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RESCUE TO SWITZERLAND: THE MUSY AND SALY MAYER AFFAIRS HOLOCAUST SERIES - VOLUME 16


Item #: 70578

Pages: xix, 220 pp.
Published: Washington; American Institute of Int'l. Law; Reprinted in 2010.

Subjects: EUROPEAN COMMUNITY

During the closing months on the Second World War, toppriorities of the Nazi leadership included desperateattempts to obtain supplies and efforts to disrupt the unityof the Allies. Individual high-ranking Nazies, moreover,tried to create more favorable postwar image of themselvesby arranging negotiations designed to alleviate some of thesuffering that their regime had caused. Several of thesenegotiations were carried on in Switzerland. The recordsselected for reproduction in this volume concern Saly Mayer,the Swiss representative of the American Joint DistributionCommittee, who conducted negotiations with SS Colonel KurtBecher on the exchange of Jewish lives for goods; and formerFederal Swiss Councillor Jean Marie Musy, who was able tonegotiate the release of a trainload of Jews... Reprinted byThe Lawbook Exch. Ltd. Distributed by Wm. S. Hein & Co., Inc

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