David Irving
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David Irving

British author and Holocaust denier


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David John Cawdell Irving is an English author and Holocaust denier who has written on the military and political history of World War II, with a focus on Nazi Germany. His works include The Destruction of Dresden , Hitler’s War , Churchill’s War and Goebbels: Mastermind of the Third Reich . In his works, he argued that Adolf Hitler did not know of the extermination of Jews, or, if he did, he opposed it. Though Irving’s negationist claims and views of German atrocities in World War II were never taken seriously by mainstream historians, he was once recognised for his knowledge of Nazi Germany and his ability to unearth new historical documents.

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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Imperial College London
Imperial College London

Public research university located in London, United Kingdom

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