Commemoration of Olkusz Jews holocaust

June 1942 – Jewish families from Olkusz on their way to the train station, to be deported for death in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

In June we turn our memory to the tragic events in 1942, when Germans deported Jews from Olkusz to the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, where they were murdered in gas chambers. During the Second World War Nazis murdered more than three thousands of Jews inhabitants of Olkusz.

June, 13th march in 2017 commemorating the 75th anniversary of Olkusz Jews extermination.
A monument commemorating Olkusz Jews at the Holon cemetery