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On the night of January 30, 1933, the Nazis organized a massive torchlight parade in Berlin to celebrate the appointment of Hitler as Chancellor of Germany. Above: Adolf Hitler and Hermann Göring greet the participants in the parade as they pass beneath the window of Hitler's new office. Below: A view of the parade passing German President Paul von Hindenburg who gazes out the window at the sight.

(Photo credits: Above - Rabbi Herschel Schachter, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives. Below - National Archives, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives.)

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