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A Polish Historian Denies the Existence of Gas Chambers at Auschwitz

15-04-1999

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.

On March 30, the Museum sent a letter of protest to the administration of Opole University (reprinted in whole in the April 8 issue of "Gazeta Wyborcza" newspaper). As a result, the University placed Ratajczak on suspension (for subsequent developments, see "June," above).