1938

March 12, 1938:
German troups enter Austria: Annexation of Austria.

April 26, 1938:
Decree about registration of Jewish assets exceeding a value of 5,000 Reichsmark.

October 1, 1938:
Occupation of the "Sudetenland" (part of Czechoslovakia).

November 9/10, 1938:
Officially inspired pogrom ("Night of Broken Glass") leads to the arrest or murder of many Jews and the destruction of synagogues and Jewish-owned shops and homes.

November 12, 1938:
Collective financial "punishment" of Jews (1 Billion marks) for compensation of damages resulting from the "Night of Broken Glass".

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