Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Poland
Jewish ghettos in German-occupied Poland were established during World War II in hundreds of locations across occupied Poland. Most Jewish ghettos had been created by Nazi Germany between October 1939...
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The Holocaust in Poland
The Holocaust, also known as Shoah (Hebrew: השואה‎), was a genocide officially sanctioned and executed by the Third Reich during World War II. It took the lives of more than three million Polish...
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Ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe
During World War II, ghettos were set up across Nazi-occupied Europe by the Nazi regime in order to confine and segregate Jews, and sometimes Gypsies, into a small parts of towns or cities. In documen...
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Jewish ghettos in Europe
Jewish ghettos in Europe were parts of a number of cities in Europe in which Jews were permitted to live. In addition to being confined to ghettos, Jews were placed under strict regulations and disabi...
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Percentages agreement
The Percentages agreement was an agreement between Soviet premier Joseph Stalin and British prime minister Winston Churchill during the Fourth Moscow Conference in 1944, about how to divide various Eu...
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Będzin Ghetto
Będzin Ghetto or the Bendzin Ghetto was a ghetto established for Jews by Nazi German authorities in occupied Poland during the Holocaust. A major ghetto in East Upper Silesia, it was created in July 1...
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Częstochowa Ghetto
The Częstochowa Ghetto was a World War II ghetto set up by Nazi Germany for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of local Jews in the city of Częstochowa during the German occupation of Poland....
Częstochowa Ghetto - Wikipedia
Kraków Ghetto
The Kraków Ghetto was one of five major, metropolitan Jewish ghettos created by Nazi Germany in the new General Government territory during the German occupation of Poland in World War II. It was crea...
Kraków Ghetto - Wikipedia
Łódź Ghetto
The Łódź Ghetto (German: Ghetto Litzmannstadt) was the second-largest World War II ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the city of...
Łódź Ghetto - Wikipedia
Lublin Ghetto
The Lublin Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created by Nazi Germany in the city of Lublin on the territory of General Government in occupied Poland. The ghetto inmates were mostly Polish Jews, althoug...
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Lwów Ghetto
The Lwów Ghetto (German: Ghetto Lemberg; Polish: getto we Lwowie) was a World War II Jewish ghetto established and operated by Nazi Germany in the city of Lwów (since 1945 Lviv, Ukraine) in th...
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Warsaw Ghetto
The Warsaw Ghetto (German: Warschauer Ghetto, called by the German authorities: „Jüdischer Wohnbezirk in Warschau“ (Jewish residential district in Warsaw); Polish: getto warszawskie) was the...
Warsaw Ghetto - Wikipedia
Oskar Schindler
Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was an ethnic German industrialist, spy, and member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by empl...
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Fotoamator
Fotoamator (released as Photographer internationally) is a 1998 documentary film directed by Dariusz Jablonski, examining the life of the Jewish population and their Nazi overseers in the Łódź Ghetto...
Fotoamator - Wikipedia
Opatów Ghetto
The Opatów Ghetto was a World War II ghetto set up by Nazi Germany for the purpose of persecution and exploitation of local Jews in the town of Opatów during the German occupation of Poland. The appro...
Opatów Ghetto - Wikipedia
Międzyrzec Podlaski Ghetto
The Międzyrzec Podlaski Ghetto was one of the World War II ghettos established by Nazi Germany for the local Jewish population of Międzyrzec Podlaski in the semi-colonial General Government territory ...
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Józef Szeryński
Józef Andrzej Szeryński born Josef Szynkman (8 November 1893 or 1892 – 24 January 1943) was a Jewish police-colonel in interwar Poland, inspector for the Lublin district and later – during the Second ...
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Zdzięcioł Ghetto
The Zdzięcioł Ghetto, Dzyatlava Ghetto or Zhetel Ghetto (in Yiddish) was a Jewish ghetto established by Nazi Germany in the town of Zdzięcioł in the occupied eastern part of the Republic of Poland (no...
Zdzięcioł Ghetto - Wikipedia
Łachwa Ghetto
Łachwa (or Lakhva) Ghetto was a World War II ghetto created on 1 April 1942 by Nazi Germany in the town of Łachwa in occupied Poland (now Lakhva, Belarus), with the aim of persecution, terror and expl...
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Umschlagplatz
The Umschlagplatz (German: collection point or reloading point) was the square in Warsaw under German occupation, where Jews were gathered for deportation from the Warsaw Ghetto to the Treblinka e...
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Łomża Ghetto
The Łomża Ghetto was created by Nazi Germans on 12 August 1941 in the vicinity of the Old Market (Stary Rynek) in Łomża, Poland; following their attack on the Soviet Union. The Jews were ordered to mo...
Łomża Ghetto - Wikipedia
Alexander Palfinger
Alexander Palfinger was the first official in charge of the "Transferstelle" in the Lodz Ghetto, and afterwards in the Warsaw Ghetto. This agency was in charge of the traffic of goods entering and lea...