Please Note: Rudolf Höss was not tried at Nuremberg, which may be implied in this video. He testified as a defence witness for Ernst Kaltenbrunner. Höss was subsequently tried and hanged in Poland. (Please see the updated version with the same title + “Updated and Revised” on Vimeo.)
Suppressing free and open discussion on any subject is as bad as telling lies, and knowingly suppressing the truth is the biggest lie of all, because it is based, not on a mistake or a genuine error, but on a deliberate intention to deceive.
Having been tortured, Rudolf Höss, who was the commander of Auschwitz from 1940 to 1943, almost certainly lied to save the lives of his wife and children. Even if torture and duress cannot be proven, the overwhelming reason for recognizing the utter falsity of the Höss confession is that the gassing method he described was not scientifically plausible.
Yet Höss’s conviction has stood, by inference, as a testament to the cruelty of Germans in general, since he gave his torture-induced testimony at Nuremberg, and was later tried, in Poland and subsequently hanged there on April 16th, 1947.
With great respect for those who have tried—though harassed, punished, fined, imprisoned and otherwise abused—to tell it like it really was: Arthur R. Butz, Robert Faurisson, Paul Grubach, Gerd Honsik, David Irving, Kevin Käther, Nicholas Kollerstrom, Fred Leuchter, Horst Mahler, Ingrid Rimland, Germar Rudolf, Bradley Smith, Sylvia Stolz, Fredrick Töbin, Ernst Zündel and many others.