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Military government weekly information bulletin
Number 74 (January 1947)

[Highlights of policy],   pp. [4]-18 PDF (8.7 MB)


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Brig. Gen. Robert A. McClure, Director of Information Control, OMGUS, presenting
a license to DANA, German news agency, at licensing ceremonies in Bad Nauheim.
and subsidiary coins results in use of forms
of "emergency" money by retail establish-
ments in Munich.
Allowable time basis for depreciation of
industrial capital equipment of plants to be
appraised for reparations agreed to be equi-
valent to 80 percent of standard US Gov-
ernment tax depreciation rates.
Control of scabies hampered by shortages
of soap, scabeticides, and lack of bath
facilities.
Interzonal telephone service between the
Soviet Zone and the US, British, and French
Zones inaugurated.
Trustees appointed for coal syndicates to
eliminate direct trade between the syndicates
and consumers, and to separate capital
connection between mine owners and syn-
dicates.
Allied Control Council signs Law No. 16,
deleting all Nazi provisions from the mar-
riage law.
To reduce the infant mortality rate, the
ration for expectant and nursing mothers
increased in sugar, proteins, and starch.
MG takes over all of port of Bremen and
most of shipping facilities at Nordenham
and Brake.
German Central Committee organized to
be responsible for allocation of welfare
supplies to be imported from the United
States.
United Nations displaced persons in camps
total 322,000, ex-enemy DP's to be re-
patriated  68,700,  persons repatriated  in
February 15,800.
As of 21 February, 15,418 properties
valued at RM 2,543,900,000 under Property
Control custody.
MARCH
Preparatory Constitutional Commissions
appointed by ministers-president for each of
three Laender in Zone.
Directive issued authorizing political par-
ties to operate on zonal basis upon OMGUS
approval of application to establish zonal
headquarters, and to engage in political ac-
tivity anywhere in Zone.
First joint economic discussions by Ger-
man officials of US and British Zones
emphasize need of permanent liaison between


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