Ghettos

Some articles on ghettos, ghetto:

Jewish Ghettos In Europe - Historic Jewish Ghettos in Europe By Country - Poland - The Holocaust in German-occupied Poland
... The World War II ghetto-system had been imposed by Nazi Germany roughly between October 1939 and July 1942 in order to confine Poland's Jewish ... The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest ghetto in all of Nazi occupied Europe, with over 400,000 Jews crammed into an area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), or 7.2 persons ... The Łódź Ghetto (in annexed to Germany and renamed to Litzmannstadt Łódź) was the second largest, holding about 160,000 inmates ...
Kitty Hart-Moxon - Ghettos
... The conditions for Jews living in Lublin deteriorated after the invasion ... Eventually, all the Jews in Lublin were moved into a single area of the city, creating the Lublin Ghetto ...
African-American Neighborhood - Contemporary - Ghettos
... the United States have been called "the ghetto" or "the projects." The use of this term is controversial and, depending on the context, potentially offensive ... mainstream America’s use of the term "ghetto" to signify a poor urban area (predominately African-Americans), those living in the area often used it to signify something positive ... The black ghettos did not always contain dilapidated houses and deteriorating projects, nor were all of its residents poverty-stricken ...
Rescue Of Jews By Poles During The Holocaust - Jews in Polish Cities
... In Poland's cities and larger towns, the Nazi occupiers created ghettos that were designed to imprison the local Jewish populations ... The food rations allocated by the Germans to the ghettos condemned their inhabitants to starvation ... Smuggling of food into the ghettos and smuggling of goods out of the ghettos, organized by Jews and Poles, was the only means of subsistence of the Jewish population in the ghettos ...
Ghettos In Nazi-occupied Europe - Types
... There were three types of ghettos in existence ... Closed or sealed ghettos were situated mostly in German-occupied Poland and the occupied Soviet Union ... In the closed ghettos the living conditions were the worst ...

Famous quotes containing the word ghettos:

    The people of this country are too tolerant. There’s no other country in the world where they’d allow it... After all we built up this country and then we allow a lot of foreigners, the scum of Europe, the offscourings of Polish ghettos to come and run it for us.
    John Dos Passos (1896–1970)