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Stolen legacy : Nazi theft and the quest for justice at Krausenstrasse 17/18, Berlin / Dina Gold.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: KK75.G85 G65 2016

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    "Stolen Legacy is the story of how the Nazis deprived a once prominent Berlin Jewish family of their landmark building--and the fight to reclaim it. This updated edition includes new evidence from archives in the United States, Germany, and Britain about the Victoria [Insurance Company]'s wartime chairman who, post-war, received national and academic honors."--Cover.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Gold, Dina, author.
    Published
    Chicago, Illinois : American Bar Association, [2016]
    Locale
    Germany
    Berlin
    Edition
    Revised and updated
    Contents
    I've come to claim my family's building
    H. Wolff
    My mother's birth
    Well-heeled nomads
    The gathering storm
    Palestine
    Entjudung (the removal of Jews from the German economy)
    "What would I do without the L√ľneberger Heide?"
    Making her own way
    After the war : love and marriage
    Those who survived and those who did not
    A question of ownership
    My life in Britain
    What had my grandmother once told me?
    Our investigation begins
    Lawyers and wills
    The smoking gun
    Proving the line of inheritance
    The Reichsbahn's motive
    Claims and counterclaims
    Who's who in Nazi Germany
    Dr. Hamann and the Victoria Insurance Company
    Back to Berlin : the frustration grows
    The formal claim
    Getting their own back
    Light at the end of the tunnel
    Negotiating a price and dividing the payout
    New archives, new answers
    The evidence from Sachsenhausen
    The fate of Dresdener Strasse
    Fritz's life during the war
    Exit from the Reich
    Deutsche bank
    The Victoria's history
    The terrible truth about Dr. Kurt Hamann
    Swiss banks and other matters
    An unwanted discovery
    A Stolpenstein for Fritz
    Declarations
    The Victoria's War
    The curious case of Dr. Emil Herzfelder
    Directive
    Mannheim and Hamann : the missing years
    The enigma of Dr. Kurt Hamann
    Unfinished business
    1943 : Dr. Hamann is denounced
    Postscript : A plaque at last.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (pages 385-387) and index.
    I've come to claim my family's building -- H. Wolff -- My mother's birth -- Well-heeled nomads -- The gathering storm -- Palestine -- Entjudung (the removal of Jews from the German economy) -- "What would I do without the L√ľneberger Heide?" -- Making her own way -- After the war : love and marriage -- Those who survived and those who did not -- A question of ownership -- My life in Britain -- What had my grandmother once told me? -- Our investigation begins -- Lawyers and wills -- The smoking gun -- Proving the line of inheritance -- The Reichsbahn's motive -- Claims and counterclaims -- Who's who in Nazi Germany -- Dr. Hamann and the Victoria Insurance Company -- Back to Berlin : the frustration grows -- The formal claim -- Getting their own back -- Light at the end of the tunnel -- Negotiating a price and dividing the payout -- New archives, new answers -- The evidence from Sachsenhausen -- The fate of Dresdener Strasse -- Fritz's life during the war -- Exit from the Reich -- Deutsche bank -- The Victoria's history -- The terrible truth about Dr. Kurt Hamann -- Swiss banks and other matters -- An unwanted discovery -- A Stolpenstein for Fritz -- Declarations -- The Victoria's War -- The curious case of Dr. Emil Herzfelder -- Directive -- Mannheim and Hamann : the missing years -- The enigma of Dr. Kurt Hamann -- Unfinished business -- 1943 : Dr. Hamann is denounced -- Postscript : A plaque at last.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9781634254274
    1634254279
    Physical Description
    xxxi, 328 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm

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