Swiss banks agree to pay $1.25 billion in connection with claims concerning bank accounts appropriated during World War II. August 10, 2018 No Comments Reference: http://www.swissbankclaims.com/overview.aspx https://www.nytimes.com/2005/04/14/nyregion/for-betrayal-by-swiss-bank-and-nazis-21-million.html Back to Timeline Related Previous Post Next Post You may also like June 15, 2017 Germany starts moving toward nullifying convictions of homosexuals, thereby removing their criminal records. Germany Wipes Slate Clean for 50,000 Men Convicted Under Anti-Gay Law, N.Y. Times, March 23, 2019 More than 700 claims have been filed under an agreement between U.S. and France in which French officials have agreed to pay out $60 million for the deportations carried out by SNCF, the France’s railway system. In exchange, the U.S. government agreed to ask courts to dismiss any lawsuits against SNCF or the French government (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016). June 15, 1952 In 1952, Germany pays $822 million as reparations for the Holocaust.