A valuable account explaining much about the period of Hitler's rise, written by the son of two Holocaust survivors.
Black believes that the Transfer Agreement was a concession granted by the Nazis in their first year of power to blunt a world-wide boycott of German exports that threatened to topple the regime. A kind of "alternative market" was created in Palestine to keep the Germany economy afloat.
With this deal, the Zionists helped save Hitler's regime, to the outrage of American and Palestinian Jews.
According to Edwin Black's "Introduction to the 1984 edition" fiery debates instantly ignited in the pre-War Jewish world when rumours of the pact leaked out, and the same debates took place again when Black's book came out in 1983.
Black remained a passionate Zionist despite what he discovered.