Sign for the local branch of the Nazi party alongside those for doctors' surgeries
Students at one of the local German secondary schools in Davos.
Local Nazi party leader Dr. Hellmuth gives a lecture to the German expat community in Davos on Hitler's birthday in 1940. alombredelamontagne.ch
Local Nazi party leader Wilhelm Gustloff (left) and state secretary Freiherr von Weizsäcker, former German consul in Bern.
David Frankfurter at his trial in Chur after assassinating local Nazi leader Wilhelm Gustloff in 1936. alombredelamontagne.ch
Doctors regularly listened to sanatorium patients and checked their temperatures.
On the terrace of the Schatzalp sanatorium.
Checking a sore throat. alombredelamontagne.ch
American pilots, Swiss and German Nazis crossed tracks on the slopes above Davos.
The German-owned Krieger sanatorium in Davos. alombredelamontagne.ch
Schatzalp patients enjoying the fresh air and company. alombredelamontagne.ch
Nazis, American pilots, refugees and sick patients in Davos in the 1930s and 40s.
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Photographs from Swiss filmmaker Danielle Jaeggi's intimate political documentary, “A l’ombre de la montagne”, which explores the mythical alpine resort, its sanatoriums and this obscure period of Swiss history.
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