Ghettos and deportations

     
     
    

 

The Nazis established ghettos all across the occupied countries. This enabled them to isolate the Jews from the general population, giving themselves greater control. The ghettos were usually established in the most run-down areas of the city, and were surrounded by barbed wire, walls or guards. The largest ghettos were in Poland.

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