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Less Than Slaves: Jewish Forced Labor and the Quest for Compensation

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As a United States war crimes investigator during World War II, Benhamin B. Ferencz participated in the liberation of Nazi concentration camps. He returned to Germany after the war to help bring perpetrators of war crimes to justice and remained to direct restitution programs for Nazi victims. In Less Than Slaves, Ferencz describes the painstaking efforts that were made to persuade German industrial firms such as I. G. Farben, Krupp, AEG, Rheinmetall, and Daimler-Benz to compensate camp inmates who were exploited as forced laborers. The meager outcome of these efforts emerges from searing pages that detail the difficulties confronted by ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Bloomington, IN, United States
ISBN
9780253215307
SKU
V9780253215307
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About Benjamin B. Ferencz
Benjamin B. Ferencz was the prosecutor at the Nuremberg trial of the SS Einsatzgruppen. Now in his eighties, Ferencz remains active as a teacher, lecturer, and author of books on international law and articles dealing with the creation of an international criminal court.

Reviews for Less Than Slaves: Jewish Forced Labor and the Quest for Compensation
"... this book tells the story of great courage and determination by survivors and their allies to try to compel German companies to make at least partial amends for the use of slave labor during the war. Yet it is also a story of an equally determined refusal to see that past honestly, to own up to it, and to ... Read more

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