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Juni In , Morgenthau proposed the Morgenthau Plan for postwar Germany, calling for Germany to lose the heavy industry, and the Ruhr area. It took over two months for General Clay to overcome continued resistance to the new directive JCS , but on July 10, , it was finally. was superseded by the more accommodative JCS The first American Military Government Commander in Germany was. Dwight D. Eisenhower (of World.
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Thursday, January 20, The Morgenthau Plan for deliberate deindustrialization and starvation of Germany.
Results from till the end of It remained secret until October 17, A Handbook for Military Government in Germany was ready in Augustit was an occupation document which advocated a quick restoration of normal life for the German people and reconstruction of Germany. Too many people here and in England hold the view that the German people as a whole are not responsible ncs what has taken place — that only a few Nazis are responsible.
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That unfortunately is not based on fact. The German people must have it driven home to them that the whole nation has been engaged in a lawless conspiracy against the decencies of modern civilization.
The directive was formally issued to Eisenhower in the spring ofand it applied only to the US zone although attempts had been made to get the other Allies to accept it. The occupation directive remained secret until October 17, Let their economy sink! These people ensured that the JCS was interpreted as strictly as possible. JCS was a basis for U.
Occupation forces were not to assist with economic development apart from the agricultural sector. Senate Judiciary Committee asserted: Vladimir Petrov, an expert on the financial aspects of the occupation, wrote: In the U.
Congress warned that the continuation of the present policies. Conditions in Germany reached their lowest point in Living conditions were considered worse in than in or At an average ration of calories a day, malnutrition was at hcs worst stage in post-war Germany.
Herbert Hoover asserted that this jds of rations was hardly more than the amount which caused thousands in the Nazi concentration camps to die from starvation. Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany,p.
Harcourt, Brace and Company,p. Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Press p. Posted by N N.
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