During the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, babies and children were smuggled out of the ghetto to be saved. It would take some of them decades to rediscover their own stories.
As German forces were mobilizing to liquidate the Warsaw Ghetto, Simcha "Kazik" Rotem resisted and fought back. Rotem said he and his comrades fought to "choose the kind of death" they wanted.
The Canadian of Czech origin survived the Theresienstadt and Auschwitz concentration camps during World War II. After moving to North America in 1951, he lectured from time to time about what he had witnessed.
In a moving address, historian and Holocaust survivor Saul Friedländer said anti-Semitism was a "scourge" circulating through both the far-right and far-left. He also warned against growing nationalism.
The uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the event has served as fodder in films.
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