During World War II, There were groups that tried to help prevent the holocaust. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was a war, where a group of mostly young people formed an organization grouped called the Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa. Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa was a fighting group led by a twenty three year old named Mordecai Anielewicz. Warsaw was a major World War II operation by an army to liberate from Nazi Germany
These men where in The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising group to help prevent the holocaust .
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising started between 1941 and 1943 when hidden people formed into roughly around one-hundred Jewish groups. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was the most famous act with armed fighting to try to stop the Germans from capturing the Jews. Reports of killings and murders were reported back to Warsaw Ghetto this is when the group called Z.O.B short for Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa first started.
When troops resumed their offensive on January 17, 1945 they destroyed Warsaw only about 174,000 people had been left in the city. Less than six percent of the population before Warsaw Uprising first began nearly 11,500 of the survivors were Jews. Warsaw was discovered by a German Governor-General Hans Frank on October 16, 1940 by an area of Warsaw primarily by polish Jews. Construction of the ghetto was a wall that was ordered by General Frank for all the Jews in the city to build the wall on the outside rounded up and herded around the ghetto on April 1, 1940.
By May 16th, 1943 Germans destroyed the uprising and left the ghetto area empty. Warsaw had suffered harsh air attacks and artillery bombardment. Germans had entered shortly after they had bombed it. Jews or other people that survived were shipped to killing centers or concentration camps some were even tortured. Most of the Jews were killed rather than getting sent to the concentration camp.
Before World War II happened the city Warsaw was a major center of Jewish life culture there population was over 350,000 Jewish people lived there. Warsaw city was one of the largest in Europe and Poland. They happened to be the second largest in the world, but only to New York. In the invasion of Poland on September 1,1939 the Polish army was defeated within weeks of the invasion. German-Soviet Pact of August 1939, made an agreement about Poland that between the two powers Germany could not attack Poland without fear of Soviet intervention.
This is the german troops
After a little over a month from the bombing and the fighting Germans blow up the Great Synagogue in Warsaw to signing the end of the uprising and disrupting and destroying of the ghetto. On April 19, 1943 Germans were commanded by General SS short for Juergen Stroop to begin the final destruction and ship the remaining Jews to be killed. After they deported the rest of the Jews that were left behind or had survived were deported the Germans left Warsaw.
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