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Moreover, the ominously unfolding war in the background gives Nesthäkchen and the World War poignancy and depth, a timeless commentary on the brutal nature of war.
His refreshingly honest attitude, coupled with the worn grace of his voice and the poignancy of his songs made "How Wonderful You Are"
(515) Although Porphyrius was often given the celebrity treatment, he was not always the recipient of praise.
In 1882 Letichiv was the scene of a notorious pogrom
against Jews that resulted in a sensational trial of the pogrom
This would not be the only pogrom
against the Jewish population of Elisavetgrad.
Numerous men and women were killed, tortured and hurt in this night of pogrom
, which had been euphemistically referred to as " Reichskristallnacht " ( English : "Night of Broken glass") in germany afterwards.
After the rebellion was suppressed, Antonescu addressed the public on the radio, telling them "the truth", but never mentioning the pogrom
A Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studie
s, Blackwell Publishing, 2002, ISBN 0631206167, p. 68. A lower estimate puts the Jewish pogrom
deaths in the Ukraine, 1648-56, at 56,000. He was born in Odessa but the family moved to London when he was only one, to avoid a pogrom
The official reaction to the pogrom
was described by Anita J. Prazmowska in Cold War History, Vol. 2, No. 2: :"Nine participants in the pogrom
were sentenced to death; three were given lengthy prison sentences.
The government's policy of protecting Jews Unlike the majority of the population, the council and the master tradesmen remained committed to the policy of protecting the Jews and attempted to calm the people and prevent an uncontroll
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