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The victim's fortune : inside the epic battle over the debts of the Holocaust

Autore: John Authers; Richard Wolffe; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Editore: New York : HarperCollins, ©2002.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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Fifty years after World War II, a small group of Americans launched a campaign to confront the world with the fact that many assets looted by the Nazis had never been returned to their owners. Backed by class-action lawsuits and threats of economic sanctions, they mounted a vigorous challenge against some of the world's largest corporations and governments to demand billions of dollars. But what began as a moral  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: John Authers; Richard Wolffe; Mazal Holocaust Collection.
ISBN: 0066212642 9780066212647
Numero OCLC: 48501045
Descrizione: xv, 458 pages ; 24 cm
Contenuti: Cast of characters --
Prologue --
For want of a chair --
The final accounting --
A pride of lawyers --
Rewriting history --
Shot across the bow --
Take it or leave it --
The price of peace --
Gateway to Zion --
Falling like dominoes --
The last prisoners of war --
Americans at the gate --
Rough justice --
To start a war --
Doomed to succeed --
The magic number --
A piece of raw meat --
The spiderweb --
Claims by committee --
In the crossfire --
Freedom fighting --
First victims first --
The last waltz --
Assigning guilt --
Legal peace? --
The judgment of Judah --
Jew versus Jew --
Epilogue.
Responsabilità: John Authers and Richard Wolffe.
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Abstract:

Fifty years after World War II, a small group of Americans launched a campaign to confront the world with the fact that many assets looted by the Nazis had never been returned to their owners. Backed by class-action lawsuits and threats of economic sanctions, they mounted a vigorous challenge against some of the world's largest corporations and governments to demand billions of dollars. But what began as a moral crusade soon became a bare-knuckle battle that opened up painful debates about whether money can ever compensate for the horrors of the Holocaust. John Authers and Richard Wolffe offer a spellbinding investigative account of this momentous international struggle. The Victim's Fortune captures the personalities, ruthless tactics, and moral dilemmas surrounding the fight over compensation -- all unfolding against the backdrop of one of the darkest moments in human history. - Publisher.

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