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On this day 78 years ago, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising broke out
It was the first large-scale revolt by Jews during World War II.
Captured Jews pulled out of Warsaw Ghetto bunkers are led by German Waffen SS soldiers to ‘Umschlagplatz,’ the assembly point for deportation.
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Exactly 78 years ago on April 19, 1943, the uprising of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland broke out, in a Europe ravaged by ravaged by Nazi Germany.
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising began on the eve of the Passover holiday, and continued for an entire month until May 16.