Gross Rosen Concentration Camp Branch - Rychnov, CZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haggaeus
N 50° 41.030 E 015° 08.731
33U E 510280 N 5614676
Quick Description: A memorial near Rychnov train station.
Location: Liberecky kraj, Czech Republic
Date Posted: 10/18/2010 11:08:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM9YR8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 94

Long Description:
The concentration camp in Rychnov was a branch of Gross Rosen concentration camp in Silesia. The prisoners (mostly Polish and Czech) were working for Getewent company in a factory producing military electronics. The total number of prisoners who passed through this camp was 1420, and 610 of them did not survive until the end of war.

The memorial was unveiled on September 21st 1972.

Source: Article in Czech on Rychnov town website.
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