Famed Jewish Library in Berlin Confiscated by Nazis
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Famed Jewish Library in Berlin Confiscated by Nazis

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The Nazi authorities in Berlin have confiscated the famous library of the Berlin Jewish Community without compensation, it was reported here today. The library contains 80,000 volumes and a large number of manuscripts. It has been placed at the disposal of the Institute for Racial Research conducted by Alfred Rosenberg and Julius Streicher.

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