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Old 2nd Apr 2020, 22:22
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Torquetalk
 
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Originally Posted by Islandlad View Post
WW2 was not a disruption. It was the drive to produce for the war effort that finally lifted the US economy out of the 1929 depression. Even with the New Deal and 'Pump Priming' in the 1930s the US economy was essentially on tick over until late 1943. That in turn led to the boom which dipped in 1946/7, but picked up until 1958.
You really going to leave the Marshall Plan out of that precis?
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