UCSB Hist 133C, L 10:
West Germany in the 1950s: 2 more Rs
by Prof. Marcuse, Jan. 28, 2004

Continuities in the East

The West: 2 more Rs

"carpet picture" of Adenauer and Allied High Commissioners
Adenauer: "I am proud, never in my life to have been a soldier"
On Sept. 21, 1949 Adenauer introduced his cabinet to the Allied High Commissioners. To show distance, only they were supposed to stand on the "red" carpet, but Adenauer symbolically stepped onto a corner of it to symbolize West Germany's will to enter the Western alliance.
This quotation was used by opponents of Adenauer's policy of rearmament/remilitarization

Eisenhower's July 1953 letter

Question 4

Discussion of Billiards at Half-Past Nine (September 6, 1958)Family Tree of Faehmel family

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