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Warsaw Ghetto גטו ורשה

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  • Lisa Polatschek (1915 - 1942)
  • Shmuel Bornstein, הי״ד (b. - 1942)
    Szmuel Bornstein was born in Aleksandrow Lodzki to Naftali and Braindel. He was a child. During the war he was in Aleksander, Poland. Szmuel perished in Warszawa, Ghetto.
  • Frajde Ite Czarna (1913 - c.1942)
    Frajde Czarny was born in Kowal in 1915 to Mordekhai and Dvora. She was their 7th child. She was single. Prior to WWII she lived in Kowal, Poland. Frajde perished in Warsaw, Ghetto. This information is...
  • Adelheid Philippsborn (1870 - d.)
  • Mathilde Strauß (1894 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Strauß, Mathilde geborene Lilienfeld geboren am 11. Juni 1894 in Nienstädt / Stadthagen / Schaumburg - Lippe wohnhaft in Minden ...

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