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German central bank let to research a book

German central bank let to research a book

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The German central bank allows scientific research to his book.

The Bundesbank has two historians turned to examine how former directors of the bank were connected with the nazi regime and what the role was of the former Reichsbank in the Third Reich.

The initiative comes from Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann. Probably, the study will only take years. Before, it was already known that even in the sixties, a large part of the executives of the central bank had been a member of the nazi party.

The langzittende president of the Bundesbank, Karl Blessing, would be to the friends of SS-leader Heinrich Himmler have belonged to it.

Although many documents of the Reichsbank lost. Also many German companies have historians hired to do research on their activities during the nazitijd.

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