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Belzec Extermination Camp

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  • Herbert Münz (1925 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Münz, Herbert geboren am 03. Juni 1925 in Ilmenau / Arnstadt / Thüringen wohnhaft in Hamburg und Ilmenau Deportation: ab Wei...
  • Hanna Münz (Hamberg) (1897 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Münz, Johanna Khana Hanna geborene Hamberg geboren am 28. August 1897 in Breuna mit Rhöda / Wolfhagen / Hessen-Nassau wohnhaft...
  • Jakob Münz (1888 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Münz, Jakob Jacob geboren am 14. Mai 1888 in Wiesenbronn / Kitzingen / Bayern wohnhaft in Ilmenau Deportation: ab Weimar - Leipzig 10...
  • Gertrud Gassenheimer (1884 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Gassenheimer, Gertrud geborene Cohn geboren am 05. März 1884 in Plauen / - / Sachsen wohnhaft in Plauen Deportation: ab Weimar - Leip...
  • Margarete Jäger (1902 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Jäger, Margarete geborene Gassenheimer geboren am 23. August 1902 in Themar / Hildburghausen / Sachsen-Meiningen wohnhaft in Glauchau u...

Belzec, was the first of the Nazi German extermination camps created for implementing Operation Reinhard during the Holocaust.

Operating from March 17, 1942 to the end of June 1943, the camp was situated in occupied Poland about 1 km south of the local railroad station of Bełżec in the Lublin district of the General Government.

Between 430,000 and 500,000 Jews are believed to have been killed at Bełżec, along with an unknown number of Poles and Roma; only one or two Jews are known to have survived Bełżec and the war: Rudolf Reder and Chaim Hirszman.

The lack of survivors, who could have given testimony, is the primary reason why this camp is so little known despite the enormous number of victims.

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An article about Operation Reinhard in swedish Wikipedia. The construction of Sobibor, Treblinka and Belzec exterminations camps with further links to other languages.