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53°15' N 15°33' E, 237.9 miles WNW of Warszawa. A town in Choszczno powiat, West Pomeranian Voivodeship with a 2004 population of 3,001 inhabitants. Gmina Recz is an urban-rural gmina (commune) in Choszczno powiat.

US Commission No. POCE000362

Alternate German name: Reetz. The town is located in Gorzow wlkp. region at 53º15N 15º33E, 60 km. from Szczecin. Cemetery: ul. Kolejowa. Present population is 5,000-25,000 with no Jews.

  • Local: Urzad Miasta i Gminy w Recu; mgr. Wisolyslaw Chrostowski, Wojedwodzki Konserwator Zabytkow, 65-413 Gorzow Wlkp., ul. Jagielloricrylie 8, tel. 75-295.
  • Regional: Panstwowa Sturba Ochrony Zabytkow, Oddriat w Gorzowie Wlkp., mgr. Jwona Drzewiecka, address j.w.
  • Interested: Urzad Miasta I Gminy w Recru.

The unlandmarked Progressive/Reform cemetery was established the beginning of the 19th century. The isolated urban flat land has no sign or marker. Reached by turning directly off a public road, access is entirely closed with a continuous fence and locking gate. The pre-WWII size is 0.12 ha, now "smaller" because of the apartment buildings. No gravestones are visible. The cemetery contains no known mass graves. A private individual owns property used for apartment buildings. Adjacent property is residential. It was vandalized during World War II. No maintenance. No structures exist. No threats.

Henryk Grecki, 70-534 Szcecin, ul. Soltysia 3/13, tel. 377-47 completed survey on August 14, 1991. The site was not visited.

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