KP Pietní místo Lety,Reverent area Lety,Od 8.8.1940 sloužil jako pracovní tábor,Since August 8, 1940 it served as a labour camp.

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Michal Ritter on May 8, 2011

Tábor v Letech stál dva kilometry východně od obce Lety. Od 8.8.1940 sloužil jako pracovní tábor, následně od 1.1.1942 byl sběrným táborem a od 2.8.1942 se stal cikánským táborem.

Od samého počátku byl do funkce ředitele - velitele tábora jmenován bezcitný dvaapadesátiletý Josef Janovský - kapitán četnictva. 1943-Ani nemoc, která se šířila velmi rychle, nebyla překážkou k zařazení do osvětimského transportu. V březnu jím odjelo prvních 7 nemocných, ke kterým bylo přiřazeno dalších 13 letských vězňů a největším transportem 4.5.1943 bylo do Auschwitzu transportováno 307 osob. Celkem prošlo branou vyhlazovacího tábora v Osvětimi 420 letských vězňů, z nichž bylo 215 mužů a chlapců a 205 žen a dívek.


The camp in Lety used to stand two kilometres east of the village. Since August 8, 1940 it served as a labour camp, then since January 1, 1942 it was an assembly camp and since August 2, 1942 it became a Gipsy camp.

Right at the beginning a heartless fifty-two year captain of gendarmerie Josef Janovský was appointed the director of the camp.

1943-Not even the disease, which spread very quickly, could stand in a way to inclusion in transport to Oswiecim. In March the first 7 patients were transported to whom another 13 prisoners from Lety were added and with the largest transport which took place on May 4, 1943 another 307 people were moved. Totally there were 420 prisoners from Lety that went through the gate of Oswiecim. 215 from them were men and boys and 205 of women and girls.

senmax on May 9, 2011

Very beautiful picture. LIKE.

JuliaL on May 9, 2011

Thank You for this information and shot,Michal!L

All the best to You

Michal Ritter on May 9, 2011

Hi Senmax

Thank you very much, not only for share as

Greetings ,Michal

Michal Ritter on May 9, 2011

Hi Julial

Thank you for all nice words and each visit , I'm happy for every visits ..

Greetings ,Michal

K@rin on May 12, 2011

it is a wonderful photo of a place with not such a nice history , well captured , great light in it and interesting info attached, cheers K@rin

Michal Ritter on May 13, 2011

Hi K@rin

Thank you very much for the lovely comments and kind word.Toto place is very sad about the sad history .. thanks again

sergio Delmonico on May 15, 2011

Ciao Michal1978

A beautiful landscape, and the peaceful mood is well conveyed! The trees full of life in this green, add life and atmosphere, and they are a fine element in the composition... Rich colours and fine details, all together a pleasant composition!

Greetings from Brasil!

Sergio ♣

Michal Ritter on May 16, 2011

Hi Sergio

Thank you very much dear friend

Nice day ...greetings ,Michal

zaferkck on May 17, 2011

Beautiful picture Like

Greetings from Antalya

Best wishes Zafer

Michal Ritter on May 17, 2011

Hi Zaferckc

Thank you very much for nice words and have a nice rest of the day

jean-paul-pti on May 19, 2011

I like your photos very much! Good work!

Michal Ritter on May 19, 2011

Hi Gúnther.Sonntag

Thank you thank you and salute you! :-)

Nicoara Lidia on May 29, 2011

Foarte frumos peisaj!

Deosebita atmosfera!

Like Numai bine.Lidia

Michal Ritter on May 30, 2011

Hi Nicoara Lidia

Thank you very much ..

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