HCN (Zyklon B)

Although many methods are said to have been used by the Nazis to murder people in gas chambers, hydrogen cyanide in the form of Zyklon B is one of the most frequently referred to poisons claimed to have been used to this end. The contributions here deal with these Zyklon B-operated homicidal gas chambers in camps such as Auschwitz, Birkenau, Stutthof, Majdanek, Dachau and other places.

Auschwitz: Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers

In 2017, a German publishing company asked me to contribute a thorough introduction to a reprint edition of Jean-Claude Pressac’s 1989 book of the same title. Unfortunately, this German publisher went out of business in late 2018, so no such reprint ever appeared. My introduction is still valuable, though; hence I published it in January…

Zyklon B – a Supplement

Zyklon B is the term of horror that symbolically summarizes all the atrocities reported about the National Socialist era. For the majority of people today, Zyklon B is the epitome of industrial mass murder. However, this will not be discussed here. Rather, after a brief description of the history of its creation and regular use,…

Holocaust Typhus and Zyklon B

Holocaust Typhus and Zyklon B This video (10 minutes) reports on the various methods used by the Germans to combat Typhus. Their main weapon was the use of a fumigant called Zyclon B [Zyclon is the German word for Cyclone] to kill lice, bugs, fleas and other vermin which carried the disease. This is a cyanide…

Memorabilia: Kristallnacht and Zyklon B /Critical Holocaust Analysis

Ernst Zundel interviews German researcher and author Ingrid Weckert regarding her book on the truth about Kristallnacht, the anti-Jewish pogrom in 1938 Germany. Also interviewed is the US brilliant chemist Dr William B Lindsey about the properties of Zyklon B, the pesticide allegedly used to murder millions of people during World War II. A interesting video (27…

The Chemistry of Auschwitz

Auschwitz was a center of chemistry. The German chemical industry built gigantic factories for rubber, fuel, lubricants and methanol there, and the SS experimented with natural sources of rubber. But that’s not what people associate with the name “Auschwitz.” They think of gas chambers and Zyklon B, which are two entirely chemical things as well….

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