GERMANY: Reparations Paid

No one has ever been able to agree on how much Germany has paid. The Reparations Commission came forward last week with a neatly prepared statement. Germany has paid:

Gold Marks

Cash 2,000,900,000

Kind* 3,570,042,042

Seizures 2,834,990,000

Total 8,405,932,042

From which must be deducted 3,030,655,000 gold marks—cost of Armies of Occupation and loan made to Germany under the Spa Agreement.

Seizures made by France and Belgium in the Ruhr are not included in the statement. These were considered to amount to 600,000,000 gold marks. Therefore,...

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