WATCH: The Nazi book burnings: A history of hatred - World Jewish Congress

WATCH: The Nazi book burnings: A history of hatred

WATCH: The Nazi book burnings: A history of hatred

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On May 10, 1933, more than 25,000 volumes of "un-German" books were burned in the square in front of the State Opera in Berlin. Many other German cities and towns followed suit. The Nazi book burnings symbolically marked the censorship, intolerance, and terror of the Nazi regime. We know what then came next...