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Auschwitz Krema II: The elevator / chute / lift - was it ever replaced/improved?

Postby Lamprecht » 7 months 2 weeks ago (Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:30 pm)

For a general overview of the alleged gassing process at Auschwitz Krema II, see: viewtopic.php?t=12724

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Above, I provide a large photograph of the Krema II model with a zoomed in view of the tiny manually-operated elevator. According to "Holocaust expert" Robert Jan van Pelt, 500,000 gassed corpses were brought up from the underground homicidal gas chamber in Krema II to be incinerated in one of the five ovens (with 3 muffles each).

An issue was brought up in the following thread on whether the elevator was replaced: viewtopic.php?t=12871

Quoting Pressac:
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Document 20

Photograph [PMO neg. no. 205/37] of a provisional 300 kg capacity goods hoist used in Krematorium II [9], found in the Bauhof in 1945. The order for its construction is to be found in the “Metal working” file, Annex 15 of Volume 11 of the Höss trial:

"Order No 61 of 15/2/43 — POW camp Krematorium II/III BW 30.
Subject: 1 goods lift with a minimum payload of 300 kg. including the fitting of suitable winches, cable and motor and the guide rail.
Order No 2563/:146:/ of 26/1/43 from the Bauleitung.
Order taken over from the former prisoners' metalworking shop.
Completed on 13/3/43."

It was subsequently replaced by a 1500 kg capacity Demag goods lift.
From: https://archive.is/4cqof

So according to Pressac, the 4 x 9 foot (1.2 x 2.7 meter) corpse chute had a capacity of 300 kg (660 lbs) but was later replaced by a 1500 kg (3300 lbs) "goods lift"


Mattogno disagrees with Pressac (whose points are reiterated by "Holocaust expert" van Pelt) in his 2019 book dissecting the Irving Trial. Some basic points (citations are in the following quoted text):

- Krematorium II [according to Pressac] is supposed to have functioned as a homicidal gas chamber and a crematorium starting on 15 March 1943, before its entry into official service on 31 March [1943], to 27 November 1944. Krema III was basically the same design as Krema II but a mirror image, with fewer alleged gassing victims but still a substantial number; Krema III is supposed to have operated from 25 June 1943 to 27 November 1944

- Initial plans for Krema II and III demanded two specially designed electrical elevators with a high weight capacity, as well as one "Demag electro lift" with 750 kg capacity (doubled to 1500 with the addition of a second cable) which was to be used until the specially designed electric elevators were delivered [in 7 months]

- This "Demag electro lift" freight elevator was installed at Krema III, but not Krema II

- At Krema II, a crude makeshift elevator was installed with only 300 kg capacity

- The Krema II elevator was quickly damaged from about a month of use, and still worked poorly after being repaired

- A 23 July 1943 letter stated that "the elevator in Crematorium II... has been giving rise to permanent problems."

- There is no evidence that the elevator was ever replaced, and there were months of back-and-forth communications about it, with inadequate down payments, lack of manufacturing permits, lack of bureaucratic approval for the "urgently required" elevators.

- On 12 May 1944 (more than 1 year after Krema II allegedly began gassings) an "urgent telegram" was sent stating: "installation of the 2 elevators cannot be done now. Installation will be done later..." So after an entire year the electrical elevators still were not installed. There is no document suggesting the Krema II elevator was ever replaced.

- According to Jewish gassing "Eyewitness" Henryk Tauber, four prisoners were assigned to the elevator, two each for loading and unloading in 12 hour shifts. Can you imagine spending 12 hours a day doing such a thing, even if perfectly well fed? Tauber has otherwise been exposed as a fraud: viewtopic.php?p=94147#p94147 and https://en.metapedia.org/wiki/Henryk_Tauber

- Mattogno provides some calculations showing the intense speed and efficiency which would be required for 500,000 corpses to be moved up through this tiny elevator. I guess they used professional Olympic athlete Jews for the job, or gave them anabolic steroids :lol:

(I will post the relevant excerpt of Mattogno's book in the next post)

More will be posted on this magical elevator in the future.



Recommended resources on the phony "Auschwitz gas chambers" atrocity propaganda:

Cyanide Chemistry of Auschwitz
viewtopic.php?t=4111 and viewtopic.php?t=12736
Video: https://codoh.com/library/document/4730/ or bitchute
Book: https://holocausthandbooks.com/index.php?page_id=2

Issues with Auschwitz Krema II ventilation systems
viewtopic.php?t=5493

30 Auschwitz "Gas chamber" testimonies debunked
viewtopic.php?t=12621

Auschwitz cremation ovens
viewtopic.php?t=12778

(book) Auschwitz: Plain Facts
https://holocausthandbooks.com/index.php?page_id=14
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Re: Auschwitz Krema II: The elevator / chute / lift - was it ever replaced/improved?

Postby Lamprecht » 7 months 2 weeks ago (Tue Nov 26, 2019 9:41 pm)

From Mattogno's book:
1.9. The Freight Elevators of Crematoria II and III

1.9.1. The History of the Freight Elevators of Crematoria II & III

Within the framework of an assumed mass extermination, the freight elevators of Crematoria II and III would have had a particular significance, as they would have constituted the first bottleneck for such a process (the second one being the cremation capacity of the furnaces). According to the initial plans, Crematoria II and III were to be equipped with freight elevators described as follows in the order given to Topf on February 28, 1943, by the ZBL:[50]

“2 compl. electrical elevator machines incl. electric motors for three-phase 220/380 V, 7.5 HP each, special design, with overload protectors, limit switches, braking devices, platforms 2.10×1.35× 1.80 m with safety device, otherwise as per above mentioned cost estimate at 9,371 RM each = 18,742 RM.

1 patented Demag electro lift for 750 kg capacity, single cable, to be raised to 1500 kg capacity by addition of second cable, at 968 RM. This Demag electro lift must be supplied at once, as it will have to be used pending the arrival of the elevators mentioned in Item 1.”

Delivery for the first position was to be about seven months. Pressac shows Drawing 5037 which was attached to the cost estimate. It had been established by Gustav Linse Spezialfabrik f. Aufzüge of Erfurt on January 25, 1943, and has the title “Lasten-Aufzug bis 750 kg Tragkraft für Zentralbauleitung der Waffen SS, Auschwitz/O.S.” (freight elevator up to 750 kg capacity for Zentralbauleitung der Waffen SS, Auschwitz/O.S.; Pressac 1993, Document 25). This freight elevator was installed only in Crematorium III, between May 17 and June 6, 1943, by the Topf engineer Heinrich Messing (Pressac 1989, p. 371). In Crematorium II, a very crude makeshift elevator was installed which was ordered from the Schlosserei WL on February 15, 1943. The order reads as follows (Höss Trial, Vol. 11, pp. 82f.):

“February 15, 1943, PoW camp,[51] Crematorium I, BW 30. Object 1 platform elevator for min. 300 kg payload incl. installation of respective reel device, cable and motor as well as guide-rail. Order no. 2563/:146:/ of January 26, 1943 from Zentralbauleitung. Order taken over from former detainee metal workshop, terminated March 13, 1943.”

As can be seen from a Polish photograph of 1945 presented by Pressac (1989, Photo 20, p. 488), this elevator was very primitive. It had to be repaired right away by Messing on April 12, 1943, who needed 11 hours for the job,[52] but it still worked poorly. On July 23, 1943, Topf wrote a letter to the ZBL in which we can read:[53]

“In the recent telephone conversation with your site superintendent, Sturmbannführer Bischoff, the latter stated that the elevator in Crematorium II, as well, has been giving rise to permanent problems. We have, however, not built this elevator; rather, it was assembled and installed by your own people. We are, therefore, at a loss to see how you can make us responsible for a device not built by us.”

Nonetheless, this poorly functioning elevator stayed in place until the end. The order for the two definitive freight elevators underwent a number of changes. On May 25, 1943, Topf thanked the ZBL for having checked, approved and sent on to Berlin for payment four invoices. One of these was for the Demag-Elektrozug, another was “Crematorium II/III. Order no. 43/145/3. [for] 2 electrical elevators. RM 9,391.”[54]

A Topf Aufstellung (list), dated July 2, 1943, referring to the above order, shows a first down payment of 9,371 RM, half the total amount (18,742 RM) (“1. Anzahlungs-Hälfte von RM 18,742… RM 9,371”), but a handwritten entry by Jährling states that the down payment had only amounted to 1,876.43 RM.[55] However, the freight elevators had not yet been supplied and even ran the risk of never being actually delivered. On August 4, 1943, more than five months after the order for these devices, Topf informed the ZBL that the manufacturing permit for them had not yet been granted:

“We have learned today from our sub-supplier that the plenipotentiary for machine construction has not yet granted the construction permit. The application has been forwarded to the Reich minister for armaments and munitions [Albert Speer] requesting his decision.”

Topf added that the plenipotentiary for machine construction had voted against the construction of the devices, and Topf therefore asked the ZBL to get in touch with the Berlin authorities in order to have the request granted, speaking of serious consequences otherwise:[56]

“For your information please note that our sub-supplier has already assembled the better part of the elevators. There is the danger, however, that the order has to be stopped immediately if the Reich minister for armaments and munitions does not give his approval.”

This incident is in stark disagreement with the thesis that the Birkenau Crematoria were the instruments for the implementation of Himmler’s extermination order: in such a case any opposition on the part of the Plenipotentiary for machinery construction would obviously have been considered sabotage.

On September 9, the ZBL sent to SS-Hauptsturmführer Prinzl of Amt C V of the SS-WVHA a copy of the Topf letter of August 4, with the request to get in touch with the Reich minister for armaments and munitions in order “to obtain [the approval for] the realization of the elevators urgently required.”[57] On May 12, 1944, the ZBL sent Topf an “urgent telegram” saying:[58]

“installation of the 2 elevators cannot be done now. Installation will be done later, together with installation of de-aeration equipment in 4 and 5.”

It is not clear, however, whether the two elevators were ever installed at all.


1.9.2. The Freight Elevators in the Irving-Lipstadt Trial

Van Pelt provides us with a long account of the discussion about the freight elevators in the Irving-Lipstadt Trial (2002, pp. 468f.):

“Irving stayed close to the brief provided by the anonymous architect. The most important discussion concerned the elevator connecting the basement to the main floor of Crematorium 2.(Emphasis added)

The brief in question contained a computation of the time needed to transport 2,000 passengers, “assuming a carrying capacity of 200 kilos.” The time was stated to be 4 hours and 48 minutes for live persons, but transporting corpses would obviously have taken twice or three times as long, and the slightest mishap would have halted the whole sequence of gassings and incinerations (p. 469). Van Pelt then describes his own reactions (ibid.):

“I had read this reasoning the night before and had found that one of its flaws was the assumption that the elevator could only have carried 200 kilos. In fact, I had a copy of a document from February 1943 stipulating that the carrying capacity of the elevator should be doubled from 750 kilos to 1,500 kilos. Taking the calculation of the anonymous architect as his point of departure, Irving presented the elevator as the crucial bottleneck in the whole operation.” (Emphasis added)

Then van Pelt shows an excerpt from the trial records which contains two of his replies (p. 470):

They immediately asked to increase the carrying capacity of that elevator by providing extra cables to 1,500 kilos.”

“The 750 kilograms was installed by the time the building was finished and immediately they asked to double the capacity.” (Emphasis added)

During the trial, van Pelt assumed an average weight of 60 kg per corpse, which means that the elevator could accommodate 25 bodies at a time (p. 470, 472). Van Pelt concluded (p. 470):

“Irving did not return to the carrying capacity. It was clear to me that an important assumption on which he planned his attack [sic] had been proven wrong.”

Van Pelt’s reply is based on a historically false hypothesis. As I have shown in the preceding section, the “Demag-Elektrozug für 750 kg Tragkraft” was not installed in Crematorium II, but only in Crematorium III.

Van Pelt asserts moreover that the SS “immediately asked” for the capacity of the elevators to be doubled to 1,500 kg and then assumes that this was actually done, because he speaks of 25 bodies being moved at one time (p. 472). But the document he mentions says only that the capacity of 750 kg “is being [or will be] brought to a capacity of 1,500 kg by the installation of the second cable,” which is an indication of intent at best, but certainly not a specific request – and even less the realization of such an intent. Nothing tells us, in fact, that the capacity of the elevators was ever actually doubled.

The most serious matter, however, is van Pelt’s complete silence about the fact that the freight elevator installed in Crematorium II was the “Plateauaufzug” (platform elevator) with a capacity of 300 kg. Therefore an extermination of 500,000 people in Crematorium II would have been implemented using this primitive and poorly functioning device. As its capacity was 300 kg or an average of 5 bodies of 60 kg at a time, the elevator would have had to do a total of 200,000 runs, 100,000 up and 100,000 down!

If we assume an average duration of five minutes for one complete operation (loading, upward journey, unloading, downward journey) the transportation of 2,000 bodies from the half-basement to the furnace hall (the hypothesis discussed by Irving, see van Pelt 2002, p. 470) would have taken (2,000÷5×5=) 2,000 minutes or some 33 hours. Such an average duration, which corresponds to 1 minute for the transit time up and down[59] and 4 minutes for the loading and unloading of the bodies (i.e. an average of 24 seconds for loading and another 24 seconds for unloading one corpse), is definitely too short for two reasons:

First of all, the elevator worked poorly; therefore one has to allow for lost time due to breakdowns, blockages, and delays. Secondly, according to the witness Henryk Tauber, in Crematorium II (and III) four detainees were assigned to the elevator, two for loading, and two for unloading, they worked in 12-hour shifts (Tauber 1945a, p. 9). Even if we assume, for the time being, an average transit time of 5 minutes per load, these detainees, by mid-shift, i.e. after 6 hours, would have handled and moved (6×60÷5×300=) 21,600 kg, and the sustained exertion would have reduced their efficiency more and more.

It is thus clear that the average transit time for one load was higher, which makes the alleged movement of 500,000 corpses even more grotesque. As the maximum number of days during which Crematorium II was operational was 433, the elevator would have had to perform (500,000÷5÷433=) 231 trips per operating day, each of which would have required on average (1,440÷231=) a little over 6 minutes (i.e. 1 minute for each round trip and 30 seconds each for loading and unloading each corpse), without interruption over 433 days (see Section 8.8.1.), 24 hours a day – a truly absurd idea!

In conclusion, the freight elevator is in perfect agreement with the actual number of cremations, something like 20,000 for Crematorium II, but is absolutely out of proportion when it comes to the gigantic figures of a mass extermination cited by van Pelt.

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[50] Letter from Zentralbauleitung to Topf of February 28, 1943. APMO, BW 30/34, p. 69.

[51] KGL – Kriegsgefangenenlager: camp for prisoners of war. Official designation of the Birkenau Camp through March 31, 1944, when it was designated “Lager II Birkenau.” Kirschneck’s file memo dated March 31, 1944. AGK, NTN, 94, p. 60.

[52] “Bauwerk 30 Kr II Fahrstuhl repariert”: Arbeits-Bescheinigung Messing for the period 12-18 April 1943. RGVA, 502-1-306, p. 93a. Cfr. Pressac 1989, p. 370.

[53] RGVA, 502-1-313, p. 29.

[54] RGVA, 502-1327, p. 83.

[55] RGVA, 502-1-327, p. 74.

[56] APMO, BW 30/34, p. 19.

[57] APMO, BW 30/34, p. 78.

[58] RGVA, 502-1-313, p. 10.

[59] Van Pelt’s anonymous engineer assumed a duration of 30 seconds but, surprisingly, considered only the upward journey of the elevator. Van Pelt 2002, p. 469.
The Real Case for Auschwitz—Robert van Pelt’s Evidence from the Irving Trial Critically Reviewed
https://holocausthandbooks.com/index.php?page_id=22


So there we have it. The Germans had the resources to develop the V-2 rocket, but couldn't even manage to get an electric elevator for the supposed #1 deadliest gas chamber in the entire "Holocaust"
You can't make this stuff up
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Re: Auschwitz Krema II: The elevator / chute / lift - was it ever replaced/improved?

Postby Lamprecht » 7 months 1 week ago (Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:50 am)

On the claims of the Krema II chute vanishing, which was used as one of Pressac's "Criminal Traces" - I address this in the following post: viewtopic.php?p=94056#p94056

Short version: Pressac found a blueprint without the chute/elevator, claiming that it was removed and somehow this was a "criminal trace" (evidence of mass murder). The reality is that the chute was omitted from that drawing for simplification; it was not relevant to the purpose of the drawing (adding basement entries) so it was not drawn in. Later drawings of the same building show the chute, some of which are even included in his book.

The topic is also discussed in these two threads:
The Vanishing Chute in Krema II
viewtopic.php?t=6405

The “Disappearance” of the Corpse Slide
viewtopic.php?t=5380



The following information is from Germar Rudolf's book responding to Pressac's Magnum Opus.
The Freight Elevators of Crematoria II & III

An issue overlooked but clearly enlightening concerns the freight elevator used in Crematorium II. It is a classic example for a piece of evidence that blows all “criminal trace” out of the water at a single blast. Instead of summarizing the issue, I will use the text which Italian scholar Carlo Mattogno has compiled in this regard, slightly streamlined by me.147 It may be a little long, but it’s worthwhile reading, also because it clarifies what it means to put documents into their context.

Before turning to Mattogno’s text, however, a few introductory words are due.

The logistics of any major operation need to be well planned to make things run smoothly. If plans are made to mass murder people in a conveyor-belt fashion, having a conveyor-belt-like setup is very helpful. In our case, having a path of low resistance from the place of murder – the gas chamber – to the place of incineration – the cremation furnaces – would be good thinking. However, separating the two places by putting them on two different levels of the building, and then connecting these levels with merely a small freight elevator is the dumbest thing an engineer could ever come up with. Yet that was exactly the layout of Crematoria II & III. Let us therefore have a closer look into this marvel of German engineering as reported by Mattogno: the freight elevator of Crematorium II.

According to the initial plans, Crematoria II and III were to be equipped with freight elevators described as follows in the order given to Topf on February 28, 1943, by the Auschwitz Construction Office:148

“2 compl. electrical elevator machines incl. electric motors for three-phase 220/380 V, 7.5 HP each, special design, with overload protectors, limit switches, braking devices, platforms 2.10×1.35× 1.80 m with safety device, otherwise as per above mentioned cost estimate at 9,371 RM [Reichsmark] each = 18,742 RM.
1 patented Demag electric lift for 750 kg capacity, single cable, to be raised to 1500 kg capacity by addition of second cable, at 968 RM. This Demag electric lift must be supplied at once, as it will have to be used pending the arrival of the elevators mentioned in item 1.”


Delivery for the first position was to be about seven months. Pressac shows drawing 5037 which was attached to the cost estimate by the Gustav Linse elevator company of Erfurt written on Jan. 25, 1943.149 This freight elevator was installed only in Crematorium III, between May 17 and June 6, 1943, by the Topf engineer Heinrich Messing (see the present book, page 371). In Crematorium II, a very crude makeshift elevator was installed which was ordered from the camp’s metalworking shop on Feb. 15, 1943. The order reads as follows:150

“February 15, 1943, PoW camp [=Birkenau] Crematorium I, BW 30. Object 1 flat-plate elevator for min. 300 kg payload incl. installation of respective reel device, cable and motor as well as guide rail. Order no. 2563/:146:/ of January 26, 1943 from Central Construction Office. Order taken over from former detainee metalworking shop, terminated March 13, 1943.”

As can be seen from a Polish photograph of 1945 presented by Pressac, this elevator was very primitive (Photo 20, p. 488). It had to be repaired right away by Messing on April 12, 1943, who needed 11 hours for the job, but it still worked poorly.151

On July 23, 1943, Topf wrote a letter to the Auschwitz Construction Office stating (see Illustration 57):152

“In the recent telephone conversation with your site superintendent, Sturmbannführer Bischoff, the latter stated that the elevator in Crematorium II, as well, has been giving rise to permanent problems. We have, however, not built this elevator; rather, it was assembled and installed by your own people. We are, therefore, at a loss to see how you can make us responsible for a device not built by us.”

Nonetheless, this poorly functioning elevator stayed in place until the end. The order for the two definitive freight elevators underwent a number of changes. On May 25, 1943, Topf thanked the Auschwitz Construction Office for having checked, approved and sent on to Berlin for payment four invoices. One of these was for the “Demag-Elektrozug,” another was “Crematorium II/III. Order no. 43/145/3. [for] 2 electrical elevators. RM 9,391.”153

A Topf listing, dated July 2, 1943, referring to the above order, shows a first partial payment of 9,371 RM, half the total amount (18,742 RM), but a handwritten entry by Jährling states that this installment had only amounted to 1,876.43 RM.154

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Illustration 57: Topf letter addressing various complaints made by the Auschwitz Construction Office about malfunctioning or damaged equipment of Crematorium II, including its makeshift elevator made by the camp’s employees.

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Illustration 58: The Auschwitz Construction Office postponed installing the elevators for Crematoria II & III in May 1944.


However, the freight elevators had not yet been supplied, and even ran the risk of never being actually delivered. On August 4, 1943, more than five months after the order for these devices, Topf informed the Construction Office that the manufacturing permit for them had not yet been granted:155

“We have learned today from our supplier that the Plenipotentiary for machine construction has not yet granted the construction permit. The application has been forwarded to the Reich minister for armaments and munitions [Albert Speer] requesting his decision.”

Topf added that the plenipotentiary for machine construction had voted against the construction of the devices, and Topf therefore asked the Auschwitz Construction Office to get in touch with the Berlin authorities in order to have the request granted, speaking of serious consequences otherwise:

“For your information, please note that our supplier has already assembled the better part of the elevators. There is the danger, however, that the order has to be stopped immediately if the Reich minister for armaments and munitions does not give his approval.”

This incident is in stark disagreement with the thesis that the Birkenau crematoria were the instruments for the implementation of Himmler’s extermination order: in such a case, any opposition on the part of the plenipotentiary for machine construction obviously would have been considered sabotage.

On September 9, 1943, the Auschwitz Construction Office sent to SS Hauptsturmführer Prinzl of Office C V of SS-WVHA a copy of the Topf letter of August 4, with the request to get in touch with the Reich minister for armaments and munitions in order “to obtain [the approval for] the realization of the elevators urgently required.”156 On May 12, 1944, the Auschwitz Construction Office sent Topf an “urgent telegram” regarding the elevators for Crematoria II & III stating (see Illustration 58):157

“installation of the 2 elevators cannot be done now. Installation will be done later, together with installation of air-extraction equipment in 4 and 5.”

We can only speculate about the reason, but it may have to do with the fact that at that time the camp authorities were feverishly preparing to admit more than 400,000

Hungarian Jews to the camp, which must have resulted in an extreme shortage of available manpower.

If, however, the crematoria were meant to become the epicenter of the activities surrounding the deportation of the Hungarian Jews – meaning their gassing and cremation – the camp authorities would have expedited the installation of these devices!

It is not clear whether the two elevators were ever installed at all.

Therefore, the claimed extermination of some 500,000 people in Crematorium II would have been implemented using this primitive and poorly functioning device. As its capacity was 300 kg, or an average of five bodies of 60 kg each, the elevator would have had to do a total of 200,000 runs, 100,000 up and 100,000 down!

If we assume an average duration of five minutes for one complete operation (loading, upward journey, unloading, downward journey), then the transportation of 2,000 bodies from the basement to the furnace hall would have taken ([2,000÷5]×5 =) 2,000 minutes, or some 33 hours. Such an average duration, which corresponds to one minute for the transit time up and down and four minutes for the loading and unloading of the bodies (hence an average of 24 seconds for loading and another 24 seconds for unloading one corpse), is definitely too short for two reasons:

1. The elevator worked poorly, therefore one has to allow for lost time due to breakdowns, blockages, and delays.

2. According to Pressac’s favorite witness Henry Tauber, in Crematorium II (and III) four detainees were assigned to the elevator, two for loading, and two for unloading, working in 12-hour shifts.158 Even if we assume an average time of only five minutes per load, hence 12 loads per hour, by mid-shift (after 6 hours), these detainees would have handled a total load of (6 hrs × 12 loads/hr × 300 kg/load =) 21,600 kg. The increasing exhaustion would have steadily reduced their working speed.

It is thus clear that the average time for one load was higher, which makes the alleged transport of 500,000 corpses even more grotesque. As the maximum number of days during which Crematorium II was operational was 433,159 the elevator would have had to perform (500,000 corpses ÷ 5 corpses/load ÷ 433 days=) 231 trips per operating day, each of which would have required on average (1,440 min/day ÷ 231 loads/day =) a little over six minutes (one minute for each round trip and 30 seconds each for loading and unloading each corpse), without interruption for 433 days, 24 hours a day – a truly absurd idea!

In conclusion, the freight elevator is in perfect agreement with the actual number of cremations, something like 20,000 for Crematorium II, but is absolutely out of proportion when it comes to the gigantic figures of a mass extermination claimed by the orthodoxy.
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147 C. Mattogno, The Real Case…, op. cit. (note 41), pp. 49-54.
148 Auschwitz Museum Archives, BW 30/34, p. 69.
149 J.-C. Pressac, Les crématoires…, op. cit. (note 1), Document 25.
150 Höss Trial, Vol. 11, pp. 82f.
151 Russian War Archives, 502-1-306, p. 93a; see the present book, p. 370.
152 Russian War Archives, 502-1-313, p. 29.
153 Ibid., 502-1-327, p. 83.
154 Ibid., 502-1-327, p. 74.
155 Auschwitz Museum Archives, BW 30/34, p. 19.
156 Ibid., p. 78.
157 Russian War Archives, 502-1-313, p. 10.
158 Minutes of the deposition of Henryk Tauber dated February 27-28, 1945, before the Soviet Commission of Inquiry. Russian Federal Archives, 7021-108-13, pp. 1-12, here p. 9.
Auschwitz: Technique and Operation of the Gas Chambers—An Introduction and Update to Jean-Claude Pressac’s Magnum Opus
https://holocausthandbooks.com/index.php?page_id=42
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