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After the Apocalypse: What Life Was like in Post-war Germany

A brief history of Germany’s economic miracle

The 4 occupation zones of post-war Germany. Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0

“Transportation and communication services had ceased to function. Agriculture and industry were largely at a standstill. Food was scarce and there was a serious risk of famine and disease during the coming months. And to crown it all there was no central government in being, and the…




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