1 edition of Twenty years a free country; facts and figures about the German Democratic Republic. found in the catalog.
Twenty years a free country; facts and figures about the German Democratic Republic.
in [Dresden, Verlag Zeit im Bild
Written in English
|LC Classifications||MLCS 81/1200|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||47 p. 20 cm.|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||80136589|
After World War II the German economy lay in shambles. The war, along with Hitler’s scorched-earth policy, had destroyed 20 percent of all housing. Food production per capita in was only 51 percent of its level in , and the official food ration set by the occupying powers varied between 1, and 1, calories [ ]. In the German and French pensions, which twenty-five years ago were crowded with American [Page 72] mothers and their daughters who had crossed the seas in search of culture, one often found the mother making real connection with the life about her, using her inadequate German with great fluency, gaily measuring the enormous sheets or.
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