination....
The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [<I>Kristallnacht</i>] in Zeven: Demolished <i>Almenor</i> from the Synagogue (November 10, 1938)
24.   The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Berlin: Shattered Shop Windows (November 10, 1938)
At the beginning of November 1938, there were still 9,000 Jewish shops remaining in the German Reich; more than 7,000 of them were destroyed on November 9 and 10. The sight of countless piles of....
The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [<I>Kristallnacht</i>] in Berlin: Shattered Shop Windows (November 10, 1938)
25.   The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [Kristallnacht] in Regensburg: Jews are Led to the Train Station (November 10, 1938)
In addition to Nazi party members, SA stormtroopers, the SS, and the Hitler Youth, the National Socialist Motor Corps [Nationalsozialistische Kraftfahrerkorps or NSKK] also participated in....
The Morning after the Night of Broken Glass [<I>Kristallnacht</i>] in Regensburg: Jews are Led to the Train Station (November 10, 1938)
26.   Deportation of about 17,000 Polish Jews to the German-Polish Border (December 1, 1938)
For Hitler, the end goal of National Socialist policy was the removal of the Jews from the “body of the German populace.” In the mid-1930s, the SD [Security Service or Sicherheitsdienst] under....
Deportation of about 17,000 Polish Jews to the German-Polish Border (December 1, 1938)
27.   Aryanization of a Jewish-Owned Business (c. 1938)
The Nazi regime exploited the Jewish population economically through an increasingly systematic program of expropriation. Under pressure, Jewish owners sold their shops, factories, and land to "Aryan"....
Aryanization of a Jewish-Owned Business (c. 1938)
28.   Table of Colored Classification Symbols for Prisoners in Concentration Camps (1939-1942)
In 1935-36, individual commanders of various concentration camps began forcing newly admitted groups of prisoners to wear badges indicating the alleged grounds for their incarceration. Starting in....
Table of Colored Classification Symbols for Prisoners in Concentration Camps (1939-1942)
29.   Front and Back Covers of a Compulsory Identification Card for Jews, Issued in Berlin (1939)
The “Third Proclamation on Compulsory Identification Cards” [3. Bekanntmachung über den Kennkartenzwang] was issued on July 23, 1938. According to this new regulation, Jews were obliged to....
Front and Back Covers of a Compulsory Identification Card for Jews, Issued in Berlin (1939)
30.   Inside of a Compulsory Identification Card for Jews, Issued in Berlin (1939)
The “Third Proclamation on Compulsory Identification Cards” [3. Bekanntmachung über den Kennkartenzwang] was issued on July 23, 1938. According to this new regulation, Jews were obliged to....
Inside of a Compulsory Identification Card for Jews, Issued in Berlin (1939)
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