Kristallnacht

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Kris·tall·nacht

 (krĭs′təl-näkt′, -täl-näKHt′)
n.
The night of November 9, 1938, on which the Nazis coordinated an attack on Jewish people and their property in Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland.

[German, night of (broken) glass : Kristall, crystal (from Middle High German, from Old High German cristalla, from Latin crystallus, crystallum; see crystal) + Nacht, night (from Middle High German naht, from Old High German; see nekw-t- in Indo-European roots).]
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Students will also observe the 9 November 1938 pogrom against the Jewish people known as Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass, the two-day surge of violence that tore through Jewish communities throughout Nazi Germany and areas under the partys control on 9 November and 10 November 1938.
Behrend was 12 when his family fled Germany to Cuba after his fatherAEs arrest on Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, and detention in the Sachsenhausen concentration camp in 1938.
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.
Germans yesterday marked the 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht - the night of broken glass - during which the Nazis staged a wave of attacks on Jews in Germany and Austria.
Priebke said Hitler tried to persuade Jews to leave Germany peacefully but "had to lock them up in lagers as war enemies" after the Kristallnacht or the Night of Broken Glass.
The climax of these accounts comes with four stories of how the Christians of Benheim saved the Torah scrolls from the synagogue on the night of 9 November 1938, the Night of Broken Glass.
Berlin, Germany, 1938, one week after the Night of Broken Glass, is a cold place for 11-year-old Marianne Kohn to grow up.
Attacks on Jews increased, culminating in the infamous Kristallnacht - the Night of Broken Glass - when synagogues were burned, Jewish shops looted and destroyed, with Josef Goebbels ominously declaring that "the final answer to the Jewish attack in Paris will be given to the Jews by legislation and decree".
It includes the Night of Broken Glass in November 1938, when Jews were beat= en and their homes, businesses and synagogues were ransacked and, later on,= the deportations to the Auschwitz concentration camp.