GERMANY: AAA

Because there is only about an acre of arable Germany to feed each German; because the climate is cool and damp and the land overworked, Germany for years has had to import 20% of her foodstuffs, including 45% of her fats (meat, eggs, cream, etc.). Last year the Führer decided that Germany must be made "economically self-sufficient," must prepare herself for a possible long war. Launched by Hitler's No. 2 man. Minister-President General Hermann Goring, was Germany's vigorous Four-Year Economic Plan (TIME, Nov. 2).

Last week, as Germany's fat lands rolled sweetly...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!