Foreign News: Reconstruction

The following official figures of damage done to and restoration effected in the devastated areas in Alsace and Lorraine are given by the French Information Service:

Land devastated 383,361 acres

Land restored 302,841 acres

Factories destroyed 209

Factories restored 140

Houses damaged 12,435

Houses repaired 5,482

Houses destroyed 8,510

Houses built or building 3,775


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