Illustrations

Fig. 1: Europe before World War I. Fig. 2: Europe between the two World Wars. Fig. 3: Nazi dominated Europe. Fig. 4: Europe after World War II.
Fig. 5: Plan of the Auschwitz region. Fig. 6: Interior of disinfestation chamber at Dachau; DEGESCH Kreislaufanlage (circulation device) Look through the chamber. (This photo was taken by the author in 1973.)

Fig. 7: Bodies being cremated in open pits, allegedly north of Krematorium V, Birkenau. Photos allegedly taken by the former Polish Auschwitz inmate David Szmulewski.[1]

Fig. 8: Scenes from the trial of camp guards at Dachau.[2]

Fig. 9: Yard at Belsen after British capture of the camp.[3]

Fig. 10: Mass grave at
Belsen.
 
 
British liberators deliberately exposed SS women to contagious diseases.[4]
Fig. 11: British guard post at entrance to Belsen camp.[5]
Irma Grese, who was supposedly the most hated of all guards.[6] 

Fig. 12: Women guards at Belsen, lined up after
capture of the camp.

 

Fig. 13: Crematorium building at Dachau after the liberation.

Crematorium building at Dachau in 1998. Editor's note: Note the differences between these pictures:

a) today, a ramp allows access for persons in wheelchairs;

b) a shed (circle top two pictures) was removed; two openings (arrows lower picture) are now visible at this spot, allegedly used to fill Zyklon B into the shower room - the claimed gas chamber, which, according to
the Dachau Museum, was never used.[7]

Fig. 14: Delousing Senator Wherry after tour of Dachau.[8]

Fig. 15: Dead bodies found on train at Dachau.[9]

 

Fig. 16: Shower baths at Dachau; Members of U.S. Congress inspecting it after the war. From left to right: Sen. Wherry (NE), Sen. Brooks (IL), Rep. Vorhys (OH), and Rep. Richards (SC). Dachau Museum 1998 with sign claiming that this room was never used as a gas chamber.[10]

Fig. 17: Dachau crematorium with four muffles, three of which are visible here; U.S. Representative Vorhys inspects it after the war.

 

Dachau crematorium, Museum Dachau 1998.[11]  Fig. 18: Crematorium at Buchenwald with six muffles; U.S. Congressmen inspecting it after the war; Crematorium at Buchenwald, Buchenwald museum 1998.[12]

Fig. 19: Entrance to Dachau shower bath which was baptized "gas chamber" after the war.[13]

(Editor's note: Through a window at the rear of the building the hot water boiler and pipes of this shower are visible. Also, the shower heads are in fact attached to water pipes, as can be established with an induction locator.)  

Fig. 20: Liberated Dachau inmates mistreat (left)
and murdered (right) camp guards.
[14] 

Fig. 21: Liberation Day at Dachau; view from the main entrance tower.  

Liberation Day at Dachau: cheering prisoners. Camp guards are summarily executed.[15] Fig. 22: Door of disinfestation chamber at Dachau. The inscriptions on the door specify that the chamber was last used from 7:30 to 10 in the morning. The warning reads "Caution! Gas! Life danger! Do not open!" The U.S. Army caption for this photograph declares: "Gas chambers, conveniently located to the crematory, are examined by a soldier of the U.S. Seventh Army. These chambers were used by Nazi guards for killing prisoners of the infamous Dachau concentration camp."[16] Fig. 23: Some of the principal German camps. Theresienstadt was not really a camp, but a ghetto or village, if you will.
Fig. 24: Russian soap "evidence" at the IMT.[17] Fig. 25: A page from document 022-L, as reproduced in the 42nd volume record
of the International Military Tribunal.
Fig. 26: Said to be a photograph of the furnace room of crematorium II at Auschwitz.[18]

Fig. 27: A can of Zyklon B.[19] The label says "POISON GAS!"

 

Fig. 28: Several cans of Zyklon B: left: in the camp Lublin-Majdanek as found by the Red Army; Zyklon B in an advertisement for the DEGESCH firm.[20] Fig. 29: Plan of Birkenau. The location of the "Red House" or "Bunker", top left, is claimed by "eye witnesses", but unconfirmed.

Fig. 30: Document NG-2263, reproduced from Braham,
The Destruction of Hungarian Jewry.

 

Fig. 31: The crematorium at Lublin-Majdanek camp.
This crematorium had five muffles, three of which are visible here.
[21]
Fig. 32: A collection of medical specimens allegedly found at Buchenwald.[22]

Fig. 34: Arrangement of flues and ducts for Auschwitz crematorium II.[23]

 

Fig. 33: Plan of Auschwitz Crematorium II.

  1. Leichenkeller 1. Below ground level morgue.

  2. Leichenkeller 2. Below ground level morgue.

  3. Leichenkeller 3. Below ground level morgue.

  4. Furnace room. Ground level only. 15 cremation muffles.

  5. Corpse elevator. Only the small central part of the building, where the furnace room joined Leichenkeller 1 and 2, had two levels.
  6. Corpse chute.

  7. Cellar entrance.

  8. Cellar entrance.

  9. Ground level entrance.

  10. Chimney and waste incinerator.

  11. Supervisor's office, worker rest room, toilet, shower, tools, urn storage, fuel (coke) storage.


Sources of Illustrations

[1]Panstwowe Muzeum Oświęcim, neg. 277, 278; J.-C. Pressac (1989), p. 422.
[2]"Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust," Florida Center for Instructional Technology,
http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/holocaust/GALL31R/11453.htm; ~ /82887.htm; ~/11827.htm. The originals are in the German Bundesarchiv.
[3]Imperial War Museum, Horror 11 BU 3764.
[4]Top: Imperial War Museum, Horror 9 BU 3744; bottom: www.scrapbookpages.com/BergenBelsen/BergenBelsen05.html.
[5]Imperial War Museum, Horror 8 BU 4092.
[6]Top: National Archives, 306-NT-1338-1; bottom left & right: www.scrapbookpages.com/BergenBelsen/BergenBelsen08.html.
[7]Top: National Archives, 208-AA-129J-30; middle and bottom: "The Concentration Camps," picture collection on CD, taken in loco by various individuals in 1998.
[8]US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 204837.
[9]US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 206191.
[10]Top: US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 204838; bottom: "The Concentration Camps" CD.
[11]Top: US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 264013; bottom: "The Concentration Camps" CD.
[12]Top: US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 263997; bottom: "The Concentration Camps" CD.
[13]"The Concentration Camps" CD.
[14]Top: US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 208766; bottom: "Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust," http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/holocaust/gallery2/82868.htm (original in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum).
[15]Top: US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 206311; bottom left: www.scrapbookpages.com/DachauScrapbook/ DachauLiberation/LiberationDay.html; bottom right: ~/SoldiersKilled.html (US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 208705).
[16]US Army Audio-Visual Agency, SC 206194.
[17]National Archives, 238-NT-270.
[18]Panstwowe Muzeum Oświęcim, neg. 291.
[19]Jürgen Kalthoff, Martin Werner, Die Händler des Zyklon B, VSA-Verlag, Hamburg 1998, cover.
[20]Top left: "Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust," http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/holocaust/gallery2/50575.htm (originals from U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum); top right: National Archives, 208-AA-132H-2; bottom: G. Peters, Blausäure zur Schädlingsbekämpfung, F. Enke, Stuttgart, 1933, p. 80.
[21]National Archives, 208-AA-132H-1.
[22]US Army Audio-Visual Agency SC 203584.
[23]Panstwowe Muzeum Oświęcim, file BW 30/14, neg. 20946/1.

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