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From Shirer I learned how the Nazis tried to eliminate Jews and Slavs from Europe. It was most of all because of this book that I came to think of Hitler and his followers as the most evil people to ever walk the planet. Shirer's book reflected my own political outlook.
Shirer, Storia del Terzo Reich, Giulio Einaudi Editore, Torino, 1962, pp. 1048-1049”. Qui ella menziona evidentemente di seconda mano, perché prende un grossolano abbaglio.
At this critical conference, Shirer wrote, "… the die was cast. Hitler had communicated his irrevocable decision to go to war. To the handful of men who would have to direct it there could no longer by any doubt."
Shirer from perpetuating the myth:
There was testimony at the Nuremberg Trials that the ashes were sometimes sold as fertilizer. One Danzig firm, according to a document offered by the Russian prosecution, constructed an electrically-heated tank for making soap out of human fat.
"—William Shirer, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich (New York: Fawcett Crest, 1960), p. 1256.
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"One cannot fix the exact moment when Hitler gave the order- without doubt never drawn up in writing - to exterminate the Jews."—Christian Zentner, Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf.