"What happened exceeded our boldest dreams. The Germans ran twice from the ghetto… I feel that great things are happening, and what we dared to do is of great, enormous importance."
From the last letter of Mordechai Anielewicz, Warsaw ghetto, 21 April 1943 1
- 1. Yitzhak Arad, Israel Gutman and Abraham Margaliot, eds., Documents on the Holocaust: Selected Sources on the Destruction of the Jews of Germany and Austria, Poland, and the Soviet Union (Jerusalem: Yad Vashem and University of Nebraska Press, 1981), p. 315.