According to popular accounts, Auschwitz: Technique and operation of the gas chambers, by Jean-Claude Pressac (New York: Beate Klarsfeld Foundation;. We are extremely grateful to The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation for permission to present Jean-Claude Pressac’s extraordinary book AUSCHWITZ: Technique and . Les crématoires d’Auschwitz: la machinerie du meurtre de masse by Jean- Claude Pressac(Book) 17 editions published between and in French .

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Lists What are lists? Furthermore, Pressac states that the exhaust gasses of diesel engines and spark ignition engines claufe equally deadly when used for homicidal purposes, page 16 even though it is well established that the exhaust from spark-ignition engines is many times more deadly than that of diesel engines. This time, publication was accompanied by a noisy and well-orchestrated propaganda campaign coming from Frankfurt.

Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers was totally useless as a weapon against revisionism.

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Retrieved from ” https: This document is part of a periodical The Revisionist. There can be no doubt as to its scientific significance. The camp leadership then agreed to increase the size of the holes by 10 centimeters but rejected the idea of altering the gas chamber because, in Pressac’s, words:.

If knowledge of the disastrous state of affairs had reached Berlin, this would have had unfortunate consequences for Hoess, who had recently been congratulated by Himmler and promoted in rank, and for his entourage.


Now, inin his new French-language book, he saysdead, rounded out toWe are very curious to see what they will do now. In his own words: These places sometimes needed fumigation. Physical Description p. This became the precise goal that he set for himself. These online bookshops told us they have this item: The electronic version of the book will use bold text exclusively for emphasis, reserving the italics for the cases where Pressac quotes words or texts by others.

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Pressac is in fact a con artist. In the eyes of the defenders of orthodox lore, he was the ideal person to scientifically refute Revisionist views.

| Jean-Claude Pressac and Revisionism

University of Sydney Library. The truth is that national conscience does not care for sad stories. In Auschwitz-Birkenau, exterminations are said to have begun in the spring of in two farmhouses, which had been converted to homicidal gas chambers.

Pressac was originally a Holocaust denier who, with Robert Faurissonattempted to disprove what he considered historically inaccurate depictions of the concentration camps as extermination camps. The fact that Pressac had challenged the revisionists on their own turf and in effect given them the choice of weapons was unacceptable to many followers of orthodox ‘Holocaust’ lore.

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Journal of Historical Review 8 3 p. The engineer who signed the letter says that they have tried in vain to get from five different firms the ten required gas detectors and that, if they ever do, they will tell the construction office. Technique and operation of the gas chambers Jean-Claude Pressac c. I became a historian of the Auschwitz Krematorien purely by accident for I am a pharmacist by profession The mammoth work did indeed provide a tremendous amount of information about Auschwitz; but the new information did not concern the technique and functioning of the alleged homicidal gas chambers.


However, new documents inevitably surface which increasingly upset official certainties. Pressac then rejected revisionism and set out to disprove its arguments.

It is obvious that orders from the highest authority would have been required for the construction of these alleged extermination facilities.

As Faurisson masterfully points out in his review, this means that Pressac “had now found harmless explanations for 30 details which four years earlier had seemed evidence of frightful atrocities.

Looking for someone who could refute Leuchter, the opponents of revisionism settled on Pressac. We have tried to standardize the references by using the MLA Style handbook.

This challenge has never been answered. The article was impressive for two reasons.