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IBM and the Holocaust : the strategic alliance between Nazi Germany and America's most powerful corporation

Author: Edwin Black
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Dialog Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd pbk. ed. ; Expanded pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"IBM and the Holocaust is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling shocker--a million copies in print--detailing IBM's conscious co-planning and co-organizing of the Holocaust for the Nazis, all micromanaged by its president Thomas J Watson from New York and Paris. This Expanded Edition offers 37 pages of previous unpublished documents, pictures, internal company correspondence, and other archival materials to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin Black
ISBN: 9780914153276 0914153277
OCLC Number: 782896183
Notes: "Originally pub. in hardcover by Crown Publishers in 2001"--Title page verso.
"Expanded edition includes previously unpublished documents and pictures"--Cover.
Description: 584 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Numbered people --
The IBM-Hitler intersection --
Identifying the Jews --
The IBM-Nazi alliance --
A Nazi medal for Watson --
War cards --
Deadly count --
With blitskrieg efficiency --
The Dehomag revolt --
The struggle to stay in the Axis --
France and Holland --
IBM and the war --
Extermination --
The spoils of genocide, I --
The spoils of genocide, I.
Responsibility: Edwin Black.

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"IBM and the Holocaust is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling shocker--a million copies in print--detailing IBM's conscious co-planning and co-organizing of the Holocaust for the Nazis, all micromanaged by its president Thomas J Watson from New York and Paris. This Expanded Edition offers 37 pages of previous unpublished documents, pictures, internal company correspondence, and other archival materials to produce an even more explosive volume. Originally published to extraordinary praise in 2001, this provocative, award-winning international bestseller has stood the test of time as it chronicles the story of IBM's strategic alliance with Nazi Germany. IBM and the Holocaust provides nothing less than a chilling investigation into corporate complicity. Edwin Black's monumental research exposes how IBM and its subsidiaries helped create enabling technologies for the Nazis, step-by-step, from the identification and cataloging programs of the 1930s to the selections of the 1940s."--Amazon.com, 8/13/12.

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