Concentration Camp Majdanek: A Historical and Technical by Jurgen Graf, Carlo Mattogno

By Jurgen Graf, Carlo Mattogno

Little medical research has been directed towards the camp Lublin-Majdanek in important Poland, even supposing orthodox Holocaust assets declare that among 50,000 and over one million Jews have been murdered there. until eventually the looks of focus Camp Majdanek, the one works on Majdanek have been authored through historians serving or expert below Poland’s communist regime. Mattogno and Graf have crammed this obtrusive study hole with a enormous research that expertly dissects and repudiates the parable of homicidal fuel chambers at Majdanek. in response to exhaustive study of the first resources and of the actual remainders of the previous focus camp, this e-book moves a dying blow to the lie of homicidal gassings at Majdanek. The authors’ investigations result in unambiguous and unsparing conclusions concerning the actual background and the particular functioning of the camp which completely break the reputable theses with out excusing the abuses tolerated by way of Majdanek’s wartime commanders. With focus Camp Majdanek, Mattogno and Graf have once more produced a cautious, methodical investigative paintings that units the normal for all different remedies of Majdanek.

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Note 23), pp. 93-128. 110 44 II: Transports and Camp Population As of December, larger transports of Polish male inmates arrived (political prisoners from Lublin Castle, as well as hostages taken in reprisal against attacks perpetrated by the Resistance movement). Between January and March 1942, eight Jewish transports arrived at the camp; the Jews in question were mostly from the Lublin ghetto and from towns surrounding Lublin. b) Second Phase (April – June 1942) 21,700 people were taken to Majdanek from April to June 1942, including 3,600 Polish political prisoners.

Graf, C. Mattogno, Concentration Camp Majdanek fice, block office) kept track of the numbers of inmates. The records keeper in charge of the camp office had to give daily reports on changes in the inmate population. In Majdanek every compound had a “camp elder”, appointed by the camp Commandant. Initially these camp elders were mostly German inmates who were deemed trustworthy, and their task was to maintain discipline among their fellow inmates in their respective compounds. The “block elders”, who had to ensure order in their respective blocks, were one level down from the camp elders.

It took until January 1943 for the connection to the municipal sewer system to be completed,83 and it was not before fall of that year that every barrack finally had running water. Aside from the scarcity of raw materials and transportation, manpower shortages were another long-term problem for the SS, so that efforts were made towards a more judicious application of inmate labor. Himmler issued the following instructions in a May 20, 1942, circular to all Central Construction Offices and Building Inspectors of the Waffen-SS and Police:84 “As per the order of the Chief of the Main Office, effective immediately, the entire inmate population will be centrally managed.

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