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16/05/1943 End of Warsaw ghetto uprising

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the 1943 act of Jewish resistance that arose within the Warsaw Ghetto in German-occupied Poland during World War II, and which opposed Nazi Germany's final effort to transport the remaining Ghetto population to Treblinka. A total of 13,000 Jews died, about half of them burnt alive or suffocated.


  • Essentials 

  • Other World War II massacres 

  • Background 

  • The uprising 

  • Casualties 

  • Aftermath 

  • Opposing forces 

  • Controversy 

  • In popular culture