Signals from History

Signals from History

May 31, 1943: A Nazi prison administrator in Minsk, Belarus reports that 516 German and Russian Jews have been killed in late May, their gold crowns and fillings taken from their mouths before their deaths.[1]

June 1-6, 1943: During the liquidation of the ghetto of Sosnowiec, a spirited resistance is led by Zvi Dunski.  Ill-armed Jews fight back as deportations proceed.  The Jewish ghetto at Buczacz, Ukraine is liquidated.  Some Jews resist and escape. [1]


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