On the morning of April 19, 1943, SS forces advanced with the intention to liquidate the ghetto. The Fighters had procured more weapons from the Polish Underground, but they knew they were not equipped for victory against overwhelming odds—but instead planned to die with honor.
Jewish woman and children partisans in the forests near Pinsk.
Partisan Stjepan Filipović shouting "Death to fascism, freedom to the people!" (a motto of the Yugoslavian partisan movement) moments before being hanged by German soldiers.