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Warsaw
used in Milkweed

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the capital and largest city of Poland; located in central Poland
  • Finally, I came to the city of Warsaw, where I learned to steal food to keep from starving.
    Chapter 7 (91% in)
Warsaw = the capital and largest city of Poland
  • —February 26, 1941 Scroll of Agony: The Warsaw Diary of Chaim A. Kaplan I am running.
    Chapter 1 — Memory (25% in)
  • And so, thanks to Uri, in a cellar beneath a barbershop somewhere in Warsaw, Poland, in autumn of the year nineteen thirty-nine, I was born, you might say.
    Chapter 7 (93% in)
  • Of course, I could not do this more than once at any one house, but there were many large, fine houses in Warsaw.
    Chapter 11 (42% in)
  • Her mother was sewing uniforms for Jackboot soldiers in a Warsaw factory.
    Chapter 17 (58% in)
  • All of Warsaw had been our food market.
    Chapter 19 (29% in)
  • We boys decided to believe he was a Warsaw sausage maker—he looked like a pile of fat sausages—who hated Jews so much that he pretended to be one so that he could live in the ghetto.
    Chapter 23 (50% in)
  • Warsaw.
    Chapter 27 (39% in)
  • We raided the finest homes in Warsaw.
    Chapter 28 (37% in)
  • On this bitterly cold night the streets of Warsaw were almost as deserted as those of the ghetto, but the blue camel hotel was always bright and warm.
    Chapter 31 — Winter (6% in)
  • Nothing but the patrols moved in Warsaw at this time of night.
    Chapter 31 — Winter (63% in)
  • I had been announcing to all of Warsaw: Look!
    Chapter 34 (79% in)
  • Out of Warsaw.
    Chapter 36 (11% in)
  • One day I found myself back in the city of Warsaw.
    Chapter 43 (55% in)
  • I heard flies: "Remember Warsaw?
    Chapter 44 (71% in)

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