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Posts tagged “hyper-inflated currency in the Weimar Republic

Children playing with stacks of hyper-inflated currency in the Weimar Republic; ca. 1922

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More information on that period and its effects here. This is often cited as one of the reasons that Hitler rose to power.

(It’s also why we used the tactic of the Marshall Plan after WWII.)