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Based upon broad study in formerly unpublished archival fabric on either side of the Atlantic, for the 1st time this e-book bargains a close and finished research of the struggle debt challenge from its origins on the finish of the 1st international warfare till its ultimate removing with the release of Roosevelt's Lend-Lease programme in 1940-41.
This paintings should be of significant curiosity to diplomats and newshounds, in addition to to scholars and students of political, diplomatic, monetary and overseas history.
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