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Ornate red and ivory wall decoration, with plaque and symbols

Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Posted by: Margaret Wood

Last Friday, April 19th, marked the first day of the month long 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, an armed uprising against Nazi attempts to transport all the Jews in the ghetto to death and labor camps. By the summer of 1942, the Germans had contained the Jews from Warsaw, Poland and the surrounding areas into the …