Others

This covers contributions addressing other minor camps, like Ravensbrück, Struthof (Alsace) and others.

The Bone Mill of Lemberg

Preliminary Remarks Shortly after the Wehrmacht had occupied the Ukrainian city of Lemberg (30 June 1941), a work camp for Jews was set up on Yanovska street. At the Nuremberg tribunal, the Soviet prosecution claimed that this facility had simultaneously served as a “death camp” where huge numbers of prisoners had been murdered. When the…

Christian Gerlach and the “Extermination Camp” at Mogilev

Christian Gerlach’s article, “Failure of Plans for an SS Extermination Camp in Mogilev, Byelorussia”[1] is a typical example of the historically baseless conclusions reached by Holocaust historians due to their technical ignorance, particularly in the field of crematory ovens and cremation. The article attempts to deduce an intention, on the part of the SS, to…

The Papon Trial

On April 2, 1998, after the longest trial in all of French history, Maurice Papon, aged 87, was found guilty of complicity in “crimes against humanity,” and sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment as well as ten years’ privation of his civic, civil, and family rights. He was also stripped of all his decorations, particularly that…

Typhus – The Phantom Disease

Of the numerous eyewitness reports on the concentration camps and alleged extermination sites of the Third Reich, one often finds reports by former inmates describing atrocities committed by SS personnel while these witnesses were hospitalised in the camp's hospitals due to a severe typhus infection. The best known example may be that of Jacob Freimark…

Exile

The three lines of Arabic poetry are by the well-known poet Ahmad Shawqi. Shawqi was exiled by then British occupation of Egypt, and he wrote the poem while in exile. The three lines in rough meaning: Would the trees where nightingales are known to sit and sing be a forbidden luxury for them while all…

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