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Newsgroups: alt.revisionism
Subject: Holocaust Almanac - Zyklon B at Neuengamme KZ - testimony     
Summary: Bahr testifies regarding gassing POW's with Zyklon B at
         Neuengamme concentration camp - a little killing before lunch...
Reply-To: kmcvay@oneb.almanac.bc.ca
Followup-To: alt.revisionism
Organization: The Old Frog's Almanac, Vancouver Island, CANADA
Keywords: Bahr,Bergmann,Neuengamme,Zyklon B,

Archive/File: people/b/bahr.wilhelm bahr.t01
Last-modified: 1993/06/03 

From the testimony of of SS-Unterscharfuehrer Wilhelm Bahr in his trial
at Hamburg:

Q: Is it correct that you have gassed 200 Russian POW's with Zyklon-B?

A: Yes, on orders.

Q: Where did you do that?

A: In Neuengamme [concentration camp].

Q: On whose order?

A: The local doctor, Dr. Von Bergmann.

Q: With what gas?

A: With Prussic acid [another name for Zyklon-B].

Q: How long did the Russians take to die?

A: I do not know. I only obeyed orders.

Q: How long did it take to gas the Russians?

A: I returned after two hours and they were all dead.

Q: For what purpose did you go away?

A: That was during lunch hour.

Q: You left for your lunch and came back afterwards?

A: Yes.

Q: Were they dead when you came back?

A: Yes.

Q: Did you look at their bodies?

A: Yes, because I had to load them.

Q: Why did you apply the gas to the Russians?

A: I only had orders to pour in the gas and I do not know anything
   about it.
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(Quoted in "Truth Prevails", ISBN 1-879437-00-7, p. 99).


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