Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa

  • Jewish Fighting Organization
  • JFO
Type of Entity
Corporate Body

Dates of Existence

Founded in 1942-07-28


Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa was set up in 1942. A more broad-based Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa was set up on 1942-10-15. The political leadership of ŻOB was the Żydowski Komitet Narodowy (Jewish National Committee), and the organization had about 500 members. Its units fought in the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto under the command of Mordechaj Anielewicz.


  • Founded in Poland.


  • The Warsaw ghetto : a guide to the perished city / B. Engelking, J. Leociak. – New Haven, 2009. – p. 841

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