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The Resource Chasing gold : the incredible story of how the Nazis stole Europe's bullion, George M. Taber

Chasing gold : the incredible story of how the Nazis stole Europe's bullion, George M. Taber

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Chasing gold : the incredible story of how the Nazis stole Europe's bullion
Title
Chasing gold
Title remainder
the incredible story of how the Nazis stole Europe's bullion
Statement of responsibility
George M. Taber
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Reveals how the Nazis attempted to grab Europe's gold to finance Hitler's war machine during World War II, discussing how gold became their most important medium of exchange and how it influenced the fall of Berlin and the Allied victory
Cataloging source
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Taber, George M
Dewey number
940.53/14
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D810.C8
LC item number
T33 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reichsbank (Germany)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Gold
  • Banks and banking, Central
  • Germany
Label
Chasing gold : the incredible story of how the Nazis stole Europe's bullion, George M. Taber
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The glitter of gold -- Spanish prelude -- Adolf Hitler's argonaut -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's argonaut -- Hermann Göring grabs control -- The club for central bankers -- Austria becomes the first easy piece -- An inside job against Czechoslovakia -- Mutiny at the Reichsbank -- Poland's long odyssey -- Northern lights go out -- The world's Fort Knox -- Denmark and Norway fall quickly -- Italy crushes Albania -- Holland falls in four days -- Belgium and Luxembourg trust France -- The fall of France -- The Vatican's secret gold -- Escape to Casablanca -- Britain on the brink -- Destination Dakar -- Balkan distractions -- The Soviet Union stares into an abyss -- Melmer gold -- Dragging everything out Italian style -- Partners in gold -- The Allies finally crack down -- Rich discovery in a salt mine -- Wild attempts to rescue remaining gold -- The end of a sordid tale
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvi, 527 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
1403478
System control number
qbi16001838
Label
Chasing gold : the incredible story of how the Nazis stole Europe's bullion, George M. Taber
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-497) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The glitter of gold -- Spanish prelude -- Adolf Hitler's argonaut -- Franklin D. Roosevelt's argonaut -- Hermann Göring grabs control -- The club for central bankers -- Austria becomes the first easy piece -- An inside job against Czechoslovakia -- Mutiny at the Reichsbank -- Poland's long odyssey -- Northern lights go out -- The world's Fort Knox -- Denmark and Norway fall quickly -- Italy crushes Albania -- Holland falls in four days -- Belgium and Luxembourg trust France -- The fall of France -- The Vatican's secret gold -- Escape to Casablanca -- Britain on the brink -- Destination Dakar -- Balkan distractions -- The Soviet Union stares into an abyss -- Melmer gold -- Dragging everything out Italian style -- Partners in gold -- The Allies finally crack down -- Rich discovery in a salt mine -- Wild attempts to rescue remaining gold -- The end of a sordid tale
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books trade paperback edition.
Extent
xvi, 527 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781605989754
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Stock number
1403478
System control number
qbi16001838

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