THE HIDDEN WEAPON by

THE HIDDEN WEAPON

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Record and reference material, by the former Chiefs of Blockade, Division of Foreign Economic Administration, this is a general, and not too statistical, account of economic warfare as it was directed toward cutting off the Axis from its sources of supply. The early history of the principles and practices of the blockade; the first steps in this war ('39-'40) of the paper blockade; blockade running and the control of smuggling; the neutrals, and the pressures and techniques applied to Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, Portugal and Turkey. The exception to the blockade,- food relief, financial warfare and the neutralization of Axis funds, black lists, restrictions; British-American cooperation and integration, and the politics of economic warfare; what was accomplished by these methods- and what the neutrals gained by non-belligerence...An itemized account of specific incidents and measures in one undiscussed field of warfare.

Pub Date: June 18th, 1947
Publisher: Harper