Pauley Files: Telegram
The Delegation to
the Allied Commission on Reparations to the
Representative on the Allied Commission on Reparations
M 25084. Confmess 12 to Deane’s party Berlin for Pauley from Sproul, Abramovitz, Bergson and Rosenson TopSec.
Replying your July 21 cable:2
- Based on value added, the industrial and mining production in Russian zone was approximately 12 billion RM in 1938 or about 31 percent of total for old Reich.
- Based on gross value produced, the agricultural production in Russian zone in 1938 is estimated roughly at 6.5 billion RM, or about 48 percent of total for old Reich.
- Based on value added, the industrial and mining production in the area east of Oder Neisse River[s] in 1939 was about 7 percent of total for old Reich.
Figures for industrial and agricultural production in Russian zone do not include output in Russian sector of Berlin. In terms of value added, the production in Berlin as a whole was about 6 percent of total mining and manufacturing production in the old Reich before the war.