Monday, 20 May 2013

The undoctored Buchenwald photo in the press

Auschwitz and Buchenwald survivor Mel Mermelstein holding a copy of the revised edition of his book, which features a photograph Holocaustians find rather difficult to explain.

The Register (Orange County, CA), 
Sunday, October 18, 1981, p.1.


  1. Great pic, BRoI.

    As stated on the cover of his book, Mal Mermelstein was involved in a legal case against the IHR after claiming their offer of a $50k prize/reward for proof about the holocaust (gas chambers I think).

    In 1991 a TV movie was made about the case with Leonard Nimoy playing Mermelstein.

    The (never to be forgotten) title of the movie is ''Never Forget'' http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102525/

    Michael Collins Piper was involved with the case and wrote a book about the affair titled ''Best Witness''. It's available for download as free pdf here: http://vho.org/aaargh/fran/livres3/pipermel.pdf

    Take care

    1. Hello Henry! Hope your keeping well.

      Thanks, I was happy with the find.

      Yeah I've endured the movie before, but thanks a lot for the Piper book I will have a good look at that.

      I do find it odd that no one from the IHR ever bothered to call attention to the fact that this famous picture has a doctored version, surely they must have known.

  2. Thanks, BRoI.

    I'm not too bad at the moment but I am snowed under with work of national importance...lol.

    Just built a website actually and I'm now in the process of stocking it. So it's not gone public yet.

    While Piper's not a bad writer and that book's not very big; I have tried 2 or 3 times to finish it but have never been able to get to the end.

    Piper seems to drag the story on, and on, and....

    I seem to recall one piece of info though: concerning a case in the US involving Hitler successfully suing a Jew because the Jew had published a version of Mien Kampf in the US.

    Hitler won the case and I think this Jew (who was a fraud) was involved with Mermelstein.

    I'm living on fading memory here so check it yourself just in case I've not got that right.

    I may need your help with a search if you're up for it, so look out for an email.

    1. Of course, I'd be happy to help.

      Look forward to hearing from you.

  3. The number looks like it was recently applied with a magic marker.

  4. I wonder if the Government will ever release the files on Hess or Himmler. With the latest releases it doesn't seem that far fetched to claim that Himmler was bumped off by the British.

  5. Check out the book Pillar of the Law, p. 716

  6. Didn't the Weasel also claim to be in that photo.Probably half the "survivors" claim to be in it !

  7. Hungary's Communist Experiment:

    "Hungary is at present governed by thirty-two People's Commissaries. It may and it may not be accidental that twenty-five of the number are Jews."


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    1. Jeez that is so amateur and pathetic ! At the same time as these silly American propaganda pieces were being made the great Leni Riefenstahl was filming the Triumph of the Will !
      Interestingly just read about another former Jew who then became C of E. When the ADL shout about the missing millions I know that many hundreds of thousands after the war had mixed marriages and were lost to the faith. Going to a good university in the 80s I would estimate one in five had one parent who was of Jewish origin although they themselves were C of E or RC.

  9. Did anybody notice The Betar Song? :" Shall arise a race; Proud generous and cruel;
    Captured Betar, Yodefet, Masada". Who captured Masada and Yodefet? The Romans did.

    "To die or conquer the hill Yodefet, Masada, Betar". Who conquered Rome? The Romans did. The Betar members sing about themselves as if they are descendant from the Roman Empire. Mind blowing.

  10. Eh, Who conquered Masada, Betar? The Romans did.....

  11. And Yodefet, the Romans also conquered Yodefet at the first Jewish-Roman war: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Yodfat

    By way of the Byzantine Empire and the Khazars the Roman Empire became the Jewish State.


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