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Time to open the books

The Swiss banks have been in the news - and rightly so! The issue is the disappearance of Jewish gold. Huge quantities were stolen by the Nazis during the holocaust. They even removed gold rings and teeth fillings from the victims of Nazi brutality.

Herbert Carson

There was also the question of secret deposits of gold by Nazis who saw Switzerland as a safe place for their deposits which could be a source of wealth when the Third Reich collapsed. There were also deposits made by Jewish investors who, before the full fury of the holocaust, could see the confiscation of their savings and wanted to make provision for the future peace, which, sadly, was to be too late for them and the millions of Jews who were slaughtered.