Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Research Paper

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January, 1933 to May, 1945; a calamitous and tragic time period where six million Jews were taken out of existence. No one could foresee that a demanding, judgmental, and controlling leader was going to take over the presidency of Germany and order for the torture, misery, and execution of a manifold of innocent people. Adolf Hitler, born in 1889, grew up in close proximity to the border of Germany and eventually led his way up the political chain and became chancellor in 1932. From being chancellor, he was eventually elected to the position of president. With this power, he slowly shifted the once Wiemar Republic into a government of dictatorship. The leader of this dictatorship was the one and only Adolf Hitler himself. This surely led to an inevitable massacre of millions of people. It was because of Hitler that the entire life in Germany shifted from a beautiful idyllic lifestyle to a constant feeling of terror. People of different groups, …show more content…
“Warsaw ghetto fighters fired upon German troops as they tried to round up another group of ghetto inhabitants for deportation. Fighters used a small supply of weapons that had been smuggled into the ghetto” (USHMM). People needed to protect and fight in order to live. Thanks to group efforts, guns were smuggled into the ghetto and gave some people a fighting chance. In an event called the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, about three-hundred-thousand Jews were deported and killed. “Look. Look. People are jumping from the roofs. Others will make remarks, Jews are frying” miserable people decided that killing themselves was the best option (Meed). The lifestyle became so harsh that liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto happened. The percentage of survival was low in these parts due to much disease. But even with this disease, people were killed daily this lead to yet even more deaths by smoke inhalation and others were killed on the streets. Some Jewish people were lucky enough to be

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