Entry for November 09, 2005

Photo from the site of  timewitnesses.org 

On the nights of November 9 and 10, gangs of Nazi youth roamed through Jewish neighborhoods breaking windows of Jewish businesses and homes, burning synagogues and looting. In all 101 synagogues were destroyed and almost 7,500 Jewish businesses were destroyed. 26,000 Jews were arrested and sent to concentration camps, Jews were physically attacked and beaten and 91 died The official German position on these events, which were clearly orchestrated by Goebbels, was that they were spontaneous outbursts.

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