By Jurgen Graf, Carlo Mattogno
The NS focus camp of Stutthof (West Prussia) hasn't ever been the topic of medical examine by way of western historians. even though there exists a few Polish literature at the topic, it has to be taken care of with warning, since it is seriously encouraged by way of Soviet-Communist ideology. in response to this literature, Stutthof turned a ‘makeshift’ extermination camp in the framework of the so-called ‘Final answer of the Jewish query’ in 1944. J?rgen Graf and Carlo Mattogno have tested this view of Stutthof according to Polish literature and records positioned in Russian, Polish, and Dutch data, paying specific awareness to mass transports to and from Stutthof in 1944. not just do the authors turn out that the Stutthof camp didn't function a ‘makeshift’ extermination camp—the room claimed to were used as a homicidal gasoline chamber was once by no means the rest yet a delousing chamber. This e-book additionally sheds a few gentle at the destiny of these prisoners who have been deported to Auschwitz yet have been by no means registered in that camp. the current quantity is a milestone of analysis, which no historian with any declare to seriousness can have the funds for to disregard.
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A document from Prof. Spanner, the Director of the Anatomical Institute of the Medical Academy of Danzig, dated Febru109 K. Dunin-Wąsowicz, Obóz koncentracyjny Stutthof, Warsaw 1970, p. 90. E. Grot, “Indirekte Extermination”, op. cit. (note 49), p. 182. , p. 189. 112 Raul Hilberg, Die Vernichtung der europäischen Juden, op. , (note 6), vol. II, p. 1,034. 113 This is a reference to Filip Friedman, author of the book quoted many times by Hilberg, This Was Oscwiecim, London 1946. The passage mentioned by Hilberg appears on p.
Since the situation became difficult at the end of October or beginning of November, extermination in the gas chamber was stopped. To fool the victims, two of the narrow gauge railway carriages were equipped for the gassing. In the Jewish camp, it was announced that there was a need for women who could knit and darn stockings. The selected persons, mostly older Jewish women, were given sewing and knitting needles (this is the origin of the so-called Stocking Commando), and taken away, since they allegedly were supposedly being taken to the workplace by train.
Despite its sinister context, the story of the three murderous health care workers is involuntarily comical. This story runs as follows:123 “The transport with ten inmate health care workers which arrived from Dachau concentration camp on April 22, 1942 had another intention [other than the transfer of inmates on labor-technical grounds]. 125 The claim by D. Drywas appears even more distorted in view of the fact that at least one of the two health care workers alleged to have been transferred from Alsace to West Prussia for the purpose of participation in the mass murder of Jews by injection, P.