A Swiss sociologist examines the relationship between Swiss bankers and Nazi Germany during the Holocaust, detailing how Switzerland's leading financial institutions provided Hitler with loans, favorable foreign exchanges, and the means to launder gold looted from concentration camp victims. 25,000 first printing.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Recent startling revelations that Switzerland helped to bankroll Nazi Germany's war effort, and Swiss intransigence in the face of redress claims by Holocaust survivors, have shaken Switerland's international reputation. In this uncompromising account, leading Swiss sociologist Jean Ziegler closely examines the shady relationship between Swiss bankers and Nazi Germany. Based on the records of the German Armaments Ministry and other official documents, The Swiss, the Gold, and the Dead shows how Switzerland's leading financial institutions provided Hittler with the foreign exchange essential to his war effort-laundering gold looted from the banks of occupied Europe and from the bodies of concentration camp victims; granting sizable loans; and supplying Germany's war economy with weapons, ammunition, and precision instruments. In returen, Switzerland was spared the devastation that befell the rest of Europe. Ziegler argues forcefully and authoritatively that without Swiss complicity the war in Europe would have ended earlier, sparing hundreds of thousands of lives. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience in Switzerland's domestic politic and international diplomacy, Professor Ziegler has made an important contribution to this highly controversial and emotional subject. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0151003343
Book Description Harcourt, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 1st Edition. Ziegler, Jean. THE SWISS, THE GOLD, AND THE DEAD. NY: Harcourt Brace, c1998. 1st US ed, 322pp, tall 8vo, new hardcover in d/j. Bookseller Inventory # 26409
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0151003343
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