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Warsaw Uprising

1944 Uprising Warsaw The Warsaw Uprising was a major World War II operation by the Polish resistance Home Army, to liberate Warsaw from Nazi Germany. The rebellion was timed to coincide with the Red Army approaching the eastern suburbs of the city and the retreat of German forces. Controversially, the Soviet advance stopped short, enabling the Germans to regroup and take the city back from the Polish resistance, which fought for 63 days with little outside support. Duration: 1 Oct to Aug location: Warsaw, Poland Result: Destruction of the city, & German victory Strengths soldiers: ~27.000 ~47.500 Casualties and losses Killed In Action: -10000+-500 Missing In Action: -3500 9 -1000 Wounded In Action: -5000 +-9000 ~150000 civilians murdered in the city Heinrich Himmler's orders: behind the lines, special SS, police and Wehrmacht groups went from house to house, shooting the inhabitants) regardless of age or sex and burning their bodies. 700 000 people expelle from the city infographic by ogarniety.pl for cityshot.eu Visit Warsaw!!! Euro 2012 is coming, more info about Warsaw: cityshot.eu

Warsaw Uprising

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Infographic presents short info about Warsaw Uprising - WWII operation, which destroyed city of Warsaw.

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