Warsaw Ghetto, smashed into the ground by German forces, according to Adolf Hitler`s order, after the suppressing of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in 1943. North-west view, left - the Krasinski`s Garden and Swietojerska street, photo taken in 1950.
Stroop Report cover SS Major General Juergen Stroop, commander of German forces that suppressed the Warsaw ghetto uprising, compiled an album of photographs and other materials. This album, later known as "The Stroop Report," was introduced as evidence at the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg. Here, its cover is marked with an IMT evidence stamp.
Beginning on April 19, 1943 and lasting for 27 days, the Jews remaining in the Warsaw Ghetto fought back against the Nazis. With limited weapons, they held off the Nazis for longer than some countries had. Learn more about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, from the establishment of the ghetto to the last residents deported.
The ruins of an apartment building destroyed by the SS during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Photo credit: Glowna Komisja Badania Zbrodni Przeciwko Narodowi Polskiemu, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives Suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Three Jewish HeHalutz fighters are captured by German soldiers during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. HeHalutz was an association of Jewish youth whose aim was to train its members to settle in the Land of Israel, which became an umbrella organization of the pioneering Zionist youth movements.