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July 16, 2015

The Auschwitz main camp served as a warehouse for tobacco at one time

I recently ordered a copy of the book entitled The Holocaust Case, Defeat of Denial, and it was delivered today.

The first page of text in the book, which has no page number, has this sentence, which is a quote from a book entitled Dictionary of the Holocaust:

“The original and main camp, Auschwitz 1, prior to its use as a concentration camp, served as a military barracks and warehouse for tobacco.”

I didn’t know that tobacco could be grown in Europe, so I had to google it. I learned from this website  that “The EU produces some 200,000 tonnes of dried tobacco leaves a year.”

But why would tobacco, grown in Europe, have been stored in the Auschwitz 1 camp?

It is because Auschwitz was the location of the main railroad yard in Europe. Auschwitz was the European equivalent of North Platte, Nebraska, which is the largest railroad hub in America.

When railroad lines were first built in the 19th century, the little town of Auschwitz, at the junction of three empires, became the crossroads of Europe. There were 44 train lines coming into Auschwitz, making it at one time a larger railroad hub than Penn Station in New York City.

It was because Auschwitz was such an important railroad junction that a camp for migrant workers was built in a suburb of the town in 1916; seasonal farm workers from all over Europe were sent from Auschwitz to the large German estates. The migrant worker camp, with its beautiful brick barracks buildings, was the place that eventually became the Auschwitz I concentration camp.

In 1919, Poland became an independent country again and the town of Auschwitz became a Polish town called Oswiecim. The former migrant worker camp, which is now the Auschwitz 1 camp, was then used as a garrison by the Polish Army.

The quote from the book does not make it clear WHEN the tobacco was stored in what later became the Auschwitz 1 camp. What most people don’t know is that, before Auschwitz became a Polish Army garrison, it was a camp for migrant farm workers. From Auschwitz, migrant workers could travel to any place in Europe because they could get on a train and travel to the area where they would work.

What does this mean for the Holocaust story? Prisoners were brought to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where they could then be taken to the Auschwitz main camp to get on a train and go to any area in Europe where they would then work in a sub-camp of one of the main concentration camps.

Many of the prisoners, who were sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau, were separated from their loved ones, who then wound up on a train to a sub-camp of another camp. They assumed that their relatives had been sent to a gas chamber at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

The quote on the unnumbered page starts out with this:

Auschwitz […] The largest, most notorious, and murderous concentration, death and labor camp complex, located outside the city of Oswiesem in southwest Poland. It contain three major camps [Auschwitz 1, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Monowitz]

Because of the fact that Auschwitz was a major railroad hub, the town became the location where liquor was manufactured and shipped all over the world, including to America. The photo below shows a display in the Auschwitz synagogue, which mentions that Auschwitz was a place where the Jews produced liquor.

Items on display in the Auschwitz synagogue

Items on display in the Auschwitz synagogue

19 Comments »

  1. That’s interesting, I never thought of Europe producing tobacco. You primarily think of it grown in the U.S. In the south.

    Comment by P. O. Truth — July 24, 2015 @ 6:36 pm

  2. The Nazis did grow tobacco in the ashes of cremated Jews at Auschwitz, according to Vera Atkins at least.

    Comment by The Black Rabbit of Inlé — July 17, 2015 @ 9:55 am

  3. Here’s link to a review of the late (and lamented) Michael C. Piper’s book about the Mel Mermelstein case BEST WITNESS by Journal of Historical review editor Ted O’Keefe: http://www.ihr.org/jhr/v14/v14n1p25_Okeefe.html Willis Carto of the IHR hired the Left leaning Jewish JFK assassination expert Mark Lane (PLAUSIBLE DENIAL) to defend him at Mermelstei’s harrassment suit which was settled out of court. Mermelstein couldn’t prove the Holocaust gassings happened so when he wasn’t awarded the cash prize offered by the IHR for doing so, he turned around and sued Carto and co. for it. It’s complicated and I probably haven’t worded the verdicts in the two court cases correctly, but Mel Mermelstein didn’t prove anything except how lucrative telling tall tales about what went on in the German concentration camp system can be for Holocaust survivors… and their lawyers. http://www.amazon.com/Best-witness-Mermelstein-historical-revisionism/dp/0935036482

    Comment by who dares wings — July 16, 2015 @ 9:12 pm

  4. Auschwitz-Malboro.😉

    No surprise. It’s written on cigarette packs after all: Tobacco smoke contains hydrogen cyanide, the gas that was used in the Nazi gas chambers.

    Comment by hermie — July 16, 2015 @ 8:07 pm

  5. Excellent post. That explains why the sadistic, murderous, criminal Nazis located their death camp at that location. Its clear now. It was a hub so that no matter where the Nazi’s were shipping victims FROM… all rail lines arrived at the death camp.

    Comment by Jason C. — July 16, 2015 @ 5:13 pm

    • “all rail lines arrived at the death camp”

      …and left the [alleged] death camp to many places in Europe. That’s what a hub is.

      Comment by hermie — July 16, 2015 @ 8:01 pm

      • Correct. Lots of empty rail cars to head back out and load more victims. But I think you missed that simple point.

        Comment by Jason C. — July 16, 2015 @ 8:28 pm

        • The empty rail cars were loaded with products produced at the Monowitz camp at Auschwitz and at the many sub-camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Auschwitz was a work camp, as well as a death camp. Selections were made, as soon as the Jews got off the incoming trains. Some of the prisoners were selected to work and others were selected to be gassed, 2,000 at a time.

          Comment by furtherglory — July 17, 2015 @ 7:04 am

        • “Correct. Lots of empty rail cars to head back out and load more victims.”

          Not only empty rail cars loaded with products made in the Auschwitz factories (as Furtherglory wrote). But also very numerous Jewish laborers dispatched to other German labor camps. (If memory serves me right, during the deportation of Hungarian Jews in 1944, even orthodox (i.e. exterminationist) historians concede that at least 100,000 Hungarian Jewish laborers were transited through Auschwitz when dispatched to various labor camps in German-occupied Europe.) And who knows what kinds of other people were merely transited through Auschwitz too? IMO, the Jews “unfit for work” and allegedly gassed there were, after being deloused at Auschwitz, merely reloaded on trains leaving to the east, deep in the Soviet Union, as part of a German territorial expulsion Policy. But I highly doubt that the Soviets kept the records of railway convoys contradicting their own atrocity propaganda when they captured Eastern Europe, especially Poland. Unfortunately.

          Just to say that a hub is not necessarily a dead end, a final destination, as the ‘researchers’ of the Zionist-led academia claim or imply. A hub is a crossroad with comings and goings in all directions.

          Comment by hermie — July 17, 2015 @ 8:24 am

    • That is correct. Auschwitz was a TRANSIT CAMP, as well as a death camp and a labor camp. I wrote about this on this page of my website: http://www.scrapbookpages.com/AuschwitzScrapbook/History/Articles/HungarianJews1.html

      Comment by furtherglory — July 17, 2015 @ 8:52 am

      • The Hub of rail lines, as you mention, was clearly the reason that the sadistic, murderous Nazi criminals placed their death camp there. But you appear to be hazy as to that concept. What transited through that Hub is of zero consequence. The idea that you infer that the victims of Nazis extermination were merely there for “de-lousing” is amusingly absurd. I’m guessing you’re an atheist. Only a demon would try to pretend the murders
        were fictional…. and that the transit Hub was merely for transit when it was clearly being used in whole or in part… as a transportation network for Nazi victims. True enough. Some were probably shipped elsewhere
        by the Nazi’s when they decided they needed slave labor elsewhere… but none of those victims were ever allowed to simply leave custody… they either were murdered via heinous methods or used as slaves until they
        died. What you posted here or there in your blog means zero. What we are discussing here is all that matters: the Nazi criminals murdered and tortured millions. Photos prove it. Witnesses prove it.

        Comment by Jason C. — July 17, 2015 @ 9:23 am

        • I infer, you imply http://www.vocabulary.com/articles/chooseyourwords/imply-infer/

          You wrote: “The idea that you infer that the victims of Nazis extermination were merely there for “de-lousing” is amusingly absurd. I’m guessing you’re an atheist. Only a demon would try to pretend the murders were fictional…. and that the transit Hub was merely for transit when it was clearly being used in whole or in part… as a transportation network for Nazi victims.”

          No, the prisoners who were brought to Auschwitz were sometimes sent to another camp. There was no record kept of the names of the Jews who were gassed.

          This means that the missing Jews could have been sent on another train to another camp. That is what the term “transit camp” means. Prisoners are brought in, and prisoners are sent out to another camp. There are no photos that prove that Jews were murdered, and no witnesses who proved it.

          One of the so-called witnesses to the gassing of prisoners was Nerin E. Gun, who claimed that prisoners were gassed at Dachau. I wrote about him in this blog post: https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/tag/nerin-e-gun/

          Comment by furtherglory — July 17, 2015 @ 10:21 am

        • “Photos prove it.”

          That trick always works on impressionable morons (especially the misinformed ones). But it’s fallacious. The photos you fervently wave every time you get angry (funnily enough) only demonstrated one thing: the easy deception of the masses by applying a magnifying glass effect on the terrible epidemics raging in the last operational German concentration camps. Your so precious photos misrepresent the real conditions in the German concentration camps, depicting the state of a collapsing country’s penitentiary system and war internment as a routine and deliberate policy. Just as if pictures of the medieval Black Plague and its mass graves proved an extermination policy of Europe’s serfs by European noblemen. Fallacy.

          “Witnesses prove it.”

          Just as they prove alien abductions, Marian apparitions, ghosts, trolls, elves, witchcraft, bigfoots, ‘Nessie’, Jesus’ miracles, reincarnation, dragons, the Belzec electrocution ‘death chambers’, the Dachau homicidal gassings, the German-made human soap of WW1 and WW2, the Nazi human-skin lampshades, the Nazi human-skin wallets, the Nazi human-skin handbags, the Treblinka steam ‘death chambers’, the German guilt for the Katyn massacre (the Soviets had gathered around 100 testimonies about that in their Nuremberg ‘report’), the Belgian kids with their hands chopped off during WW1, etc.

          Comment by hermie — July 17, 2015 @ 8:51 pm

          • Oh, and let’s not forget the fact that none of the Nazis prosecuted after the war ever said, “No, this never happened. We actually loved the Jews so much we sent them into the Soviet Union. Right behind our troops. In the middle of a battle zone.”
            No, what they said was, we did this because we were following orders.

            Comment by P. O. Truth — July 22, 2015 @ 8:59 am

            • “Oh, and let’s not forget the fact that none of the Nazis prosecuted after the war ever said…”

              Really? ………. https://forum.codoh.com/viewtopic.php?t=8165

              Josef Bühler, the deputy governor of the General Government and attendee of the Wannsee Conference, when he testified at the IMT:
              [quote]At that moment Heydrich’s invitation to the Governor General was received. The conference was originally supposed to take place in November 1941, but it was frequently postponed and it may have taken place in February 1942. […] The Reichsfuehrer SS, so he said, had received an order from the Fuehrer to round up all the Jews of Europe and to settle them in the Northeast of Europe, in Russia. [unquote]

              And that would have been quite hard to deny more categorically an allegedly Top Secret operation (supposedly known to only a few people) after WW2, at a time when “the three or four principal actors are dead”* (as Poliakov so correctly said). Of course, one can deny only something he’s aware of. The official narrative at Nuremberg and during the following decades was that nobody but a few men (conveniently almost all dead in 1945) had been aware of the “Holocaust” before the Allied entered the “death camps” and discovered the awful ‘truth’. That was the standard narrative at that time. Consistently with that narrative, in a speech before the House of Commons on 1 August 1946, Churchill emphatically declared that he knew nothing of the alleged Nazi mass murder of Jews while the Second World War was taking place. He said: “I must say that I had no idea, when the war came to an end, of the horrible massacres which had occurred; the millions and millions that have been slaughtered. That dawned on us gradually after the struggle was over.” So how could the Nazis on ‘trial’ at Nuremberg have denied something they were not even supposed to be aware of ? That makes no sense.

              And in subsequent ‘trials’, when the golden calf of the “Holocaust” had been firmly consecrated everywhere, any attempt to deny it would have been a mere judicial suicide for any defendant playing that little game. I can easily understand the reason why the defendants chose to cooperate and be free 5 or 6 years later. Who would have opted for a certain sentence of life imprisonment (a real one, not a paper one) in similar circumstances?

              * “The archives torn from the bowels of the Third Reich, the depostions and accounts of its chiefs permit us to reconstruct in their least detail the birth and the development of its plans for aggression, its military campaigns, and the whole range of processes by which the Nazis intended to reshape the world to their pattern*. Only the campaign to exterminate the Jews, as concerns its completion, as well as in many other essential aspects, remains steeped in fog. Psychological inferences and considerations, third- or fourth-hand accounts, allow us to reconstruct the developments with a considerable verisimilitude. Certain details, nevertheless, will remain unknown forever. As concerns the concept proper of the plan for total extermination, the three or four principal actors are dead. No document remains, and has perhaps never existed.” – Leon Poliakov, Breviaire de la haine (Breviary of Hate) , Paris, 1979, p. 134.

              Comment by hermie — July 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm

  6. well, it was likely tobacco made from dead jews, right along side the lamp shade and soap production they had…..

    Comment by heinzhb@gmail.com — July 16, 2015 @ 4:35 pm

    • I hate to break this to you but the Nazis despised Jews. There was no way in hell they were going to transport whole Jewish settlements into the Soviet Union right behind their troops. The Nazis considered them a security risk, not to mention they also considered them carriers of disease. This is the reason that the Nazis created ghettos to stuff the Jews into.

      Comment by P. O. Truth — July 22, 2015 @ 9:04 am


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