Stutthof concentration camp

Stutthof Poland

A picture postcard posted in 1978 of a memorial at the site of Stutthof concentration camp.

Stutthof was a German Nazi concentration camp built just outside the small town of Stutthof (Sztutowo) in the former territory of the Free City of Danzig, now Gdansk, Poland.

stutthof concentration camp

An early 1980s picture postcard of the museum at the former Nazi Stutthof concentration camp in Poland.

It is believed that approximately 85,000 people died in the camp between September 1939 and when Stutthof was liberated by the Soviet Army on May 9th 1945.

Himmler Stutthof Poland

Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS), Heinrich Himmler visiting Stutthof concentration camp, near Danzig (Gdansk).

The site is now a museum and is open daily between 8am and 3pm. Later during the summer months.

Related content on Polish Poland: old pre-war images of the town of Stutthof / Sztutowo.

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