You Were Supposed to Get More Stuff Not Less You Dummkopf

In February 1943, the British Ministry of Economic Warfare calculated that with the sole exception of flax and hemp, the Germans had obtained more grain, oil, chrome, tin, rubber, etc by trade with the Soviet Union than as a result of invasion.

(Source: A World At Arms: A Global History of World War Two by Gerhard L. Weinberg)

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