Re: German food supplies
- From: "E.F.Schelby" <schelby@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2007 00:46:43 -0500
"Louis C" <louisc00@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
The situation is the same today, BTW: Europe is an agricultural
powerhouse, but if it was prevented from importing fertilizers and
fuel then there would be famine.
Let's just take nitrogen and its application in 1938/9 and in
1945/46 in thousand tons by occupation zone:
Soviet British US French
1938/39 218.3 203.5 99.0 43.0
1945/46 49.0 20.0 16.0 20.0
Source: Economic Directorate of the Allied Control Authority,
FACC (Food and Agriculture Coordinating Committee: a Four Power
office in Berlin) paper, 24 July 1946.