Tosia (Taube) Altman | Jewish Women's Archive
The first of Ha-Shomer ha-Zai'r's leadership to answer the call was the last to fall: Tosia (Taube) Altmann (1918-1943), a leader of the Jewish underground and organizer of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, died in the hands of the Gestapo on May 26, 1943. Institution: Moreshet
Shocking survey reveals one in four Polish high school pupils are anti-Semitic.... as haunting new images of Jewish uprising in Warsaw Ghetto are revealed to mark 70th anniversary
The poll was commissioned by the city's Jewish leaders to mark the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Uprising (above), where hundreds of armed ghetto dwellers rose up against Nazi forces.
SS Troops Guard Members of the Jewish Resistance
Holocaust photograph: SS troops guard members of the Jewish resistance captured during the suppression of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
Polish Tragedy: Warsaw Uprising Of 1944.
German soldiers hiding behind the pillars of the Grand Opera in Warsaw as they crush the uprising. The Polish are a very fiercely proud people. So when the Treaty of Versailles gave birth to an independent Poland in 1919, it delighted the Polish heart. But not for long. In 1939 Germany and Soviet Russia swallowed it up after partitioning it. 1944. The Germans are being beaten thoroughly by the advancing Red Army. The Polish Home Army (Armia Krajowa, the non-communists) thought the time was…
Uprising at the Warsaw Ghetto during WW 2. April 1943
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." THE WARSAW GHETTO UPRISING 1943 The Warsaw insurgency started in January, 1943 with sporadic fighting by barely armed Jews. By the end of January the Ghetto was actually controlled by two armed Jewish organizations, one led by Mordechai Anielewicz, of Hashomer Hatzair, and Zivia…
This Day in History: Aug 1, 1944: Warsaw Revolt begins
During World War II, an advance Soviet armored column under General Konstantin Rokossovski reaches the Vistula River along the eastern suburb of Warsaw, prompting Poles in the city to launch a major uprising against the Nazi occupation. The revolt was spearheaded by Polish General Tadeusz Bor-Komorowski, who was the commander of the Home Army, an underground resistance group made up of some 40,000 poorly supplied soldiers. In addition to accelerating the liberation of Warsaw, the Home Army…
75 Breathtaking Photographs Describe the Warsaw Uprising of 1944
The Warsaw Uprising of 1944 – a heroic and tragic 63-day (1 August – 2 October 1944) struggle to liberate World War II Warsaw from Nazi/German occupation. Undertaken by the Home Army (Armia Krajowa, AK), the Polish resistance movement, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River. Warsaw could have been one of the first European capitals liberated; however, various military and political miscalculations…