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April 19 to may 16, 1943 during world war II (1929-45) residents of the Jewish Ghetto in Nazi Occupied Warsaw. Poland staged an armed revolt against deportations to expiration camps. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising inspired other revolts in extermination camps and Ghettos throughout German-occupied Eastern Europe. After the German invasion of Poland, in September 1939 more than 400,000 Jews in Warsaw, the capital were confined to an area of the city that was little more than 1 square mile.(Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 2009.) In November 1940, this Ghetto was sealed off by brick walls, barbed wire and armed guards, and anyone caught leaving was shot on sight. (Warsaw Ghetto Uprising 2009) The Nazis controlled the amount of food that was brought into the …show more content…
It is believed that the Germans lost several hundred men in the uprising. The population of the ghetto increased by Jews compelled to move in from close towns, was estimated to be over 4000,000 Jews.(Warsaw, 2017.) German authorities made Ghetto residents live in an area of 1.3 square miles, with an average of 7.2 persons per room. The Jewish council were located on Grzybowska street in the southern part of the Ghetto. The Germans fed the Jews very bad when they were there. In 1991 the average Jew in the Ghetto lived on 1,125 a day and the average human now in days is 2,400 calories a day. Czerniakow wrote in his diary for May 8, 1941: “Children starving to death.” Between 1940 and mid-1942, 83,000 Jews died of starvation and disease. The Germans moved about 265,000 Jews from Warsaw to Treblinka and they killed about 35,000 Jews inside the ghetto during the operation. In January 1943, SS police units returned to Warsaw, this time with the idea of deporting thousands of the remaining approximately 70,000-80,000 Jews in the Ghetto to forced-labor camps for Jews in Lublin District of the Government General.(Warsaw. February,

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