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9 Nov 1938
  • Ernst vom Rath passed away. ww2dbase [Ernst vom Rath | CPC]
  • Rudolf Höss was promoted to the rank of SS-Hauptsturmführer. ww2dbase [Rudolf Höss | CPC]
  • Korechika Anami was made the commanding officer of 109th Division. ww2dbase [Korechika Anami | CPC]
Germany
  • Kristallnacht began in Germany; Jewish shops and synagogues were smashed, looted, burned, and destroyed throughout the country. ww2dbase [Kristallnacht | TH]
  • Karl Burk was promoted to the rank of SS-Obersturmbannführer. ww2dbase [Karl Burk | CPC]
  • U-40 was launched by Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG in Bremen, Germany. ww2dbase [Deutsche Schiff- und Maschinenbau AG | U-40 | Bremen, Weser-Ems | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 9 Nov 1938
Damaged Orthodox Synagogue on Herzog-Rudolf-Straße in Munich, Germany, 9 Nov 1938, photo 1 of 2Jewish business destroyed during Kristallnacht, Magdeburg, Germany, 9 Nov 1938, photo 1 of 3Jewish business destroyed during Kristallnacht, Magdeburg, Germany, 9 Nov 1938, photo 2 of 3Jewish business destroyed during Kristallnacht, Magdeburg, Germany, 9 Nov 1938, photo 3 of 3
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Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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