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Nuremberg trial transcripts and documents from the Collection of General William J. Donovan

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Volume 007
Subdivision "Subdivision 13 / Preparation for Aggressive Warfare"
Part 2
Section 13.16 (Deuel memo to Donovan)
Title War Crimes: The Conspiracy to go to War
Pages 11
Pages Supplemental None
Date 1945-06-29
Language English
Author Wallace R. Deuel
Witness Not applicable
Other Names Otto Nathan; General Donovan
Other Dates 5 December 1934; 18 October 1936; 4 February 1938
Abstract This document is a memo to General Donovan from Wallace R. Deuel on the subject of the Nazi's economic preparations for war. The body of the memo consists of quotations lifted from the book. The Nazi Economic System, by Otto Nathan (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1944). The quotations are organized according to an outline that includes the major aspects of the Nazi economic system. Each quotation cites some measure or organizational feature instituted by the Nazis to enhance Germany's economic capacity for waging aggressive war. This document is a typewritten original on generally stable paper.
Keywords Nazi economic policy; Ministry of Economics; Four Year Plan; Cartels; Agriculture; Money and banking; Reichsbank; Labor