Orthodox historians insist that the German wartime operation “Aktion Reinhardt” was a code word for the mass murder of Jews in “pure extermination camps” in Poland as well as the plundering of the victims’ property. Revisionists claim that this operation involved no more than that which the documents clearly state: an organized appropriation and “recycling” of the looted property of Jews deported “to the east.”
A critical analysis of some statements made by British historian David Irving in a “privately filmed interview” of April 2009 titled “Talking Frankly.”
Establishment historians state that all Jews sent to the Aktion Reinhardt camps of Treblinka, Belzec and Sobibor were exterminated. It is claimed that a handful of strong young Jews were temporarily spared to keep the camps running. All other Jews sent to the Aktion Reinhardt camps were immediately gassed upon arrival without registration.
This article documents that contrary to what establishment historians state, the Aktion Reinhardt camps were actually transit camps rather than extermination camps.