The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising: Striking a Blow Against the Nazis

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Jewish resistance leader Mordechai Anielewicz delivered these words in an open letter to the Warsaw ghetto, calling on all Jews to fight back against the Nazis. It was a battle the Jews could not hope to win, but they decided not to go quietly to certain death. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, beginning World War II, the Nazis quickly destroyed Jewish life. After stripping Jews of all their rights, the Nazis forced them into a ghetto surrounded by brick walls. After more than three years of starvation, ...

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Overview

Jewish resistance leader Mordechai Anielewicz delivered these words in an open letter to the Warsaw ghetto, calling on all Jews to fight back against the Nazis. It was a battle the Jews could not hope to win, but they decided not to go quietly to certain death. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, beginning World War II, the Nazis quickly destroyed Jewish life. After stripping Jews of all their rights, the Nazis forced them into a ghetto surrounded by brick walls. After more than three years of starvation, disease, and death, the Jewish people decided to resist. When the Nazis came to destroy the ghetto, the Jewish fighters were ready to strike back. Author Linda Jacobs Altman chronicles this brave and heroic story from the Holocaust.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780766033207
  • Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/1/2011
  • Series: Holocaust Through Primary Sources Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 128
  • Age range: 11 - 15 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4

Chapter 1 Adam Czerniakow: The Chairman 10

Chapter 2 Mordechai Anielewicz: The Commander 24

Chapter 3 Yitzhak Zuckerman: An Ongoing Struggle 38

Chapter 4 Zivia Lubetkin: Comrade in Arms 53

Chapter 5 Simha Rotem: A Man Called Kazik 67

Chapter 6 Vladka Meed: Underground Courier 79

Chapter 7 Marek Edelman: The Last Commander 93

Chapter 8 General Jurgen Stroop: The Executioner 104

Timeline 117

Chapter Notes 118

Glossary 123

Further Reading (Books and Internet Addresses) 125

Index 126

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