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Today in World War II History—Apr. 19, 1943

Burning buildings in the Warsaw Ghetto, late Apr 1943 (public domain via WW2 Database)

Burning buildings in the Warsaw Ghetto, late Apr 1943 (public domain via WW2 Database)

75 Years Ago—Apr. 19, 1943: Jewish ghetto uprising begins in Warsaw; Germans initially retreat in face of armed resistance.

Belgian resistance rescues 150 Jews from a train, but 220 others die in the attack.