Wartime Slaves: Who Will Pay Up Next?

VW's fund for victims of Nazi labor policy could start a trend

Corporate Germany's wartime shame is no secret. The Third Reich's war machine was kept running by slave labor. In August 1944, at the peak, 7.8 million forced laborers from 20 countries toiled in German factories. Hundreds of thousands were brutally worked to death by CEOs, who could call Nazi labor offices for replacements.

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