Germans pass by the broken shop window of a Jewish-owned business that was destroyed during Kristallnacht. On the night of November 9, , violent anti-Jewish demonstrations broke out across Germany, Austria, and the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia. Nazi officials depicted the riots as justified reactions to the assassination of German foreign official Ernst vom Rath, who had been shot two days earlier by Herschel Grynszpan, a year old Polish Jew distraught over the deportation of his family from Germany. Over the next 48 hours, violent mobs, spurred by antisemitic exhortations from Nazi officials, destroyed hundreds of synagogues, burning or desecrating Jewish religious artifacts along the way. Acting on orders from Gestapo headquarters, police officers and firefighters did nothing to prevent the destruction.
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Its hundreds of victims were not commemorated in poems or novels or operas. Indeed it is only within the last decade that historians have begun to examine what happened and why. The state of Oklahoma appointed a Commission whose Report goes a long way toward rescuing the riot from oblivion. The heart of the report is Scott Ellsworth's essay, pp.