JMAS-125 David Bruce's diary entries - December 1950

Documents from 01 December 1950 to 31 December 1950

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-125
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.M-01-125
Original Record Code
DAVID K.E. BRUCE DIARY MSS5:1B8303
Extent and Medium

67

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

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.

Conditions of Access and Use

Languages

English

Type of Archival Materials

Textual

Allied Materials

Location of Originals

The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA

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