Should the Allies have bombed Auschwitz?
- 99%AnonymousLv 54 weeks agoFavourite answer
Both Churchill and FDR looked at this and decided No it would only kill the inmates as it turned out they would have been better Off dead and No Fuel for the Luftwaffe
Auschwitz was the Old cavalry Base for the Polish army up to 1939 it had a Musical hall a Hospital and Sanitarium Operating Theaters and sports Ovals for Soccer and track and Field Training and several dressage Rings Stables and Horse paddocks it had converted a Fire Fighting water Reservoir into a swimming pool and In the early days from Sept 1939/40 was used as a Farm to feed the Reich and used Mostly women Slaves
But in 1940 after the Germans Lost the Battle of Britain and Albert Speer Told Hitler Germany was Running out of Fuel Standard Oil / IG Farben built 40 Petrochemical plants in Germany and Occupied Countries
The Biggest was In the Auschwit Complex it manufactured Synthetic Fuel Oil Rubber used 83,000 slaves once Up and Running IG Farben/ standard oil of new jersey
Dupont produced,100 percent and Zyclon B and German synthetic rubber
95 percent of German poison gas
90 percent of German plastics
88 percent of German magnesium
84 percent of German explosives
70 percent of German gunpowder
46 percent of German high octane (aviation) gasoline
33 percent of German synthetic gasoline
Table 2-1German Army (Wehrmacht) Dependence on I.G. Farben Production (1943)Product Total German Production Percent Produced by I.G. FarbenSynthetic Rubber 118,600 tons 100%
Methanol 251,000 tons 100%
Lubricating Oil 60,000 tons 100%
Dyestuffs 31,670 tons 98%
Poison Gas quantities Unknown but enough Zyclon B
100%Nickel 2,000 tons
95%Plastics 57,000 tons
90%Magnesium 27,400 tons
88%Explosives 221,000 tons
84%Gunpowder 210,000 tons
70%High Octane (Aviation) Gasoline 650,000 tons
46%100 % of the Fuel for the Luftwaffe by 1943
Sulfuric Acid 707,000 tons 35%that was why the Nazis Built a British POW camp Inside the Auschwitz complex to prevent the Allies Bombing
the site at Buna was Poland's Biggest Coal Reserves Used to make all the Synthetics
- Needful SinnerLv 74 weeks ago
To knowing do so would be waging aggressive warfare on civilians, a war crime.
- JeffLv 64 weeks ago
No, there was no strategic reason to bomb Auschwitz and it would have killed plenty of the prisoners there.
- 4 weeks ago
No, why would they do that?
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- Anonymous4 weeks ago
Are you that stupid, or trolling?