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Herschel Grynszpan shots Ernst vom Rath....



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November 08, 1938

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 8, 1938

* Herschel Grynszpan, Polish Jew assassin 
* Ernst vom Rath assassination
* Prelude to Kristallnacht "Night of Broken Glass"


This 48 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page: "Reich Embassy Aids in Paris Shot To Avenge Expulsions by the Nazis" "17-Year-Old Polish Jew Fires Five Shots at Third Secretary, Two Taking Effect--Youth Tried to Reach Ambassador" (see) First report coverage on the shooting death of Ernst vom Rath by Herschel Grynszpan . 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 throughout. Lightly browned, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century