The Resource Nazi gold : the full story of the fifty-year Swiss-Nazi conspiracy to steal billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust survivors, Tom Bower

Nazi gold : the full story of the fifty-year Swiss-Nazi conspiracy to steal billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust survivors, Tom Bower

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Nazi gold : the full story of the fifty-year Swiss-Nazi conspiracy to steal billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust survivors
Title
Nazi gold
Title remainder
the full story of the fifty-year Swiss-Nazi conspiracy to steal billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust survivors
Statement of responsibility
Tom Bower
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Nazi Gold is the expose of the fifty-year conspiracy by Swiss bankers to steal deposits by European Jews and help German Nazis hide the money they looted from Jewish victims of the Holocaust. It is also about a group of dedicated Americans with the U.S. Treasury Department - Sam Klaus, Orvis Schmidt, James Mann, and Seymour Rubin, to name a few - who struggled tirelessly for many years following World War II, with little support from the British and French, to get the Swiss to release the deposits to the rightful owners or their heirs. Finally, Nazi Gold is about the victims themselves - constantly rebuffed, denied, and humiliated in their efforts to recover their money and survive in a postwar world that showed them nothing but indifference, prejudice, and hate
  • Based on intensive research and incontrovertible evidence, Nazi Gold is the last dramatic chapter in the history of the Holocaust. Tom Bower, a distinguished British investigative historian, reveals for the first time in full the despicable role played by Swiss banks and the Swiss government in exploiting World War II and the persecution of the Jews to their financial advantage. He describes how Swiss industries manufactured and sold military equipment to the Germans during the war at a substantial profit, then after the war cynically turned away survivors and heirs of victims of the Holocaust with lies, obfuscation, and impossible-to-satisfy demands for proof of relationship to deceased depositors
  • Drawing on a wealth of previously unpublished and sensational source material, as well as interviews with many individuals on all sides of the controversy, Bower is also able to re-create important and secret meetings and telephone conversations that are often astounding in the bluntness of their revelations
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DLC
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Bower, Tom
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HG3204
LC item number
.B68 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • Holocaust, Jewish
  • Banks and banking
  • Foreign bank accounts
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish property
  • Jews
  • Banks and banking
  • Foreign bank accounts
  • Jewish property
  • Jews
  • Joden
  • Banktegoeden
  • Holocaust
  • Nationaal-socialisme
  • Nachrichtenloses Vermögen
  • Geschichte
  • Europe
  • Switzerland
  • Schweiz
  • Juden
Label
Nazi gold : the full story of the fifty-year Swiss-Nazi conspiracy to steal billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust survivors, Tom Bower
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Publication
Note
The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 381 pages
Isbn
9780060175351
Lccn
97005447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36543306
  • (OCoLC)ocm36543306
Label
Nazi gold : the full story of the fifty-year Swiss-Nazi conspiracy to steal billions from Europe's Jews and Holocaust survivors, Tom Bower
Publication
Note
The Mazal Holocaust Collection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 369) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xv, 381 pages
Isbn
9780060175351
Lccn
97005447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)36543306
  • (OCoLC)ocm36543306

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