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tion and reconstruction in the occupied territory, the prevention
of abnormal wage increases, insurance of regular
and adequate hours of work, 'and other conditions of employment;
control of labor organizations and the handling
of other labor relations problems.
s. Custody and Administration of Property. Custody
and administration of all property and enterprises
owned wholly or in part by an enemy government, or
enemy nationals of countries other than that occupied;
custody and administration of all property and enterprises
owned wholly or in part by other governments, if taken
over by the occupying forces; custody and administration
of private property susceptible of direct military use and
not in the custody of another branch of the armed services
such as transportation and communication facilities, arms,
ammunition and other implements of war; custody and
administration of privately owned, abandoned or other
property, if taken over by the military government.
t. Information. Subject to the directives of the theater
commander, interpretation to inhabitants of occupied territory
of the purposes of the occupation, counter propaganda,
preparation of press, radio, motion picture and other
releases, both for internal and external consumption; general
advice and assistance in various matters involving the
inhabitants in which carefully planned action will either
avoid offense or improve relations between the occupying
forces and the inhabitants and their attitude toward the
United States and its allies.
u. Disposition, Repatriation, or Relocation of Displaced
Persons and Enemy Nationals. Control and
disposition of allied prisoners of war, civilian internees and
forced laborers; political prisoners; displaced nationals of
the occupied area including demobilized members of the
enemy armed forces; and civilian nationals of other enemy
v. Education. Supervising educational system; opening
of schools and prevention of subversive or harmful
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United States. War Department. Army-Navy manual of military government and civil affairs., book, December 22, 1943; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9811/m1/31/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.