Belzec

Was an extermination camp

Operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II

Active between 17 March 1942 and 8 December 1942

600,000 Jews were killed in its gas chambers

The camp was destroyed by the Nazis during 1943.

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Reconstructed cremation rails in Belzec Memorial Site. During 1943 all corpses buried at Belzec were secretly exhumed and then gradually cremated on long open-air pyres.

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Belzec Memorial Site - Reconstructed cremation rails.

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Belzec Memorial Site.

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Belzec Museum and Memorial Site.