Vienna, 1939 If Anything Happens To Us, I Have Money In Switzerland These Were Among The Last Words That Sixteen Year Old Renie Lang S Grandfather Said To Her Before He Perished In The Holocaust Fifty Years Later, Renee And Thousands Like Her Are Trying To Find Their Rightful Inheritances In Swiss Banks And The World Faces Appalling Revelations That Neutral Switzerland Acted As Secret Banker To The Nazis, Abetting The German War Against The Jewish People.Award Winning Journalist Isabel Vincent Unravels The Labyrinthine Story Behind The Headlines How Desperate Men And Women Tried To Secure Their Families Futures By Opening Bank Accounts In Switzerland How The Nazis Laundered, Through Swiss Banks, Gold Seized From The Treasuries Of Occupied Countries, Much Of It Looted From The Jews How The Demands Of International Business, Swiss Bank Secrecy, And Greed Have Conspired To Prevent The Truth From Being Disclosed For Over Half A Century And Still Prevent Restitution.Balanced, Rigorous, And Often Heartbreaking, This Major Work Also Gives A Human Face To The Statistics A Crusading Toronto Lawyer Edgar Bronfman, The Passionate Head Of The World Jewish Congress A Swiss Parliamentarian Determined To Discover Her Country S Past And Renie, A Survivor Waiting In The Shadows For Some Small Justice, Already A Little Too Late. very interesting A very interesting book about a sticky subject. Switzerland invented neutrality and has always prided herself on being neutral Yet this book proves otherwise Swiss bankers and government officials worked actively with the Nazis to launder gold stolen from Holocaust victims Hitler allowed Switzerland to remain unconquered in exchange for its service as the banker for the Third Reich The author focuses on the Swiss, but reminds us that all neutral countries worked with the Nazis At
Illuminating book Book very enlightening on showing who was involved with the Nazi s in WWII.
- 352 pages
- Hitlers Silent Partners
- Isabel Vincent
- 23 October 2017 Isabel Vincent