Marshall plan construction, export, and industry growth and recovery of Europe after the devastation of World War 2
Europe Date:1950 Duration:2 min 42 sec Sound:Yes
British workers crowd into a dining hall and have lunch. A radio broadcast credits improvements in the British standard of living to the Marshall Plan. Examples of increase attention to developing European self-sufficiency, with advent of Marshall Plan ending in 1952. A train runs on the railway track. Men ascend on the wires above the railway track and work on them. Construction workers seek improved methods and efficiencies. They pack Camel Cigarettes in a box for the purpose of export. Cars in a showroom on which a slip indicates, 'Austin Motor Company Ltd'. The work of expansion of industries going on, with emphasis on increasing exports to the United States. Modern machines and equipment used in the work. Discussion of post Marshall Plan times in Europe.
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