Concentration Camps in Poland
Here is a list of the major concentration camps,
which were created by the Germans, and are now located in Poland. They should never be referred to as Polish concentration camps. They were established by Germany in occupied Poland. See
also Woldenburg (a
Second World War prisoner of war camp).
/ BIRKENAU: (Oswiecim): Poland
60 km west of Cracow
(Krakow). Preserved as a museum.
South east of Lublin on the Lublin-Lvov railway line. Monument.
In Polish village of Chelmo, 70 km west of Lodz. Monument.
Satellite camp of Sachsenhausen, in the vicinity of the granite quarry
of Gross-Rosen in Lower Silesia.
Located in a suburb of
Lublin, Poland. Memorial camp, preserved buildings
Near Sobibor, in the eastern part of the Lublin District. Monument.
36 km east of Danzig (Gdansk),
at the mouth of the Vistula River. Museum, preserved buildings.
Situated in a sparsely populated area near Malinia: a railway station on
the main Warsaw-Bialystok line; 4 km northwest of the village and
railway stop Treblinka. Memorial.
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