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Britain"s policy for West German rearmament, 1950-1955

Saki Dockrill

Britain"s policy for West German rearmament, 1950-1955

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • Great Britain,
  • Germany (West)
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Military relations -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- Military relations -- Europe,
    • Germany (West) -- Defenses,
    • Great Britain -- Military relations -- Germany (West),
    • Germany (West) -- Military relations -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1964

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSaki Dockrill.
      SeriesCambridge studies in international relations ;, 13
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD1065.G7 D63 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 209 p. ;
      Number of Pages209
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1873409M
      ISBN 100521381118
      LC Control Number90033132

      Stay Connected. By Marchhowever, it was no longer a secret, as Hitler publicly announced his intentions to rebuild the German air force, reinstate conscription the draftand rearm the nation. The German rearmament was when Hitler 'rearmed' his men, and made 30, troops, and built some warships, and several thousand guns. Google Scholar Easy unsubscribe links are provided in every email. Europe learned that the Nazis had 2, war planes in its Luftwaffe and an army ofmen in its Wehrmacht.

      It was believed that Nazi Germany would develop her navy regardless and that an official agreement between 1950-1955 book Germany and Britain would do much to foster relations between both countries. Europe learned that the Nazis had 2, war planes in its Luftwaffe and an army ofmen in its Wehrmacht. The main ideas suggested throughout the essays include the importance of European nations in bringing the United States and the Soviets to the table and how domestic politics influenced the discussion of international politics. Europe learned that the Nazis had a modern 2, plane Luftwaffe and a Wehrmacht withmen. We would never have experienced Versailles if such actions had always been taken, such answers always given.

      The FRG contributed to NATO's defense effort by building up the Bundeswehr, an undertaking that met with considerable opposition within the population. Google Scholar 1950-1955 book. The heads of state from the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain, and France came together in an attempt at diplomatic dialogue, primarily over the questions of German unification, European security, and nuclear disarmament. Smith, reviewing the book in the English Historical Review, compares the events of the s with those of Britain in Iraq in the s, stating that "one is struck by the contrasts, rather than the similarities, between the decision-making then and now. The main ideas suggested throughout the essays include the importance of European nations in bringing the United States and the Soviets to the table and how domestic politics influenced the discussion of international politics. Now Hitler had broken that agreement.


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Britain"s policy for West German rearmament, 1950-1955 by Saki Dockrill Download PDF Ebook

For a discussion of these claims, see Horne, Macmillan, Vol. Soon after the Adenauer government begins to rebuild the Bundeswehr. After World Britains policy for West German rearmament II, France had attempted to separate this region economically and politically from the rest of Britains policy for West German rearmament.

The Soviet Union declined and abandoned its proposal. If the proposal were accepted, Allied troops would leave Germany within one year, and the country would obtain its full sovereignty.

Some businessmen were admittedly pleased because they thought things would now improve for them. And so on. The Treaty of Versailles had set aside the Rhineland, a strip of land 31 miles wide, as a buffer zone between Germany and France.

New machine guns that technically didn't violate the Treaty were invented and manufactured. Britains policy for West German rearmament Scholar 2. Related Posts Under the terms of Versailles, the Rhineland had been made into a demilitarised zone. She could not afford a conflict.

What does civil war actually mean? Item Type:. Although the summit ended with no tangible results, its ramifications were extensive, and it provided the world with a brief repose from escalating East-West tension. The French veto meant that a new formula was needed to allay French fears of a strong Germany.

It was felt that this approach would satisfy Hitler and that Europe would benefit from this approach as Nazi Germany would have no reason to be angered or feel cornered by the old terms of Versailles.

However, in the referendum of Octoberwhich was supposed to confirm the Saar Statute, Saarland voters rejected the statute by a two-thirds majority, an indication that they wished their region to become part of the FRG.

How did Europe react to this flagrant violation of Versailles? The NAZIs did not, however, begin a massive rearmament program immediately upon seizing power in Choice, January,F. So they always addressed each other and all soldiers as comrade.

The NAZIs thus had a solid foundation upon which to base a revived military. At the end of World War II hardly anyone could imagine that only 10 years later there would be two new German armies.

Download preview PDF. Adenauer quickly agreed to join the EDC because he saw membership as likely to increase his country's sovereignty.

Contemporary Authors. The result was a sea change in Britain's role as a global power. Once political and military integration were conjoined in the EDC-contract negotiations they became supportive of the EDC as a means of containing the German threat.

The French preferred a defensive policy against a potential German threat and she spent time and money building the vast Maginot Line — a series of vast forts on the French and German border. Adenauer was harshly criticized by the opposition for not having seized this opportunity for unification.

Rearming Germany

Boyle, ed. Germany had political control of this area, but she was not… Search. Historian, summer,Lorraine M. Adenauer was convinced, however, Britains policy for West German rearmament even if the Soviet proposal were serious, an acceptance of the plan would mean Germany's exclusion from the community of Western democracies and an uncertain future.Saki Dockrill, Britain's Policy for West German RearmamentCambridge Studies in International Relations, vol.

13 (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, ) Konrad Adenauer claims to have predicted to the French Premier. Author of Eisenhower's New-Look National Security Policy,Britain's Policy for West German Rearmamentand Britain's Retreat from East of Suez/5.

Synopsis At the mid-point of the "high" Cold War, when most people in North America and Europe thought catastrophic nuclear onslaught was almost inevitable, an unprecedented event took place in Geneva in July The heads of state from the United States, the Soviet Union, Britain and France Author: Günter Bischof (Editor) & Saki Dockrill (Editor).Revision of the author's thesis (Ph.

Appeasement and Rearmament

DLondon University), under title: Britain and a West German contribution to NATO, Description: xiii, pages ; 24 cm. Saki Dockrill is senior lecturer in war studies at King’s College, University of London, and the author of Britain’s Policy for West German Rearmament, – and.

Cambridge Ebook in International Relations: Britain's Policy for West German Rearmament Series Number 13 (Paperback) This product is currently unavailable. The integration of West Germany into the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) became one of the most important and contentious problems of post-war : Saki Dockrill.