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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. 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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