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    Day 9: Tuesday, 25th January 2000

    150 150 Holocaust Denial on Trial

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Initial Proceedings (1.1 to 18.17)

    Trial Transcription Details 1.1-1.26

    Discussion of the when future experts will be speaking. 2.1-5.9

    Irving discusses the inequality he finds inherent in the court system. 5.10-13.20

    Discussion of evidence regarding the Leuchter report, and its supporters. 13.21-15.7

    Irving receives a fax related to receipts for a delousing oven. 15.8-18.17

    Part II: Professor Van Pelt’s Examination by Richard Rampton (18.18 to 37.19)

    Professor van Pelt is introduced. 18.18-23.25

    Qualifications of Dr. Rudolph are discussed. 23.26-25.5

    Professor van Pelt discusses that a single fumigation would not leave a significant cyanide presence. 24.1-29.26

    Professor van Pelt discusses the chemistry of Prussian Blue creation. 30.1-34.24

    Professor van Pelt discusses the logistic problems of chemical analysis. 34.25-37.19

    Part III: Professor Van Pelt’s Examination by David Irving, Morning Session (37.20 to 108.4)

    Section 37.20 to 59.21

    Irving discusses Van Pelt’s qualifications. 37.20-42.26

    Copywriting of van Pelt’s material is discussed. 43.1-45.14

    Irving and van Pelt discuss the ideal nature of the historian. 45.15-51.26

    Discussion of various landmarks within the camp. 52.1-59.21

    Section 59.22 to 72.24

    How the selection process occurred at the camp. 59.22-63.16

    Accounting for differences in prisoner numbers(registered vs. non-registered) in the camp. 63.17-67.19

    Analysis of earlier Holocaust documents regarding number of lives lost. 67.20-72.24

    Section 72.24 to 87.24

    Professor Arno Mayer is briefly mentioned. 72.24-75.3

    Discussion of the logistics of destroying a crematorium. 75.4-82.23

    Disposal of crematorium remains. 82.24-87.24

    Section 87.25 to 108.04

    An introduction to the sonderkommando. 87.25-92.8

    Roles and responsibilities of the sonderkommando. 92.9-95.18

    Logistics of the creation of new crematoriums and chains of command. 95.19-101.20

    The future careers of Nazis. 101.21-103.25

    Past eyewitness testimonies regarding the camps. 103.26-108.04

    Part IV: Professor Van Pelt’s Examination by David Irving continued, Afternoon Session (108.05 to 194.26)

    Section 108.05-129.4

    Van Pelt discusses how the importance of historical documents is relative. 108.05-114.4

    How crematoriums were prioritized in the wartime economy. 114.5-118.13

    The transformation of Auschwitz, with the Final Solution as a hijacking mechanism. 118.14-122.2

    Discussions of conversations and timelines which result in the creation of new crematoriums. 122.3-129.4

    Section 129.5 to 143.18

    Population analysis of the camp. 129.5-131.25

    The nature of Typhus in the camps. 131.26-137.12

    Logistical problems of crematoriums and bodies. 137.13-143.18

    Section 143.19 to 157.4

    Jahrling’s calculations of coke for crematorium. 143.19-147.4

    The increasing efficiency of ovens over time. 147.5-153.10

    Rebuttal against initial calculations of coke. 153.11-155.7

    Eyewitness accounts of the camps. 155.8-157.4

    Section 157.5 to 173.25

    The nature of eyewitness testimony regarding Ada Bimko. 157.5-163.25

    Bimko and her statement of the crematoriums. 163.26-168.25

    Detailed descriptions of the gas chambers. 168.26-173.25

    Section 173.26 to 194.26

    Continuing description of gas chamber construction. 173.26-179.19

    Discussion of the gas chamber roof and missing/repaired holes mentioned in eyewitness testimony. 179.20-188.19

    Discussion of why previous exploration regarding the missing holes was unfruitful. 188.20-193.13

    Court briefly discusses what will happen the next day, and is adjourned. 193.14-194.26