extermination camp

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