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Bells toll for Warsaw ghetto uprising 70 years on

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Sirens rang out and church bells tolled Friday as Poland marked the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising that saw young Jews take up arms against Nazi German forces. 

Polish soldiers stand guard at the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising mounument during festivities to mark the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in Warsaw on April 19, 2013.

Hundreds of people including Holocaust survivors gathered at the Monument to the Ghetto Heroes, where Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski called the revolt a "fight for dignity".

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