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Two Forgotten Propaganda Lies Anno 1945

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In July 1945 the German-Jewish exile weekly Aufbau presented to its readers two short articles containing propaganda stories so ridiculous and that it’s no wonder they never surfaced again.

The first one concerns the Theresienstadt Ghetto (issue of 6 July 1945, p. 4):

Had the Russians not came…

A letter from Theresienstadt published in the London Times reveals that a German plan to kill all Jews in Theresienstadt in special gas chambers was thwarted in the last minute. According to this letter the construction of the ‘baths’ for the gassing of the interned Jews had already been finished. The doors to these death chambers, however, had to be sent back [to the manufacturer] three times since they did not fit. In the meantime Russian troops reached Theresienstadt. The letter confirms earlier reports concerning the number of Jews who had passed through Theresienstadt, and estimates, that in the years 1942-1943 an average of 150 Jews died daily in Theresienstadt.(Read more…)

Written by Thomas Kues in: Gas Chambers,Holocaust | Tags: