Gas Chambers

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Canister Of Death - Use On Humans - Legacy After World War II Mass Murders
... Holocaust deniers claim that Zyklon B gas was not used in the gas chambers, relying for evidence on the low levels of residues of Prussian blue in samples of the gas chamber walls and ceilings found by Fred A ... Using more sophisticated microdiffusion techniques, they tested 22 samples from the gas chambers, delousing chambers (as positive controls), and living quarters (as negative controls ...
Canister Of Death - Use On Humans - Use By Nazi Germany
... used by Nazi Germany to poison prisoners in the gas chambers of the extermination camps Auschwitz Birkenau, and Majdanek, and in Sachsenhausen concentration camp ... Most of the victims were Jews and Poles and the Zyklon B gas became a central agent of the Holocaust ... The chemical used in the gas chambers was deliberately made without the warning odorant ...
Rudolf Vrba - Vrba-Wetzler Report - Contents
... at Auschwitz since 1942, their place of origin, and the numbers "selected" for work or the gas chambers ... contained sketches and information about the layout of the gas chambers ... he and Wetzler obtained the information about the gas chambers and crematoria from the Sonderkommando Filip Müller and his colleagues, who worked there ...
Leuchter Report
... pieces of brick from the remains of the crematoria and gas chambers (without the camp's permission), brought them back to the United States, and submitted them for chemical analysis ... Leuchter chiefly cited the absence of Prussian blue in the homicidal gas chambers in support of his view that they could not have functioned that way ... contradicted him, indicating the mechanical operation of the gas chambers, and verifying the rate at which the Nazis could burn the bodies of those gassed ...
Cyanide Poisoning - Historical Cases - Gas Chambers
... Hydrogen cyanide gas was the agent used by Nazi Germany for mass murder in some gas chambers during the Holocaust ... Hydrogen cyanide gas has also been used for judicial execution in some states of the United States, where cyanide was generated by reaction between potassium ...

Famous quotes containing the words chambers and/or gas:

    Why rather, sleep, liest thou in smoky cribs
    ...
    Than in the perfumed chambers of the great,
    Under the canopies of costly state,
    And lulled with sound of sweetest melody?
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
    Bill Cosby (20th century)