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David Irving, Hitler and Holocaust Denial: Electronic Edition, by Richard J. Evans

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(H) Misrepresentation and presentation of irrelevant evidence: the Wolff memoirs

1. Apart from the falsifications presented in his books and articles, chiefly in Goebbels: Mastermind of the 'Third Reich', Irving also presents a number of additional documents in his Discovery, in which there is a similar tissue of falsehoods and distortions. This includes the memoirs of the journalist Ottokar Ernst Wolff, whose claims to have been at a (non-existent) press reception on 9 November and to have dined with Hitler until one in the morning on 10 November must be regarded as pure fabrication in the light of what we know from the other evidence examined above about Hitler's movements that night.140


140. Ibid, document 135. Wolff also claimed that the murder of vom Rath was the outcome of an anti-German conspiracy, that Hitler had no aggressive foreign policy aims, that the 'Jewish world press' stirred up hatred against Germany, and that the Second World War was started by the Allies.
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