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PLACES OF NAZI TERROR IN THE LUBLIN REGION IN 1939-1944

Biała Podlaska


In the city centre, there was a ghetto established, where 8,400 Jews were detained from March 1941 to mid 1942.

Łomazy


19 sierpnia 1942 r. funkcjonariusze 101 Batalionu Policji rozstrzelali w pobliskim lesie 1700 Żydów, wśród których byli mieszkańcy Łomaz, Rossosza i Sławatycz.

Międzyrzec Podlaski


During the “Aktion Reinhardt,” from the spring of 1942 to May 1943, it was one of the largest transitory ghettos in the Lublin district.

Parczew


In 1942 a ghetto concentrating 6,000 Jews operated here. The majority of them was deported to the death camp in Treblinka and many were killed at that site.

Dęblin


In 1941, in one of the districts of Dęblin – Irena, a ghetto was established, were 4,000 Jews were detained. In 1941-1944 the camp for the prisoners of war operated here, mainly from the territory of the Soviet Union.

Włodawa


In 1941-1943 a ghetto detaining about 6,500 Jews operated here, among them there were 1,000 Jews dislocated from Vienna in 1942.

Łęczna


In 1941-1942 a ghetto operated here. It occupied one of the town markets and environs of the synagogue. 2,300 Jews were detained there.

Krychów-Hańsk


In 1940-1943, one of the largest labour camps operated there. The prisoners detained there carried out irrigation works.

Sobibór


From April 1942 to October 1943, the second death camp of the “Aktion Reinhardt” operated in Sobibór, where about 170,000 Jews were killed.

Lublin


In 1942-1943, during the operation by the code name “Reinhardt,” Lublin performed the role of the governing centre. The aim of the operation was to deport and exterminate Jews in the territory of the General Government.

Opole Lubelskie


Since 1941 the main ghetto of the Puławy Poviat was located here. Initially, the local Jews were concentrated here, as well as those who were dislocated from Puławy already in 1939.

Poniatowa


From the summer of 1941 to the autumn of 1942, the camp for over 20,000 Soviet POWs operated here. In the autumn of 1942, the Germans organized here one of the largest labour camps for Jews in the Lublin region.

Bełżyce


In 1940-1942, the ghetto operated here, through which approximately 6,000 Jews passed, including 1,000 German Jews from Szczecin, Leipzig and Weimar.

Osowa


In 1941-1943 a small labour camp operated in Osowa. Jews carried out some irrigation works here.

Krępiec Forest


During the Nazi occupation it was a place of mass executions. The first of them were carried out already in 1940-1941.

Piaski


The Piaski ghetto was established in the eastern part of the town already in 1940. Initially, approximately 5,000 Jews were detained there, including German Jews deported from Szczecin and Kraków. It was one of the first closed-off ghettos in the territor

Trawniki


The labour camp in Trawniki was established on the grounds of the former sugar factory in mid-1941. Initially, it operated as the camp for fugitives and suspects, next for Soviet POWs. Since the end of 1941, it functioned as the labour camp for Jews who c

Chełm


Since the autumn of 1940, the ghetto was established in Chełm, where approximately 11,000 Jews were detained. In 1941-1944, the POW camp was located in the city, where altogether over 100,000 Soviet, Italian, French, Belgian and English POWs were sent.

Kraśnik


On the grounds of today’s Kraśnik Fabryczny (in Budzyń), the labour camp for Jews was established, through which approximately 6,000 Jews passed.

Izbica


In 1942 Izbica became the main transitory ghetto on the area of the Lublin district.

Szczebrzeszyn


n 1941-1942, in the local ghetto about 3,000 Jews were concentrated. In 1943 Germans dislocated some Polish inhabitants of Szczebrzeszyn as part of the colonization and pacification operation carried out in the Zamość region.

Zamość


In 1941-1942 about 8,000 local Jews and 2,000 Jews from Bohemia and Germany were detained in the Zamość ghetto. As part of the “Generalplan Ost,” Zamość became the centre for the German colonization. From December 1942 to January 1944, the transitory camp

Zwierzyniec


In 1942-1944 a transitory camp for Poles dislocated from the Zamość region operated here. Many people where deported from here to the concentration camp at Majdanek.

Sochy


On June 1, 1943, the whole village was burnt by Germans who shot here 183 Poles, including 103 women and children.

Józefów Roztoczański


In June 1942, over 100 Jews were murdered by Germans on the streets of the town. In November, the remaining Jews were deported to the death camp in Bełżec.

Bełżec


In the spring of 1940, one of the largest labour camps in the General Government was situated here. On November 1, 1941, the Nazis started to work on the first death camp of “Aktion Reinhardt.”

Map of the Lubelskie Region Map of the Lubelskie Region Biała Podlaska In the city centre, there was a ghetto established, where 8,400 Jews were detained from March 1941 to mid 1942. Łomazy 19 sierpnia 1942 r. funkcjonariusze 101 Batalionu Policji rozstrzelali w pobliskim lesie 1700 Żydów, wśród których byli mieszkańcy Łomaz, Rossosza i Sławatycz. Międzyrzec Podlaski During the “Aktion Reinhardt,” from the spring of 1942 to May 1943, it was one of the largest transitory ghettos in the Lublin district. Parczew In 1942 a ghetto concentrating 6,000 Jews operated here. The majority of them was deported to the death camp in Treblinka and many were killed at that site. Dęblin In 1941, in one of the districts of Dęblin – Irena, a ghetto was established, were 4,000 Jews were detained. In 1941-1944 the camp for the prisoners of war operated here, mainly from the territory of the Soviet Union. Włodawa In 1941-1943 a ghetto detaining about 6,500 Jews operated here, among them there were 1,000 Jews dislocated from Vienna in 1942. Łęczna In 1941-1942 a ghetto operated here. It occupied one of the town markets and environs of the synagogue. 2,300 Jews were detained there. Krychów-Hańsk In 1940-1943, one of the largest labour camps operated there. The prisoners detained there carried out irrigation works. Sobibór From April 1942 to October 1943, the second death camp of the “Aktion Reinhardt” operated in Sobibór, where about 170,000 Jews were killed. Lublin In 1942-1943, during the operation by the code name “Reinhardt,” Lublin performed the role of the governing centre. The aim of the operation was to deport and exterminate Jews in the territory of the General Government. Opole Lubelskie Since 1941 the main ghetto of the Puławy Poviat was located here. Initially, the local Jews were concentrated here, as well as those who were dislocated from Puławy already in 1939. Poniatowa From the summer of 1941 to the autumn of 1942, the camp for over 20,000 Soviet POWs operated here. In the autumn of 1942, the Germans organized here one of the largest labour camps for Jews in the Lublin region. Bełżyce In 1940-1942, the ghetto operated here, through which approximately 6,000 Jews passed, including 1,000 German Jews from Szczecin, Leipzig and Weimar. Osowa In 1941-1943 a small labour camp operated in Osowa. Jews carried out some irrigation works here. Krępiec Forest During the Nazi occupation it was a place of mass executions. The first of them were carried out already in 1940-1941. Piaski The Piaski ghetto was established in the eastern part of the town already in 1940. Initially, approximately 5,000 Jews were detained there, including German Jews deported from Szczecin and Kraków. It was one of the first closed-off ghettos in the territor Trawniki The labour camp in Trawniki was established on the grounds of the former sugar factory in mid-1941. Initially, it operated as the camp for fugitives and suspects, next for Soviet POWs. Since the end of 1941, it functioned as the labour camp for Jews who c Chełm Since the autumn of 1940, the ghetto was established in Chełm, where approximately 11,000 Jews were detained. In 1941-1944, the POW camp was located in the city, where altogether over 100,000 Soviet, Italian, French, Belgian and English POWs were sent.
Kraśnik On the grounds of today’s Kraśnik Fabryczny (in Budzyń), the labour camp for Jews was established, through which approximately 6,000 Jews passed. Izbica In 1942 Izbica became the main transitory ghetto on the area of the Lublin district. Szczebrzeszyn n 1941-1942, in the local ghetto about 3,000 Jews were concentrated. In 1943 Germans dislocated some Polish inhabitants of Szczebrzeszyn as part of the colonization and pacification operation carried out in the Zamość region. Zamość In 1941-1942 about 8,000 local Jews and 2,000 Jews from Bohemia and Germany were detained in the Zamość ghetto. As part of the “Generalplan Ost,” Zamość became the centre for the German colonization. From December 1942 to January 1944, the transitory camp Zwierzyniec In 1942-1944 a transitory camp for Poles dislocated from the Zamość region operated here. Many people where deported from here to the concentration camp at Majdanek. Sochy On June 1, 1943, the whole village was burnt by Germans who shot here 183 Poles, including 103 women and children. Józefów Roztoczański  In June 1942, over 100 Jews were murdered by Germans on the streets of the town. In November, the remaining Jews were deported to the death camp in Bełżec.    Bełżec In the spring of 1940, one of the largest labour camps in the General Government was situated here. On November 1, 1941, the Nazis started to work on the first death camp of “Aktion Reinhardt.”

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