From The Nazis To Switzerland: A Paper Trail's Ugly End?

Britain confirms that the Swiss stashed gold looted by Nazis

It is one of the most troubling questions to linger on from World War II: Did Switzerland profit from the abandoned bank deposits--and stolen gold--of Jews murdered by the Nazis? On Sept. 10, a key aspect of the issue became clearer: Britain's Foreign Office issued a report confirming that Germany looted more than $550 million in gold--now worth over $6 billion--from German-occupied countries and stashed most of it in Switzerland.

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