Warsaw Ghetto

A line of people wait to get a drink of water in the overcrowded Warsaw ghetto which housed about half a million Jews. Living conditions were miserable; insufficient food and water, unsanitary conditions, and overcrowding led to starvation and rampant disease.
Photo Credit: Main Commission for the Investigation of Nazi War Crimes, courtesy of USHMM Photo Archives

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