Kulmhof - the beginning of mass extermination - December 08, 1941
On December 8, 1941, the activity of the first German death camp Kulmhof (Chełmno nad Nerem) was initiated in terms of extermination on an industrial scale. It was the first camp created for one purpose only - mass extermination.
On that day, the first mass execution of about 700 Jews who arrived a day earlier was carried out. The victims were gassed in gas chambers using exhaust fumes. History, victims, torturers, commanders, photos, articles - at the link below.