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As part of Hitler’s ‘final solution’, Polish Jews were confined to one walled-up district in Poland’s capital city to await transporta­tion to death camps. However, from 19 April 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto chose to fight back. It was ultimately a one-sided battle but rather than killing the 13,000 inhabitant­s in three days as planned, they held out for 28. The uprising also inspired similar rebellions in other ghettos and concentrat­ion camps. 1943

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