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Jewish Anti-nazi Resistance Fighter Niuta Teitelbaum, Known to the Nazis as “Little Wanda with the Braids”     Uncredited and Undated Photograph


Niuta Teitelbaum was active as a member of both the Jewish Żydowska Organizacja Bojowa or ŻOB (Jewish Fighting Organization)  in the Warsaw Ghetto and the Communist Gwardia Ludowa (People’s Guard) in Warsaw as a whole.  She was noted for her bravery and her ferocity in having killed several nazi officers.  She was captured and murdered by the nazis at age 25.