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Warsaw Ghetto גטו ורשה

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  • Ernst Bischofswerder (1918 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Bischofswerder, Ernst geboren am 13. Februar 1918 in Berlin / - / Stadt Berlin wohnhaft in Lobetal Deportationsziel: ab Berlin 02. April 1...
  • Cäcilie Margarethe Freund (1893 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Freund, Cäcilie Margarete geborene Goldhammer geboren am 01. März 1893 in Gleiwitz / Tost - Gleiwitz / Schlesien wohnhaft in Ber...
  • Issak Ziprkowski (1887 - c.1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Ziprkowski, Isaak geboren am 19. Juli 1887 in Szczuczyn / Lomza / Russland wohnhaft in Braunschweig Inhaftierungsort: 10. November 1938, Buc...
  • Luise Leja Ziprkowski (1897 - c.1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Ziprkowski, Luise Leja Leija geborene Leisersohn geboren am 16. November 1897 in Szczuczyn / Lomza / Russland wohnhaft in Braunschweig Depor...
  • Edit Czerninski (1889 - c.1942)
    Edith Czerninski lived before and during WW2 in Frankfurt /Oder, Germany. She died in Warshaw Ghetto Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Czerninski, Edith geborene Grunert gebo...

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