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Warsaw Ghetto, 1943
WWII / Warsaw Ghetto
(Set up in 1940 by the German occupation forces to facilitate the segregation and deportation of Jews; destroyed in 1943 after the uprising.)
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April 2018: 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
April 2018 marks the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising:

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on 19th April 1943 was the largest and arguably the best-known attempt by Jews to revolt against the Nazis. The uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto by Jewish resistance fighters was crushed by the Germans after almost a month of fighting. Some of the most famous photographs from the Second World War originate from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. We present a small selection of the most powerful.