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....
The Office of the Prime Minister held a seminar on the organization of this year's March of the Living. Jewish march organizers and educators took part, as did representatives of the Polish Prime Minister, Polish-Jewish friendship organizations, the Oswiecim city government, the village of Brzezinka, and the Museum.