The final solution itself ...
to put it bluntly, the extermination of the Jews,
was not provided for by Reich Law.
It was a Führer's Order,
a so-called Führer's Order.
Adolf Eichmann, 1960-61
Maidanek Krematorium Oven
After Russian troops
discovered the camp on July 23, 1944, Konstatin Simonov, a Soviet writer, wrote a full account
of the death camp for Pravda. In a special issue the London Illustrated News published
photographs of the gas chambers and ovens at Maidanek.
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