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The son of a US consular official heard the janitor of his block cry: "They must have emptied the insane asylums and penitentiaries to find people who'd do things like that!

Grynszpan's parents and the other expelled Polish Jews were initially denied entry into their native Poland.

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My piece is a reflection on that vanished part of Jewish tradition which so strongly colors, by its absence, the culture of our time".

First, by large numbers of Germans had joined the Nazi Party for pragmatic reasons rather than ideology thus diluting the percentage of rabid antisemites; second, the Kristallnacht could have caused party members to reject Antisemitism that had been acceptable to them in abstract terms but which they could not support when they saw it concretely enacted.

Others it appears may have personal enemies of Himmler and Goering. Kristallnacht: Prelude to Destruction. He asked, "What would people have said if I had done such a thing?

Why did the night of the long knives happen

The United States recalled its ambassador but it did not break off diplomatic relations while other governments severed diplomatic relations with Germany in protest. On April 11, , both Hitler and General Werner von Blomberg, an unofficial representative of the German parliament, met onboard the cruiser Deutschland to strike a deal. In the fall of , the increased pressure on Jewish property nourished the party's ambition, especially since Hjalmar Schacht had been ousted as Reich minister for economics. New York: Berg, The violence against Jews lasts into the morning hours of November 10th, and becomes known as Kristallnacht—the "Night of Broken Glass. After he was taken to the office of Ernst vom Rath , Grynszpan fired five bullets at Vom Rath, two of which hit him in the abdomen. A telegram allegedly sent by the ailing President Hindenburg , Germany's highly revered military hero, expressed his "profoundly felt gratitude", and congratulated Hitler for "nipping treason in the bud", [57] although Hermann Goring later admitted during the Nuremburg Trials that the telegram was never seen by Hindenburg, and was actually written by the Nazis. Some Jewish women were also arrested and sent to local jails. They believed they would have been given some political clout of their own once they helped Hitler to secure his power. No one knows whether he survived the Third Reich or died in a concentration camp. Heydrich and Himmler were interested in fostering Jewish emigration. Jews are ordered to clean up and make repairs after the pogrom. After such massive violence, German Jews could be under no illusions about the Nazis' intentions, and those who could left. There is evidence of popular disapproval, but the fact that the couple in the left of this picture appear to be laughing also speaks volumes. In the ten months following Kristallnacht, more than , Jews emigrated from the Reich.

How did the United States and other nations respond to the news of the nationwide riot? They believed they would have been given some political clout of their own once they helped Hitler to secure his power.

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Hitler purges members of his own Nazi party in Night of the Long Knives