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 September 15, 2018 May 9, 2018. US president signs a measure requiring the US State Department to monitor what European countries have done to compensate Holocaust victims who had assets stolen by Nazis. March 23, 2019 France: The State Department has paid or approved 90 claims for a total of $11 million in reparations by France to former WWII prisoners who were carried to Nazi Death Camps in French trains—the first French reparations paid to Holocaust survivors in the U.S. (“U.S. Begins Paying Out Reparations from France to Holocaust Survivors and Their Heirs” by Katherine Shaver, Washington Post, September 15, 2016). June 15, 1950 East Germany refuses to give legal effect to the judgments of the Volksgerichtshof, or People’s Court, of the Third Reich, thereby nullifying convictions rendered against Sinti and Roma people whereas West Germany does not.