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The significance of Kristallnacht – The Holocaust Explained: Designed for schools

The significance of Kristallnacht

Polish Jews expelled In Hitler’s  of 24 February 1920 he had promised to  Polish-born Jews living in Germany. Beginning in August 1938 the Nazis rounded up 60,000 Jews and expelled them over the Polish border. The son of one such family, Herschel Grynspan, was studying in Paris. To bring the world’s attention to the plight … Continue reading The significance of Kristallnacht