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Herschel Grynszpan shots Ernst vom Rath....
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November 8, 1938
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Mass., November 8, 1938
* Herschel Grynszpan, Polish Jew assassin
* Ernst vom Rath assassination (still alive)
* Prelude to Kristallnacht "Night of Broken Glass"
The front page has a one column heading: "Polish Jewish Refugee Tries To Kill German" with sub head. (see) First report coverage on the shooting of Ernst vom Rath by Herschel Grynszpan . He would die the following day. This was used as the excuse for the Nazi Kristallnacht (night of broken glass) the next few days.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 22 pages, light toning and a little wear at the margins, generally good.
Category: The 20th Century