Switzerland still has a lot of questions to answer when it comes to their involvement in WWII.
Officially they were neutral but there neutrality was just like their cheeses, full of holes in them.
Half a century after the Second World War had ended, Switzerland decided to forgive the citizens punished for helping the Jews persecuted by the Nazis. Such acts of compassion had been considered by the Helvetian country as violations to the strict neutrality of Switzerland during the conflict. As a consequence of that, hundreds of Swiss lost their jobs and remained with penal records for the rest of their lives. Only after 2004 did Switzerland rehabilitate not only those known as ”Jews’ Helpers”, but also the international reputation of the country.
Paul Grüninger (27 October 1891 – 22 February 1972) was a Swiss police commander in St. Gallen.
He was recognized as one of the Righteous Among…
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