BUSINESS ABROAD: East German Recovery

Rolling into Germany with salvage crews and empty freight cars, the Soviet conquerors of 1945 carted off everything of value. To Mother Russia went East Germany's largest factories, her atom scientists, aircraft designers and skilled laborers, goods worth $12 billion. But in 1950 the Reds decided that instead of taking out what little was left, they would let East German)-build up again and then drain off the profits. This experiment has paid off handsomely for Moscow, made East Germany the Kremlin's lustiest satellite. Last week East German production had increased to such a level that the government announced it...

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