holocaust

Auschwitz or the great alibi: What we deny and what we affirm

Martin Axelrad's reply to criticisms of his essay "Auschwitz or the Great Alibi". Extract from Prolétaire No. 437, July-August-Sept. 1996.

Chomsky and Gitta Sereny on the Holocaust denier, Robert Faurisson

Chomsky is sometimes accused of being a Holocaust denier. This is little more than a right-wing smear. However, Chomsky's views on the Holocaust denier, Robert Faurisson, are difficult to understand.

The pink triangle: the Nazi war against homosexuals

Pink triangles

A detailed account of the treatment of homosexuals by the Nazi party.

Extracts from the Tragedy of a Jewish Teenager - Stanislaw Smajzner

Stanislaw Smajzner After His Escape From Sobibor

The personal account of Stanislaw Smajzner of his time spent in the Extermination camp at Sobibor. From the start of his journey to Sobibor, through to his participationin the mass escape.

The Vrba-Wetzler report (the Auschwitz protocol)

Rudolph Vrba

This is the full report made by the Auschwitz escapees Rudolph Vrba and Albert Wetzler. This is their account of what they witnessed during their time there, as best a record of the numbers murdered, who the victims were and the perpetrators that they could recall. Content warning; graphic content.

Rudolph Vrba - Escapee from Auschwitz by Anthony Skelton and Carmelo Lisciotto

The story of Rudolph Vrba, an escapee from Auschwitz who co-authored the Vrba-Wetzler report, AKA The Auschwitz Protocol. Reproduced from HolocaustResearchProject.org.

Life in the century's midnight

Photo of bodies being burned at Auschwitz taken by resistance member

A history of the left wing and Jewish resistance movement in the Auschwitz concentration camp during the holocaust, by Marcus Barnett.

Planet Malaquais – Emilie Bickerton

Emilie Bickerton on Geneviève Nakach, 'Malaquais rebelle'. Biography of a world-wandering modernist writer. First published in NLR #84 (Nov–Dec 2013).

In what words speak? - Norbert Guterman

Seven books on Nazi atrocities. Reviewed in Commentary magazine, July 1946.

Auschwitz or the great alibi

Article from Communist Left, No. 6, July – December, 1993; translated from La Gauche Communiste, no. 13., 1987. Original in Programme Communiste, N. 11, 1960. Although attributed to Amadeo Bordiga, it was probably written by the French-Jewish Bordigist Martin Axelrad (1926 – 2010), once a refugee, his parents died at Treblinka.