And those who escaped - Selma, Theo, Lilly, Lothar, and Selma's future husband George Gandel.
And Else, Horst, Gisela, and Bernhard, the wife and children of Philipp, whose forced divorce because of the Nuremberg laws delivered an unknowable pain and suffering to the family. Not to mention their descendants, who remain in Germany to this day.
And what about Cilly, who married a Christian, but likely had to hide out during that time?
And Karl and Hedwig, who left their daughter Hanna, and immigrated to America, but must have felt enormous guilt as she remained and was killed in Auschwitz.
How about Alexander himself, who was hidden in a basement until he died in 1941?
And countless other Braunhart ancestors and relatives who lost part of their family.
Regarding Kristallnacht, Philipp and Else's tailor shop was destroyed during that night.
You can read more about Kristallnacht in Kristallnacht - Wikipedia
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