JMAS-129 David Bruce's diary entries - July 1951Documents from 01 July 1951 to 31 July 1951
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Remarks on: discussions with General Cy Schuyler, Doug MacArthur, William Tomlinson, Robert Bowie and other American officals regarding French proposals on the European Army,- briefing by General Eisenhower to Senators of Foreign Relations Committee on rearmament,- his attendance as observer at Conference plenary sessions, spoke of importance of the Conference agreeing as quickly as possible upon a preliminary report, even though it might expose areas of disagreement as well as agreement,- problems in forming a Government in France,- talks with John McCloy, Jean Monnet, Hervé Alphand, General Eisenhower regarding European Army and German rearmament. Eisenhower said he felt the European Army was the most advisable solution to German rearmament and that he intended to back it fully,- meeting with Robert Schuman and American Senators, where Schuman talked about his convictions for a European Federation,conversation with Monnet regarding the possibility of taking a further step toward European Federation, possibly the calling of a constitutional convention.
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