A nationwide pogrom kristallnacht, literally, night of crystal, is often referred to as the night of broken glass the name refers to the wave of violent anti-jewish pogroms which took place on november 9 and 10, 1938. Schooldays in nazi germany hitler came to power in l933, an event which had very little effect on the l0-year old, happy and carefree little girl i was then. Between 1933 and 1938, german jews were subject to increasing persecution, mostly of a quasi-legal nature legislation, in particular the nuremberg laws of 1935, excluded jews from the civil service, which included the teaching profession deprived them of german citizenship and made marriages. On november 9, 1938, 90 jews were murdered, over 30,000 jewish men were rounded up and taken to concentration camps, and about 7,500 jewish business were destroyed and looted this event was known as kristallnacht aka the night of broken glass. The night of broken glass: eyewitness accounts of kristallnacht [uta gerhardt, thomas karlauf] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers november 9th 1938 is widely seen as a violent turning point in nazi germany's assault on the jews an estimated 400 jews lost their lives in the. Kristallnacht: kristallnacht, (german: crystal night) the night of november 9-10, 1938, when german nazis attacked jewish persons and property the name kristallnacht refers ironically to the litter of broken glass left in the streets after these pogroms the violence continued during.
Crystal night, or night of the broken glass that date 75 years ago- known around the world as kristallnacht (night of the broken glass) was the hitler regime's first step towards the holocaust which claimed the lives of 11 million people. And then, less than a month later, came kristallnacht, the night of broken glass the pretext was the shooting in paris of a nazi diplomat by a german jew, whose parents, who were from my own home town of hanover, had been among those sent into oblivion in poland. On the night of november 9-10, 1938, a progrom known as kristallnacht rampaged, with synagogues burned, shops destroyed, and jews beaten. Kristallnacht - the night of broken glass - was that fateful 24 hours in november 1938 when the german people (some of them, at least) turned on their jewish neighbours. Kristallnacht: the night of the broken glass effects of kristallnacht: the jews were intimidated by the nazis, therefore the jewish people did not oppose the nazi party. The literary translation of kristallnacht is 'night of crystal' it is also known as 'night of broken glass' it was an incident that took place on november 9 and 10 in the year 1938.
Saturday, november 9: 75 years have passed since the world-changing tragedy of kristallnacht, literally crystal night, commonly known as the night of broken glass. English: kristallnacht literally crystal night or the night of broken glass, also november pogrom, was a pogrom in nazi germany on november 9-10, 1938. Kristallnacht or the night of broken glass illustrated the radical nature of nazi policies toward the jews from this time forth jews had no rights in the third reich, and those who did not escape, became victims of the nazi holocaust.
Events leading up to kristallnacht what led to the night of broken glass hitler came into power in 1933 with a plan- to expand germany's rule and to completely annihilate the world's jews. Kristallnacht - the night of broken glass november 9-10, 1938 what happened in germany was a consequence of racism, hate, and prejudice every new generation must be aware that the cancer of hate and prejudice is also with us today. Photo title: max uri photo taken in: vienna, austria (1936) interviewee: max uri time of interview: 2003 interviewer tanja eckstein on 10th november , three ss-men entered my uncle's store.
November 9 marks the 79th anniversary of kristallnacht, the night of broken glass, a major milestone in the persecution of jews under the third reich and an unusually important event which took place in full public view, but whose significance was unfortunately not fully understood at the time. Reinhard heydrich created nazi anti-jewish policies he headed the gestapo in 1934 and coordinated with goebbels the kristallnacht pogrom in 1938. As the synagogue in oberramstadt burns during kristallnacht (the night of broken glass), firefighters instead save a nearby house local residents watch as the synagogue is destroyed.
Kristallnacht, also known as the night of broken glass, was a series of deadly attacks coordinated in nazi germany and austria on the night of november 9, 1939 against the jewish population. The hartford community will commemorate the 69th anniversary of kristallnacht, the night of broken glass - now considered by many to have been the beginning of the holocaust - on sunday. People & events kristallnacht on the night of november 9, 1938, the sounds of breaking glass shattered the air in cities throughout germany and parts of austria while fires across the countries devoured synagogues and jewish institutions. On the night of november 9-10, 1938, nazis attacked jewish persons and property throughout germany and austria this massive campaign of anti-jewish violence is known as kristallnacht, meaning crystal night in german the name refers ironically to the litter of broken glass left in the. Kristallnacht photos recall horror night of november 9 and the nazis chose to name it kristallnacht or crystal night a youth with a broom prepares to clear up the broken window glass from a jewish shop in berlin.