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Thomas Blatt Sobibor Fraud

Witness Accounts By Former Sobibor Prisoners, Part 3

Sobibor: The Forgotten Revolt (a history of the camp)
From the Ashes of Sobibor (a memoir, but also a study of his time in Sobibor and the escape).

Commentary on Thomas Blatt (Thomas Blatt Sobibor Fraud )
After reading Blatt's 1977 article, check at an interview with Blatt on, done 30 years later, conducted by a holocaust believer. You will see that, because Blatt doesn't know enough about guns, he is still unable to make up a believable story that involves guns. At minute 3:20 he says that SS officer Gustav Wagner shot a boy 9 times and the boy stood there, while Wagner reloaded the clip, and the 10th shot made him fall down.

9 bullet holes and the boy didn't fall down? 9 bullet holes in front and who knows how many exiting in back? And the boy doesn't faint; he doesn't go into shock and fall down. Any bullets to the stomach do not make the boy double up in pain and fall over. He just stands there and waits for Wagner to reload. And Blatt still throws in the irony: it was all over a box of sardines or anchovies.

Another thing we saw in the 1977 story is that Blatt was oblivious to how cowardly and dishonorable he made himself look at times in his story. It could be that, because holocaust eyewitnesses live a life full of praise with no criticism, they are unaware of how they make themselves look when they make up their stories. Thus 30 years later, we see Blatt still oblivious to this. Here's an example: in the following video, Blatt states that the Jewish leader of all the other Jews in the camp (Oberkapo Hubert Berliner) told the SS about a Jewish escape attempt. Berliner "snitched" on his fellow Jews and that led to 6 Jews who had planned the escape being shot (See Yitzhak Arad's book Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka. Page 304). But did Blatt shun this traitor to the Jewish people, Hubert Berliner, after that? No he continued a friendship with him. See the following video.

Lastly I want to add that one common response that holocaust believers have to holocaust deniers, is this:

If it's all a hoax, then why did no one come forward, even years later and say it was a hoax.

The answer is that the Germans who knew it was a hoax were the ones in the camps. Not the German public or those outside the camp. The Germans who worked in delousing camps framed as death camps, like Sobibor and Treblinka; or who worked in labor camps framed as death camps like Auschwitz. They were vulnerable to prosecution. Any German who worked in these camps, could have a Thomas Blatt figure come along and say "I saw you beat my father!" on the witness stand.

Thomas Blatt's testimony, for instance, was largely responsible for putting Karl Frenzel in jail for his whole life. In an interview between Blatt and Frenzel (yes, Blatt interviewed Frenzel in 1984!) published in the appendix of Blatt's book From the Ashes of Sobibor (1997) (and we'll have to take Blatt's good word on what was said in the interview.) we see Blatt saying to Frenzel:

BLATT: Duty. That's what it always comes down to, duty. Why did you club my father to the ground immediately upon arrival? Was that your duty too?
FRENZEL: I don't remember.
BLATT: (...) You took him to Lager III, the crematorium, and shot him
FRENZEL: That wasn't me.