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The Soviet Union was actually an ally of Germany at the beginning of the war, sharing with Germany the division of Poland and Baltic states. Troops were to be landed in Norway, and proceed into Sweden to capture the Swedish iron ore mines. Most countries whose industries had been damaged moved towards economic recovery. Their task was to assist the British Ministry of Health in combating outbreaks of paratyphoid, scabies, and other diseases which were a constant threat in the crowded and bomb damaged cities.

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