Chapter 11 - Armed Resistance

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Chapter 11 - Armed Resistance

  1. 1. Chapter 11 Armed Resistance<br />
  2. 2. Big Idea<br />The Jews in several of the ghettos and camps rose up in armed revolts against the Nazis.<br />
  3. 3. Events<br />There were many armed revolts in camps such as:<br />Treblinka<br />Sobibor<br />Auschwitz<br />There were also uprisings against the Nazis in some of the ghettos such as Warsaw<br /> They went up against trained German soldiers and sometimes even tanks.<br />
  4. 4. Treblinka<br />Death Camp part of Operation Reinhard<br />Locksmith came and made copy of key to SS arsenal<br />August 2, 1943, weapons were stolen from the arsenal. <br />Attack began a half an hour ahead of time. <br />400 escaped the camp. Only 100 evaded capture<br />20 Germans and 10 Ukrainians killed<br />
  5. 5. Sobibor<br />Death Camp part of Operation Reinhard<br />October 14, 1943, sonderkommandos killed SS men and took their guns.<br />A German was killed and panic arose as watchtower guards began shooting<br />Prisoners escaping through the barbed wire killed by mines<br />300 escaped. 200 evaded capture <br />
  6. 6. Auschwitz<br />Death Camp part of Operation Reinhard<br />Revolt put off several times<br />300 started a revolt alone with 3 pistols, a few explosives, and sharp tools<br />Crematorium 4 explodedand fighting broke out<br />500 made it outside the fences. All were shot.<br />January 17, 1944, the Germans abandoned the camp and took the remaining prisoners with them.<br />
  7. 7. The Warsaw Ghetto<br />Ghetto in Poland<br />The Jewish Combat Organization (ZOB) planned to fight back<br />Were smuggled inside. Jews armed by Polish Underground<br />January 18, 1943, SS troops marched on Ghetto. They were met by gunfire. The Germans were forced to retreat<br />SS attacked a second time with infantry, tanks, and artillery.<br />
  8. 8. The Warsaw Ghetto Continued<br />The Germans were defeated again<br />SS finally killed the leaders of the ZOB and raised the Warsaw Ghetto to the ground.<br />Some Jews managed to escape through the sewers to the non-Jewish side of the city<br />
  9. 9. People<br />Polish Underground-The organized resistance to the German occupation of Poland. They helped arm and supply revolts.<br />SS Brigadier General Jürgen Stroop- High ranking officer in charge of defeating the Jewish Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto. <br />ZOB- Jewish Combat Organization<br />
  10. 10. Words<br />Revolt- an armed uprising to an oppressive rule<br />Underground- secret organized resistance to an oppressive rule<br />

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