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Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956

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Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956
G.P.O., 1959
xii, 491 p. 24 cm.

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[Cover] Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956

[Title page] Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956, pp. [I]-[II]

Foreword, Fulbright, J. W. pp. [III] ff.

Contents, pp. V-IX ff.

Bibliographic note, pp. XI-XII

Protocol on zones of occupation and administration of the "Greater Berlin" area, September 12, 1944, pp. 1-3

Amending agreement on zones of occupation and administration of the "Greater Berlin" area, November 14, 1944, pp. 3-5

Agreement on control machinery in Germany, November 14, 1944, pp. 5-8

Protocol of the proceedings of the Crimea (Yalta) Conference, February 11, 1945 [extracts], pp. 8-10

Amending agreement on control machinery in Germany, May 1, 1945, pp. 10-12

German act of surrender, May 8, 1945, pp. 12-13

Declaration regarding the defeat of Germany and the assumption of supreme authority by the Allied Powers, June 5, 1945, pp. 13-18

Allied statement on zones of occupation in Germany, June 5, 1945, p. 18

Allied statement on control machinery in Germany, June 5, 1945, pp. 18-20

Amending agreement on zones of occupation and administration of the "Greater Berlin" area, July 26, 1945, pp. 21-24

Protocol of the Berlin (Potsdam) Conference, August 1, 1945 [extracts], pp. 24-35

Stuttgart address by Secretary of State Byrnes, September 6, 1946, pp. 35-42

Report by Secretary of State Marshall on the fourth session of the Council of Foreign Ministers, April 28, 1947, pp. 43-51

Report by Secretary of State Marshall on the fifth session of the Council of Foreign Ministers, December 19, 1947, pp. 51-55

London communiqué on Germany, by the United States, the United Kingdom, France, and the Benelux Countries, March 6, 1948, pp. 56-57

Statement by the Department of State on the Malik-Jessup talks, April 26, 1949, pp. 57-59

Four-Power communiqué, on agreement on lifting the Berlin blockade, New York, May 4, 1949, pp. 59-60

Statement of principles for Berlin, by the Allied (Western) Kommandatura, May 14, 1949, pp. 60-62

Agreement on a revised internal proceedure for the Allied (Western) Kommandatura, June 7, 1949, pp. 62-63

Communiqué on the sixth session of the Council of Foreign Ministers, June 20, 1949 [extracts], pp. 63-64

Declaration by the German Federal Republic, on free elections, March 22, 1950, p. 65

Statement by the Western foreign ministers, on allied rights in Berlin, May 13, 1950, p. 66

Declaration by the Western foreign ministers, on free elections, May 14, 1950, pp. 66-67

Note from the American ambassador at Moscow to the Soviet foreign minister, on the remilitarization of East Germany, May 23, 1950, pp. 67-69

Letter from the United States commandant in Berlin to the chairman of the Soviet Control Commission, on free elections, May 25, 1950, pp. 69-70

Letter from the American High Commissioner (McCloy) to the chairman of the Soviet Control Commission (Chuikov), on free elections, October 10, 1950, pp. 70-71

Draft election law of the Volkskammer of the German Democratic Republic, January 9, 1952, pp. 71-80

Comments on the draft electoral law of the GDR Volkskammer, by the Bonn Ministry for All-German Affairs, January 11, 1952 [extracts], pp. 80-82

Draft election law of the Bundestag of the Federal Republic of Germany, February 6, 1952, pp. 82-84

Note from the Soviet Foreign Ministry to the American Embassy, enclosing draft for a German peace treaty, March 10, 1952, pp. 85-87

Note from the American Embassy at Moscow to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, regarding the Soviet draft of a German peace treaty, March 25, 1952, pp. 87-88

First report of the United Nations commission to investigate conditions for free elections in Germany, April 30, 1952 [extract], pp. 89-98

Letter from the American, British, and French High Commissioners to Chancellor Adenauer, on aid to Berlin, May 26, 1952, pp. 98-99

Declaration by the German Federal Republic, on aid to Berlin, May 26, 1952, pp. 99-100

Declaration by the Allied (Western) Kommandatura, on Berlin, May 26, 1952, pp. 100-102

Western declaration on Germany, the European Defense Community, and Berlin, May 27, 1952, pp. 102-103

Second report of the United Nations commission to investigate conditions for free elections in Germany, August 5, 1952, pp. 103-107

Communiqué by President Eisenhower and Chancellor Adenauer, on Germany and European security, April 9, 1953, pp. 107-110

Letter from President Eisenhower to Chancellor Adenauer, on the East German uprising, July 23, 1953, pp. 110-112

Joint communiqué of the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic, August 22, 1953, pp. 112-114

British (Eden) plan for German reunification in freedom, January 29, 1954, pp. 115-117

Soviet draft peace treaty with Germany, February 1, 1954, pp. 117-119

Soviet proposal on insuring European security, February 10, 1954, p. 120

Soviet proposal for a general European treaty on collective security in Europe, February 10, 1954, pp. 120-122

Statement by the Western foreign ministers, on the Berlin Conference, February 19, 1954 [extracts], pp. 122-123

Joint declaration by the Allied High Commission, on the status of East Germany, April 8, 1954, p. 123

Declaration by the Western foreign ministers, on Berlin, October 22, 1954, pp. 123-124

Paris protocols amending the Brussels Treaty and establishing the Western European Union, October 23, 1954, pp. 124-141

Western agreement on the exercise of retained rights in Germany, October 23, 1954, p. 141

Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the accession of the Federal Republic of Germany, October 23, 1954, pp. 142-143

Warsaw security pact, May 14, 1955, pp. 144-147

Statement at Geneva by Prime Minister Eden, on European security, German reunification, and a demilitarized area, July 18, 1955, pp. 147-149

Soviet draft treaty on collective security in Europe, July 20, 1955, pp. 150-152

Soviet proposal: basic principles of the treaty between the existing groups of states in Europe, July 21, 1955, pp. 152-153

Geneva directive of the heads of government of the four powers to the foreign ministers, July 23, 1955, pp. 153-154

Communiqué on negotiations between the Soviet Union and the Federal Republic of Germany, September 13, 1955, pp. 154-155

Letter from Premier Bulganin to Chancellor Adenauer, September 13, 1955, pp. 155-156

Letter from Chancellor Adenauer to Premier Bulganin, stating certain reservations at the time of establishing diplomatic relations, September 13, 1955, p. 156

Treaty between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic, September 20, 1955, pp. 156-157

Letter from the Foreign Minister of the German Democratic Republic (Bolz) to Deputy Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union (Zorin), September 20, 1955, p. 158

Statement by the American, British, and French foreign ministers, on the Soviet-GDR agreements, September 28, 1955, pp. 158-159

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, on the Soviet-GDR agreements, October 3, 1955, p. 159

Note from the Soviet Foreign Ministry to the American Embassy, on the Soviet-GDR agreements, October 18, 1955, pp. 159-160

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, on the Soviet-GDR agreements, October 27, 1955, p. 161

Western proposal on German reunification and European security, October 27, 1955, pp. 161-162

Western outline of terms of treaty of assurance on the reunification of Germany, October 27, 1955, pp. 162-164

Soviet draft treaty on collective security in Europe, October 28, 1955, pp. 164-166

Statement at Geneva by Secretary of State Dulles, on Germany and European security, October 28, 1955, pp. 166-169

Statement at Geneva by Secretary of State Dulles, on Germany and European security, October 29, 1955, pp. 170-171

Statement at Geneva by Foreign Minister Molotov and revised Soviet draft treaty on security in Europe, October 31, 1955, pp. 171-175

Soviet proposal for establishment of an all-German council, November 2, 1955, p. 176

Western proposal for reunification of Germany by free elections, November 4, 1955, p. 177

Soviet proposal on basic principles of the treaty between the existing groups of states in Europe, November 9, 1955, pp. 177-178

Report by Secretary of State Dulles on the Geneva foreign ministers meeting, November 18, 1955, pp. 178-185

Note from the American ambassador at Bonn (Conant) to the Soviet ambassador at Berlin (Pushkin), protesting the paramilitary units (Kampfgruppen) in East Berlin, February 10, 1956, pp. 185-186

Letter from Premier Bulganin to President Eisenhower, on reduction of foreign forces in Germany, June 6, 1956 [extract], p. 186

Joint communiqué on German question by Chancellor Adenauer and Secretary of State Dulles, June 13, 1956, pp. 186-188

Message from President Eisenhower to President Heuss, on the third anniversary of the East German Uprising, June 16, 1956, p. 188

Letter from President Eisenhower to Premier Bulganin, on reduction of foreign forces in Germany, August 4, 1956 [extract], p. 189

Note from the German ambassador to the secretary of state, transmitting a memorandum from the Federal Republic of Germany to the Soviet Union, September 2, 1956, pp. 189-190

Memorandum from the Federal Republic of Germany to the Soviet Union, on German reunification and European security, September 2, 1956, pp. 191-200

Note from the Department of State to the German Embassy, on German reunification and European security, October 9, 1956, pp. 200-201

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, on German reunification and European security, October 10, 1956, pp. 201-202

Communiqué on talks between Foreign Minister von Brentano and Secretary of State Dulles, regarding German reunification and European security, March 5, 1957, pp. 202-203

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on German reunification and a demilitarized area, May 14, 1957 [extracts], pp. 203-205

Note from the foreign minister of the Federal Republic of Germany (von Brentano) to the Soviet Ambassador (Smirnov), regarding nuclear weapons in Germany, May 23, 1957 [extracts], pp. 205-206

Memorandum from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, on German reunification, May 27, 1957, pp. 207-210

Communiqué and joint declaration by President Eisenhower and Chancellor Adenauer, on German reunification and disarmament, May 28, 1957, pp. 210-212

Berlin Declaration by the foreign minister of the German Federal Republic and the American, British, and French ambassadors, on Germany, European security, and disarmament, July 29, 1957, pp. 212-214

Address by the Polish Foreign Minister (Rapacki), on disarmament, October 2, 1957, pp. 214-220

Letter from Premier Bulganin to President Eisenhower, on European security, the Rapacki Plan, and disarmament, December 10, 1957, pp. 220-226

Statement by President Eisenhower, on German reunification and Berlin, December 16, 1957 [extract], pp. 226-227

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on German reunification, January 10, 1958, pp. 227-228

Letter from President Eisenhower to Premier Bulganin, on Germany, European security, and disarmament, January 12, 1958, pp. 228-236

Letter from Chancellor Adenauer to Premier Bulganin, on German reunification, January 21, 1958 [extracts], pp. 236-238

Communiqué on conversations between Secretary of State Dulles and Mayor Brandt of Berlin, February 10, 1958, pp. 238-239

Note from the Polish Foreign Minister (Rapacki) to the American Ambassador (Beam), on the establishment of a denuclearized zone, February 14, 1958, pp. 239-242

Aide-mémoire from the Soviet Foreign Minister (Gromyko) to the American Ambassador (Thompson), proposing a summit meeting, February 28, 1958, pp. 242-245

Letter from Premier Bulganin to President Eisenhower, regarding a summit meeting, March 3, 1958, pp. 245-253

Statement at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on German reunification and a summit meeting, March 4, 1958 [extract], p. 253

Aide-mémoire from the Department of State to the Soviet Ambassador (Menshikov), regarding a summit meeting, March 6, 1958, pp. 253-257

Letter from the American Ambassador at Bonn (Bruce) to the Soviet chargé d'affaires at Berlin, regarding Soviet request to make jet flights in West Germany, March 12, 1958, pp. 257-258

Aide-mémoire from the Soviet Foreign Minister (Gromyko) to the American Ambassador (Thompson), regarding a summit meeting, March 24, 1958, pp. 258-263

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on the question of a summit meeting, March 25, 1958 [extracts], pp. 263-265

Declaration presented by the British, French, and United States ambassadors to the Soviet government, regarding preparations for a summit meeting, March 31, 1958, pp. 265-266

Note from the American Ambassador (Beam) to the Polish Deputy Foreign Minister (Winiewicz), on the Rapacki Plan, May 3, 1958, pp. 266-267

Memorandum from Foreign Minister Gromyko to the Western ambassadors, on the agenda of a possible summit meeting, May 8, 1958 [extracts], pp. 268-273

Address by the Secretary of State Dulles in Berlin, May 8, 1958, pp. 273-277

Memorandum from the Western powers to the Soviet Union, on agenda for a summit meeting, May 28, 1958 [extracts], pp. 277-280

Western list of general headings for reviewing specific summit agenda proposals, May 31, 1958, p. 280

Statement at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on German reunification, June 10, 1958 [extract], p. 281

Letter from Premier Khrushchev to President Eisenhower, on the question of a summit meeting, June 11, 1958, pp. 281-290

Letter from President Eisenhower to Premier Khrushchev, regarding the question of a summit meeting , July 2, 1958, pp. 290-292

Note from the Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister (Kuznetsov) to the American Ambassador (Thompson), on European security, July 15, 1958, pp. 292-297

Soviet draft treaty on friendship and collaboration, July 15, 1958, pp. 297-300

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, regarding European security, August 22, 1958, p. 300

Aide-mémoire from the Foreign Ministry of the German Federal Republic to the American Embassy, proposing international negotiations on German reunification, September 9, 1958, p. 301

Note from Soviet Foreign Ministry to the American Embassy, proposing German peace negotiations, September 18, 1958, pp. 301-303

Aide-mémoire from the American Embassy to the Foreign Ministry of the German Federal Republic, regarding German reunification, September 30, 1958, pp. 303-304

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, regarding German reunification, September 30, 1958, pp. 305-307

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on German reunification and Berlin, November 7, 1958 [extracts], pp. 307-308

Address by Premier Khrushchev at a Soviet-Polish meeting, on Germany and Berlin, November 10, 1958 [extract], pp. 308-312

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on Berlin, November 26, 1958 [extracts], pp. 312-317

Note from the Soviet Foreign Ministry to the American Ambassador at Moscow (Thompson), regarding Berlin, November 27, 1958, pp. 317-331

Statement by the Department of State, regarding the Soviet note on Berlin, November 27, 1958, p. 332

Statement by Secretary of State Dulles, regarding the Soviet note on Berlin, November 30, 1958 [extract], pp. 332-333

Four-Power communiqué on Berlin, December 14, 1958, p. 333

NATO declaration on Berlin, December 16, 1958, pp. 333-334

NATO final communiqué, December 18, 1958, pp. 334-335

Statement by the Department of State, on legal aspects of the Berlin situation, December 20, 1958, pp. 336-347

Note from the United States to the Soviet Union, on Berlin, December 31, 1958, pp. 347-350

Note from the Soviet Union to the United States, transmitting a draft peace treaty for Germany, January 10, 1959, pp. 350-370

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on Germany, January 13, 1959 [extracts], pp. 370-375

Remarks at news conference by Secretary of State Dulles, on Germany, January 27, 1959 [extracts], pp. 375-378

Statement by Secretary of State Dulles before House Foreign Affairs Committee, January 28, 1959 [extract], pp. 378-380

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, protesting detention of a United States Army Convoy, February 4, 1959, pp. 380-381

Statement by Secretary of State Dulles upon returning from Europe, February 9, 1959, p. 381

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, on Germany, February 16, 1959, p. 382

Note from the Soviet Union to the United States, on a German peace treaty, March 2, 1959, pp. 383-389

Address by Premier Khrushchev at ninth all-German workers conference at Leipzig, March 7, 1959 [extract], pp. 389-399

Address by Premier Khrushchev to a rally in East Berlin, March 9, 1959, pp. 399-405

Report by President Eisenhower to the American people, on security in the free world, March 16, 1959, pp. 405-409

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, proposing a Foreign Ministers meeting at Geneva, March 26, 1959, pp. 409-410

Four-Power communiqué on meetings at Washington, April 1, 1959, pp. 410-411

Address by President Eisenhower, April 4, 1959 [extract], pp. 411-412

Note from the Soviet Union to the United States, protesting high-level flights in the Frankfurt-Berlin air corridor, April 4, 1959, pp. 412-413

Note from the American Embassy to the Soviet Foreign Ministry, rejecting Soviet efforts to limit the height for flights in the Frankfurt-Berlin air corridor, April 13, 1959, pp. 413-414

Appendix I: analysis by the Department of State of the Soviet note on Berlin, January 7, 1959, pp. 415-439

Appendix II: chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956, pp. 440-488

Appendix III: index to chronology, pp. 488-491 ff.

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