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Kristallnacht : prelude to destruction

Author: Martin Gilbert
Publisher: London : Harper Perennial, 2007.
Series: Making history (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Gilbert examines the build-up to and aftermath of a decisive moment in pre-war Germany - Kristallnacht - not only for the Jewish population suddenly identified as a group to be destroyed, but also in terms of the international response it inspired and its larger implications.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gilbert
ISBN: 9780007196043 0007196040
OCLC Number: 84995026
Notes: Originally published: London: HarperPress, 2006.
Description: 314 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: The night of broken glass --
Eye-witnesses : Berlin --
Eye-witnesses : Vienna --
Eye-witnesses in every corner of the Reich --
Bitter prelude --
Harsh aftermath --
Between good and evil --
Escape and rescue --
Last steps to destruction.
Series Title: Making history (Series)
Responsibility: Martin Gilbert.

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