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In response to recent criticisms of his upcoming visit to several Nazi sites in Poland, including the Treblinka death camp, David Irving says, "I shall be saying nothing anywhere which violates any laws; on the contrary, I am mildly worried I may upset the more revisionist of our guests with my statements."
Popular journalistic beliefs notwithstanding, Mr Irving does not deny that many people were murdered in the Operation Reinhardt camps, of which Treblinka is the most notorious. On recent visit to Treblinka in July of 2010, he said "There can be no doubt at all that the Nazis did murder hundreds of thousands of Jews by machine gunning them into pits all along the eastern front and in the Aktion Reinhardt camps, of which this camp, Treblinka, is one." [See YouTube video, link in right hand column]
On the same visit Mr Irving also acknowledged the many Polish heroes and resistance workers who were executed at the camp.
David Irving's interest in Treblinka and the other Reinhardt camps stems from his current work onHeinrich Himmler's biography. Irving's research has led him to believe that Himmler was "the brains behind the operation" and was responsible for the mass killings.