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Sir Henri Deterding of Royal Dutch Shell 4 day meeting with Hitler

THE DAILY GLEANER, MONDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1934 (Page 6 World News)

Reich Oil Monopoly Sought By Deterding

LONDON, Oct. 25.-It is reported confidentially from Berlin that the object of Sir Henry Deterding’s recent visit to Chancellor Hitler at Berchtesgaden, where he stayed for four days, was to discuss the conditions for granting a monopoly to the Royal Dutch and Shell Companies of petrol distribution in Germany for a long period of years. Chancellor Hitler’s terms were unsatisfactory and the negotiations have broken down temporarily. Three conditions advanced by the Germans were” 

First-The companies were to supply oil on credit for the first year.

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Deterding 4 day meeting with Hitler in Berchtesgaden

The Montreal Gazette 26 October 1934 Page 2

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