Appendices

Lists

1. List of Tables

Table 1:Arguments relating to the Zyklon B introduction columns, p. 118
Table 2:Equipment and suitability of actual or alleged “gas chambers”, p. 130
Table 3:Physical Properties of HCN, p. 139
Table 4:Factors Influencing the Formation of Iron Blue, p. 154
Table 5:Dissociation constants and solubility products of iron compounds, p. 158
Table 6:Composition of Portland cement, p. 167
Table 7:Absorption of hydrogen cyanide by various building materials, p. 171
Table 8:Effect of various concentrations of hydrogen cyanide in air upon human beings, p. 176
Table 9:Reduction of O2 content in air-tight Morgue 1 as a function of time, p. 196
Table 10:Amount of hydrogen cyanide as a function of execution time, p. 197
Table 11:Some values of the ventilation efficiency of a hypothetical homicidal “gas chamber,” with Zyklon B remaining in the chamber, p. 207
Table 12:Some values of the ventilation efficiency of a hypothetical homicidal “gas chamber,” with Zyklon B removed from chamber, p. 208
Table 13:Quasi-stationary concentrations of HCN in masonry in percent of saturation, as a function of daily exposure time to HCN, p. 210
Table 14:Maximally admissible concentration of harmful compound for protection filters, p. 211
Table 15:Minimum break through times for filters, p. 212
Table 16:Evaluation of eyewitnesses, p. 217
Table 17:Cyanide concentrations in the masonry of “gas chambers”/disinfestation chambers according to F.A. Leuchter, p. 230
Table 18:Cyanide concentrations in the masonry of “gas chambers”/disinfestation chambers according to the Jan Sehn Institute for Forensic Research, 1990, p. 231
Table 19:Cyanide concentrations in the masonry of “gas chambers”/disinfestation chambers according to the Jan Sehn Institute for Forensic Research, 1994, p. 232
Table 20:Cyanide concentrations in the masonry of “gas chambers”/disinfestation chambers according to G. Rudolf, p. 235f.
Table 21:Analysis results from the Institut Fresenius and the Institut für Umweltanalytik, p. 239
Table 22:Test sample preparation and fumigation, p. 248
Table 23:Cyanide concentrations in the masonry of “gas chambers”/ disinfestation chambers according to J. C. Ball, p. 250
Table 24:Orders of magnitude of analytical results of various samples, p. 253
Table 25:Influence of CO2 on the Absorption of HCN According to Markiewicz et al, p. 254
Table 26:Comparison between cases of building damage, morgue and disinfestation chamber, p. 265

2. List of Illustrations

Figure 1:Schematic drawing of the U.S. execution gas chamber in North Carolina, p. 7
Figure 2:How to get rid of termites, p. 12
Figure 3:The Protestant church at Meeder-Wiesenfeld, p. 16
Figure 4:Inky blue stains on the plaster of a church fumigated with hydrogen cyanide, p. 17
Figure 5:Single door to an execution gas chamber for one single person per gassing procedure (Baltimore, USA), p. 20
Figure 6:Door of an alleged National Socialist gas chamber for the execution of hundreds of persons simultaneously (Crematorium I, Auschwitz), p. 20
Figure 7:Fred A. Leuchter, p. 21
Figure 8:Prof. Dr. Robert Faurisson, p. 25
Figure 9:Prof. Faurisson after an attack by Jewish thugs, p. 32
Figure 10:Map of the surrounding vicinity of Auschwitz during the Second World War, p. 47
Figure 11:Map of Auschwitz I/Main Camp (concentration camp), p. 48
Figure 12:Map of POW camp Auschwitz II/Birkenau, p. 49
Figure 13:Ad by the Degesch depicting its railway disinfestation tunnels in Germany, p. 52
Figure 14:A lice-ridden train enters a railway gassing tunnel in Budapest, p. 54
Figure 15:Degesch delousing chamber with circulation feature, p. 55
Figure 16:Schematic organization of a hygiene complex, p. 56
Figure 17:Typical advertisement of the firm Degesch, p. 57
Figure 18:Ground plan of the HCN disinfestation wing of building 5a before building alterations (mirror image) and BW 5b today, p. 64
Figure 19:Ground plan of the hot air disinfestation wing of building 5a after building alterations in 1943, p. 65
Figure 20:Ventilation outlets from the disinfestation wing of building BW 5b, p. 66
Figure 21:Water pipe system with shower heads in the disinfestation wing of building BW 5b, p. 68
Figure 22:Ground plan of Crematorium I in Auschwitz I/main camp in its original planning condition, p. 70
Figure 23:Ground plan of Crematorium I Auschwitz I Main Camp after conversion to air raid shelter, p. 71
Figure 24:Ground plan of Crematorium I in Auschwitz I/Main Camp today, p. 72
Figure 25f.:Two of the four former openings through the roof of the morgue of Crematorium I in Auschwitz Main Camp, p. 76
Figure 27:Schematic plan of the morgue of Crematorium I with position of holes in the ceiling, p. 77
Figure 28:Ground plan of Morgue 1 (alleged “gas chamber”) of Crematoria II and III (mirror symmetrical) in Auschwitz II/Birkenau, p. 82
Figure 29:Cross-section of Morgue 1 (alleged “gas chamber”) of Crematoria II and III (mirror symmetrical) in Auschwitz II/Birkenau, p. 82
Figure 30:Schematic location of the new crematorium as originally planned for the Auschwitz main camp, p. 85
Figure 31:Schematic location of Crematorium II, altered plan for Birkenau, p. 85
Figure 32:Wooden disinfestation chamber door at Auschwitz, p. 90
Figure 33:German air-raid shelter door, p. 91
Figure 34:Photograph of two indicator devices from the Siemens; component of a gas tester, p. 98
Figure 35:Photograph of Crematorium II of Birkenau taken in February 1943, p. 99
Figure 36:Magnification of detail from Fig. 35 with outlines of the morgue and scale of measurements drawn in, p. 100
Figure 37:Schematic drawing of a view onto Morgue 1 of Crematorium II, p. 101
Figure 38:Photograph of Crematorium II from Jan. 20, 1943, p. 101
Figure 39:Enlargement of Allied air photo RG 373 Can F 5367, exp. 3185 of Birkenau camp, taken on August 25, 1944, p. 102
Figure 40:Schematic drawing of the air photo in Fig. 39, p. 103
Figure 41:Schematic drawing of the location and size of the spots on the roof of Morgue 1 (the “gas chamber”) of Crematorium II, p. 104
Figure 42:Interior photograph taken from the ruins of Morgue 1 (“gas chamber”) of Crematorium II, p. 105
Figure 43:Alleged Zyklon B introduction hole in the ceiling of Morgue 1 (“gas chamber”) of Crematorium II, entry to the still passable part of the cellar, p. 106
Figure 44:Ceiling of Morgue 1 (“gas chamber”) of Crematorium II, p. 107
Figure 45:Alleged Zyklon B introduction hole in the roof of Morgue 1 (“gas chamber”) of Crematorium II in December 1991, p. 108
Figure 46:Hoop iron with dovetail, cast in cement in a hole in concrete, p. 109
Figure 47:Notch (fatigue) effect resulting at inserted openings from the application of force, p. 110
Figs. 48-53:The five properly constructed ventilation holes in the ceiling of the oven room to the upper story, Crematorium III, p. 112
Figure 54:J.-C. Pressac’s drawing of the legendary “Zyklon B introduction columns”, p. 115
Figure 55:Handwritten entries in an inventory list of Crematorium II for Morgue 2, p. 116
Figure 56:North view and ground plan of Crematorium IV and/or V (mirror image) in Auschwitz II/Birkenau, p. 121
Figure 57:Then and today – the unchanged ground water state in the Birkenau camp, here in midsummer 1991, p. 126
Figure 58:White circles: possible sites of old mass graves of typhus victims in Auschwitz, p. 128
Figure 59:Interior room in the Zyklon B disinfestation wing of BW 5a in the Birkenau camp, p. 136
Figure 60:Exterior wall of the Zyklon B disinfestation wing of BW 5b in the Birkenau camp, p. 136
Figure 61:Zyklon B disinfestation installation, chamber III of barrack 41 in Majdanek camp, p. 137
Figure 62:Zyklon B disinfestation installation, east wall of chamber III, barrack 41, Majdanek, p. 137
Figure 63:Large Zyklon B disinfestation chamber, ceiling, barrack 41 in Majdanek camp, p. 137
Figure 64:Zyklon B disinfestation installation, exterior wall of barrack 41 in Majdanek camp, p. 137
Figure 65:Zyklon B disinfestation chamber in Stutthof camp, interior, p. 138
Figure 66:Zyklon B disinfestation chamber in Stutthof camp, east side, exterior, p. 138
Figure 67:Sketch of Morgue 1 (“gas chamber”) of Crematorium II in Birkenau with test sample taking locations by F. A. Leuchter, p. 229
Figure 68:The outside of the external wall of hydrogen cyanide delousing wing of building 5a in Aug. 1991, p. 241
Figure 69:Interior room in the Zyklon B disinfestation wing of BW 5a in the Birkenau camp (same as Fig. 59), p. 242
Figure 70:Picture of the door frame in disinfestation wing of building 5a, p. 243
Figure 71:Exterior wall of the Zyklon B disinfestation wing of BW 5b in the Birkenau camp (same as Fig. 60), p. 244
Figure 72:Construction drawing of the experimental container for the fumigation of material samples with hydrogen cyanide, p. 247

Unnumbered:

Letter by Michel Adam, Nov. 2, 1997, p. 221
Results of analyses by Institut Fresenius, p. 237f.
Portrait Otto Ernst Remer, p. 372
Building of Institut Fresenius, p. 373
Portrait Viktor Robert Knirsch, p. 375
Portrait Hajo Herrmann, p. 381
Letter Moritz Rotberg, Holon, Israel, p. 383
Portrait Dr. Herbert Schaller, p. 384
Portraits Germar Rudolf, p. 433f.

3. List of Graphs

Graph 1:Vapor pressure of hydrogen cyanide in percentage of air pressure as a function of temperature, p. 140
Graph 2:Saturation concentration of hydrogen cyanide in water as a function of temperature at 1 mol% HCN in the air, p. 148
Graph 3:Degree of coverage of the surface of a solid material with an adsorbed gas as a function of temperature, p. 150
Graph 4:Degree of disassociation of hydrogen cyanide as a function of the pH value at room temperature, p. 151
Graph 5:Cyanide equilibrium concentration in water as a function of the temperature and pH value, p. 152
Graph 6:Free Fe³+ concentration as a function of pH value and the resulting minimal pKS value of Iron Blue, p. 159
Graph 7:Accumulated pore volume distribution of concrete and of wall mortar, p. 168
Graph 8:Drop in the hydrogen cyanide concentration in old, dry, cement blocks, after 24-hour fumigation, p. 173
Graph 9:Evaporation rate of hydrogen cyanide from the Erco carrier material, p. 179
Graph 10:Schematic representation of the breathing volume behavior relative to time in case of suffocation/poisoning, p. 194
Graph 11:Incorporated amount of HCN as function of time until respiratory arrest, p. 195
Graph 12:Hydrogen cyanide concentration behavior in delousing chamber with and without circulating air systems, p. 198
Graph 13:Hydrogen cyanide concentration behavior in disinfestation chamber with and without clothes, p. 198
Graph 14:Relation between hydrogen cyanide adsorption on clothing and temperature in a delousing chamber, p. 199
Graph 15:Simulation of the concentration of hydrogen cyanide in a hypothetical homicidal “gas chamber”, p. 205

4. List of Abbreviations

APMO:Archiwum Panstwowego Muzeum w Oswiecimiu
DIN:Deutsches Institut für Normung
DPA:Deutsche Presse-Agentur
IMT:International Military Tribunal/Internationaler Militärgerichtshof
JHR:The Journal of Historical Review
MPI:Max-Planck-Institut für Festkörperforschung, Stuttgart
RVGA:Rossiiskii Gosudarstvennii Vojennii Archiv (Russian national war archives)
VffG:Vierteljahreshefte für freie Geschichtsforschung