Kristallnacht burning of Bielefeld synagogue while bystanders watch
- Event Date
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Gerlinde Lorenz
Brief shot of crowds at a swimming pool (see notes about the history of this footage). Title on screen reads: Die Synagoge brennt! 10.11.1938. [The synagogue burns! 11-10-1938]. Footage of the dome of the Bielefeld synagogue on fire interspersed with shots of bystanders watching it burn from open windows and balconies. The dome is consumed until just the frame is visible, then it collapses in on itself. Shot of crowds of people in the street. Briefly visible on screen is the next title: Der Krieg bricht aus! 1.9.1939 [The war breaks out! 9-1-39].
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