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Life in the Warsaw Ghetto

Janina Dawidowicz survived the Warsaw Ghetto as a child during World War II, but the rest of her family died in the Holocaust. Hear her memories of the ghetto and its people.

Janina Dawidowicz was a nine-year old girl when World War Two engulfed Poland. As Jews, she and her family were soon driven into the Warsaw Ghetto. Seventy years ago, during the summer of 1942, the Nazis began to send the inhabitants of the Ghetto to their deaths in gas chambers. Janina escaped but her family and friends were killed. Hear her memories of the Ghetto - the sights, the characters, the coping mechanisms that people used to survive.

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Sun 22 Jul 2012 14:45