lawrence malkin author of Krueger's Men and The National Debt
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Lawrence Malkin


The Secret Documents

  1. The Nazi Plot Begins
  2. Churchill and the Mandarins
  3. Roosevelt Toys with Counterfeiting
    The novelist John Steinbeck writes Franklin Roosevelt about counterfeiting Hitler's reichsmarks, the President bucks it to his secretary of the Treasury, who only too happy to discover that the British have already thought about the idea and rejected it. Nevertheless, ordinary Americans have the same brainstorm, and it's still in the CIA's playbook years later.
  4. Bernhard Krueger in Action
  5. The Bank is Robbed, and the Swiss Get Pounded
  6. The Money Launderers
  7. Dollars--and the Final Dump
  8. "Let Sleeping Dogs Lie"

Compiled and Selected by Lawrence Malkin and Margaret Shannon.

Unless otherwise identified, public documents are credited to the U.S. National Archives (NARA); The British National Archives/Public Record Office (PRO), and the archives of the Bank of England (B/E).

Detailed citations are found in the endnotes to Krueger's Men.

Steinbeck to Roosevelt (1 of 2)

Steinbeck to Roosevelt