The Swiss didn't just hang on to Holocaust victims' bank accounts. They used them to bankroll Hitler's war machine.
BY JONATHAN BRODER
The next time you're hungry for a Nestlé's Crunch or a box of Quik, consider this: In 1933, the same year that Adolph Hitler rose to power in Germany, the food giant was helping to finance the creation of a Nazi Party in its native Switzerland. It was a political investment that paid off handsomely. During World War II, Nestlé won the contract to supply the entire Germany army with chocolate -- a deal worth hundreds of millions of dollars. ...
Tuesday, October 7, 2008
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