Documents on Germany, 1944-1959 : background documents on Germany, 1944-1959, and a chronology of political developments affecting Berlin, 1945-1956
Protocol of the proceedings of the Crimea (Yalta) Conference, February 11, 1945 [extracts], pp. 8-10 PDF (1.0 MB)
8 DOCUMENTS ON GERMANY, 1944-5 9 the Control Council, having access, through the appropriate channels, to the organs of control. ARTICLE 9. United Nations' organizations which may be admitted by the Con-- trol Council to operate in Germany will, in respect of their activities in Germany, be subordinate to the Allied control machinery and answer- able to it. ARTICLE 10. The Allied organs for the control and administration of Germany outlined above will operate during the initial period of the occupa- tion of Germany immediately following surrender, that is, the period when Germany is carrying out the basic requirements of uncondi- tional surrender. ARTICLE 1 1. The question of the Allied organs required for carrying out the- functions of control and administration in Germany in a later period will be the subject of a separate Agreement between the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The above text of the Agreement on Control Machinery in Germany- between the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics has been pre- pared and unanimously adopted by the Representatives of the United States of America, the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics on the European Advisory Commission at a meet- ing held on 14th November, 1944, and is now submitted to their respective Governments for approval. For the Representative Representative of the Representative of the of the Government of Government of the Government of the The United States of United Kingdom on Union of Soviet So- America on the Euro- The European Ad- cialist Republics on pean Advisory Corm- visory Commission: the European Advi- mission: sory Commission: PHILIP E. MOSELY WILLIAM STRANG F T GousEv LANCASTER HOUSE, LONDON, S.W. 1. 14th November, 1944. Protocol of the Proceedings of the Crimea (Yalta) Conference,. February 11, 1945 [Extracts] III. DISMEMBERMENT OF GERMANY It was agreed that Article 12 (a) of the Surrender Terms for Ger- many should be amended to read as follows: "The United Kingdom, the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics shall possess supreme au- 1Department of State press release 239, March 24, 1947.
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