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Remembering Kristallnacht

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November 3, 2020 | by Susan (Hilsenrath) Warsinger and The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

A Holocaust survivor shares here terrifying memories of November 1938 pogroms in Germany.

For Susan Warsinger, the evening of November 9, 1938, began with anticipation about her mother’s birthday celebration the next day. Her excitement gave way to fear as she and her brother were awoken at 11 o’clock at night by bricks crashing through their bedroom window. Listen as Susan describes her family’s experiences that night and during the aftermath of the pogrom.

A Holocaust survivor shares here terrifying memories of November 1938 pogroms in Germany.



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