Several Museum workers engaged in preparing new exhibits and new plans for the functioning of the Museum made a study tour around the United States, visiting museums and enters of higher education and culture on the East and West Coasts and meeting people involved in exhibitions and educational policies at museums and memorial sites.
In 250 copies of a book printed at his own cost and distributed on the campus of Opole University, where he is employed, Dariusz Ratajczak writes that gas chambers used for murdering people are an invention of the adherents of the "religion of the Holocaust," and that Zyklon B was used exclusively to protect the Jews from the mortal danger carried by lice.
Over 100 soldiers from the Bundeswehr Armored Brigade visited the Auschwitz Museum. They were accompanied by German Defense Minister Rudolf Scharping, who joined Polish Defense Minister Janusz Onyszkiewicz in paying homage to the victims. Scharping stated that the German government recognizes its responsibility for all periods of German history, including the evil periods....