Irena Sendler Research Paper

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The Holocaust one of the most tragic events that happened in history. Resistance efforts are people who are non Jewish and help the Jewish people. Resistance efforts sound more like a group it is but even one person can be a resistance effort. Like Irena Sendler who was a polish nurse that save thousands of Jewish children. So resistance efforts are people who are willing to help people even if it does get them hurt.

Irena sendler was born on February 15,1910 in Otwock Warsaw. She was greatly influenced by her father who was one of the first polish socialists. Her father died February 1917 from typhus. After her father death, Jewish community leaders offered her mother help in paying for Irena education. Sendler studied polish literature at Warsaw University. She married Mieczyslaw sendler in 1931,but got a divorced after she married Stefan Zgrzembski, they had 3 kids and later got a divorced. On May 12,2008 Irena died at Warsaw poland at the age of 98.

In 1940 the Warsaw Ghetto was formed about 450,000 people were forced into that area. In 1942 the Nazis herder hundreds to thousands of Jews into a 16-block area. Irena was so appalled to the conditions that she joined a Polish underground resistance movement that was called “Zegota,” the
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The consequences of Action are people who aren’t dying like Jewish people or at this point children. Irena saved 2,500 Jewish children and not just her many other like Miep gies who save Anne Frank and her family. I think that Irena efforts inspire a lot of people to join her resistance group and acted as “Zegota.” The consequences of Inaction are people who are too afraid and cowardly to do anything to save people, even if it is the cost of your own life. When you're a bystanders then basically you're letting the enemy win and more innocent people are

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