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Faces of neutrality : a comparative analysis of the neutrality of Switzerland and other neutral nations during WW II / Herbert R. Reginbogin ; with a foreword by Detlev F. Vagts ; [editor, Working Group Lived History ; translated by Ulrike Seeberger and Jane Britten ; copy edited by Thomas Ryan].

By: Reginbogin, Herbert R.
Contributor(s): Vagts, Detlev F.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Berlin, Germany : Piscataway, NJ : Lit Verlag ; Distributed in North America by Transaction Publishers, Rutgers University, c2009Description: ii, 227 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9783825819149; 3825819140.Other title: Comparative analysis of the neutrality of Switzerland and other neutral nations during WW II | Neutrality of Switzerland and other neutral nations during WW II.Uniform titles: Vergleich. English Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Diplomatic history | Neutrality -- Switzerland | Neutrality -- United States | Neutrality -- Spain | Neutrality -- Portugal | Neutrality -- Sweden | Neutrality -- Turkey | Neutrality -- France -- Vichy | Switzerland -- Economic policyDDC classification: 940.5325
Contents:
pt.1. Switzerland before and during WWII: Neutrality- Swiss identity -- The rise of fascism- decline of the League of Nations -- World economic crisis -- Gold standard and social awakening -- World trade -- Switzerland and the USA- financial havens -- The beginning of World War II -- Swiss foreign trade -- Blockade negotiations -- Negotiations with Britain -- French/British requests for war materials -- Switzerland in the German sphere of influence -- Between Allied powers and National Socialists -- Allied pressure -- Refugees -- Final remarks -- pt.2. How neutral were the neutrals?: Control of neutral countries -- Differences with the USA -- Who was neutral? -- Spain -- Portugal -- Sweden -- Turkey -- Vichy France- the anomaly -- pt.3. Mirror image: America's contradictory finance markets -- Ford Motor Company / General Motors / Standard Oil of New Jersey -- Chase National Bank -- The Remigrant Mark Program -- J.P. Morgan -- Kodak -- IBM -- Bank for International Settlements (BIS) -- pt.4. Conclusion: Provisions for war -- Determination to resist -- Handling neutrality -- Blockade issues -- Gold trade -- Accusation of prolonging the war -- War profits -- Refunding -- Refugees -- Was Switzerland a country of collaborators and profit-mongers?
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D754.R9 W4 1972 Germany and the Soviet Union 1939-1941, D754 .S6 P39 2008 Franco and Hitler : D754.S7 H3 Wartime mission in Spain, 1942-1945, D754 .S9 R4413 2009 Faces of neutrality : D755.1 .B43 1973 The war Hitler won: D755.2 .J23 2004 The fall of France : D755.7 .D36 2005 1945 :

Originally published as: Der Vergleich : die Politik der Schweiz zur Zeit des Zweiten Weltkriegs im internationalen Umfeld / herausgegeben vom Arbeitskreis Gelebte Geschichte. Stäfa : Gut, c2006.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-221) and index.

pt.1. Switzerland before and during WWII: Neutrality- Swiss identity -- The rise of fascism- decline of the League of Nations -- World economic crisis -- Gold standard and social awakening -- World trade -- Switzerland and the USA- financial havens -- The beginning of World War II -- Swiss foreign trade -- Blockade negotiations -- Negotiations with Britain -- French/British requests for war materials -- Switzerland in the German sphere of influence -- Between Allied powers and National Socialists -- Allied pressure -- Refugees -- Final remarks -- pt.2. How neutral were the neutrals?: Control of neutral countries -- Differences with the USA -- Who was neutral? -- Spain -- Portugal -- Sweden -- Turkey -- Vichy France- the anomaly -- pt.3. Mirror image: America's contradictory finance markets -- Ford Motor Company / General Motors / Standard Oil of New Jersey -- Chase National Bank -- The Remigrant Mark Program -- J.P. Morgan -- Kodak -- IBM -- Bank for International Settlements (BIS) -- pt.4. Conclusion: Provisions for war -- Determination to resist -- Handling neutrality -- Blockade issues -- Gold trade -- Accusation of prolonging the war -- War profits -- Refunding -- Refugees -- Was Switzerland a country of collaborators and profit-mongers?

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