Night of the Broken Glass

By kaelin
  • Nazi occupation

    Nazi occupation of the Sudetenland Nazi troops occupy the Sudetenland as a result of the Munich Agreement
  • Expulsion of Jews From Germany

    More than 12,000 Polish-born Jews were expelled from Germany on Hitler's orders. They were ordered to leave their homes and were only allowed one suitcase per person. Remaining possessions were seized by the Nazi authorities and their neighbors. The deportees were taken to the Polish border, where only 4,000 Jews were accepted and the rest were left to sit there with no money or place to stay.
  • The night of broken Glass

    Goebbels ordered for a riot in which people armed in sledgehammers and axes destroyed Jewish property. They burned Jewish buildings and smashed ones closed to synagogues and non-Jewish places
  • death of Vom Rath

    Vom Rath Died of his wounds
  • Stop to violence

    Goebbels Called a stop to the Violence Joseph Goebbels called a stop to the violence against Jews in concentration camps
  • Damage

    Hermann Göring called a meeting of the top Nazi leadership to assess the damage done during the night and place responsibility for it. The intent of this meeting was to make the Jews responsible for Kristallnacht and to use the events of the preceding days as a rationale for promulgating a series of anti-Semitic laws which would, in effect, remove Jews from the German economy.
  • Jews were blamed

    Nazis blame Jews for the Damages during Kristallnacht and fine the millions of dollars
  • solution

    Herman Göring decides that the Jewish problem must be fixed. The Jews must be destroyed. Mass killings of about one million Jews occurred before the plans of the Final Solution