Jaslo Gestapo HQ


In central Jaslo, the local Gestapo had its headquarters during the Second World War. People were brought here who were considered by the Gestapo to be a threat or to have been held with information. Not infrequently there was abuse and torture to force confessions or information. The headquarters also served as a prison for prisoners to be interrogated or sent to other prisons or camps. Jaslo Gestapo was also responsible for executions of Jews in the area. On July 7, 1942, 1,250 Jews from Nowy Zmigrod were murdered on the initiative of the Gestapo in a forest just over twenty kilometres south of Jaslo.

Current status: Preserved with memorial tablet (2019).

Address: Za Bursa 1, 38–200 Jaslo.

Get there: Car.

My comment:

In 2019, the building served as a form of psychiatric nursing home. The memorial is placed on the facade of the building.

Follow up in books: Höhne, Heinz: The Order of the Death’s Head: The story of Hitler’s SS (1969).