Charles River Editors
Publisher: Services LLC
Pages: 48

*Includes pictures*Includes accounts of Kristallnacht written by eyewitnesses*Includes footnotes and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“It did not take long before the first heavy grey stones came tumbling down, and the children of the village amused themselves as they flung stones into the many coloured windows. When the first rays of a cold and pale November sun penetrated the heavy dark clouds, the little synagogue was but a heap of stone, broken glass and smashed-up woodwork.” – Eric Lucas’ description of the destruction of a synagogue during Kristallnacht On the 40th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Germany’s night of broken glass, then chancellor of Germany Helmut Schmidt spoke of its legacy, “The German night, whose observance after the passage of forty years has brought us together today, remains a cause of bitterness and shame. In those ...
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