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Just prior to Crystal Night...

Item # 571480

November 09, 1938

THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, November 9, 1938

* Pre Crystal Night  (Kristallnacht)
* Night of Broken Glass
* Persecution of Jews

This 26 page newspaper has two column headlines near the bottom of the front page: "Hitler Threatening to Seize Germany's Lost Colonies" "Speech by Fuehrer Also Marks Launching of Severe 'Reprisals' Against Jews"

This speech by Hitler lead to the famous attacks on the Jews on this day in Germany.

Other news of the day. Light browning with minor margin wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century