On November 9, 1978, the Central Council of Jews in the Germany held a service at the Cologne Synagogue to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Kristallnacht (“The Night of Broken Glass”). Chancellor Helmut Schmidt gave an address at the service; Federal President Walter Scheel and other members of the federal government also took part.

Helmut Schmidt giving an Address at the Cologne Synagogue (November 9, 1978)


Source: Helmut Schmidt giving an address at the Cologne Synagogue. Date: November 9, 1979. Bundsbildstelle Bonn, no. 54 817/28.