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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
The Kristallnacht pogrom was a critical turning point on the path to genocide, and all of our #IWitnessChat participants agreed that using testimony is a meaningful way for students to understand and connect with the event. Hearing survivors’ detailed accounts of this night makes it much more accessible to students.
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
“The Laskers from Breslau” highlights the terror and agony felt by two Jewish parents as they desperately tried to send their children out of Nazi Germany as war became imminent.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Kurt Messerschmidt describes the aftermath and fear after the Kristallnacht Pogrom - an organized pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria that occurred on November 9–10, 1938. Kristallnacht is also known as the November Pogrom, "Night of Broken Glass," and "Crystal Night." This testimony clip is featured in the IWitness activity, Information Quest: Kurt Messerschmidt.
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
IWitness has published a new activity about Kristallnacht just in time for its 77th anniversary this November.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Seventy-five years ago this week, Nazi Germany entered Austria. With most Austrians in support of the move, the country was incorporated into Germany on March 13, 1938.