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A member of the Schutzpolizei jumps down from a hole in the ceiling he searched during the closing of the Karl-Liebknecht House (KPD headquarters), which was on the Buelowplatz in Berlin.

Photograph | Photograph Number: 68577

A member of the Schutzpolizei jumps down from a hole in the ceiling he searched during the closing of the Karl-Liebknecht House (KPD headquarters), which was on the Buelowplatz in Berlin.

The closing of Communist Party offices was declared necessary for the protection of the state in the Enabling Act, passed by the Reichstag soon after the fire of 28 February 1933.

Photographer
Heinrich Hoffmann/Studio of H. Hoffmann
Date
1933 March 06 - 1933 March 08
Locale
Berlin, [Berlin] Germany
Variant Locale
Berlin-Buckow
Berlin-Mariendorf
Berlin-Ochstumsand
Berlin-Ploetzensee
Berlin-Reinickendorf
Berlin-Tempelhof
Berlin-Wannsee
Berlin-Schlachtensee
Berlin-Duppel
Photo Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park
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Record last modified: 2018-02-12 00:00:00
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