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Students gather books for book burning

Across Germany, students took books by truck, furniture van, even oxcart, and heaped them into pyres on public squares. This image shows members of the SA and students from the University of Frankfurt with oxen pulling manure carts loaded with books deemed "un-German." Frankfurt am Main, Germany, May 10, 1933.


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Across Germany, students took books by truck, furniture van, even oxcart, and heaped them into pyres on public squares. [LCID: 70106]

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