Less than slaves : Jewish forced labor and the quest for compensation
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Less than slaves : Jewish forced labor and the quest for compensation

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Less than slaves : Jewish forced labor and the quest for compensation
Call No: 341.65 F34L

Call Number341.65 F34L
Dates1979; ©1979
Statement of ResponsibilityBenjamin B. Ferencz.
SummaryLess Than Slaves examines "the complicity between the Nazi SS and major German industrial firms in the profitable exploitation of concentration camp labor... [the book] describes the response, years after Hitler's collapse, of Krupp, I.G. Farben, Siemens, and other prominent corporations, when the surviving victims confronted their victimizers to demand retroactive payment for the labor stolen from them... Mr. Ferencz, an American Prosecutor at Nuremberg and Director of the restitution efforts on behalf of Jewish survivor groups, describes the legal battles in the West German courts, the negotiations and pressures which induced a few companies to make meager payments." —Book jacket
ContentsForeword / Telford Taylor
Preface
Acknowledgments
Map
  1. The Final Solution—a brief reminder
  2. Auschwitz survivors v. I.G. Farben
  3. Accounting with Krupp
  4. The electrical companies see the light
  5. The cannons of Rheinmetall
  6. The shark who got away
  7. A medley of disappointments
  8. The last word
Appendixes
Notes
Index
Physical Description xxii, 249 pages : map ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherCambridge, MA : Harvard University Press
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
  • National Jewish Book Award (Holocaust category), 1980
RecognitionGifted by Elizabeth Kavanagh