Berlin, Germany, 1933, A book burning. Banned books and all books by Jewish authors were burned

Berlin, Germany, 1933, A book burning. Banned books and all books by Jewish authors were burned

The book burnings of the Nazi regime was a propaganda plot that that was designed by th Nazi German Student Association, created to burn all books that were considered and 'Action against the Un-German spirit." This image shows a scene during the book burning in Berlin's Opera Square. Berlin, Germany, May 10, 1933.

The book burnings of the Nazi regime was a propaganda plot that that was designed by th Nazi German Student Association, created to burn all books that were considered and 'Action against the Un-German spirit." This image shows a scene during the book burning in Berlin's Opera Square. Berlin, Germany, May 10, 1933.

You’ve felt it, haven’t you? Those feelings that seem to get so big in your chest, like something is so beautiful it aches?

You’ve felt it, haven’t you? Those feelings that seem to get so big in your chest, like something is so beautiful it aches?

Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) rescues a book from a bonfire to pursue her love of reading.

Liesel (Sophie Nélisse) rescues a book from a bonfire to pursue her love of reading.

Troy Library > Book Burning Party

Troy Library > Book Burning Party

ILLEGAL to EDUCATE -- 1873 -- The federal Comstock laws outlaw shipping of contraception, abortifacients and even any printed information about fertility management via US Mail -- on the grounds of obscenity. Any method of limiting fertility is considered obscene, because it separates intercourse from procreation.

ILLEGAL to EDUCATE -- 1873 -- The federal Comstock laws outlaw shipping of contraception, abortifacients and even any printed information about fertility management via US Mail -- on the grounds of obscenity. Any method of limiting fertility is considered obscene, because it separates intercourse from procreation.

Hence the book title, Liesel steals books; her peculiar hobby begins when her brother is buried and a young gravedigger drops a book. She steals it as a memory of her brother, though she is illiterate. With help from school and Hans Hubermann, she learns to read. Over a year later, she steals an abandoned book from a nazi book burning. The mayor's wife notices, and later invites Liesel in her library. When the mayor's wife fires Liesel's mother, Liesel starts to steal the books from her…

Hence the book title, Liesel steals books; her peculiar hobby begins when her brother is buried and a young gravedigger drops a book. She steals it as a memory of her brother, though she is illiterate. With help from school and Hans Hubermann, she learns to read. Over a year later, she steals an abandoned book from a nazi book burning. The mayor's wife notices, and later invites Liesel in her library. When the mayor's wife fires Liesel's mother, Liesel starts to steal the books from her…

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