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Nov 09, 1938 - Nov 10, 1938

Kristallnacht, "Crystal Night" or "Night of Broken Glass." Nazi's launch a campaign of terror against Jews in Germany in retaliation to the killing German diplomat Ernst vom Rath in Paris. The event got it's name from the shattered window glass which was valued at over 6 million marks. 267 synag...ogues and 815 shops were wrecked, 36 Jews were killed and 20,000 were arrested.

Theater:  European Theater

Source:  World War II History

Date Added: 2010-11-01

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