What Is The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising?

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The Warsaw Ghetto served as a home for young Jewish people. German troops started invading the ghetto in 1941 and capturing Jews. The Jews formed the Zydowska Organizacja Bojowa, ZOB. This was the Jewish fighting organization created to protect Ghetto. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was led by Mordecai Anielewicz. Mordecai was in his 20’s when he was named leader of the uprising. He led the Jews to resist going into the train cars and hiding in the houses. The uprising started in 1941. Many Jews tried to organize groups to resist deportation by the Germans. There were about 100 resistance groups trying to exscape the Nazi’s. Around 35,000 Jews hid in the ghettos trying to not be deported to the concentration camps. Warsaw Ghetto ZOB troops
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