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Belzec Extermination Camp

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  • Josef Levy (1892 - 1942)
    Levy, Josef born on 02nd September 1892 in Aach / Trier / Rheinprovinz resident of Aach Deportation: from Düsseldorf 22nd April 1942, Izbica, ghetto May 1942, Belzec, extermination camp Date...
  • Selma Levy (1890 - 1942)
    Levy, Selma born on 25th November 1890 in Aach / Trier / Rheinprovinz resident of Aach Deportation: from Düsseldorf 22nd April 1942, Izbica, ghetto May 1942, Belzec, extermination camp Date ...
  • Max Katzenberger (1878 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Katzenberger, Max geboren am 08. Oktober 1878 in Maßbach / Kissingen / Bayern wohnhaft in Nürnberg Deportation: ab Nürn...
  • Karl Meyer (1930 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Meyer, Karl Carl geboren am 16. September 1930 in Remagen / Ahrweiler / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in Sinzig Deportation: ab Koblenz 30. April 19...
  • Mathilde Meyer (1891 - 1942)
    Eintrag im »Gedenkbuch« des Bundesarchivs: Meyer, Mathilde geborene Meyer geboren am 04. Juli 1891 in Sinzig / Ahrweiler / Rheinprovinz wohnhaft in Sinzig Deportation: ab Koblenz 30.0...

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.