What does the left think of Switzerland

Charlotta Koletta was the girlfriend of Secret Annex resident, the dentist Dr. Dussel. The pair had fled Germany some years earlier. Although they presented themselves as a married couple, they were not. Charlotta was a Christian, and the laws forbade her to marry the Jewish dentist. After Dr. Dussel went into hiding with the Franks, Charlotta sent him care packages through Miep Gies; a very dangerous thing to do. Anne mentions several times in her diary that Dussel refused to share his goodies with the rest of the Annex. Dussel died in a concentration camp in 1944. After the war, Charlotta was able to marry Dr. Dussel posthumously; Otto Frank helped her arrange this. She was then eligible to receive government payments. Dussel had a son, Peter, from his first marriage. Peter was sent to England as a child, to escape the Nazi's. He was furious that Charlotta was receiving money that he felt should go to him. He wrote Charlotta at least one hateful letter about it, and he also wrote to Mr. Frank. Otto Frank attempted to bring about a reconciliation between the two, but was not successful. Charlotta and Otto Frank were friends. Some sources indicate she had a romantic interest in him. He took her to Switzerland to meet his mother and other relatives, but the visit was not a success. She returned home angry, and their friendship cooled. When Anne's diary was published, Charlotta was furious at the many negative references to Dr. Dussel. She broke off all contact with Mr. Frank and Miep Gies. She died in 1985, leaving no know family. Her belongings were sent to a flea market, where an employee of the Secret Annexe discovered them. Included were several books belonging to Dr. Dussel, and many pictures. These items are now part of the Secret Annexe.