Sunday, 8 December 2013

Berlin Zoo Seeks Out Former Jewish Shareholders Forced Out by Nazis

FSWC Reports:

From AFP via

More than 70 years after the Berlin Zoo forced Jewish shareholders out of its ranks, the institution is trying to come clean about its own dark chapter during the Nazi era.

A Berlin historian is combing through thousands of names to identify members made to sell their shares back to the zoo at a loss under the Third Reich, and has begun tracking down their descendants ahead of publishing her findings.

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