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Photographs of the Holocaust: Kristallnacht

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  • Synagogue in Aschaffenburg, Germany. Erected in 1698, rebuilt in 1893 and destroyed on Kristallnacht
  • Destruction of Jewish store, Berlin
  • Burning synagogue in Baden-Baden
  • Burning synagogue in Frankfurt
  • Hebrew prayerbooks damaged by fire at the synagogue in Bobenhausen
  • Elsdorf Synagogue Before Being Destroyed on Kristallnacht
  • Interior of Essenweinstrasse synagogue in Nuremberg following destruction on Kristallnacht.
  • View of the destroyed interior of the Hechingen synagogue the day after Kristallnacht
  • Damaged lintel above ark from synagogue in Nentershausen, Germany
  • Roll call at Buchenwald Concentration camp for new prisoners arrested during Kristallnacht
  • Shattered storefront of a Jewish-owned shop destroyed during Kristallnacht. Berlin, Germany
  • Synagogue in Aachen Destroyed on Kristallnacht
  • Synagogue in Aachen Destroyed on Kristallnacht
  • Synagogue in Aachen Destroyed on Kristallnacht
  • Synagogue in Aachen Destroyed on Kristallnacht
  • Burning synagogue in Memel on Kristallnacht
  • As the synagogue in Ober-Ramstadt burns during Kristallnacht, local firefighters instead save a nearby house.
  • Residents watch as flames consume the synagogue in Opava
  • Tax documents, like this one, were issued by the Nazis to force Jews to pay for the costs of Kristallnacht
  • The Zerrenerstrasse synagogue in Pforzheim, Germany, dedicated in 1892

Sources: Images courtesy and copyright of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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