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Swiss banks and Jewish souls

Author: Gregg J Rickman
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"With the release of hundreds of damaging documents, a dark side of Switzerland's democracy has been unveiled. Switzerland is now seen as a nation of greedy bankers, collaborators with the Nazis, and robbers of the wealth of the victims of the Holocaust. Swiss Banks and Jewish Souls is a powerfully enlightening account of how a small and determined group of people from divergent backgrounds humbled the legendary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Claims
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gregg J Rickman
ISBN: 1560004266 9781560004264
OCLC Number: 40698624
Description: xvii, 294 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface: The Devil's Bridge and Other Swiss Myths --
Justice Denied --
Unfinished Business --
Exposed --
"Bern, We Have a Problem" --
The Righteous and the Persecuted --
Writing the Check --
We Were Right --
The Lawyers --
Boycotts and Diktats --
History's Vengeance.
Responsibility: Gregg J. Rickman.

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This work discusses how investigative groups proved that Switzerland stole the money of the Jews and helped the Nazis to do the same. It tells how a small group of people, none of them professional  Read more...

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"[Rickman] has written an indispensable insider's account of the confrontation between the Swiss banks and the alliance of D'Amato's banking committee and Jewish organizations. In the 1930s, many Read more...

 
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