ECHOES OF THE HOLOCAUST

THE EFFORT TO RECOVER JEWISH ASSETS DEPOSITED IN SWISS BANKS BEFORE AND DURING THE WAR HAS GROWN INTO A BITTER CRUSADE THAT DREDGES UP THE HORRORS OF THE PAST

What a thoughtless Swiss diplomat came to call nothing less than a "war" against his country started with little things. A gold ring. A novel. A chair. Before long, a chain reaction of seemingly disconnected events, an assortment of powerful personalities and a series of Swiss blunders culminated in a moral crusade to track down stolen wealth hidden away inside the vaults of Zurich and restore it to the victims of the Holocaust. The proximate cause was money, but the soul-searing intent of the men and women who set the hunt in motion was to peel back the veil time had...

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