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From drobnicki@ycvax.york.cuny.edu Fri Aug 30 12:49:27 PDT 1996
Article: 61036 of alt.revisionism
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From: drobnicki@ycvax.york.cuny.edu
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Subject: RE: Request For Information 
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 96 04:38:40 GMT
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In Article <3225c283.93375615@news.zilker.net>
mike@aimetering.com (Mike Curtis) writes:
>tm@pacificnet.net (tom moran) wrote:
>
>>					
	[snip]
>>	A leader of a Yugoslavian state said the Holocuast was a hoax.
>
>Who was this?

Mr. Moran is most likely referring to Franjo Tudjman, Pres. of 
Croatia, whose book _Bespuca:  Povjesne Zbiljnosti_ (_Wastelands: 
Historical Truth_) questions the number of Jewish victims of the 
Holocaust.  However, it has been public knowledge for several 
years that Tudjman claimed the passage in the book was 
mistranslated, and even apologized for it.  See "Croatian Chief 
Sorry for Holocaust Views," _New York Times_, 15 Feb. 1994, sec. 
A, p. 12.  If I'm not mistaken, there was even a letter from the 
Croatian embassy published in an issue of the _Journal of 
Historical Review_ saying that Tudjman was _not_ a revisionist.  
But the revisionists, desperate to appear legitimate, continue to 
mistakenly cite Tudjman as "proof."

John Drobnicki
Reference Librarian
York College/CUNY
"I speak for no one but myself."
 



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