It was an exercise in terror that would be called “kristallnacht,” or “the night of broken glass,” because of the cost of broken glass in looted jewish shops—$5 million marks ($1,250,000. Kristallnacht night of the broken glass kim angell loading unsubscribe from kim angell cancel unsubscribe working subscribe subscribed unsubscribe 691 loading.
Kristallnacht a massive, coordinated attack on jews throughout the german reich on the night of november 9, 1938, into the next day, has come to be known as kristallnacht or the night of broken glass.
The night of broken glass author historycom staff website name historycom which continued through november 10 and was later dubbed “kristallnacht,” or “night of broken glass. Kristallnacht, (german: “crystal night”), also called night of broken glass or november pogroms, the night of november 9–10, 1938, when german nazis attacked jewish persons and property the name kristallnacht refers ironically to the litter of broken glass left in the streets after these pogroms. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. Kristallnacht: guardian report on how the night unfolded the operation of the wreckers of jewish shops and places of business were in two parts first, small wrecking squads, who began their work as early as two in the morning in some cases, smashed the windows and showcases of jewish-owned premises, whether the proprietors were foreign jews or german jews.
The name kristallnacht comes from the shards of broken glass that littered the streets after the windows of jewish-owned stores, buildings, and synagogues were smashed estimates of the number of fatalities caused by the pogrom have varied.
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Night of broken glass, nov 9 1938 night when the nazis killed or injured many jews and destroyed many jewish propertys gestapo the secret military police in nazi germany. Kristallnacht is a german word that consists of two parts: kristall translates to crystal and refers to the look of broken glass and nacht means night the accepted english translation is the night of broken glass.