The burning of the synagogue in Ober Ramstadt during Kristallnacht. The local fire-department prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby home, but made no attempt to intervene in the synagogue fire

On the morning after Kristallnacht local residents watch as the Ober Ramstadt synagogue is destroyed by fire. The local fire department prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby home, but did not try to limit the damage to the synagogue.

Max Wünsche, who commanded Panzer Regiment 12 of the 12th SS-Panzer Division Hitlerjugend, was described by his captors as "PW is definitely a museum piece. He is 150% Nordic warrior, wearing every order of the Iron Cross; an officer of the Leibstandarte since 1933 on and a fanatic of the most extreme order, with a well disciplined and calculating brain. His information is reliable on military matters, but his attitude is irreconcilable".

Max Wünsche, who commanded Panzer Regiment 12 of the SS-Panzer Division…

Helmuth Hubener. This kid sounds extraordinary. Disgusted by Kristallnacht violence, he'd listen to BBC news and distribute flyers denouncing Nazi propaganda. When facing the Nazi "blood tribunal" after being sentenced to death, he said, "It's my turn to die for having committed no crime. But soon it will be yours." The last letter he wrote his loved ones was heartrending for its courage and wisdom. He was only 17 at the time he was executed.

10 WWII Heroes: Helmuth Hübener 4/10

I'd never read about the Jews fleeing Shanghai during WWII, so I was fascinated from the start

Review: The Far Side of the Sky by Daniel Kalla

The far side of the sky. [Daniel Kalla] -- "November Nazis unleash a night of terror for Jews all across Germany. Meanwhile, the Japanese Imperial Army rampages through China and tightens its stranglehold on .

.The Great Synagogue of Essen, Germany,  set on fire during the Kristallnacht

My grandmothers synagogue - Neue Synagoge (New Synagogue) in Essen, Germany. Now the Alte Synagoge (Old Synagogue). It's destruction - Kristallnacht November Miraculously the exterior survived.

Comprehensive PowerPoint covering: definitions, the victims, T4 euthanasia programme, Kristallnacht, the einsatzruppen, ghettos, concentration camps and death camps. *Be advised, contains some graphic content*

Comprehensive PowerPoint covering: definitions, the victims, T4 euthanasia programme, Kristallnacht, the einsatzruppen, ghettos, concentration camps and death camps. *Be advised, contains some graphic content*

Tens of thousands of Hungarian Jews are forced to leave their homes, and move into specially designated ghetto areas.

Looting of the deserted ghetto in the provinces.

Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht

Kristallnacht - The Night of the Broken Glass

A complete and detailed definition of the Holocaust

Koenigsbach, Germany, the interior of a ruined synagogue after the kristallnacht, 10/11/1938

Koenigsberg, Germany, November the interior of a destroyed synagogue after Kristallnachtbr, Yad Vashem Photo Archives

On the morning after Kristallnacht local residents watch as the Ober Ramstadt synagogue is destroyed by fire. The local fire department prev...

On the morning after Kristallnacht local residents watch as the Ober Ramstadt synagogue is destroyed by fire. The local fire department prev.

Terwijl de synagoge in Ober-Ramstadt op de ochtend na de Kristallnacht in de brand staat, kijken omwonenden toe. Brandweermensen voorkomen dat het vuur overslaat naar naburige panden .Kristallnacht Germany

Terwijl de synagoge in Ober-Ramstadt op de ochtend na de Kristallnacht in de brand staat, kijken omwonenden toe. Brandweermensen voorkomen dat het vuur overslaat naar naburige panden .Kristallnacht Germany

Nov 10, 1938, known as Kristallnacht, when Jewish temples were destroyed by the Nazi's.

[Photo] Prayer books scattered on the floor of the choir loft in the Zerrennerstraße synagogue in Pforzheim, Germany, circa Nov photo 1 of 2

Warsaw, Poland, A woman holding a baby.  One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George over the course of a single day in the summer of 1941. The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was

Warsaw, Poland, A woman holding a baby. One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George over the course of a single day in the summer of The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.

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