When was the "Night of the Long Knives"?
1 on September 2, 1931
29 on June 30, 1934
26 on July 27, 1937
5 on December 6, 1941
The Night of the Long Knives, was a purge that took place in Nazi Germany from June 30 to July 2, 1934, when the National Socialist German Workers Party, or Nazis, carried out a series of political extrajudicial executions intended to consolidate Adolf Hitler's absolute hold on power in Germany. The best-known victim of the purge was Ernst Röhm, the SA's leader and one of Hitler's longtime supporters and allies.
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