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.
A Mausser rifle found after the war amongst the ruins of a building on Gęsia Street, within the area of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Yad Vashem Artifacts Collection.Donated by Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, Warsaw, Poland
Warsaw, Poland, The arrest of leaders of the Jewish community during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. None survived.
After the Germans were forced to withdraw from the ghetto, they returned with more and more firepower. After several days without quelling the uprising, the German commander, General Jürgen Stroop, ordered the ghetto burned to the ground building by building. Still, the Jews held out against the overwhelming force for 27 days. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/uprising1.html
How Did the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto Hold Off the Nazis for 27 Days?
How Did the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto Hold Off the Nazis for 27 Days?: Jews captured by SS and SD troops during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising are forced to leave their shelter and march to the Umschlagplatz for deportation.