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Children begging in a Warsaw ghetto street. The picture is the courtesy of Yad Vashem.

Warsaw, Poland, Children begging in a ghetto street. These children did not survive

Juliek from the novella, "Night" by Eli Wiesel. Juliek played Beethoven's Concerto in D major Opt. 61 over dying bodies while they were in a "Death March" seeking shelter in WW2. Juliek rebelled since Jewish people were not allowed to play music written by German artists, although he played this concerto over his "Orchestra". Juliek gave hope to many men that were near death, such as Eliezer.

The Sad Little Musician: Street Scene in the Warsaw Ghetto of a little Jewish boy playing a violin during WWII.

Warsaw, Poland, Jews dressed in rags.   Taken by the German photographer Willi George in the summer of 1941. The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.

Warsaw, German occupied Poland, Jews dressed in rags. Taken by the German photographer Willi George in the summer of The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.

A street in the Warsaw ghetto - the biggest ghetto in the Poland, with almost half a million Jews. By the end of 1941 most Polish Jews had been moved into ghettos. The Warsaw ghetto was also used to temporarily imprison Jews deported from other countries on the way to the death camps.

Warsaw turned into a ghetto where Hitler sent Jews to live. The ghettos were poor conditions and was over capacity. It was hundreds of thousands of people in a very small place in the city.

Street Scenes in the Warsaw Ghetto/nightmares

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Warsaw, Poland, A boy in a ghetto street.  One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George over the course of a single day in the summer of 1941. The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.

Warsaw, Poland, A boy in a ghetto street. One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George over the course of a single day in the summer of The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.

Warsaw Ghetto: Tram with a Star turning from Leszno street into Karmelicka Street, Warsaw, Poland, 25 May 1941.

legrandcirque: “ Ludwig Knobloch, Warsaw Ghetto: Tram with a Star turning from Leszno street into Karmelicka Street, Warsaw, Poland, 25 May Source: Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal.

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German soldiers searching the belongings of Jews rounded up in the Warsaw ghetto after the uprising, while frightened Jews await their turn.

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Warsaw, Poland, Jews Being Transported in Trucks to Forced Labor Outside the Ghetto Photographs Film and Photo Archive, Yad Vashem All rights reserved