HOLOCAUST Handbooks Series, Vol. 5

Jürgen Graf, Carlo Mattogno
Concentration Camp Stutthof
and its Function in National Socialist
Jewish Policy
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Table of Contents

Introduction, p. 7

1. Stutthof Concentration Camp, p. 7
2. Stutthof in Polish and Western European Historiography, p. 8
3. The Objective of the Present Study, p. 10
CHAPTER I: An Overview of the History of Stutthof Camp, p. 11 1. The Period from September 1939 to February 1942, p. 11
2. The Period from March 1942 to June 1944, p. 18
3. The Period from June 1944 to January 1945, p. 22
4. Evacuation and the End, p. 28
CHAPTER II: Stutthof as "Extermination Camp": the Official Version, p. 33
CHAPTER III: Stutthof as an "Extermination Camp": Critical Investigation of the Sources, p. 47
1. Preliminary Remarks, p. 47
2. "Indirect Extermination" Mistreatment, Torture, and the Deliberate Propagation of Disease, p. 47
3. "Direct Extermination" by Means Other than Gassing, p. 50 a) Euthanasia by Injection, p. 50
b) The Infirmary as "Extermination Factory", p. 51
c) Executions, p. 53
d) Estimated Total Number of Victims, p. 54
4. The Gassing of Human Beings, p. 55 a) The Stutthof Gas Chamber: Structure and Method of Functioning, p. 55
b) The Crematorium, p. 57
c) The Time and Number of Victims of the Alleged Mass Gassings According to Various Sources., p. 60
d) Sources for Alleged Homicidal Mass Gassings, p. 62 I) The Gas Chamber, p. 62
II) The Alleged use of Railway Carriages for Homicidal Gassings, p. 69
e) The Alleged Mass Gassing of Disabled Soviet Prisoners of War: Analysis of a Particular Case, p. 73
5. The Death Rate in Stutthof from 1939 to 1945, p. 79 a) The Total Number of Inmates who Died at Stutthof Camp, p. 79
b) The Number of Jews who Died at Stutthof Between July 1944 and January 1945, p. 85
c) The Official Image of Stutthof in View of the Mortality Statistics, p. 86
CHAPTER IV: The Actual Function of the Camp as Revealed by Historical Documents, p. 89 1. Stutthof as Labor Reservoir, p. 89
2. The Transfer of Unfit Jews from Stutthof to Auschwitz and the Reasons for such Transfers, p. 91
Conclusion, p. 97
Documents, p. 99
Abbreviations, p. 119
Bibliography, p. 119
Index of Names, p. 121

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HOLOCAUST Handbook Series, vol. 4:
Jürgen Graf, Carlo Mattogno:
Concentration Camp Stutthof
and its Function in National Socialist Jewish Policy.
Translated by Carlos Porter
Chicago (Illinois): Theses & Dissertations Press,
Imprint of Castle Hill Publishers, May 2003
ISBN: 0-9679856-1-7
ISSN: 1529-7748

Original German edition:
Jürgen Graf, Carlo Mattogno:
Das Konzentrationslager Stutthof
und seine Funktion in der nationalsozialistischen Judenpolitik
Hastings: Castle Hill Publishers, August 1999
ISBN: 1-902619-01-3

© by Jürgen Graf and Carlo Mattogno

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