Stockmaven_logo.png

 

advertise_with_us

 

Business and the Holocaust Research

 

Business and the Holocaust - Books
Business and the Holocaust
Articles | Excerpts | Government Resources | Historical Media Reports | Media Reports | Organizations | Restitution | War Crimes Trials

Media Reports
Sorted alphabetically by company names by order of most recent date.
 A     A2    A3    B     B2    B3    C     D     D2    E    F    G - H  I - J  K - M   N1    N2   O - R   S     S2    T     U    V - X  Y - Z
Volkswagen AG
Country: Germany
Exchange: Xetra
BBC NEWS | Business | IBM 'helped in Nazi mass-murder'
A Swiss court clears the way for Gypsy groups to sue the US giant, alleging that its machines were knowingly used in the Holocaust.
Wednesday, 23 June, 2004, 10:38 GMT 11:38 UK
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Daimler AG (Germany)
  • IBM (International Business Machines) (USA)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Americas | US ponders Nazi slave compensation
The United States Congress has begun considering a bill which would allow people used as forced labour by companies in Nazi Germany to sue firms in the American courts. The bill would extend the statute of limitations, so that compensation claims which expired in 1993 would be valid until 2010, and give the courts - rather than the State Department - power to consider the cases.
If the bill is approved, German companies like Volkswagen and Siemens which used slave labour could be ordered to pay out billions of dollars. American companies like Ford have also been accused of using slave labour in their factories in Germany before the outbreak of war.
Thursday, November 4, 1999
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Ford Motor Company (USA)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
NARA - Holocaust-Era Assets - My Search for 'GOLD' at the National Archives (SAA Conference Session Archivists Alchemy: Turning Records into Nazi Gold
U.S. National Archives & Records Administration
Friday, August 27, 1999
We learned that Switzerland supplied the Nazi regime with foreign exchange and war materials, and continued this trade long after any real threat of invasion. In the words of a 1945 Treasury Department memo, "as late as April 1945, the Swiss were in cahoots with the Germans."
...German companies such as Volkswagen and Siemens that profited from the use of slave labor.
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Societe General de Surveillance (Switzerland)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | Volkswagen joins Holocaust fund
Compensation talks between German companies and Holocaust survivors are boosted as Volkswagen joins a special fund. Overworked and underfed, many of the workers died in the appalling conditions in hidden military complexes.
Sunday, 14 February, 1999
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Deutsche Bank AG (Germany)
  • Dresdner Bank (now part of Allianz AG) (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | Car giant joins Holocaust fund
The german car firm, Volkswagen, has confirmed that it will take part in a fund to compensate victims of the Nazi Holocaust in the Second World War.
Saturday, 13 February, 1999
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | Siemens sets up Holocaust fund
The German engineering company Siemens has set up a compensation fund for former slave labourers after being sued in US courts.
Thursday, 24 September, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Americas | German firms face slave labour case
Volkswagen is one of the companies named in lawsuits filed in the US by Holocaust survivors who say they were used as slave labour. One survivor, Elly Gross, said she was separated from her family at Auschwitz, where her mother and brother died, and taken to work at a VW factory. She said: "Auschwitz was the hell. The factory where I worked was the skirt of the hell."
Tuesday, 1 September, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Audi AG (a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG) (Germany)
  • BMW AG (BMW Group) (Germany)
  • Daimler-Benz (now Daimler AG) (Germany)
  • Diehl (now Diehl Stiftung & Co. (Germany)
  • Krupp-Hoesch (ThyssenKrupp AG) (Germany)
  • Leica Camera AG (Germany)
  • MAN Group (predecessor GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Oberhausen) MAN Group sold off GHH Fahrzeuge GmbH, Oberhausen. Shares of company taken over by Schmidt, Kranz & Co. (Germany)
  • Siemens AG (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | Holocaust survivors sue German companies
A group of Holocaust survivors sued some of Germany's best-known companies -- including Volkswagen and Daimler-Benz -- accusing them of having profited from slave labour during the Nazi era.
Monday, 31 August, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Daimler-Benz (now Daimler AG) (Germany)
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | VW to aid wartime slave workers
Jewish groups are hoping German and Austrian firms which used slave labour in World War II will copy Volkswagen's plans to compensate its wartime victims. VW spokesman Bernd Graef said around 7,000 people were pressed into unpaid labour for the company during World War II. VW was one of around 12,000 German firms to use slave labour during the Third Reich, he added.
Many former slave workers had already died without compensation or recognition of their suffering, the group said.
Thursday, 9 July, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)
BBC News | Europe | Volkswagen: "humanitarian aid" for Nazi slave labourers
The German car manufacturer, Volkswagen, has announced it will set up a fund to give humanitarian aid to victims of slave labour in its factories during the Nazi era.
Tuesday, 7 July, 1998
Company names appearing in this article are:
  • Volkswagen AG (Germany)

Top of page Business and the Holocaust Stock Maven®

 

About Opinion / Technical Analysis
Search Stocks and Shares: Enter Symbol (Lookup):
QuoteChart
Opinion Profile

 

 

 

 

 

© 2013 STOCK MAVEN: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

Stock Maven is a registered trademark ®