The second part of a study of the economic relations between West and East Germany, and their interaction with political developments in the Berlin area and elsewhere. This Memorandum describes and analyzes the beginning of interzonal trade and the relations between this trade and the Berlin conflicts in the period 1948 to 1952. The study recalls some of the early phases of the general European struggle from Hitler's downfall to the present. It highlights the interrelations between economic and political conflicts in post-World War II Germany and in wider contexts. 69 pp.
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