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 (FO371-112670).

  • 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) ; FO371-112670. [More in this series]
  • Cold War Eastern Europe. [More in this series]
  • FO371: Foreign Office: Political Departments: General Correspondence from 1906-1966 ; FO371-112670
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 reparations for 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 meeting minutes in French and English from a hearing at the International Court of Justice (I.C.J.) on the case, including full transcripts of the speeches made by the British, Italian, and French representatives at the hearing. Topics discussed during the hearing include deliberations over the share of gold Albania is entitled to under the Paris Reparation Agreement of 1946 -- and Italian and British claims to the gold. Other documents include a memorandum from the Italian Ambassador suggesting that the gold should be divided into equal quantities between the United Kingdom and Italy -- and a report that the Italian Ambassador hopes to settle the case over friendly negotiations outside of the I.C.J.
  • File date: 1954.
  • Date document(s) were released to the public domain: 2005.
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