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Lend-Lease


He talked of farm areas out of production for an indefinite period, and how the South American nations had begun lend-lease shipments to the northern continent, and how Thailand and Indonesia were contributing rice.
Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  before the U.S. was involved in the Second World War, this 1941 legislation provided an enormous amount of equipment to nations fighting Germany and Japan (worth about 700 billion in today’s dollars); borrowers were supposed to return the equipment or payment in kind after the war
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  • He talked of farm areas out of production for an indefinite period, and how the South American nations had begun lend-lease shipments to the northern continent, and how Thailand and Indonesia were contributing rice.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • He’s on lend-lease or something from Oxford, and he’s just a terribly sad old self-satisfied phony with wild and woolly white hair.
    J.D. Salinger  --  Franny and Zooey
  • A t first, a few lend-lease torchships so that they could reach the swarms.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Lend-Lease [8] , Battle of Iwo Jima [4] , D-Day [5] , Luftwaffe [6] , Battle of the Bulge [7] , Bataan Death March [8] , Battle of Britain [9] , Battle of Stalingrad [9] , Enola Gay [9] , Siege of Leningrad [9]
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