on camps

Township: Kielce
Commune: Kielce
District: Kielce
Voivodeship: Kielce

1. Name of the camp:


2. Location of the camp:

Kielce, Młynarska Street

3. Size of the camp:

Three-story factory building

4. Date of establishment of the camp:

From July 1942 it was a transit camp for people who had been caught for forced labor in Germany.

5. Date of closure of the camp:

In January 1945

6. Were the prisoners only Poles, only Jews from Poland, or Poles and Jews from Poland?

Only Poles

7. Were there any foreigners in the camp (nationality, number)?


8. Average number of prisoners in the camp:

From a dozen to a thousand people per day.

9. Total number of prisoners who passed through the camp during its period of operation:

Approximately several thousand.

10. What happened with the prisoners upon liquidation of the camp?

They were deported for forced labor to Germany.

11. Did the prisoners work in the camp? (types of work performed, types of workshops)


12. Did the prisoners work outside the camp? (types of work performed, locations)

13. How were the prisoners fed?

The Central Welfare Council delivered sufficient amount of foodstuffs provided that it was notified in time that new people had been brought to the camp.

14. Was there an infirmary or a hospital in the camp?
15. Where there any epidemics in the camp? (If yes, what kind)
16. Are data on the death rate in the camp available?


17. Were executions held at or outside the camp?


18. Were the corpses destroyed?


19. Was there a crematorium in the camp?


20. Was the burial site of the murdered victims determined?


21. Current condition of the camp – what was destroyed? What is located on the site of the camp?

Factory building.

22. Has any material evidence survived from the camp? (Type, place of storage, has it been secured?)
23. Are the surnames and, possibly, addresses of the people who had been imprisoned in the camp known?
24. Are the surnames of the Germans, the camp commander and other functionaries known?

German gendarmerie Captain Otto. Prisoners were caught and brought to the camp by Arbeitsamt employees, inspector Fogel, superintendent Wätholt and other German gendarmes, as well as the Polish blue police.

On 6 October 1945, the contents of the above questionnaire were officially certified by Ludwika Bazylewska, acting on the authorization of the president of the city of Kielce, with the Municipal Court in Kielce.