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The statements of Robert Faurisson plainly contradict and ignore a vast body of primary sources and academic research on the topic. Some of the documents that address the use of gas chambers by the Nazi regime during WWII include the following: Writing for the Journal of Holocaust and Genocide Studies historian Michael Thad Allen (Georgia Institute of ...


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Regarding the claims of Robert Faurisson, Gas chambers: Rudolf Höß, the Auschwitz Kommandant swore in an affidavit that Zyklon-B was dropped into the death chamber through a small opening. Referring to Pery Broad's testimony, He described how the area surrounding the crematorium was kept closed. The Jews arrived in columns. They were told they were ...


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According to the Nizkor Project, the numbers are real, but wrong, as they under-estimate the Jewish population before the Holocaust, and overestimate it after the Holocaust - not on purpose, but because no other numbers were available: [...] all figures before 1949 were from 1938 estimates. Since the year of etimate is given at the top of the chart it is ...


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According to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, itself a major scholarly archive of primary materials: Calculating the numbers of individuals who were killed as the result of Nazi polices is a difficult task. There is no single wartime document created by Nazi officials that spells out how many people were killed in the Holocaust or World War II....


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The paper Patterns of Cooperation, Collaboration and Betrayal: Jews, Germans and Poles in Occupied Poland during World War II offers many examples of Jewish participation for motives other avoiding punishment or execution: Aside from the German police and the informers and extortionists, who were recruited from the dregs of the Christian Polish and ...


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TL;DR There is no evidence it did, and there is overwhelming evidence against this claim. Poland neither surrendered to Germany nor formed a collaborative government. When Poland suffered military defeat, a significant number of Polish units who fought alongside the Polish government, were evacuated via Romania. Other Polish military units were evacuated ...


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Husseini didn't tell Hitler to exterminate the Jews, and the issue wasn't discussed at all in their meeting. The full record of the conversation is available in Documents on German Foreign Policy 1918-1945, Series D, Vol XIII, the record of their conversation appears on pages 881-885. A second source containing the full book, just in case. An article in ...


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A well-traveled revisionist has contradicted this claim herself: How many of the Nazi gas chambers are still in existence? She provides photographs of each. As your source claims, of the extermination camps only Auschwitz and Majdanek have surviving gas chambers, and the one at Auschwitz is a reconstruction. But according to this blog as well as the more ...


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The graphic is mostly true. Arouch arrived at Auschwitz in the summer of 1943 and fought about 200 times (usually 3-round fights) between then and 17 January 1945 when the camp was evacuated. Not all the fights were against other prisoners, some were against German soldiers. A 19 February 1990 People magazine interview quotes Arouch as saying: “...


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Emanuel Ringleblum dedicated significant part of his journal (published as Kronika getta warszawskiego in Polish, English translation published as Notes From The Warsaw Ghetto). Many parts of his journal describes brutality of the Jewish Ghetto Police: February 27th (...) a young Jew was killed by the Jewish Law and Order Service. He struck a Jewish ...


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Yes, the article title was Schwartz Says Only 1,500,000 Jews Are Left In Europe as Result of German Murder. The article was on page 8 of Feb 17th, 1945, issue of the newspaper. There is also a large collection of Holocaust related headlines available here: https://www.historiography-project.com/lindsey/nyt/index.php


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According a memorandum submitted April 1947 to United Nations General Assembly, The Palestine problem and proposals for its solution, at page 48, in the section titled The Role of the Grand Mufti in World War II The revelations of Mr. Mowrer, based on captured documents, were confirmed by Bartley Crum in the course of his investigations as a member of the ...


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