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|Книги Автор Gottsched J.C. Издательство Книга по Требованию|
According to Cesarani, in 1979 a German publisher had to pay compensation to the father of Anne Frank after printing the German edition of Irving's book, Hitler's War. Irving had claimed that Anne Frank's diary was a forgery. * Correct as written. Without consulting me, the Ullstein Verlag publishing firm, part of the pro-Israeli Axel Springer Group) made some unspecified payment to Otto Frank at his demand. I had already halted production and publication of the book for other reasons (tampering by Ullstein with my text). The German Bundeskriminalamt found that parts of the diary had been written in (post-war) ballpoint ink-paste, which made its authenticity problematic. My opinion on it now is ambivalent: it is unimportant, not a historical document of any value. Irving claims that according to his "research", the Holocaust is greatly exaggerated. * Correct. I think the figures have been magnified by an Order of Magnitude. Events in Auschwitz alone suggest that I am right:: here the figure has been effortlessly brought down from 4 million to 1 million, and now to even less. (He was recently quoted in the K-W Record as saying that the number of Jews who died in concentration camps was "of the order of 100,000 or more.") * Incorrect ...