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AMGOTAllied Military Government for Occupied Territories
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Roosevelt asserted his desire for AMGOT but was not prepared to install it.
The first test of the effectiveness of direct economic intervention was in Italy where AMGOT, the Allied occupation authority, rapidly took control of the Italian economy (literally, insofar as it directly held the printing plates for the new Italian currency), and took over all major industry in its efforts to limit the influence of the Communists.
They saw themselves as advancing into France -- a country with no accepted authority -- and were prepared, as elsewhere, to furnish what was necessary in the form of AMGOT (Allied Military Government in Occupied Territories).