Kristallnacht: Night Of The Broken Glass

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Kristallnacht ( Night of the Broken Glass)
On the night of November 9,1938 over 91 Jews were killed .Why? A man by the name of Ernst vom Rath was murdered. This is a report about Kristallnacht. Also known as THe night of the broken glass. these are the events that took place on the night of the broken glass.
These are the events that lead to the night of the broken glass. One event that could have triggered Kristallnacht would be the day before Kristallnacht happened minister Joseph goebbels made an “anti-semitic” speech. Another event that could have triggered Kristallnacht would be the assassination of Ernst vom rath.Ernst vom Rath was a german embassy official stationed in Paris.Herschel Grynszpan shot Ernst vom Rath when he was only 17 years old when he committed this crime.He did it because a few days before the shooting his parents were “expelled”. These events could have triggered the Night of the Broken glass.
This is what happened the Night of the Broken Glass.Nazis attacked Jews destroying the Jew’s businesses and synagogue.The Nazi party members also attacked Jews killing dozens.The Nazi’s also arrested about 30,000 Jews.Kristallnacht lasted for about 24 hour destroying thousands of businesses and many synagogues in Germany and Austria.In some places Kristallnacht lasted for over 24 hours. In two days/ nights more than 1,000 Synagogues were burned or damaged.Fire companies stood by Synagogues in flames with instructions to let the buildings burn.These are the main events
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