Concentration Camps Correspondence
Stanislaus Staszel was part of the first Polish group of prisoners to reach Auschwitz
The prisoner arrived in the camp on 14 June 1940. "June 14, 1940 –The first Polish inmates, 728 men, are sent to Auschwitz from the prison in Tarnow by the Krakow Sipo and SD commander. The prisoners are given Nos. 31-758 and are quaranteened”. (Auschwitz Chronicle p.13).