The American Experience.America and the Holocaust.People & Events | The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (April 19 - May 16, 1943) | PBS: "On July 20th, they issued an order for "non-productive" elements to prepare for a "resettlement" program that would begin two days later. The order provoked widespread panic throughout the ghetto. Jews who didn't have work cards frantically tried to get them. Ordered to organize the deportations, the head of the Jewish council committed suicide. The very same day, a group of Jewish leaders met to discuss whether or not to resist the orders"
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