Christie's auction and other computer history events

From: Jules Richardson <>
Date: Sun Feb 20 10:22:43 2005

On Sun, 2005-02-20 at 10:46 -0500, William Donzelli wrote:
> > I recently read a book about IBM's Involvement with Germany during WWII:
> >
> > IBM and the Holocaust - The Strategic Alliance between nazi Germany and
> > America's most powerful corporation. By Edwin Black Copyright 2001
> > ISBN: 0-609-60799-5
> Keep in mind that basically every historian has dismissed this book as
> sensationalist drivel. Lots of holes and flaws in it.

Isn't there truth that IBM leased thousands of punched card machines to
the German government during wartime though? (forgetting all the
'advanced computing' crap, conspiracy theories and who-knows-what)

Or is *any* wartime involvement between IBM and Germany cow poop?

(I haven't read that book by the way, just heard a few mentions over the
years of IBM's business dealings with the Nazis)


Received on Sun Feb 20 2005 - 10:22:43 GMT

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