Today is the date of the final liquidation, under the direction of SS-Untersturmführer Amon Göth. Of the Jews still living in Krakow, 8,000 are deemed fit for work and sent to the Plaszow labor camp; the remaining 2,000 were mostly just shot in the streets.
At its height the Krakow Ghetto housed around 15,000 Jews; the space was only meant for 3,000. There was, on average, just a single room for every four families and many slept in the streets. There were some small resistance activities, but no mass uprising ever took place.