BUSINESS ABROAD: The Heirs of I. G. Farben

L. G. Farben was the largest corporation in Germany and the largest chemical corporation in the world. This organization planned and schemed as a tool of the Nazi regime. The Allied Control Council has agreed that the economic power of cartels, syndicates, trusts and combines will be eliminated. We are committed and determined to seek out and destroy the sources of Germany's once powerful aggressive industrial might.

Thus in 1945 did a Senate Military Affairs subcommittee hear Major General John H. Hilldring, the War Department's chief of U.S. military government and decartelization in Germany, pledge to break up the...

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