nj3d.jpg (4121 Byte) Understanding the Auschwitz death toll better

Official Auschwitz figures!
Which figure must we believe by law?
Which figure is considered holocaust denial?
Which figure is not considered anti-Semitic?
Which figure is not considered hate?
Which figure must be compensated?

Date Official sources of information Figures
31.12.1945 French Investigation Panel on Nazi-War-Crimes

8.000.000

19.08.1998 Chief Rabbi from Poland (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

6.000.000

20.04.1978 Le Monde (French daily paper)

5.000.000

23.01.1995 Die Welt (German daily paper)

5.000.000

20.04.1989 Eugen Kogon, Der SS-Staat (famous book of a holocaust survivor, page 176)

4.500.000

31.12.1952 Der Neue Herder (Enzyclopedia, Germany) 7. edition (page 214)

4.500.000

01.10.1946 IMT-Document 008-USSR (Nuremberg Military Tribunal)

4.000.000

02.05.1997 USA-Today (daily paper USA)

4.000.000

24.11.1989 Head prosecutor Majorowsky, Wuppertal, Germany (indictment 12 Js 1037/89)

4.000.000

26.07.1990 Allgem. Jüdische Wo.Ztg. (Jewish weekly, Bonn)

4.000.000

08.10.1993 ZDF-Nachrichten (German TV)

4.000.000

25.01.1995 Wetzlarer Neue Zeitung (German daily paper)

4.000.000

01.10.1946 IMT-Document 3868-PS (Nuremberg Military Tribunal)

3.000.000

01.01.1995 Damals (official monthly magazine on history, sponsored by the Bonn government)

3.000.000

18.07.1990 The Peninsula Times (daily paper, S.Francisco, USA)

2.000.000

25.07.1990 Hamburger Abendblatt (daily paper Germany)

2.000.000

27.01.1995 Die Welt (German daily paper, quoting Chancellor Helmut Kohl. Minimum of 2 million)

2.000.000

02.05.1997 USA-Today (daily paper USA)

1.500.000

11.06.1992 Allgem. Jüdische Wo.Ztg (Jewish weekly, Bonn)

1.500.000

08.10.1993 ZDF (German TV)

1.500.000

23.01.1995 Die Welt (German daily paper)

1.500.000

01.09.1989 Le Monde (French daily paper)

1.433.000

02.02.1995 BUNTE Illustrierte (German weekly magazine)

1.400.000

22.01.1995 Welt am Sonntag (German daily, sunday edition)

1.200.000

27.01.1995 Die Welt (German daily paper)

1.100.000

27.01.1995 IfZ (Institut for Contemporary History, München, sponsored by the Bonn government)

1.000.000

31.12.1989 Pressac, Auschwitz, Technique ... (official report on Auschwitz, commissioned by the Jewish Beate Klarsfeld Foundation)

928.000

27.09.1993 Die Welt (German daily paper)

800.000

22.01.1995 Welt am Sonntag (German daily, sunday edition)

750.000

01.05.1994 Focus (German weekly magazine)

700.000

23.01.1995 Die Welt (German daily paper)

700.000

31.12.1994 Pressac, Die Krematorien ... (2nd official report on Auschwitz, commissioned by the Jewish Beate Klarsfeld Foundation)

470.000

08.01.1948 Welt im Film (British news reel, nbr. 137)

300.000

06.01.1990 Frankfurter Rundschau (German daily paper)

74.000

31.05.1994 Hoffmann, Stalins Vernichtungskrieg (Book, written by a renowned German historian, p.302 f.)

74.000

17.08.1994 Intern. Red Cross Arolsen - Department of holocaust investigations (Ref. nbr.: 10824)

66.206

Different figures, allocated to one media, for one particular day means, that, i.e. Die Welt and USA-Today, had published on one issue in various articles different death figures.

(Ben-Dor is the author of "The Darkest Chapter", reviewed in the JC earlier in 1997. The following is an excerpt of Stephanie Genkin's report on David Ben-Dor, published in the Jewish Chronicle (London), 4.7.1997 (page 25):

»David Ben-Dor gives lectures with an unusual slant.

Ben-Dor regards the term "Holocaust" as an obfuscation ... Even Yad Vashem - Jerusalem's Holocaust memorial - is not immune from this survivor's (another term which he disapproves) censure. The memorial was, he claims, created as a moneymaking business...«

chchll.gif (27825 Byte)

Churchill had mused: "Will there be room for [the German refugees, fleeing before the Red army] in what is left of Germany? We have killed six or seven million Germans and probably there will be an other million or so killed before the end of the war."

Ref: James F Byrnes' shorthand note of Plenary Session at Yalta, Feb. 7, 1945 (H S Truman Libr., Independence, Missouri).


back to index-page
back to main page