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September 12, 2015

Holocaust denial is explained by Deborah Lipstadt

Filed under: Germany, Holocaust — Tags: , , — furtherglory @ 11:18 am
Cremation ovens at Majdanek death camp

Cremation ovens at Majdanek death camp (click on photo)

A black and white photo, similar to the photo above, is at the top of an article written by Deborah Lipstadt: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/genocide/deniers_01.shtml

This quote is from the article written by Deborah Lipstadt:

Holocaust deniers are people who contend that the Holocaust – the attempt by Nazi Germany to annihilate European Jewry during World War Two – never happened. According to the deniers, the Nazis did not murder six million Jews, the notion of homicidal gas chambers is a myth, and any deaths of Jews that did occur under the Nazis were the result of wartime privations, not of systematic persecution and state-organised mass murder.

Some even claim that Hitler was the best friend the Jews had in Germany, and that he actively worked to protect them.

Deniers dismiss all assertions that the Holocaust took place as conscious fabrications, or as psychotic delusions. Some even claim that Hitler was the best friend the Jews had in Germany, and that he actively worked to protect them. According to deniers, Jews have perpetrated this hoax about the Holocaust on the world in order to gain political and financial advantage, and it was in fact Germany that was the true victim in World War Two.

The cremation ovens at Majdanek as seen by the Soviet liberators

The cremation ovens at Majdanek as allegedly seen by the Soviet liberators when they arrived

The black and white photo above shows the ruined Majdanek crematorium as it looked when Russian soldiers arrived to liberate the camp on July 23, 1944. Or maybe it was the Russians who set the building on fire.  Who knows? It might have been the Russians who killed the prisoners before the building was burned.

The wooden crematorium building had allegedly been set on fire by the Nazis in order to burn the bodies of Polish political prisoners who had been brought from the Gestapo prison at the Castle in Lublin and executed the day before liberation. Their charred remains are shown in the foreground in the photo above.

In the background of the photo are the brick ovens with iron doors which were not damaged in the fire. The main gas chamber building, which is located down the slope at the other end of the camp, was not burned, leaving behind so-called evidence of alleged Nazi crimes.

So what am I complaining about now, you ask. O.K. I am nitpicking the article by Deborah Lipstadt, because I don’t think that she should have used a photo of the Majdanek ovens in her article.¬† She should have used a photo of the Majdanek gas chambers which are now a joke.

The latest official statistics on the Majdanek camp is that 59,000 Jews died there — of all causes.

I blogged about the updated information on the Majdanek gas chamber at https://furtherglory.wordpress.com/2013/03/30/changes-in-the-gas-chamber-story-told-in-1997-at-the-majdanek-death-camp/

The moral of this story is that Holocaust True Believers must keep up with the story of the Holocaust, as known today, so they won’t be criticized¬† by deniers.