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September 17, 2014

Oskar Groening was “grease in the machine of mass extermination” at Auschwitz

Filed under: Germany, Holocaust — Tags: , — furtherglory @ 10:12 am
The inside of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp

The inside of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp  Photo credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Whenever you see the photo above at the top of a news article, you know that whatever follows is sure to be lies and half-truths.  This is a photo of the INSIDE of the Auschwitz-Birkenau “death camp,” but it is always used as a photo which purports to show the tracks outside the camp, leading into the camp.

My photo below, taken in 2005, shows the tracks outside the camp, leading into the camp.

Tracks outside the Birkenau gate, leading into the camp

Tracks outside the Birkenau gate, leading into the camp with a cornfield on the right

The Getty Images photo at the top of this page was copied from this news article. The caption on the photo is this: “This railway tracks leading to the main gate at Auschwitz II – Birkenau”  No, this is not the tracks LEADING TO THE MAIN GATE; these are the tracks inside the camp, where the transport trains stopped.

My point is that the Holocaust was not what it is now purported to be by the Holocaustian religion. Oskar Groening was not even a cog in the wheel of what happened at Auschwitz; he was only the grease in a cog of the wheel.

The “grease in the wheel” quote is from this very long document about an interview that Oskar Groening gave recently.

The photo below, in a smaller size, is at the top of the long article about Oskar Groening.

AUSCHWITZ FILE PHOTO

What do you see in the photo above — Jewish helpers (Kapos) helping the new arrivals, or SS men grabbing the luggage of the Jews?

What about the Jews in the photo below, who are carrying their bundles, as they walk to the gas chamber, with no SS man in sight.  I previously blogged about Tadeusz Borowski who famously wrote about the Jews “carrying their bundles” as shown in the photo below.

Jews carrying  their bundles as they walk to the gas chamber

Jews carrying their bundles as they walk to the gas chamber

If the idea was to steal the possessions of the Jews, why didn’t the Nazis order the Jews to bring two pieces of luggage with them on the transport trains? Why did some of the Jews bring only one small sack?

This quote is from the long documentary about an interview which Oskar Groening gave to a Jewish writer:

The documentary portrayed Gröning as the person he was, grease in the machine of mass extermination. The BBC also offered no exoneration.

[…]

Are you guilty?

Oskar Gröning looks at the videotape lying on the table in front of him. He ponders the question for a long time. It’s important to him to find the right words. Then he says: “Guilt really has to do with actions, and because I believe that I was not an active perpetrator, I don’t believe that I am guilty.”

If you weren’t a perpetrator, what were you? An accomplice?

“I don’t know. I avoid the question; it gets me in trouble. Accomplice would almost be too much for me. I would describe my role as a ‘small cog in the gears.’ If you can describe that as guilt, then I am guilty, but not voluntarily. Legally speaking, I am innocent.”

http://www.spiegel.de/international/spiegel/an-ss-officer-remembers-the-bookkeeper-from-auschwitz-a-355188-2.html
He believes in Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels. He believes that it is the Germans’ duty to destroy global Judaism. He believes that Germany lost World War I because of the Jews. And he wants Germany to win this war.

He eats well, works diligently and sleeps well. The men in the SS sleep in comfortable beds covered with soft, checkered quilts. They once belonged to the Jews.

He believes in Adolf Hitler and Joseph Goebbels. He believes that it is the Germans’ duty to destroy global Judaism. He believes that Germany lost World War I because of the Jews. And he wants Germany to win this war.

He eats well, works diligently and sleeps well. The men in the SS sleep in comfortable beds covered with soft, checkered quilts. They once belonged to the Jews.

[…]

He submits another transfer request, and then another. In September 1944, he is discharged to a field unit and fights against the Allies during the Ardennes offensive.

[…]

What did you think when you found out that Jews were being gassed in Auschwitz?

“That it was a tool of waging war. A war with advanced methods.”

But you weren’t in the war. You were in a factory where systematic murder was being committed.

Note this claim in the quote above: “The men in the SS sleep in comfortable beds covered with soft, checkered quilts. They once belonged to the Jews.”

Jews at Dachau slept in beds with checkered covers

Jews at Dachau slept in beds with checkered covers

Did the SS men sneak into the Jewish barracks and steal the covers from the Jews, or did the Jews bring checkered blankets with them to Auschwitz, where they were stolen by the SS men?

 

 

3 Comments »

  1. Does anyone know in which prison Oscar Groening is serving his sentence? Please contact me through my website http://www.gordonloweauthor.co.uk Many thanks Gordon Lowe

    Comment by Gordon Lowe — November 6, 2016 @ 9:44 am

  2. Finnish army uses the same kind of quilts as Germans did.
    Checkered quilts were common also in U-boats.

    Comment by Mikael Olafsson — September 20, 2014 @ 2:24 pm


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