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Partisans in Vilna - The Rudniki Forest - Vilna During the Holocaust - The Jerusalem of Lithuania: The Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna

Jerusalem of Lithuania: History of the Jewish community of Vilna before the outbreak of WWII and the persecution and murder of the Jews during the Holocaust: Life in the Vilna Ghetto, the mass murder at Ponary, partisans and commemoration of the Shoah

Anton Schmidt, saved Jews by hiding them in mattress factory/was executed for his actionsVilnius (Vilna) Ghetto

Anton Schmidt, saved Jews by hiding them in mattress factory/was executed for his actionsVilnius (Vilna) Ghetto

Irena Sendler: The Woman Who Defied The Nazis To Save 2500 Children – Stay at Home Mum

Irene Sendler was head of the children's bureau of Zegota, an underground organization setup to save Jewish children after Poland was invaded by the Nazis. Her and about 30 other women help save infants, children, and teenagers from Nazis.

On the 23rd and 24th of September the Vilna Ghetto was liquidated. 1,600 – 2,000 men were sent to camps in Estonia and 1,400 – 1,700 women were sent to Latvia.

Vilna Ghetto: Deportation to Camps in Estonia and Latvia - Vilna During the Holocaust - The Jerusalem of Lithuania: The Story of the Jewish Community of Vilna

Boruch Spiegel is believed to have given the signal to launch the largest Jewish revolt of the Second World War as a young man in the Warsaw Ghetto.

‘Reluctant hero’ of Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies at 93: Tributes paid to one of final survivors who took on Nazis in 1943

‘Reluctant hero’ of Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies at Tributes paid to one of final survivors who took on Nazis in 1943

Avraham Carmi survived the Holocaust after living in hiding and then being incarcerated in several camps. Born in 1928 in Leżajsk, Poland, he hid with his mother in the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw during the first years of the German occupation, 1939-1942. In summer 1942, Avraham, his mother and uncle moved to the ghetto. Avraham’s mother was murdered in Majdanek. During 1944-45 Avraham was deported to the Radom, Dautmergen and Saint Cyprien camps. After the war Avraham Carmi immigrated to…

Avraham Carmi survived the Holocaust after living in hiding and then being incarcerated in several camps. Born in 1928 in Leżajsk, Poland, he hid with his mother in the Jewish cemetery in Warsaw during the first years of the German occupation,

Alexander Bogen, an artist and partisan unit commander in the forests around Vilna, Lithuania. He smuggled Jews out of the ghetto into the forests, trained them how to fight and led them in attacks against the Germans.

Alexander Bogen, an artist and partisan unit commander in the forests around Vilna, Lithuania. He smuggled Jews out of the ghetto into the forests, trained them how to fight and led them in attacks against the Germans.

Tema Schneiderman, center, an underground courier, who secretly delivered news and ammunition to Polish ghettos. Died in Treblinka. Via Mordechai Tenebaum

Tema Schneiderman, a courier in the Jewish underground in the Bialystok ghetto with two of friends before the war

A Survivor of slave labor at the Ebensee Concentration Camp, Austria, liberated by U.S. Army troops in May 1945.

A Survivor of slave labor at the Ebensee Concentration Camp, Austria, liberated by U.S. Army troops in May 1945.

Poland, A portrait of Yitzhak Antek Zuckerman, one of the leaders of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Poland, A portrait of Yitzhak Antek Zuckerman, one of the leaders of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Boruch Spiegel, seen before the outbreak of World War II in 1939, escaped the ghetto through the sewers along with his future wife as the Germans began to crush the rebellion

‘Reluctant hero’ of Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies at 93: Tributes paid to one of final survivors who took on Nazis in 1943

Boruch Spiegel, one of the last surviving fighters of the Warsaw ghetto uprising of in which a vastly outgunned band of 750 young Jews held off German soldiers for more than a month with crude arms and Molotov cocktails, died on May 9 in Montreal.

A girl watching over her sisters in a pre-war Jewish ghetto area. Photograph by John Phillips. Warsaw, Poland, 1938.

John Phillips Girl Watching Over Her Sisters in the Pre-war Jewish Ghetto, Warsaw, Poland 1938

The Krakow Ghetto

Forced deportation of Jews from Krakow 2

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