Sutton Antony Cyril - Western Technology and Soviet Economic Development 1930 to 1945

Author : Sutton Antony Cyril
Title : Western Technology and Soviet Economic Development 1930 to 1945 Second volume of a three-volume series
Year : 1971

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Preface. THIS is the second volume of an empirical study of the relationship between Western technology and entrepreneurship and the economie growth of the Soviet Union. The continuing transfer of skills and technology to the Soviet Union through the medium of foreign firms and engineers in the period 1930 to 1945 can only be characterized as extraordinary. A thorough and systematic search unearthed only two major items-SK Lease cargo manifests and letter files which bad been temporarily mislaid by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. Finally, I must express my appreciation to the Douglas Aircraft Company (now McDonnell~Douglas) of Santa Monica, the Warner & Swasey Company of Cleveland, and the Kern County Land Company (now a division of TENNECO) of San Francisco, and also to Dr. Roger Freeman of the Hoover Institution, and Colonel Samuel F. Clabaugh and Mr. Joseph Gwyer (both of Washington, D.C.) for various forms of assistance. London G. Green handled the editorial chores with his customary expertise. None of these is, of course, in any way responsible for my errors, arguments, or conclusions. A. C. S. Stanford, California November 28, 1968 ...

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