London, Friday, October 1, 1999
Allies had Firm Evidence of Auschwitz Gas Chambers "as early as 1942"
EVIDENCE FROM Foreign Office archives proves conclusively that the British and American governments knew of the existence of Auschwitz and its programme for the industrialised extermination of Europe's Jews up to 18 months earlier than previously established. [...]
[Auschwitz index] [See the tasteless private-diary references by Lord Halifax, British ambassador in Washington, to the visit by the same American Jews to him in September 1942].