Jeremy Gray, Author & Journalist
Truth and Consequences
HistoryNet's World War II Magazine
How a decorated U-boat captain dug his own grave by criticizing the Nazi regime. See also my latest piece, on the Vichy regime's bizarre final months in a baroque German castle.
Some links below lead to third-party websites. For a full archive of my Handelsblatt stories, go here.
Delving into the dark side of the Bundesbank
A groundbreaking study examines the Nazi-era activities of Germany's central bank. Read this and many other stories I wrote and edited from 2017 to 2019 as a staff financial editor for the English edition of Germany's leading business daily.
Profile of Kajo Neukirchen, a German corporate boss infamous for his slash-and-burn restructurings. One of many business features I wrote for the paper.
Clamping down on shooting up
Detox facility near Rotterdam is a bid to curb drug-related crime without ditching intolerance. A pragmatic social solution that's all Dutch.
Condé Nast Traveller
Microbreweries may be the latest trend in London but in Franconia, northern Bavaria, they are a way of life.
Flexibility and the environment
The Financial Times
How voluntary agreements shrink industry's footprint while still making business sense. Scroll down for other stories I penned for the FT from Amsterdam.
China's tricky business
Paul Graham, head of DHL's supply-chain operations in the Asia-Pacific region, explains how foreign logistics players can survive, yea thrive, in the Middle Realm.
Buying up brainpower
KPMG High Growth Markets
Why outsourcing R&D is no longer a sure-fire bargain in Asia. While you're here, bone up on trends in frugal engineering and the resurgence of rural labor.
Minding the gaps
BASF Creating Chemistry
Profile of Israeli philanthropist Benny Landa, bridge-builder in a troubled society. "The payback isn't in dollars or Euros, but it's the best investment in town."
Why privatization just might work
How Poland succeeded in hiving off the national investment funds – its most alluring bundles of post-Communist assets – without losing control of the store.