This Day in Jewish History / The Nazis Tell Warsaw’s Jews They’ll Be Imprisoned in the Ghetto

By 1943, more than 300,000 residents of the ghetto would be killed, many at Treblinka.

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October 12, 1940, is the day the German occupiers of Warsaw informed the city’s Jews they were to be confined to a ghetto. Slightly less than a month later, on November 16, the Warsaw Ghetto was sealed off....