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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
(1959)

Appendix III: index to chronology,   pp. 488-491 ff. PDF (1.9 MB)


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DOCUMENTS ON GERMANY, 1944 -59
sponsorship of activities by armed civilian groups or through other threats
directed at the Western sectors.
9260. March 15, 1956.-A    federal law to regulate the 1957 elections
-was approved by the Bundestag.       It was recognized in the law' that
the three Western Powers intended to continue to suspend those pro-
-visions of the'basic law'-which would incorporate Berlin into the
Federal Republic; accordingly, the'law provided, as a transitional
measure, that the 22 deputies from     Berlin to theBundestag would
'be elected by the Berlin House of Representatives, rather than by
direct popular vote.
The election law    did not affect the spacial status of Berlin nor
change the procedures for designating the Berlin deputies to the
Bundestag nor after their' non-voting status" in the Bundestag.
APPENDIX III
INDEX- TO CHRONOLOGY
(References are to numbered item's; in Chronology  and not to page numbers.)
Air traffic (to and from West. Berlin): Soviet and East German interference
with, items 71, 77, 78, 198, 213, 221.
Airlift (Western) to West Berlin, items 53, 75, 133.
Allied Control Commission for Germany, Four-Power: Berlin, four-power ad-
ministration  of, decisions concerning, items 3, 8; currency problem, discus-
sions by financial advisers of, items 50, 51; termination of meetings of,
item
32.
Allied High Commission (in West Germany): East German "sovereignty,
non-
recognition by, item 237; interzonal freedom of movement, negotiations with
Soviet High Commissioner on, items 229, 234, 245; West Berlin, status of,
statement on, item 138.
Berlin: capital of West German State, proposed, item 135.
':Berlin blockade (1948-1949) : airlift (Western) items 53, 75, 133; counter-
blockade (Western), items 52, 59, 75, 100, 101; currency conversion (Soviet),
item 51; currency reform  (Western), items 48-52, 107, lifting of, item 114;
negotiations concerning, items 52-55, 57-59, 61, 65-68, 70, 71, 75-81, 97,'100,
101, 104, 105, 108-11ll; Soviet moves initiating, items 34-40, 43-49, 51,
52, 54';
:United Nations consideration of, items 54, 79, 81, 82, 84, 86-89, 91, 92,
104, 105.
-Bizonal (American-British) Economic Area; West Berlin-added to, item 124.
-Bundesrat (West German)-:, West Berlin's representation in, items 112, 113,
129, 130.
Bundestag (West German): city-wide elections in Berlin, resolution on, item
1860; East German "sovereignty", non-recognition by, item .239,;
West Berlin's
representation in, items 112, 113, 122, 129, 130, 192-194, 215, 260.
"Chamber of States" (East German) : East Berlin's representation
in, item 134.
City Assembly of Berlin (1946.): Berlin blockade, resolutions on, items 54,
65;
Constitution (1948) work on. items 20, 24, 25, 31, 41, 42; election of, items
18-20; elections (1948), preparations for, items 80, 81; Ostrowski (Ober-
buergermeister), repudiation of, items 24,- 25; removal to West Berlin, item
73; rioting in, item.s- 51, 69, 73.
"'City Assembly" of East Berlin: establishment of, items 72, 99;
replacement
of, item 218.
City Assembly of West Berlin (1948): election of, item 94; elections (1950),
preparations for, items 152-154, 156-157; Land status for West Berlin, reso-
lution on, item 129; West German Basic Law, vote on, item 118. (See also
"House of Representatives of West Berlin".)
'Commandants (Four Power) in Berlin (meeting outside Kommandatura frame-
work): Sixth CFM    decisions on Berlin, attempts to implement, item 127;
railway strike, attempts to settle, items 118, 120, 141, 143.
,C~onstitution (Permanent) of 1948 for Berlin: drafting of, items 20, 31,
41.
,Constitution (Permanent) of'1950 for West Berlin: drafting of, item 163;
entry
into force, item 108; Western Commandants' conditional approval of, item
103.
oConstitution (Temporary) of 1946 for Berlin: drafting of, items 12, 16;
entry
into force, item 19; implementation of, item 22.


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