Irving vents Holocaust denial in jail cell interview
By Times Online and agencies

Irving today repeated his central thesis from his book, Hitler’s War, that the Fuhrer did not know of the Final Solution (EPA)

An unrepentant David Irving today maintained his denial that Adolf Hitler oversaw an organised attempt to exterminate Europe’s Jews.

Speaking from jail in Austria, where he was sentenced to three years imprisonment last week for denying the Holocaust, the disgraced right-wing historian questioned whether the Nazis could have really intended to wipe out all the Jews held in concentration camps if, as he claimed, so many had survived the experience.

“Given the ruthless efficiency of the Germans, if there was an extermination programme to kill all the Jews, how come so many survived?” he said, in an interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme. MORE.