Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken glass in 1938
On the night of 9th November, 1938, a massive, coordinated attack on Jews throughout the German Reich occurred. The attack was known as Kristallnacht or The Night of Broken Glass.
In two days, over 250 synagogues were burned, over 7,000 Jewish businesses were trashed and looted, and dozens of Jewish people were killed. The reason of this attack was the Germans anger over the assassination of a German official in Paris at the hands of a Jewish teenager.