By Gisela Spreitzhofer
The Marshall Plan's old position for Austria is a subject that has been quite missed by means of historians for numerous a long time. by means of penning this paper i want to contribute to the reminiscence of the Marshall Plan which used to be the largest reconstruction relief venture ever. possibly no state benefited extra from it than Austria: among 1948 and 1952, the USA supported Austria with items worthy nearly a thousand million funds, which rate each one American tax payer eighty money. each one Austrian bought 133 money from the Plan, greater than the other of the 16 engaging Western ecu international locations. except its financial impact, the Marshall Plan additionally transported the yank lifestyle to Western Europe and Austria.
I want to commence this paper by means of giving an outline of the way Austria’s financial scenario was once like instantly after the tip of worldwide warfare II. the next bankruptcy discusses the delivery of the Marshall Plan, first at the Western, then at the japanese aspect of the Atlantic. Then i'll concentration chronologically at the levels of Austria’s participation within the Plan, sooner than its impression on Austrian post-war identity-building may be defined. A end will end the paper.
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