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Nazis Announce Order to Establish Lodz Ghetto, 1940

On This Day in Jewish History: February 8, 1940

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#onthisday, 1940, Nazis announce the order to establish the Lodz ghetto - packing 160,000 Jews (1/3 of the city population) into a tiny area. . Overcrowding, starvation and labor would kill 20% and by 1944 the ghetto would be liquidated with the remaining inhabitants being shipped off to concentration camps. . 👉🏽 swipe to learn more

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Source & Further Reading:

https://encyclopedia.ushmm.org/content/en/article/lodz


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