Accession Number : ADA191614


Title :   West German Rearmament: From Enemy to Ally in Ten Short Years


Descriptive Note : Master's thesis


Corporate Author : INDIANA UNIV AT BLOOMINGTON DEPT OF WEST EUROPEAN STUDIES


Personal Author(s) : Cockman, Terry L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a191614.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1988


Pagination or Media Count : 115


Abstract : Thesis traces the US decision that West Germany should be rearmed after World War II; the French struggle to accept that idea; the West German Government's attempts to trade soldiers for Sovereignty; and the path taken to convince the West German populace to accept new military forces. Covers the time frame from the end of WW II through 1955-1960.


Descriptors :   *NATIONAL DEFENSE , *WEST GERMANY , POLICIES , NATIONAL SECURITY , GOVERNMENT(FOREIGN) , THESES


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE