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Volume Thirteen · Number Four · July/August 1993

Between 1980 and 2002, The Journal of Historical Review was published by the Institute for Historical Review. It used to be the publishing flagship of the revisionist community, but it ceased to exist in 2002 for a number of reasons, mismanagement and lack of dedication being some of them. CODOH mirrors the old papers that were published in that journal.

Political Leader Punished German Sentenced for Translating Leuchter Address

Günter Deckert, leader of a small German nationalist political party, has been punished by a German court for serving as interpreter at a lecture by American gas chamber expert Fred Leuchter. On November 13, 1992, a court in Mannheim found Deckert guilty of “popular incitement,” defamation of the memory of the (Jewish) dead, and incitement…

Reference Work on the Third Reich is Riddled with Errors

The Third Reich Almanac, by James Taylor and Warren Shaw. New York: World Almanac, 1988. Hardcover. 395 pages. Photographs. Maps. Bibliography. $24.95. ISBN: 0-88687-363-0. In no field of twentieth-century history has there been greater distortion and polemics than with regard to the Third Reich, and especially Germany’s wartime treatment of the Jews. While Hollywood and…

Revisionist Activism

Truck's Message Alerts People in Austin Using his 40-foot-long semi-truck, revisionist activist Rolf Hermes alerted people in Austin, Texas, of the exact times when the David Cole's Piper video would be broadcast there on local public access cable television. No one could fail to see the announcements boldly lettered on the truck's sides. For up…

A Veteran’s Plea for Peace

Even many people who consider themselves well-informed about the history of the Third Reich and the Second World War are ignorant of the numerous offers of peace made by Hitler and his government in the years before the outbreak of war, particularly during the 1934-1937 period. His first speech on foreign policy after taking office…

Letters

A Bit Worried The new Holocaust Museum in Washington is scarcely worth a serious protest. It is its own best confutation. People know this, but put up with such nonsense in the same way we put up with bad weather. The real fight is the serious intellectual one. At issue is the integrity of the…

New Revisionist Books in Europe

In Italy, two new books by that country's foremost Revisionist researcher, Carlo Mattogno, have been published. Auschwitz: La Prima Gasazione (“Auschwitz: The First Gassings”) is an illustrated work with extensive reference notes and a good bibliography. This handsome 190-page paperback covers some of the same ground as Mattogno's presentation at the Ninth IHR Conference (1989),…

An Old/New Perspective on the Nuremberg Process

The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials, by Telford Taylor. Alfred A. Knopf and Sons, New York, 1992. Hardcover. 703 pages. Photographs. Bibliography. Notes. Index. $35.00. ISBN: 0-394-58355-8. Andrew Gray, a writer and translator, is a former office director in the US Department of Commerce. He lives in Georgetown, Washington, DC. “All in all, the members…

The Fateful Year 1898: The United States Becomes an Imperial Power

Most Americans have come to accept as entirely normal the readiness of their government to send troops to faraway lands. With few exceptions, even those who might oppose this or that specific action readily agree that such expeditions are sometimes appropriate to protect “national interests,” stop wanton killing or otherwise “restore order.” In recent decades,…

Croatia’s Leader Denounced as Holocaust Revisionist

In spite of strong criticism from prominent American Jewish leaders, the President of Croatia refuses to repudiate his revisionist views on the Holocaust issue. Franjo Tudjman, Croatia’s democratically elected leader, and a respected European scholar, has aroused controversy for publicly rejecting the “Six Million” story. At the invitation of the US government, Tudjman and other…

From the Editor

When the presidents of the United States, Israel and several other countries gathered in Washington, DC, on April 22 to formally dedicate the US Holocaust Memorial Museum, a small army of journalists, cameramen and commentators was there to broadcast the story to the entire world. In keeping with the spirit of the occasion, one politician…

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