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November 9th 1938 was known as Kristallnacht in Germany (‘The Night of Broken Glass’) which saw a massive co-ordinated attack on the Jews in Germany, writes Mark Stevenson. For Hans Rosenfeld this was the last straw. He was a university mathematics student and he fled Germany at the first chance he got. He arrived in …