Occasional musings about academia, research, travel, arts, and, most importantly, cycling.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
On This Date
On January 18, 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto uprising began against the Nazis. Amazingly, the poorly armed and supplied Jews managed to hold their own for several months. The most significant part of the insurgency began in April and lasted nearly a month before finally being crushed by numbers, greater firepower, and evil.