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Coat of arms of Che?mnoalso used Dabie cemetery.

Alternate names: Che?mno [Pol], Kulm [Ger], Culm. 53°21' N, 18°26' E, 70 miles S of Gda?sk (Danzig), 23 miles NE of Bydgoszcz (Bromberg).  (This is not Che?mno Extermination Camp near Che?mno nad Nerem (Kulmhof an der Nehr.) Jewish population: 463 in 1895. S?ownik Geograficzny Królestwa Polskiego (1880-1902), I, pp. 560-568: "Che?mno". Culm was the German name between 1772 and 1807 and again between 1815 and 1920. During the WWII Nazi occupation, the town was called Kulm. Also known as Culm in English, Che?mno is now most commonly used. The Story of the Chelmno Baby.  [April 2009]

REFERENCE: Gruber, Ruth Ellen. Jewish Heritage Travel A Guide to East-Central Europe. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1992. p. 74

US Commission No. AS108

Cemetery: ul. Powstancow Wielkopoiskich. Present population is 5,000-25,000 with fewer than 10 Jews.

  • Town: Piotr Mittelstaedt-burmistr, Tatiana Syta-archiwum miejskie. Urzad Miejski, ul. Dworcowa, tel. 86-02-55.
  • Regional: Mgr. Miiusiowo, Romanskyn- Konserwator Wojewodzki, 87-100 Torvn, ul. Tazienna 8, tel.26-6-92.
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