Memorial stone in Chelmno



Memorial stone in Chelmno. In the background the outline of one of the cremation ditches can be seen.

This soil, located between fields and forests, covers the ashes of the victims of the Nazi extermination-camp for Jews in Chelmno.
160,000 Jews, Polish citizens from the Lodz-ghetto and other ghettos in the Warta-area.
Approximately 2,000 Jews from Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia.
Approximately 4,300 Gypsies, Poles and Soviet prisoners of war, and presumably children from the Czech city Lidice.