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Contrary to widespread notions of Jewish passivity in the face of the Holocaust, Jews did revolt against their oppressors and persecutors in similar numbers and ways to those of other peoples under occupation during the Second World War. Tens of thousands of Jewish partisans operated in Western Europe and North Africa. They participated in national resistance movements against the Axis Powers, but at the…

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Slepyan, Kenneth, “Partisans”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017. Consulted online on 05 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0620>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20210312

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