According to popular accounts, Auschwitz: Technique and operation of the gas chambers, by Jean-Claude Pressac (New York: Beate Klarsfeld Foundation;. We are extremely grateful to The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation for permission to present Jean-Claude Pressac’s extraordinary book AUSCHWITZ: Technique and . Les crématoires d’Auschwitz: la machinerie du meurtre de masse by Jean- Claude Pressac(Book) 17 editions published between and in French .

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It further shows that the tempo of this debate is now being set by the revisionist skeptics, and that the defenders of the orthodox Holocaust story now feel obliged to respond to specific revisionist arguments.

The analysis of material proof convinced him that his former views shaped by the Faurisson case were in error. The University of Sydney.

Jean-Claude Pressac

Even before release of the German translation in the spring of[18] the ‘free press’ of the ‘freest state in German history’ joined the howling chorus of triumph west of the Rhine. Retrieved 27 February As a framework for narration, Pressac used documents, which had recently been discovered in Moscow’s Central Archives for Collections of Historical Documents.

This page was last edited on 8 Mayat The fact that Pressac had challenged the revisionists on their own turf and in effect given them the choice of weapons was unacceptable to many followers of orthodox ‘Holocaust’ lore.

For all his new and improved sources, Pressac remains astoundingly imprecise.

| Jean-Claude Pressac and Revisionism

The collaboration with Faurisson ended in personal animosity, which characterized all their subsequent relations. Pressac, a chaotic and inconstant spirit, had too much self-respect to allow himself to be dominated by the Klarsfelds and their clique. See Le Clauce ObservateurSept. Subsequently, as Pressac wrote in the article, the delousing facilities were converted to extermination facilities, that is to say homicidal gas chambers. In Auschwitz-Birkenau, exterminations are said to have begun in the spring of in two farmhouses, which had been converted to homicidal gas chambers.


Pressac often refers to images or texts that appear on different pages than the one on the screen. This consisted of a letter dated 2 March from the Topf company, addressed to the Central Building Administration at Auschwitz. What can be salvaged from it?

The Holocaust according to Jean-Claude Pressac

If we succeeded in removing this cornerstone of the Birkenau edifice, the rest would collapse with it. Tags What are tags?

Why did they wait until they were already completed and then make necessary alterations by primitive manual means? This is an inadmissible conclusion. In addition, in the Clxude ofthe Leuchter reporter was released. An Expert Report Pressac is in fact a con artist. The life of a zombie is not inspiring, since pain suffered is exploited and converted into jingling coins: Since the openings were far apart and the SS man could carry only a limited amount of Zyklon B, he had to climb down after each insertion and get more Zyklon B.

Jean-Claude Pressac. Auschwitz: Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers.

We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Part I,” Journal of Historical Review 8 2 p.

Use this menu to find more documents that are part of this periodical. On the basis of construction plans, without having visited Majdanek concentration camp, he undertook an incisive analysis of its alleged homicidal gas chambers. The letter, concerning an order for “10 indicators claued hydrogen cyanide residue” for Crematory II, initiated a lively discussion among revisionists.

Soft cover of Auschwitz: The original scans of the book itself may be viewed at any time by clicking on the thumbnail icon at the top of each page. These 2 locations in All: Pressac’s new book is, in essence, nothing but a summary of his English-language work.


It is now too late to turn the rudder about. The Jewish-French movie producer Claude Lanzmann commented angrily that he preferred “the tears of the barber of Treblinka” to Pressac’s gas testers.

Nackte Fakten see preceding footnotep. Beate Klarsfeld Foundation; The Revisionist on vho. On the Auschwitz-Birkenau monument it was also four million but, inthey chiseled out this figure.

Instead, he was asked to study and photograph the ruins of crematoria in search of “false interpretations” of visible objects. Serge and Beate Klarsfeld thought they had found an invaluable asset in Jean-Claude Pressac in the struggle against “anti-Semitic liars. If you dare to say that what tourists are shown in some camps is, or was, such a gas chamber, come on and say it Instead, he presented his readers with “39 criminal traces” which, in their entirety, were supposed to abolish all rational doubt about homicidal gassings.

How could ‘extermination camps’ have been constructed before orders went out to exterminate Jews? Pressac was honest enough to concede that he had discovered no actual documentary evidence for the existence of homicidal gas chambers.

If knowledge of the disastrous state of affairs had reached Berlin, this would have had unfortunate consequences for Hoess, who had recently been congratulated by Himmler and promoted in rank, and for his entourage. Claude Lanzmann, maker of the Holocaust film “Shoah,” is incensed at Pressac.