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Concentration Camps in Poland

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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).

AUSCHWITZ / BIRKENAU: (Oswiecim): Poland
60 km west of Cracow (Krakow). Preserved as a museum.

BELZEC: Poland
South east of Lublin on the Lublin-Lvov railway line. Monument.

CHELMNO: Poland
In Polish village of Chelmo, 70 km west of Lodz. Monument.

GROSS-ROSEN: Poland
Satellite camp of Sachsenhausen, in the vicinity of the granite quarry of Gross-Rosen in Lower Silesia.

MAJDANEK: Poland
Located in a suburb of Lublin, Poland. Memorial camp, preserved buildings and artifacts.

SOBIBOR: Poland
Near Sobibor, in the eastern part of the Lublin District. Monument.

STUTTHOF: Poland
36 km east of Danzig (Gdansk), at the mouth of the Vistula River. Museum, preserved buildings.

TREBLINKA: Poland
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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