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The Background and Ramifications of the November Pogroms of 1938

Our Archive’s employees have scoured our archival holdings to shed light on various topics related to the November Pogroms of 1938, known by the Nazis as Kristallnacht.

“We were being driven like hunted animals!”

Mendel Max Karp’s lengthy account about his deportation from the German capital on October 28, 1938, during the Polenaktion

“... or was it the end of the world?”

In a letter, David Fiks records an extensive account of his experiences in Berlin on 9 November 1938 and the days that followed.

The Exclusion of Jewish Children from Public Schools 1938

What an apparently innocuous postcard reveals

“Travel Toward a Happy Future!”

In reaction to the November Pogroms, the Kindertransport program of 1938–39 rescued ten thousand children from the Nazis’ violent regime.

“Decisive Defense and Hard Reparations”

The financial punishment of the Jewish populace after Kristallnacht