Counterfeiter

How a Norwegian Jew Survived the Holocaust

Book Description

This is an enthralling personal account of the secret Nazi project, Operation Bernhard, devised to destabilize the British and, later, American economies by creating and putting into circulation millions of counterfeit banknotes.

About Nachtstern, Moritz

Moritz Nachtstern (1902-1969), was a Norwegian-Jewish typographer deported from Oslo in 1942. The Counterfeiter is his story, as told to his wife and written down by her, then edited by journalist Ragnar Arntzen. It was originally published in Norwegian in 1949.