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Excerpts from Testimonies of SS men

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Excerpts from Testimonies of SS men

Testimony of SS Scharfuhrer Erich Fuchs, in the Sobibor-Bolender trial, Dusseldorf:

[Quoted in “BELZEC, SOBIBOR, TREBLINKA – the Operation Reinhard Death Camps”, Indiana University Press – Yitzhak Arad,…

I.G. Farben: Testimony at Nuremberg

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I.G. Farben: Testimony at Nuremberg

– Part 1 –

“It was not until the prosecution staff reached the charge of slavery and mass murder that the critical point of the trial was reached…. The

Rudolf Hoess Testimony

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Rudolf Hoess Testimony

(English Translation)

I, Rudolf Franz Ferdinand Hoess, having been duly sworn in, state and declare as follows:

1. I am 46 years old and member of the Nazi party since 1922,

The Gas Chambers

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The Gas Chambers

At the fulcrum of the extermination system in Poland were the camps at Auschwitz, Maidanek, Treblinka, Chelmno, Belzec, and Sobibor…. Auschwitz was the most notorious of the extermination centers. At the …

Zyklon B Companies

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Zyklon B Companies

Two German firms, Tesch/Stabenow and Degesch, produced Zyklon B gas after they acquired the patent from Farben. Tesch supplied two tons a month, and Degesch three quarters of a ton. The …

Eichmann On Medical Experimentation

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Eichmann On Medical Experimentation

Summary: Eichmann discusses Ahnenerbe and medical experimentation with Captain Avner Less, of the Eichmann interrogation team, along with the acquisition of skulls and skeletons for ‘research’ purposes.

LESS: Did your …

Wilhelm Bahr Testimony

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From the testimony of SS-Unterscharfuehrer Wilhelm Bahr in his trial at Hamburg

[Quoted in “Truth Prevails”, ISBN 1-879437-00-7, p. 99].

Q: Is it correct that you have gassed 200 Russian POW’s with Zyklon-B?

A: …

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Rudolf Hoess

“a member of the NSDAP since 1922; a member of the SS since 1934; a member of the Waffen-SS since 1939” and “a member from 1 December 1934 of the SS Guard Unit, the so-called Deathshead Formation [Totenkopf

Artur Seyss-Inquart

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Artur Seyss-Inquart (1892-1946)

Austrian National Socialist politician and Reich Commissioner for the Netherlands….

At the Nuremberg Trial, (he) was accused of participating directly in the deportation and shooting of hostages. In his final statement …

Command Staff at Auschwitz

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Command Staff At Auschwitz

Fritsch, Hauptsturmführer (Credited with the first use of Zyklon-B as means of exterminating human subjects. See Breitman, 202)

Grabner, Maximillian. Head of Political Department

Hoess, Rudolf Franz (1900-1947). …