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1943: Death and Resistance
 pg. 434 
The remaining Jews of Kolomyia, Ukraine, were slaughtered in March 1943. A few years earlier, the Hungarian governor had prevented local Ukrainians from murdering Jews, but liquidations began in 1942. This picture shows dozens of Jewish corpses lined up on the ground. A sympathetic Ukrainian appears to be contemplating the bodies in sorrow.
Photo: Main Commission for the Investigation of Nazi War Crimes / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
German soldiers force Jews in Marseilles, France, aboard freight cars for deportation to Drancy or Compiègne, France. Four thousand Jews were deported in the Aktion of March 1943. In 1942 Monsignor Jean Delay, the archbishop of Marseilles, said his government was justified in defending itself against Jews, who, in his words, had done much evil and should be punished severely.
Photo: Bundesarchiv / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Photo Archive
Before United Nations flags and huge replicas of the Ten Commandments tablets, the Jewish pageant We Will Never Die opened in New York City on March 9, 1943. The show starred such Jewish-American actors as Edward G. Robinson, Paul Muni, and Sylvia Sidney. Ultimately, more than 100,000 Americans witnessed this pageant, including many government officials. The spectacle was sponsored by Palestinian Jews, called the Bergson Boys, who worked in the United States to communicate the plight of European Jews. They were unable, however, to change American policy.
Photo: Corbis-Bettmann
 March 4, 1943: Noted painter Hermann Lismann is deported to the Majdanek death camp.
 March 5, 1943: About 1300 Jews are exterminated near the Khmel'nik (Ukraine) Ghetto. Shmuel Zalcman, chairman of the Khmel'nik Jewish Council, is dragged to his death behind a horse-drawn cart because of his contacts with the local Jewish underground.
 March 6, 1943: Twenty young Jews escape the ghetto at Swieciany, Ukraine, to nearby woods.
 March 7, 1943: The Jewish community at Radoszkowice, Belorussia, is destroyed.
1943: Death and Resistance
 pg. 434 
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