Kristallnacht: The 75th Anniversary Of The 'Night Of Broken Glass'
On November 9 and 10, 1938, Nazi officials instigated riots that resulted in the burning of more than 200 synagogues, the desecration of Jewish cemeteries, countless beatings, and the shattering the windows of some 7,500 Jewish shops in Germany and Austria. The broken glass in the streets prompted the name "Kristallnacht," or Crystal Night. The event was widely covered in the international press and the Nazi-coordinated attacks on Jews sent shockwaves around the world. (8 PHOTOS)