Diary April 19, 1943

SS troops burn the Warsaw Ghetto
SS troops burn the Warsaw Ghetto to flush out the inmates.
WW2 War Diary for Monday, April 19, 1943:

Occupied Territories

Poland – BATTLE OF WARSAW GHETTO: Following deportation of 310,000 Jews in 1942-43, SS move to destroy remaining 63,000 people, but ‘Jewish War Organization’ (ZOB), Irgun and a few Polish supporters totalling 1,500 fight for 27 days from dugouts, cellars and sewers. Over 7,000 Jews killed, 7,000 captured Jews shot, 22,000 sent to concentration camps and 20,000 to labour camps. SS casualties: 16 killed, 85 wounded.


Tunisia: British 8th Army attacks Enfidaville Line in moonlight, protected by creeping barrage.


Germany: Hitler and Quisling from Norway confer.
Bermuda: Conference on refugees until April 29.

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