Information about Belzec
Belzec was located in the Lublin district of South East Poland. 400 m from the Belzec railway.
Belzec was established November 1st, 1941.
Belzec was a death camp.
The summer of 1944 the Soviets liberated Belzec.
The killing process took about 30 minutes with gas chambers.
About 1,000 Jews were alive for a short time to do work and then were killed.
It was the first Nazi camp to have stationary gas chambers.
- From March to December of 1942 about 434,500 jew’s, Pole’s and Roma’s were
Jews in Boxcars
The Jews were forced into boxcars and would eventually die because Belzec was a death camp.
Nazi guards at Belzec
These are some of the Nazi's who guarded the grounds of Belzec.
This is a closer view of Belzec. You can see that there are many people coming out of the boxcars.