Friday, June 1, 2012

Friday, June 1, 1934

Next week we have our final tests at school.

The Night of the Long Knives -
"Night of the Long Knives" - June 1, 1934

Also known as the "Röhm-Putsch", this was a purge that took place in Germany where
 the Nazi regime carried out a series of political executions. Most of those killed were
 members of the Sturmabteilung (SA), the paramilitary Brownshirts.

No comments:

Post a Comment