Będzin is located in Poland, but became part of Greater Germany during the Nazi occupation of Eastern Europe. To locate Będzin during Europe’s changing borders before, during, and after World War II, consult the interactive maps below. There are also links to historical (static) maps of Będzin, including the location of the Kamionka ghetto.
European Borders 1939-1944 (includes location of extermination camps)
European Borders after 1945 (includes the routes of liberation by Będzin surviving youth)