Township: Sandomierz
District: Sandomierz
Voivodeship: Kielce


1. Name of the camp:


2. Location of the camp:

Żydowska and Berka Joselewicza Streets in Sandomierz.

3. Size of the camp:

Over 30 one-story houses.

4. Date of establishment of the camp:

October 1942.

5. Date of closure of the camp:

January 1943.

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

Only Jews from Poland and local Jews.

7. Were there any foreigners in the camp? Of what nationality? Were there any Jews from abroad? How many?

There were also German Jews – it is unknown how many.

8. What was the average number of prisoners in the camp?

The total number reached 7000 people; on average: about 4000 people.

9. What is the total number of prisoners who passed through the camp while it operated?

From 2500 to 7000 people, until January 1943 (second displacement).

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

They were taken into an unknown direction – at the same time, about 1000 people

were shot dead during the liquidation of the ghetto.

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


12. Did the prisoners work outside the camp? What did they do and where?


13. What food did the prisoners receive?

They organized their food by themselves or ate food supplies they had; they also

secretly bought food at high prices.

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

A clinic.

15. Were there any epidemics in the camp (if yes, what kind)?


16. Are any data on the death rate in the camp available?


17. Were there any executions in or outside the camp? How was it done?

Only during the liquidation, about 1000 people were shot dead.

18. Were the corpses destroyed? How and where?

They were buried in several pits at the Jewish cemetery. In 1943, they were exhumed

and burned by a unit that passed through the town.

19. Was there a crematorium in the camp?


20. Was the burial site of the murdered and dead victims determined? (Please indicate the location.)

Jewish cemetery in Sandomierz.

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

[no data]

22. Has any material evidence survived from the camp (documents, items belonging to people who got murdered, etc.)? (Type, place of storage, has it been secured?)

[no data]

23. Do you know the surnames or addresses of people who were kept in the camp? (If yes, please provide them.)

[no data]

24. Do you know the names of the Germans, the head of the camp, or other functionaries? (Please provide their names and ranks.)

[no data]

On 26 September 1945, the contents of the above questionnaire were officially certified by Franciszek Mankiewicz, the mayor of the city of Sandomierz, with the Municipal Court in Sandomierz.