The number of victims of belżec extermination camp: A faulty reassessment

  title={The number of victims of belżec extermination camp: A faulty reassessment},
  author={Dieter Pohl and Pieter De Witte},
  journal={East European Jewish Affairs},
  pages={15 - 22}
Putting together statistics concerning the Nazi extermination camps is one of the most difficult tasks of Holocaust research. Such an exercise is not necessarily crucial for historiography: statistics will never tell us why things happened or convey the extent of the victims' actual suffering. However, establishing the numbers of victims of extermination camps provides a means of evaluating the extermination process as a whole, analyzing the geographical and organizational dimensions of the… 
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