The "Gas Chamber" in Auschwitz I is a fake for tourists

 

Holocaust Deniers Say:

Auschwitz Museum officials have confirmed that the alleged gas chamber in Auschwitz I (the Main Camp) is a fake

Holocaust deniers argue:
Crema/Gas Chamber 1 During the War:
Crema I After the War
Crema 1 Was a Gas Chamber Say Nazis, Survivors and Historians:
Conclusion
Crema 1 in Auschwitz I (the Main Camp) is not a "fake" but a restored space meant to be a memorial and symbolic representation of all the gas chambers and crematoria in the Auschwitz complex.

Notes

1. Eric Conan, "Auschwitz: La mémoire du mal," L'Express, 19 janvier 1995 at www.fpp.co.uk/Auschwitz/docs/Conan.html. See also Robert Jan van Pelt, The Case for Auschwitz: Evidence from the Irving Trial (Indiana University Press, 2002): pp. 57, 58 and Robert Jan van Pelt, Expert Witness Report for the 2000 trial: pp. 679-682 at www.hdot.org ("Evidence.")
2. David Irving, "L'Express: 'Tout y est faux"—Everything About it is Fake. French Make a Clean Breast: Admit Forty-seven Year Auschwitz 'Gas chamber' Fraud," Action Report #9, May 1995. See also van Pelt, The Case for Auschwitz pp. 58 and van Pelt, Expert Witness Report: pp. 682, 683.
3. Ibid.
4. Robert Jan van Pelt, "A Site in Search of a Mission," in Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp: p. 145; Danuta Czech, Auschwitz Chronicle 1939-1945 (Henry Holt, 1989): p. 135.
5. Deborah Dwork and Robert Jan van Pelt, Auschwitz: 1270 to the Present (W.W. Norton, 1994): pp. 363, 364.
6. van Pelt, The Case for Auschwitz: p. 58.
7. Ibid., pp. 224-226; KL Auschwitz Seen by the SS (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, 1995): p. 130.
8. van Pelt, Expert Witness Report for 2000 trial: pp. 514, 515.
9. Filip Müller, Eyewitness Auschwitz: Three Years in the Gas Chamber (Ivan R. Dee, 1979): p. 38
10. Daniel Keren, Jamie McCarthy, and Harry W. Mazal, "The Ruins of the Gas Chambers: A Forensic Investigation of Crematoriums at Auschwitz I and Auschwitz-Birkenau," Holocaust and Genocide Studies, 18(1), Spring 2004: pp. 68-103. For the discussion on Crema 1 see pp. 97-99 and photographs in center section.
11. Ibid., p. 98.
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