Helmuth Hübener January 1925 - 27 October was sentenced to death and for making anti-Nazi pamphlets. On the 5 February 1942 he was arrested by Gestapo, sentenced to death on 11 August and beheaded by guillotine on 27 October.
This is a copy of Heydrich's telegram, which gave instructions on what to do for Kristallnacht. It gave the orders saying that Jewish businesses were to be ransacked, yet were not allowed to be looted (anyone caught looting, even germans, were to be arrested). AIso it said that destruction of jewish property was not to be done if it could harm non-jewish property. it gave directions to protect all non jewish property and to make sure that the German police did not stop these actions.
The next store, presumably owned by "Aryans," remains untouched, Kristallnacht - The Night of the Broken Glass . While many Germans were privately appalled at the violence unleashed that night, few publicly spoke out against what had occurred.
In a 1996 interview, Hamas founder and leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin stated that "every Arab rule that does not rule by the law of Allah and his religion is to be rejected." That was 17 years ago, long before the so-called Arab Spring, the terrorist attacks
On the morning after Kristallnacht local residents watch as the Ober Ramstadt synagogue is destroyed by fire. The local fire department prevented the fire from spreading to a nearby home, but did not try to limit the damage to the synagogue.
What Happened During the Devastating Night Called Kristallnacht?