JMAS-125 David Bruce's diary entries - December 1950Documents from 01 December 1950 to 31 December 1950
Content and Structure
Remarks on: talk with Maurice Petsche in an effort to analyse the sources of irritation existing between the US and the French Government,- meeting between René Pleven, Robert Schuman and Clement Atlee regarding the possibility of their accepting Dutch proposal for a High Commissioner to preside over European rearmament,- talks with Jean Monnet and Hervé Alphand regarding German rearmament and reasons for French change in position | discussions regarding Russian request for a Foreign Ministers meeting of the four major powers to discuss issue. Schuman concerned over reaction of Soviets,- talks with Monnet regarding Schuman Plan,- press leak about relaxation on part of US on question of German rearmament,appointment of General Eisenhower as NATO Supreme Commander with Al Gruenther as his Chief of Staff and re-organisation of NATO and its future relationship with ECA and OEEC,- difficulties in trying to get Chancellor Konrad Adenauer to take a vigorous position in regard to the signing of the Schuman Plan Treaty.
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