AT Auschwitz, it is inscribed in stone: four million people died in the Nazi camps. But Yehuda Bauer, one of the foremost historians of the Holocaust and a sworn enemy of those who deny its reality, says that the number of victims was less than half that.
Auschwitz and the Poles fighting the distortions
Israel TV has followed the BBC, the curator of the [Auschwitz] museum, Kazimierz Smolen, and now also Netanel Lorch (The Jerusalem Post, September 3) in falling into the trap of claiming that four million people died in Auschwitz. Indeed, that is the figure engraved in stone in Auschwitz itself, and our Israeli pundits accept it without bothering to check.