# 18 Menasches Comment :clarification of CRYSTALS - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Max Zinger,P.Chimist
    • 14.12.07 | 07:26 (IST)

    meaning: The gas in Aushwitz Gas Chambers was generated from crystals produced by IG Farben. The generic name was Zyklon B in crystal form. It was trown in into the special compartment in the Gas Chambers after the Jewish and Gypsy victims were locked in in the gas chambers disguised as as showers. The crystals diintegrated in the chemical reaction and the poisneous gas disperesed through the vents that looked like a sprinkler in a shower. As a chemist I felt the need to explain what Mensche was saying. As a matter of fact Red Cross new about waht was going on in Aushwitz and about the gas chambers in there and and kept silent.

    from the article: Red Cross: Israel worsening Palestinian humanitarian crisis
    First published 00:00 13.12.07 | Last updated 00:00 13.12.07
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