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1918-1938-2018: Beginnt ein autoritäres Jahrhundert?Dawn of an Authoritarian Century? | bpb

Sedaydemir | 7.5.2018 | 09:47

The year 2018 will see the commemoration of several important historical events from recent European history, remembered with varying degrees of intensity: the end of the First World War (1918); the "Anschluss" of Austria, already eroded by Austro-fascism; the destruction of the democratic Czechoslovakia through the Munich Agreement; and the escalating disenfranchisement and discrimination against Jews in National Socialist Germany, which led to the orchestrated violence of the November pogrom ("Kristallnacht") in 1938