August 21, 1944: First meeting between Saly Mayer, Swiss representative of the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in Switzerland, Kasztner and Kurt Becher on a bridge linking Switzerland and Austria.

The first 318 Jews are released from Bergen Belsen and and transported to Switzerland.

September 3-5, 1944: Second series of meetings held between Saly Mayer, Kasztner and representatives of Kurt Becher.

September 28, 1944: Kasztner leaves for his third meeting with Saly Mayer in Switzerland.