Forget our military involvement; this begins with lend-lease.
The main sources of the increase were lend-lease ships from the United States and war reparations.
That we're here is a sort of lend-lease in reverse, you might say.
Negotiations with other lend-lease countries are in progress.
The first of the lend-lease settlement agreements has been completed with the United Kingdom.
During the war, 15 cents of each dollar of our war expenditures was for lend-lease aid.