title: [The Van Pelt Report]: Electronic Edition
author: Robert Jan van
sponsor: Rabbi Donald A. Tams Institute for Jewish Studies
extent: 773 pages
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title: Holocaust Denial on Trial
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Van Pelt's report examines Irving's distortions about
Auschwitz, its gas chambers and incineration facilities, as well as
its role in the 'Final Solution of the Jewish
[The Van Pelt Report]
Robert Jan van Pelt
1 Old Burlington Street
London W1X 2NL
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- Collection: Trial Documents
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- object: Expert Witness document
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- Irving, David John Cawdell, 1938- --Trials, litigation, etc.
- Lipstadt, Deborah E.--Trials, litigation, etc.
- Penguin (Firm)--Trials, litigation, etc.
- Auschwitz (Concentration camp)
- Trials (Libel)--England--London.
- Holocaust denial literature--Great Britain.
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