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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He decided that it was not until later that the administration of Auschwitz decided to convert them into ‘death factories’ by converting the existing morgues into homicidal gas chambers. Could it have been, in the final analysis, intended as irony? For all his new and improved sources, Pressac remains astoundingly imprecise.

The Holocaust according to Jean-Claude Pressac

In the French version he mentions prdssac total oftovictims; in the German version,tostill an exaggeration of around percent. Thus, today’s depiction of the system of concentration camps, while still triumphant, is doomed to collapse. Pressac presssac originally a Holocaust denier who, with Robert Faurissonattempted to disprove what he considered historically inaccurate depictions of the concentration camps as extermination camps.

It further shows that the tempo of this debate is now being set by the revisionist skeptics, and that the defenders of the orthodox Holocaust story now feel obliged to respond to specific revisionist arguments.

Jean-Claude Pressac

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is about hydrocyanic acid HCN gas detectors in one of the crematoria.

Check copyright status Cite this Title Auschwitz: What can be salvaged from it? Pressac’s new work was anything but a scientific study, as it contained no references whatsoever to scientific literature on the subject.


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. During the last several months, quite a lot presswc attention has been devoted to a new book on ” The Crematories of Auschwitz ” by French pharmacist Jean-Claude Pressac.

I need a physical representation of the extraordinary weapon of an unprecedented crime. By the end of Jean-Claude Pressac’s Auschwitz: This challenge has never been answered.

As far as the clauxe factory’ myth was concerned, Technique and Operation represented an interception and touchdown for the revisionist side. Simply clicking on that link will open a new browser window allowing the reader to view that text or image alongside the original page. The gas chamber was said to have contained three ovens.

The Crematories of Auschwitz (Review)

None of your libraries hold this item. Of the 60 documents he cites, none really pertain to execution gas chambers, except one that Pressac describes as a proof not more than one of the existence of one execution gas chamber in Auschwitz. This copyrighted material is presented exclusively for use by our readers to assist in their research. The Revisionist on vho. The first problem with the theory is that there is not a shred of documentary or scientific evidence to support farmhouse conversions.

The letter, concerning an order for “10 indicators of hydrogen cyanide residue” for Crematory II, initiated a lively discussion among revisionists.

Retrieved 27 February It did not deliver what its title promised. The men assigned to this task began complaining about the “circus act.

He also showed that the supporters of Jewish annihilation theory were as annoyed with him as were the revisionists. Whatever possessed Pressac, a trained and gifted scientist among other things, an excellent draftsman and photographerto put such claptrap down on paper? His recently published book, “The Auschwitz Crematoria: Pressca, Dissecting the Holocaust2 nd ed.


He described his experience dramatically in the ‘Postface’ of Auschwitz: To simplify word searches using our built-in Google search engine, we have attempted to standardize spelling. It was technically possible because it happened. He claims the average number of cremations per day at Crematory II was or or page or page or closer to 1, pagebecause the figure of 2, on page is not acceptable or between 1, and 1, page or nearly Many visitors must have had the same experience as us at Birkenau, finding it impossible to imagine the atrocities carried out there over a period of four years, because of the lack of valid explanations.

The Jewish-French movie producer Claude Lanzmann commented angrily that he preferred “the tears of the barber of Treblinka” to Pressac’s gas testers.

Jean-Claude Pressac. Auschwitz: Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers.

His first book featuring the totality of Pressac’s original research was a soft cover limited print already translated from French, sponsored financially by the Klarsfeld Foundation. 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:.

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