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Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War / Edition 1

Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War / Edition 1

by Neville Wylie, N. Wylie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198206909

ISBN-13: 9780198206903

Pub. Date: 07/17/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press

This is the first comprehensive account of Britain's relations with Switzerland during World War II. It explains why Britain remained apparently so impassive towards Switzerland's financial and economic collaboration with the Axis and why it did so little to try to liberalize Switzerland's restrictive refugee policy. The extent and importance of Britain's covert

Overview

This is the first comprehensive account of Britain's relations with Switzerland during World War II. It explains why Britain remained apparently so impassive towards Switzerland's financial and economic collaboration with the Axis and why it did so little to try to liberalize Switzerland's restrictive refugee policy. The extent and importance of Britain's covert activities in Switzerland are exposed for the first time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198206903
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
07/17/2003
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 5.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Maps
Introduction
Part I: British Policy towards Switzerland during the Second World War
1. The Making of British Policy
2. The Reception of British Policy in Switzerland
3. The Evolution of British Policy
Part II: The Core Issues in Anglo-Swiss Relations 1939-1945
4. British Economic Warfare and Switzerland
5. Switzerland and British Strategy: Toluol, Trains, and Transit Rights
6. The View from the Central Blue. The Violation of Swiss Neutrality by the RAF
7. Francs, Banks, and Gold: Britain and the Swiss Financial Market
8. Cloaking the Dagger: British Covert Operations and Swiss Neutrality
9. Britain and Switzerland's 'Active Neutrality'
Part III: Conclusion
10. Conclusion: Britain, Switzerland, and the Second World War
Appendixes
Bibliography
Index

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