- Article by Annabel Junge
- Published on April 22nd, 2023
On May 18, 1942, two anti-Nazi-communist groups set fire to the anti-Soviet exhibition, the Soviet paradise, which was held in the Lustgarten in Berlin. For Goebbels, this incident formed the direct cause to urge Adolf Hitler to deport all Jewish people from Berlin. The culprits of the arson were members of the Herbert-Baum-Gruppe.