Photos: Memorial Route of the Jewish Martyrdom and StruggleClick on a thumbnail image to view the full photograph.
The Memorial Route of Jewish Martyrdom and Struggle consists of nineteen stone blocks along a route from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Monument to the Umschlagplatz. One of the stone blocks. The memorial was designed by architect Hanna Szmalenberg and sculptor Wladyslaw Klamerus. Block dedicated to the memory of Janusz Korczak who chose to accompany his students to their deaths. Block dedicated to the memory of Emanual Ringelblum, the ghetto's historian who was able to assemble and preserve an archive of material from before the uprising. Szmul Zygielbojm memorial wall, daytime. The inscription, "I cannot remain silent, nor can I remain alive, while the last remnants of the Jewish people perish in Poland," is from a letter he wrote to the President of the Polish government-in-exile the day before he took his own life. View of highly polished memorial wall at night. Tablet in front of the wall honoring Zygielbojm. Memorial stone marking the location of Mordechai Anielewicz's Ghetto bunker at 18 Mila Street. The stone sits on a mound the height of the rubble left in the destroyed ghetto. Detail showing Mordechai Anielewicz's name. Section of ghetto wall remaining. Ruined wall surrounding former police station. Wall detail. Wall detail.
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