WEST GERMANY: The Reluctant Rich

Most of the rest of the world cheered the West German economic miracle. Infinite hard work, self-denial and good direction had put a war-racked people back on its feet; in an exposed sector of the cold war, a trouble spot became a source of strength. Now, with its industry rebuilt and its commerce thriving, how was West Germany using its strength? To the alarm of many of its allies who had helped the Germans in their time of trouble, West Germany is acting like a penny- pinching miser...

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