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Title Retrospectives on Switzerland in World War Two / edited by Donald P. Hilty.

Imprint Rockport, Me. : Picton Press, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    940.5349 RET    Available
Description xvi, 138 p. ; 24 cm.
Note Most essays were originally published in a volume by Verlag Neue Zürcher Zeitung under the title: Der Zweite Weltkrieg und die Schweiz. 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Donald P. Hilty -- Prologue : Swiss history under scrutiny / Hugo Bütler -- Switzerland's foreign trade policy during World War II : successful perseverance of a besieged country / Hans Schaffner -- Neutrality and economic warfare / Klaus Urner -- The Swiss Army was ready : reasons Germany dropped "Operation Switzerland" / Hans Senn -- Who prolonged the Second World War? / Walther Hofer -- Neutral Switzerland, humanitarian Switzerland : a contradiction? / Hugo Bütler -- Contested Swiss neutrality / Dietrich Schindler -- Switzerland, international law, and World War II / Detlev Vagts -- Epilogue : summary view of Switzerland in World War II / Sigmund Widmer.
Language Most essays have been translated from German into English.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Switzerland.
Neutrality -- Switzerland -- History -- 20th century.
Refugees, Jewish -- Switzerland.
Switzerland -- Economic policy.
Added Author Hilty, Donald P.
Spine Title Switzerland in World War Two
Added Title Zweite Weltkrieg und die Schweiz.
ISBN 0897254473 (hard cover : alk. paper) : $19.50

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