on camps

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

1. Name of the camp:

Hospital room in the German military hospital set up in the building of Kultura robotnicza [workers’ cultural organization]

2. Location of the camp:

3 Maja Street

3. Size of the camp:

40 square meters

4. Date of establishment of the camp:

6 September 1939

5. Date of closure of the camp:


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

Wounded prisoners of war, left without any medical assistance. Any help on the part of the Polish Red Cross was forbidden, as a German doctor prevented the Red Cross from providing sanitary assistance to the wounded or leaving any dressing materials for them.

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

8. Average number of prisoners in the camp:

About 30 people, lying on the floor and mattresses, without blankets.

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

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

Their fate is unknown.

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?

It is unknown; they were hungry.

14. Was there an infirmary or a hospital in the camp?


15. Where there any epidemics in the camp? (If yes, what kind)

It is unknown.

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?

It is unknown.

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

Building of Kultura robotnicza

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?


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.