Archive/File: holocaust/germany/documents frank.d.002 Last-Modified: 1994/08/25 From: email@example.com (Michael P. Stein) Newsgroups: alt.revisionism Subject: The Government-General Has a Slight PR Problem Date: 21 Aug 1994 22:39:15 -0400 Organization: Express Access Online Communications, Greenbelt, MD USA Lines: 32 Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> NNTP-Posting-Host: access3.digex.net The Government-General had some problems keeping the lid on the story of the liquidation of the Jews. If, as the Holocaust deniers say, the Jews were merely being resettled in Byelorus, it seems that documentation of this would have served to squelch the rumors of liquidation, and the fears of the Poles that they would soon be subjected to the same fate. Yet for some reason the Nazis did not seem to be able to do this.... [SS and Police Leader] Krueger: ... The whole action, from a Polish-Propaganda aspect, has worked very unfavorably against us. For the Poles say: after the Jews are exterminated, they will try the same methods with us. First the Poles will be evacuated from their land, and then they will be liquidated like the Jews. Unfortunately we are not in a position -- and that would be a good job for our Propaganda men -- to issue some explanation to the Poles which would quiet them down. At least we cannot make a statement in the form we would prefer. For if a Pole is really inferior, he will shortly be evicted from this territory and disappear into a Concentration Camp; but if a Pole appears valuable for us in this area, he can remain in the territory of the General Government and receive a house and farm just like those which are being given to the racial-German settlers....
Source: Office Diaries of Hans Frank, 25 January 1943 (603-612), quoted in "Holocaust 1939-1945: A Collection of Primary Sources," selected and translated by John L. Heineman, p. 143. -- Mike Stein The above represents the Absolute Truth. POB 10420 Therefore it cannot possibly be the official Arlington, VA 22210 position of my employer.
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