Belzec Concentration Camp

Death Camp


The concentration camp Belzec was a death camp. It was established November1st, 1941. Belzec was located in the Lubin district of South East Poland. They wanted to kill the race of Jews. In the first few weeks 80,000 Jews were killed. Up to 90 to 120 Ukrainians guards killed 600,000 people. The camp was liberated in the summer of 1944. On May 8th, 1943, the Belzec camp was abandoned.That meant that the Germans left the camp.