27 Feb 1933

Germany
  • The German Reichstag building was destroyed by fire. 10,000 political opponents of the Nazi Party, mostly communists, were subsequently arrested. ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 27 Feb 1933
The Reichstag building on fire, Berlin, Germany, 27 Feb 1933

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