• Short Summary

    AT AUGSBURG, WEST GERMANY, A CEREMONIAL SERVICE TO CONSECRATE A NEW JEWISH SYNAGOGUE THAT WAS DESTROYED BY NAZIS 25 YEARS AGO.

  • Description

    AT AUGSBURG, WEST GERMANY, A CEREMONIAL SERVICE TO CONSECRATE A NEW JEWISH SYNAGOGUE THAT WAS DESTROYED BY NAZIS 25 YEARS AGO.BAVARIA'S MINISTER OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT, HERR ALFONS GOPPEL ATTENDED THE SERVICE, ALONG WITH MANY JEWISH DIGNITARIES.

    ALSO IN THE CONGREGATION WAS MAJOR-GENERAL W.A.CUNNINGHAM, COMMANDER OF THE UNITED STATES 24TH INFANTRY DIVISION BASED IN GERMANY.THE SERVICE WAS CLIMAXED WITH THE FORMAL HANDING OVER TO LOCAL COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES OF A KEY TO THE SYNAGOGUE ALTAR.

    THE SYNAGOGUE WAS WRECKED DURING THE INFAMOUS CRYSTAL NIGHT WHEN THE NAZI REGIME LAUNCHED ITS CAMPAIGN AGAINST JEWS IN GERMANY IN 1938.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4R7J0PEI98MTFG0H8GERSLEC0
    Media URN:
    VLVA4R7J0PEI98MTFG0H8GERSLEC0
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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