Former Headquarters of Operation Reinhard


In 1942 this mustard-yellow building was the administrative headquarters for Operation Reinhard, the German plan to exterminate the Jews of occupied Poland. Here the system of death camps like Bełżec, Sobibór and Treblinka were created and the systematic killing of over 2 million people was administered. Today, the building is used as a law school. There is no marker recalling its role in the Holocaust.

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