Thursday, April 19, 2012

April 19 Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprsing

Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen

April 19 is the anniversary of the  start of 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (April 19-May 16, 1943).  The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA) archives has posted a news article from May 2, 1943 about the start of the uprising:
http://tinyurl.com/76wofgm
original url:
http://archive.jta.org/article/1943/05/02/2860276/jewish-groups-in-poland-form-committee-to-cooperate-with-polish-underground

To read more on the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising go to

US Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://tinyurl.com/y9752s3
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005188

Yad Vashem:
http://tinyurl.com/7fn63me
http://www1.yadvashem.org/odot_pdf/microsoft%20word%20-%206509.pdf

Jan Meisels Allen
IAJGS Vice President
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee
 


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