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Possibility of Famine Conditions Next Winter
Ftamine is not expected to reach such proportions in continental Europe next winter that there will be insufficient food to keep civilian populations from actual starvation. This year's crops of wheat and rye will probably be about 15 per cent below normal, but that does not necessarily threaten a serious shortage. The United States Department of Agriculture said at the end of July:
If 1940 crops and stocks already on hand were to be proportionately distributed, there would be no abnormal ...