Albania : UK Government's claim to Albanian monetary gold, looted from Rome by Germans in 1943, in partial satisfaction of damages awarded by International Court of Justice in the 1949 Corfu Channel case : negotiations with Italy (FO371-112669).

  • Abingdon, England : Taylor and Francis, 2017.
  • London : Foreign Office, 1954.
1 online resource : colour text file, PDF


  • General Correspondence from 1906-1966 (Great Britain. Foreign Office. Political Departments) ; FO371-112669. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FO371: Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966 ; FO371-112669
Data source
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1947-1982
  • Cold War Eastern Europe, 1953-1960: Module 1
  • History Commons
Summary note
A file containing documents concerning Italian and Allied claims to Albanian gold seized by the Nazis during the Second World War and subsequently taken into custody by the Allies after the occupation of Germany. The file includes a note reporting that the United States will not be represented in the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) proceedings of the Albanian gold case -- a letter from the United Kingdom Delegation to the U.N. in New York requesting guidance on how to discuss the case with the United States State Department -- a discussion of an Italian proposal to settle the claims outside of the I.C.J. -- and a memorandum explaining the Italian government's proposal. The file also includes texts of communiqués from the I.C.J. concerning developments in the case -- and French-language minutes from the I.C.J. hearing on the case.
  • File date: 1954.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2005.
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