Świętojerska From Warsaw

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  • From Warsaw
  • Świętojerska
  • before formation of the ghetto
  • German operations
  • atmosphere, Germans, workers, terror
  • The most dangerous place in the Northern part of the city centre (Srodmiescie) near the court. In the vicinity the Krasinski's Palace was taken by the Germans and when they needed people for work they captured them at Swietojerska Street.

  • Reminiscences from the occupation period written not chronologically. The author's return from German captivity in January 1940. The construction of the Warsaw wall ghetto. Stay on the 'Aryan side' since 1942 (incl. Wolomin). The ghetto uprising as seen from the outside. The great action in the Warsaw ghetto in 1942, the author and his wife waited out in a hideout. The reminiscences submitted by the author to the Jewish Historical Institute in 1963.

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