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Nine Germans in Aachen to Be Tried for Participation in November, 1938, Pogroms

May 21, 1947
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Nine former members of the police and fire departments in Aachen will be tried shortly for “crimes against humanity” arising out of the pogroms of Nov., 1938, it was announced today.

There are several hundred persons awaiting trial on charges relating to the pogroms, which were nation-wide. The synagogue in Aachen was totally destroyed and Jewish shops looted.

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