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Give Me Your Children: Voices from the Lodz Ghetto The German invasion of Poland in September 1939 set off a series of events that forever altered the Jewish community of Lodz, Poland, one of the largest in Europe. Despite the Germans’ violent oppression and imposed squalor and hunger, the community leadership strove to create a “normal” world for the children as long as it could.
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