Stępina pronounced [stɛmˈpʲina] is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Frysztak, within Strzyżów County, Subcarpathian Voivodeship, in south-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 7 kilometres (4 mi) north-west of Frysztak, 16 km (10 mi) west of Strzyżów, and 36 km (22 mi) south-west of the regional capital Rzeszów.
"Hitler's Bunker" built in 1940-1941
The village has an approximate population of 920.
World War IIEdit
|Hitler's Anlage Süd and his train bunker in Sępina|
Stępina is the location of one of Hitler's bunkers called Anlage Süd, built in 1940-1941 with slave-labor from the Szebnie concentration camp nearby. Over the course of the camp's operation some 10,000 people perished, including Soviet prisoners of war, Polish Jews, non-Jewish Poles, as well as Ukrainians and Romani people.
- "Central Statistical Office (GUS) – TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01.
- Ronald Berger (12 July 2010). "Surviving the Concentration Camps" (Google Book). Surviving the Holocaust: A Life Course Perspective. Taylor & Francis. pp. 91–92. ISBN 0203848519. Retrieved 4 July 2013.
- Jacek Bracik, Józef Twaróg (2003). "Obóz w Szebniach (Camp in Szebnie)" (in Polish). Region Jasielski, nr 3 (39). Archived from the original on February 1, 2010. Retrieved 4 July 2013.