Chelmno

 

LOCATION NEAR CHEŁMNO (GERMAN-OCCUPIED POLAND)
KNOWN FOR A TRIBUTARY OF THE WARTA, IN GERMAN-OCCUPIED WESTERN POLAND. IT OPENED IN DECEMBER 1941 AND CLOSED IN JANUARY 1945 AND WAS OPERATED TO EXECUTE JEWS, MOST OF WHOM WERE POLISH.
OPERATIONAL DECEMBER 8, 1941 – APRIL 11, 1943 (1ST PERIOD)
JUNE 23, 1944 – JANUARY 18, 1945
INMATES MOSTLY JEWS
NUMBER OF GAS CHAMBERS 3 GAS VANS
KILLED EST. 152,000–200,000
LIBERATED BY RED ARMY, JANUARY 20, 1945

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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