David Irving supplies to his barrister recently retrieved extracts from the transcript of the 1924 Hitler Trial, for the appeal:
June 8, 2001
THIS concerns "Police-Officer Hofmann". I attach a raw, uncorrected Xerox print-out of the materials recovered from my 1980 8-inch Xerox discs. I have made no attempt to correct the print-out anomalies (e.g. in the recovery process all diacriticials, characters with umlauts etc., have been lost). The first page makes plain the problems that a "scholar" like Evans, who works by preference from printed library books, willingly overlooks -- the sheer scale of paperwork involved in research into an item that eventually became just 2 or 3 pages of Göring; 52+55 pages (17,436 + 17,169 words!) copy-typed by me from a dim microfilm-reader screen in a foreign language, German.
I sent the original 8 inch Xerox floppies to the conversion firm Downloading Ltd (of Ealing) in November 1999; after many reminders from me, they supplied the disc to me on my return from USA this April . The top page is the burned-in data on the disc supplied to me which identifies it as having been created (by Downloading Ltd) on April 25 this year.
David Irving .