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The Ghetto

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Jewish citizens were herded into ghettos, walled off parts of the city in which the people could be more easily controlled. Joseph Goebbels called the ghettos "death boxes"

Warsaw Ghetto
Waiting for a drink of water in the Warsaw Ghetto, where water and food were in short supply

ration card
this ration card from October 1941 entitled a resident to 300 calories a day
(photo Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust)

Warsaw Ghetto
children climbing the walls to smuggle food into the Warsaw Ghetto
(photo Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust)

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising April - May 1943

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Warsaw Ghetto uprising

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