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  • Kristallnacht
    • Ernst von Rath
      • A secretary in the German embassy
      • Shot in Paris by a 17yr old Polish Jew, 7th November 1938 and died 2 days later
      • Polish Jew was angry that his parents were forced to leave Germany and kept in a refugee camp
    • 9-10th November 1938
    • 400 synagogues and 7500 shops were destroyed
    • 91 Jews killed and 30,000 taken to concentration camps
    • No attempts were made to stop fires
      • Fire brigades only played water on adjoining buildings
    • Jews fined one billion Reichmarks for damage
    • Jewish children only allowed to attend Jewish schools
    • Remaining businesses confiscated


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