Jan,'07 poll shows 1/3 of Germans disbelieve Holocaust

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Jan,'07 poll shows 1/3 of Germans disbelieve Holocaust

Postby theTRUTH » 1 decade 3 years ago (Sun Mar 18, 2007 9:40 am)

A January, 2007 poll of 1,004 German adults shows 30% (1/3) of Germans disbelieve entirely, and 15% have reservations, that 6 million Jews were mass murdered during WW2. Also 85% said reparations programs to Jewish survivors should either end or have a terminus date, and 53% said Holocaust education in schools should end. These numbers should rise as more Germans link to Holocaust revisionist websites.
Question: Do you believe that 6 million Jews were systematically murdered by the Germans during World War II?
Believe completely - 25%
Believe generally - 28%
Have reservations - 15%
Disbelieve entirely - 30%
Not certain/refused to answer - 2%

Question: Do you believe in a continuation of the Wiedergutmachuing (reparations) program and that Germany should increase payments to Jewish survivors?
Should continue - 12%
Should have a terminus date - 45%
Should be entirely discontinued - 40%
Not certain/refused to answer - 3%

Question: Do you support the teaching of the Holocaust in the German public and private schools?
Strongly support - 12%
Support somewhat - 9%
Not certain - 22%
Should not teach - 53%
Not certain/refused to answer - 4%

http://tbrnews.org/Archives/a2634.htm
Titled: Current German views on Nazism and the Holocaust (4/5 down page)

Another source is:
TNS Emnid / Bertelsmann Stiftung
Methodology: Interviews with 1,004 German adults, conducted from Jan. 21 to Jan. 26, 2007. Margin of error is 3.1 per cent.

http://www.angus-reid.com/polls/index.c ... emID/14733
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Postby theTRUTH » 1 decade 3 years ago (Sun Mar 18, 2007 10:12 am)

What do Germans think about their government which jails non-believers up to 5 years when 30% of Germans disbelieve the Holocaust stories and a further 15% have reservations!
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Postby theTRUTH » 1 decade 3 years ago (Sun Mar 18, 2007 3:56 pm)

The poll asked 3,000 German adults, not 1,004, with 30% disbelieving the alleged Holocaust entirely, and 15% having reservations, which probably included many who were afraid over the phone to say they completely disbelieved. It was conduced Feb. 10 to 12, '07.

Germany's 83 million include 60 million adults, of which about 18 million disbelieve Holocaust stories entirely, and this number's increasing as more Germans access revisionist sites. This is one of the main reasons for Jewish pressure to have the EU adopt common Holocaust denier laws.
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Postby Laurentz Dahl » 1 decade 3 years ago (Sun Mar 18, 2007 10:19 pm)

An astonishing poll result, if it can be trusted (hold in mind that some similar polls were constructed to produce a result with lots of "doubters" which would then be used as an excuse for more relentless propaganda campaigns)

There do seem to exist some indications of WWII history being revalued and older historiography scrutinized, as well as hushed-down history returning to the public debate, in Germany as well as in the other western nations. Early examples of this historical thaw was Beevor's Berlin book, the movie Der Untergang. Recently there has been a number of books released in the Anglo-Saxon nations which quietly criticizes the Allied propaganda notion of WWII as "The Good War"

Here are some articles on recent German examples of the growing WWII thawing:

http://enjoyment.independent.co.uk/film ... 988179.ece

http://news.independent.co.uk/europe/article2328815.ece

Of course, it is still taboo to even mention the possibility that something is wrong with the "Holocaust" historiography, but the trend towards a rational and dispassionate discussion of WWII events seems evident. The war propaganda lies can not survive for ever, even if propped up with inquisitorial legislation.

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Postby friedrich braun » 1 decade 3 years ago (Sun Mar 18, 2007 10:34 pm)

Watch for an intensification of calls from the usual suspects to further strengthen, deepen, broaden... holocau$t propaganda in German schools, etc. 60 years of the most frightful brainwashing and re-education just wasn't enough, I guess.
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Postby Henry » 1 decade 3 years ago (Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:08 pm)

I don't know that I would trust a poll conducted by dear old Mr. Carto.

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Postby Breker » 1 decade 3 years ago (Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:44 pm)

Henry wrote:I don't know that I would trust a poll conducted by dear old Mr. Carto.

The Monopol/Metropol Institute is given as the source.
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Postby Henry » 1 decade 3 years ago (Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:28 am)

Never heard of 'em. I'll Google 'em and see what pops up.

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Postby theTRUTH » 1 decade 3 years ago (Wed Mar 21, 2007 9:30 am)

In 1993 and '94, the following 5 polls showed from 9% to 25% of people believed the Holocaust never occurred. What would the figures be today with people linked to Holocaust Revisionist websites and the publicity of German/Austrian show-trials of Zundel, Rudolf, and Irving?

(1) In a 1993 American Jewish Committee poll, 22 percent of 992 adults and 506 high school students said they thought it was possible that "the Nazi extermination of the Jews" never took place in answering the question "Does it seem possible or does it seem impossible to you that the Nazi extermination of the Jews never happened?" (Institute for Historical Review. http://www.ihr.org/jhr/v15/v15n1p25_Raven.html)

(2) In a 1993 survey conducted by the University of Georgia Survey Research Center, nearly 19 percent "aren't sure that the Nazi Holocaust against the Jews occurred", and nearly 20 percent think "the number of Jews killed by the Nazis, generally estimated at six million, may be inflated." (Atlanta Journal/Constitution, June 10, 1993, p. A8).

(3) In Idaho, a 1994 poll conducted by a Twin Falls television station asked viewers, "Do you believe that the Holocaust really occurred?" One in four participants in this survey answered "No." (July-August 1994 Journal, p. 43)

(4) A 1994 Gallup poll found that nine percent of Americans doubted "the Holocaust," which was defined as "usually referring to the killing of millions of Jews in Nazi death camps." (New York Times, May 20, 1994).

(5) In Italy, one in ten persons surveyed in 1992 by the Italian magazine Espresso believes that the Holocaust story is an "invention of the Jews." (Sept.-Oct. 1993 Journal, p. 29).
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