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The Guns v Butter Crisis
1936 was a turning point for the economy in Germany. There was a divide between the two
commodities:
BUTTER GUNS
Hjalmar Schacht feels there Hermann Goring Commissioner
needs to be a balance of Raw materials (Hitler created this

between war and living job because he…

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Successful figures from the four year plan by 1938:17% of GNP spent on military
1938, however, still nowhere near four year compared to 8% in GB
target
By 1939, 50% of German jobs were in war
production
In 1939: 2/3 raw materials for heavy
industry were produced within Germany
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