JMAS-130 David Bruce's diary entries - August 1951Documents from 01 August 1951 to 31 August 1951
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Remarks on: formation of new French government with René Pleven as Prime Minister | Belgian concerns over the European army embracing all military units of the participating countries from the offset,talk with Jean Monnet about "making Europe",- talk with Robert Bowie and William Tomlinson, American officials, about contractual relations agreement with Germany, feel it is imperative to retain the Military Security Board to control any untoward German militaristic tendencies,- Pleven's comment that he was sending the best brains in his Government, Robert Schuman, Georges Bidault and André Mayer to Washington to discuss how France could play part in Western defense,- Bidault's conviction that Schuman Plan and European Army Plan would be ratified but after bitter struggle.
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