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Children in the Warsaw Ghetto Acto

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<b>The only way the child pictured above survived the Warsaw ghetto</b> was to be given to an Aryan household outside of the Warsaw ghetto for care. …

Hope and Despair in the Warsaw ghetto

<b>7th June 1942: Hope and Despair in the Warsaw ghetto</b> <br>‘Your hope is vain; your trust a broken reed. All of you are already condemned to die, only the …

History

The Warsaw Ghetto http

<b>The Warsaw Ghetto</b><p>Warsaw became the capital of Poland in 1596, the city flanks both sides of the Vistula River, two thirds of the cities area lying on …

Thinking About Spicer's Chemical Weapons Gaffe

Let me share a few thoughts on Sean Spicer’s latest self-inflicted wound.<p>As you know, Spicer started off trying to make an argument about Assad by …

'Deadly Risk': Holocaust Survivor and Veterans of French Resistance Denounce Le Pen

Earlier this week, French World War II survivors urged voters to reject Marine Le Pen in the country's upcoming presidential election, saying at an …

N.Y. education chief under fire over comment on assignment asking students to argue for Nazi extermination of Jews

The education commissioner of New York State, MaryEllen Elia, is in hot water over a controversy about an assignment given to high school students to argue for or against the “Final Solution,” the extermination of the Jewish people by the Nazis in World War II.<p>A parent-teacher-student organization …

High School

Ghosts of Operation Vistula

On April 28, commemorations began in Ukraine and Poland to mark the 70th anniversary of Operation Vistula, the forced resettlement of the Ukrainian population after World War II. In 1947, over 140,000 Ukrainians, including Boykos and Lemkos, were driven from their homes in southeastern Poland to …

Europe

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

<i>The entire sky of Warsaw was red. Completely red.<br>—</i>Benjamin Meed (oral history)<p>On April 19, 1943, the Warsaw ghetto uprising began after German troops …

Auschwitz Survivor Gena Turgel Walked Out of Gas Chamber Alive

LONDON — Of all the stories of survival from the Auschwitz concentration camp, Gena Turgel's is one of the most astonishing.<p>“When I think back, I have to pinch myself sometimes to see if I’m really alive," the 90-year-old told NBC News.<p>Turgel, an elegant woman with more than a hint of mischief in …

World History

Winter in the camps: Holocaust survivor who almost died at Auschwitz and worked in concentration camps aged just 13 recalls the bitterest months of Nazi persecution

• Ivor Perl, a Hungarian Jew, was sent to a ghetto aged 11<br>• Was sent to Auschwitz in 1944 with his parents and eight siblings<br>• He pretended he was 16 to be …

World History

Warsaw

The city of Warsaw, capital of Poland, flanks both banks of the Vistula River. A city of 1.3 million inhabitants, Warsaw was the capital of the …

World History

The Holocaust

What was the holocaust?<p>The Holocaust was the systematic mass genocide of about six million Jews and other persecuted groups, by the German Nazis …

The Final Solution - We The People

The “Final Solution” is a term associated with the annihilation of the Jewish population. The plan to rid the planet of Jews was not executed all in …

World War II: The Holocaust

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