Germany's Bundesbank hires historians to research its activities during the Nazi regime
Back then it was the Reichsbank which worked hand in fist with the Nazi regime.
Into its coffers poured the plundered treasure of dispossessed Jews...and later their gold teeth ripped from their gassed corpses in the death camps.
Now the bank’s modern governors have ordered a warts-and-all historical housekeeping.
Historian Albrecht Ritschl of London School of Economics and Magnus Brechtken of the Institute for History in Munich have been tasked with the research.
The study will span the years 1923 to 1969 but “with a special focus on the work of the Reichsbank under National Socialism... read more
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