Kristallnacht

Night of 9-10 November 1938 when the Nazi Sturmabteilung (SA) militia in Germany and Austria mounted a concerted attack on Jews, their synagogues, homes, and shops. It followed the assassination...
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Kristallnacht

the night of November 9–10, 1938, when German Nazis attacked Jewish persons and property. The name Kristallnacht refers ironically to the litter of ... [4 related articles]
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Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht (kris"täl-näkht) [Ger.,=night of crystal], in German history, the night of Nov. 9, 1938, a night of violence against Jews and of destruction of the businesses and other property belonging to them. The name is a reference to the broken glass that resulted from the destruct...
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Kristallnacht

Night of 9–10 November 1938 when the Nazi Sturmabteilung (SA) militia in Germany and Austria mounted a concerted attack on Jews, their synagogues, homes, and shops. It followed the assassination of a German embassy official in Paris by a Polish-Jewish youth. Subsequent measures included German legislation against Jews owning businesses or ...
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kristallnacht

Refers to the night in 1938 when Nazi mobs ran riot in what was a co-ordinated act of terror against the resident Jewish populations of many Jewish cities in Germany. The word, which means literally 'crystal night', refers to the smashing of windows.
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Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht (kʁɪsˈtalnaχt; English: `Crystal Night`), also referred to as the Night of Broken Glass, or Reichskristallnacht [ˌʁaɪçs.kʁɪsˈtalnaχt], Pogromnacht Pogromnacht.ogg, and Novemberpogrome Novemberpogrome.ogg, was a pogrom (a series of coordinated attacks) against Jews throughout Nazi Germany and Austria on 9–10 November 1.....
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