Nazi extermination camp in western Poland. Established in 1941. The first of the Nazi extermination camps. Approximately 150,000 Jews were murdered there between late 1941 and 1944, although not continuously. In comparison to the other extermination camps, Chelmno was technologically primitive, employing carbon monoxide gas vans as the main method of killing. The Nazis dismantled the camp in late 1944 and early 1945.
Established as an extermination camp late in 1941 near Lodz, Western Poland. It became the first camp to execute using gas. At the end of the war, 320,000 people had been killed there.
The first death camp, where after 1941 as many as 100,000 Jews were killed in gas vans.
The first death camp to use gassing.
Nazi extermination camp in western Poland where at least 150,000 Jews, about 5,000 Gypsies, and several hundred Poles, as well as Soviet prisoners of war, were killed between December 1941 and March 1943 and between April and August 1944.
Nazi death camp in western Poland where more than 150,000 documented Jews, about 5,000 Gypsies, and several hundred Poles and Soviet prisoners of war were killed between December 1941 and March 1943 and between April and August of 1944.
The first death camp, located in Poland, constructed in 1941 for the purpose of murdering Jews. The victims of Chelmno died in gas vans and were buried in mass graves. An estimated 100,000 Jews were murdered there.