Today in World War II History—April 19, 1943
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 by Sarah Sundin
80 Years Ago—Apr. 19, 1943: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising begins: the Jews launch armed resistance to deportations, and the Germans initially retreat.
Belgian resistance rescues 17 Jews from a transport bound for Auschwitz, 206 others escape—118 escapees will survive; this is the only rescue from a train in the war.