The Leuchter FAQ: Recommended Reading

For those wishing to learn more about the extermination facilities at Auschwitz-Birkenau, we suggest that you begin with our two-part Guide, by reading AUSCHWITZ.FAQ1 and AUSCHWITZ.FAQ2, which contains a comprehensive list of sources. The Auschwitz FAQs are available on the World Wide Web at

“Cyanide Toxicity”. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services. in American Family Physician, Vol. 48, no 1, July 1993.

Elkins, Hervey B. The Chemistry of Toxicology. New York: John Wiley and Sons Ltd. 2nd (c) 1959

Two recent (September, 1995) articles in UseNet’s alt.revisionism provide extensive documentation regarding spurious claims made by deniers. These articles, by Brian Harmon, may be retrieved as:

Mr. Harmon’s articles provide specific citations from the two references to cyanide toxicology noted above.

Meeussen, Johannes C. et. al. “Dissolution Behavior of Iron Cyanide (Prussian Blue) in Contaminated Soils.” Environmental Science and Technology. 1992, 26, pp 1832-1838

Reitlinger, Gerald. The Final Solution: The Attempt to Exterminate the Jews of Europe, 1939-1945. (South Brunswick, New Jersey) c 1961.

Truth Prevails: Demolishing Holocaust Denial, published by the Beate Klarsfeld foundation and Holocaust Survivors and Friends. ISBN 1-879437-00-7.

Denying the Holocaust, By Dr. Deborah Lipstadt. Dr. Lipstadt provides extensive discussion relating to Leuchter’s lack of expertise or credentials – see Work Cited, and the Nizkor Book Store & Bibliography section for additional Holocaust-related material.

The Holocaust archives are available via anonymous ftp, from, and via the World Wide Web, at Because of the ease with which Web browsers retrieve software, reaching the archives via the Web is the preferred means of access.