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CLAIM: The Germans would have used "producer gas" engines to murder people in the gas chambers and gas vans since they produce much more carbon monoxide in their exhaust than do diesel engines.
RESPONSE: In practice, producer gas engines or generators were too dangerous and ultimately less efficient than using readily available and easily-used gasoline or diesel engines. It does not follow that because the Germans chose to use gasoline or diesel engines and not producer gas engines or generators that the murder of some 1.5 million Jews never happened.
Trial transcripts, expert witness documents and other material used in Irving vs. Penguin Books and Deborah Lipstadt have been encoded in XML using the TEI Guidelines, and made available for scholarly research and educational purposes.
- Collection: Learning Tools
- subset: Myth/Fact Sheets
- object: Diesel Exhaust
- Friedrich Berg
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
- Concentration camps - Poland
- Operation Reinhard, Poland, 1942-1943 - Congresses
- Treblinka (Concentration camp)
- Sobibor (Concentration camp)
- Belzec (Concentration camp)
Guy Keir encoder