September 1, 1944 to October 7, 1944
Brown coal mining near Ervěnice, 2019 (Flossenbürg Concentration Camp Memorial / Photo: Rainer Viertlböck)
Payment claim issued by the Flossenbürg commandant’s office, 1944 (Bundesarchiv Berlin)
1,000 prisoners: over 600 Poles, 200 from the Soviet Union, 50 French, 40 Germans, and men from a further ten countries
The prisoners worked in the coalmines of the Sudetenländische Bergbau AG in Seestadtl, eight kilometers from Brüx.
Detail leader Gustav Göttling and 25 men
A contingent of prisoners was transferred to the Flossenbürg main camp, while another was sent to the Leitmeritz subcamp, where the prisoners had to dig tunnels for the relocation project “Richard”.