Jewish owned stores destroyed during Kristallnacht, Magdeburg, Germany, 9 Nov 1938
Photographer: H. Friedrich. German Federal Archive
Remembering Kristallnacht: Combating Indifference
Article by: ALEJANDRO BAER November 9, 2012 - Mpls. Star Tribune
November 9 and 10, 2012 marks the 74th anniversary of Nazi Germany's state instigated pogroms known as Kristallnacht (also known as "Night of broken glass"), a turning point in the anti-Jewish policy in Hitler's Germany. For most scholars it marks the beginning of the period we now define as the Holocaust.
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Professor Baer will present on Kristallnacht in Civil War Spain on Tuesday, November 13, 4:00 p.m. in Heller Hall. More information about the lecture can be found here.