The International School for Holocaust Studies
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
This interactive map is designed as a teaching aid, through which the teacher can help make some central events of the Warsaw ghetto uprising more tangible. Click the numbers on the map to view selected events that took place during the uprising. These contains brief descriptions of life during the uprising, photographs from the period, and reports from fighters who were there. Also included are discussion questions for the classroom, as well as links to additional material with which to explore the subject.
For more background information, see the historical overview "the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising" and the research article "The Youth Movements in Eastern Europe as an Alternative Leadership." More material is provided within each information box in the map below, and you may also watch a compilation of video testimony on the Warsaw ghetto uprising (click the "cc" icon to switch on captions).