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Swiss citizens in Hitler’s death camps

For too long, Switzerland has ignored the fact that countless Swiss were also imprisoned and killed in Nazi concentration camps during the Second World War. Now the country has started to remember these victims of the Holocaust. The Organisation of the Swiss Abroad is committed to ensuring that these people are not forgotten.

This dossier contains relevant “Swiss Review” articles on Switzerland’s Holocaust victims as well as additional sources of information.

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Sources and links

Proposal for a Swiss memorial commemorating the victims of National Socialism (abstract in German)

www.swissmemorial.ch

Available in German: Professor Christina Späti, University of Fribourg, on the Swiss victims of the Holocaust (2018)

Articles

An important political step towards a memorial for Holocaust victims

Swiss victims of the Holocaust

An important matter of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad has definitely reached both chambers of the Swiss Parliament. In two identical motions,…

Guest article | Switzerland set to have its own official Holocaust memorial

Swiss victims of the Holocaust

Within the next few weeks, a broad alliance of stakeholders is due to present the Federal Council with a detailed plan for the creation of a national…

Opinion piece | Any Swiss memorial to Nazi victims needs to be more than just a physical landmark

Swiss victims of the Holocaust

Remo Gysin: “We need more than just a commemorative plaque”

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Swiss citizens in Hitler’s death camps

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Stories and faces of Holocaust survivors

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