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.

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.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Debris litters the street in front of a building destroyed by the SS during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Debris litters the street in front of a building destroyed by the SS during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

One way Nazis suppressed the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was to burn blocks of buildings.

One way Nazis suppressed the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising was to burn blocks of buildings.

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.

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.

SS assault troops capture two Jewish resistance fighters pulled from a bunker during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The original German caption reads alternately: Pulled from a bunker or Bandits.

SS assault troops capture two Jewish resistance fighters pulled from a bunker during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The original German caption reads alternately: Pulled from a bunker or Bandits.

Warsaw, Poland, 1943, Stroop beside Jews who were forced out of a bunker during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

Warsaw, Poland, 1943, Stroop beside Jews who were forced out of a bunker during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.

A German gun crew prepares to shell the ruins of a building during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

A German gun crew prepares to shell the ruins of a building during the suppression of the Warsaw ghetto uprising.

Mattresses and furniture lie piled next to an apartment building to provide a place for the inhabitants to jump during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The original German caption reads: "A place that had been readied for jumping and escape."  Photo credit: Poland National Archives

Mattresses and furniture lie piled next to an apartment building to provide a place for the inhabitants to jump during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The original German caption reads: "A place that had been readied for jumping and escape." Photo credit: Poland National Archives

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