That discussion of source analysis led to the second twitter thread of the day, this one about the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and memory. It got me thinking about how the public remembers the...

I originally thought this through in a twitter thread, adapted here in my preferred style with minor changes for grammar, spelling, and clarity. Asterisks denote discussions too big for this post, some...

Because you know I didn’t get all that solely from our girl’s memoir. There are rather a lot of books listed here, so for your reference the books are separated into...

As you will remember from Part 8, Vladka and Benjamin left Poland for good upon as resurgent anti-Semitic violence made it clear that they had no future in the country of...

In February 1943, two months before the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, the Russians defeated the Germans in the Battle of Stalingrad. The Battle of Stalingrad; still from the Soviet film The Story...

After the Uprising, the Jewish Coordinating Committee turned its efforts to providing aid and attending to the welfare of ZOB survivors, Jews in hiding inside and outside of Warsaw, and Jews interned in...

You, my only one, dearest, in isolation we are waiting for darkness. We considered the possibility of hiding but decided not to do it since we felt it would be hopeless....

The ruins of the Ghetto, late 1943. Image courtesy of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. An endless parade of Nazis patrolled the streets of Warsaw, canvassing every surface with huge...