Enemy Property Commission: Hearings Before the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, House of Representatives, 80th Congress, 1st Session, on H.R.873 and H.R.1823, Bills to Create an Enemy Property Commission, to Provide for the Disposal of Certain Enemy Property, and for Other Purposes, and H.R.1000, a Bill Creating a Commission to Examine and Render Final Decision on All Claims by American Nationals who Were Members of the Armed Forces of the U.S. and who Were Prisoners of War of Germany, Italy, Or Japan, for Payment of Its Awards, and for Other Purposes, and H.R.2823, a Bill to Provide for a Commission to Adjudicate Claims of American Nationals who Were Prisoners of War of Japan, for Payment of Its Awards, and for Other Purposes. March 20, 21, and April 21, 1947

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Page 360 - ... giving and granting unto my said attorney full power and authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite and necessary to be done in and about the premises, as fully, to all intents and purposes, as I might or could do if personally present...
Page 452 - VIII." (b) Veterans Regulation Numbered 1 (a), is hereby amended by adding a new part VIII as follows: "PART VIII "1. Any person who served in the active military or naval service on or after September 16, 1940, and prior to the termination of the present war, and who...
Page 458 - Zones: (a) 15 percent of such usable and complete industrial capital equipment, in the first place from the metallurgical, chemical and machine manufacturing industries as is unnecessary for the German peace economy and should be removed from the Western; Zones of Germany, in exchange for an equivalent value of food,. coal, potash, zinc, timber, clay products, petroleum products, and such other commodities as may be agreed upon. (b) 10 percent of such industrial capital equipment as is unnecessary...
Page 263 - Secretary shall from time to time certify to the Secretary of the Treasury for payment to each State the sums payable to such State under this section.
Page 438 - Prisoners of war shall be subject to the laws, regulations, and orders in force in the army of the State into whose hands they have fallen.
Page 177 - Of course the power to declare war involves the power to prosecute it by all means and in any manner in which war may be legitimately prosecuted.
Page 463 - German external assets. 2. The USSR undertakes to settle the reparation claims of Poland from its own share of reparations. 3. The reparation claims of the United States, the United Kingdom and other countries entitled to reparations shall be met from the western zones and from appropriate German external assets.
Page 454 - August 1, 1914; (2) Other claims for loss or damage to which the United States or its nationals have been subjected with respect to injuries to persons, or to property, rights and interests, including any company or association in which American nationals are interested, since July 31, 1914, as a consequence of the war; (3) Debts owing to American citizens by the German Government or by German nationals.
Page 337 - Regulations adopted by them, the inhabitants and the belligerents remain under the protection and the rule of the principles of the law of nations, as they result from the usages established among civilized peoples, from the laws of humanity, and from the dictates of the public conscience.

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