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Warsaw Ghetto גטו ורשה

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  • Gittel Heschel (deceased)
  • Elsa Fleischner (1906 - c.1942)
    Birth record: DRMOUL 352 N 1839-1873 O 1840-1872 Z 1840-1873 NOZ 1874-1934, 1936 page 200 Death record: Born 08. 03. 1906 last residence before deportation: Plzeň Transport S, č. 9...
  • Max Neuberg (1875 - c.1942)
    Birth record: LOUNY 1099 N 1869-1912 (i pro rok 1901), 1937-1940, 1942-1949 (40/298) Death record: Born 25. 09. 1875 last residence before deportation: Louny Transport Y, č. 733 (22.02.1942 Kl...
  • Helena Neuberg (1889 - c.1942)
    Death record: Born 17. 12. 1889 last residence before deportation: Louny Transport Y, č. 734 (22.02.1942 Kladno -> Terezín) Transport An, č. 623 (25.04.1942 Terezín -> Warsa...
  • Olga Lauscher (1931 - c.1942)
    Death record: Born 15. 07. 1931 last residence before deportation: Ročov Transport Y, č. 310 (22.02.1942 Kladno -> Terezín) Transport An, č. 608 (25.04.1942 Terezín -...

The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest ghetto in all of Nazi occupied Europe, with over 400,000 Jews crammed into an area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), or 7.2 persons per room.From there, about 254,000 Ghetto residents were sent to Treblinka extermination camp during the two months of summer 1942.

The sheer death-toll among the Jewish inhabitants of the Ghetto during the Großaktion Warschau would have been difficult to compare even with the liquidation of the Ghetto in spring of next year during and after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising which meant annihilation of an additional 50,000 people followed by the actual razing of the ghetto.

With the inclusion of the Ghetto falling at least 300,000 Polish Jews lost their lives there.

MUSEUM OF THE HISTORY OF THE POLISH JEWS Built on the site of the Warsaw Ghetto - Video

History of the Polish Jews

El Male Rachamim Holocaust Prayer אל מלא רחמים, תפילה לזכר קרבנות השואה