The Ghettos were created in all major cities throughout occupied Europe. The Warsaw Ghetto was one of the largest People who died were carried away in the death carts Were to hold all Jewish prisoners until further notice or death.
Jews were rounded up and hauled to Ghettos in trucks or put on trains for Poland Some round ups took place in Ghettos for transports
Most transports were shipments to Concentration camps Some took Jews to labor camps
Was the largest German concentration camp Killed and held Jews for labor Around 1 million were killed in the Gas chambers and burnt Had a few uprisings and revolts Operational from 1942 to late 1944
Certain labor and concentration camps had large revolts of prisoners In Auschwitz they smuggled in explosives and blew up Crematorium
In 1944 as the Soviets advanced the Jews of Warsaw Ghetto staged an uprising It lasted for 30 days and destroyed most of the Ghetto It tied up 3 German army divisions from fighting elsewhere Killed all but a few Jews in the Ghetto
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