Negating the holocaust December 11, 2006Posted by dorigo in internet, news, politics.
The international conference of holocaust negationists, strongly wanted by president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, opens in Tehran today. Hurry, you are still in time to join the merry brigade, whose aim is to demonstrate that Dachau, Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, Buchenwald, Treblinka, and the other extermination camps set up by german Nazists during World War II were just theme parks.
As for the Zyklon-B gas, the conference will probably determine that it was used to kill the rats in the camps.
An estimated 6 million jews and other opposers to the dictatorship were executed in the camps. The “final solution” to the problem of jews demanded a huge organizational effort: something germans have always been good at, in good and bad times. The thousands of pictures, collected testimonies, documents, speak a so univocally horrific story that I would be tempted to just laugh at the conference and pity those folks in Tehran.
But we must not do that. History will repeat itself if we forget about it.
I found a nice web site with a lot of interesting, tale-telling documents on the holocaust, which I encourage you to pay a visit to: http://shamash.org/holocaust . There is a section devoted to the refutation of denial claims, and a section with tens of pictures and documents.
Here, for instance, is a report of Himmler to Hitler which details the execution of 363,211 jews murdered in the Nazi occupied Soviet Union during August-November 1942. Clear, concise, to the point. Hitler must have liked reading it.