4 edition of Switzerland and the Second World War found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -363) and index.
|Statement||edited by Georg Kreis.|
|Contributions||Kreis, Georg, 1943-|
|LC Classifications||D754.S9 S3813 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 378 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||378|
|LC Control Number||99059213|
ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xv, pages): maps: Contents: pt. I. British Policy Towards Switzerland During the Second World War The Making of British Policy The Reception of British Policy in Switzerland The Evolution of British Policy --pt. Core Features of Anglo-Swiss Relations, This collection provides a comprehensive English-language survey of the conduct of neutral and non-belligerent states during the war. Instead of narrowly focusing on the few neutrals that survived the war intact, the volume broadens our understanding of neutrality, by including chapters on 'non-belligerents' and those neutrals of south-east Europe, such as Romania and Yugoslavia.
The economy in World War II The Hague Convention permits neutral states to trade freely with the belligerents in time of war, including the sale of arms. Before the war, Germany was one of Switzerland’s most important trading partners. From to . While certainly central to the story of Switzerland in the Second World War, this emphasis at times makes Target Switzerland read like a sales brochure for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. From onward, with the assumption of power in Germany by Adolf Hitler, the Swiss found themselves subjected to propaganda.
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This collection of essays sheds light on the history of Switzerland during World War II, covering such topics as: trade; financial relations; gold; refugees; defence; and foreign relations.
It also touches on official post-war measures to suppress Switzerland's involvement in the war. Target Switzerland is the first book in English to provide an objective, year-by-year account of Switzerland's military role in World War II, including the Swiss policy of resistance, Nazi plans for invasion, and Switzerland's Switzerland and the Second World War book links to the by: 5.
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Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War Article (PDF Available) in The English Historical Review () September with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Clive Church. The Second World War can be read with profit by students of the period as a memoir by a leading participant rather than a comprehensive history by a professional and detached historian.
The Second World War, particularly the period from to when Britain fought with the support of the Empire and a few Allies, was the climax of Churchill's career and his inside story of those days is Author: Winston Churchill and assistants.
This is the first comprehensive study of British policy towards Switzerland during the Second World War. Switzerland occupied an ambiguous place in British belligerency.
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In December ofbowing to foreign pressure and criticism concerning the Swiss handling of dormant World War Two financial accounts, the Swiss government mandated an investigation. The Independent Commission of Experts Switzerland - Second World War (ICE) was given broad power to look into the scope and fate of assets acquired during the Nazi dictatorship of Europe.
This is the first comprehensive study of British policy towards Switzerland during the Second World War. Switzerland occupied an ambiguous place in British belligerency. While epitomizing the kind of political values Britain claimed to uphold in declaring war against Nazi Germany inits inexorable drift into the Axis orbit after mid inevitably prevented British officials from.
Free 2-day shipping. Buy Switzerland and the Second World War (Hardcover) at Nevertheless, by Switzerland was completely surrounded by Axis powers and the Nazis occupied France, making it increasingly difficult to stay clear of the Second World War.
It is the ways in which Switzerland allowed and in some ways, assisted, Nazi Germany. Buy Switzerland and the Second World War 1 by Kreis, Georg (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). This volume offers us an informed and lucid analysis of Anglo-Swiss relations, which is likely to make it the standard work on the subject for some time to come., Neville Wylie has provided a fascinating insight into Anglo-Swiss relations during the Second World War., Acknowledgements Abbreviations Maps Introduction Part I: British Policy towards Switzerland during the Second World War 1.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: maps ; 23 cm: Contents: pt.
I. British Policy Towards Switzerland During the Second World War The Making of British Policy The Reception of British Policy in Switzerland The Evolution of British Policy --pt. Core Features of Anglo-Swiss Relations, Especially its ‘non-involvement’ in the Second World War has been heavily scrutinized since, particularly in terms of border controls, banking, and trade with Nazi Germany.
The main reason why Switzerland was able to remain neutral was thanks to the non-invasion of Hitler’s army.