Source Information

Ancestry.com. Poland, Forced Laborers in Borysław and Drohobycz, 1939-1944 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.
Original data: This data is provided in partnership with JewishGen.org.

About Poland, Forced Laborers in Borysław and Drohobycz, 1939-1944

Boryslaw and Drohobycz were important oil-producing areas in Poland. When they were occupied during World War II, forced labor was used to keep the petroleum industry operating. This database is made up of 62 sublists of forced laborers. Lists were made at various times and for various reasons, so names may appear more than once.

Entries may include the following details:

  • name
  • title
  • date of birth
  • trained profession
  • assigned profession
  • alternate assigned profession
  • prisoner number
  • nationality
  • where transferred from
  • comments

You can learn more about this database at the JewishGen website.