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America, Europe, and German Rearmament, August–September 1950: A Critique of a Myth

Marc Trachtenberg

in The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152028
eISBN:
9781400842490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152028.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter analyzes events in 1950 when U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson announced at the New York Conference that the U.S. government was willing to send “substantial forces” to Europe. The ... More


German Right-Wing Radicalism, Strategic Adventurism, and Mechanized Warfare

Azar Gat

in Fascist and Liberal Visions of War: Fuller, Liddell Hart, Douhet, and Other Modernists

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207153
eISBN:
9780191677519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207153.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, History of Ideas

German fascism is inevitably marked by Nazism which had created a great impact across the modern German, Western, and the world history. However the Nationalist Socialist party and its leader, Adolf ... More


Aftermath

Kevin Jon Heller

in The Nuremberg Military Tribunals and the Origins of International Criminal Law

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199554317
eISBN:
9780191728624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199554317.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the aftermath of the twelve Nuremberg Military Tribunal (NMT) trials. Section 1 recounts the events that preceded John J. McCloy's appointment as High Commission of Germany in ... More


German angst? Debating Cold War anxieties in West Germany, 1945–90

Benjamin Ziemann

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

During the 1950s, intensive debates over the potential supply of nuclear weapons systems to the Bundeswehr, the newly founded West German army, agitated the public in the Federal Republic. During the ... More


Cold War Frontiers

Ingo Trauschweizer

in Maxwell Taylor's Cold War: From Berlin to Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813177007
eISBN:
9780813177038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177007.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter I address Taylor’s command experiences in Germany and Berlin (1949-1951), as army administrator at the Pentagon, and in Korea (February 1953- mid-1955). Taylor deftly handled Cold War ... More


No more peace: Otto Lehmann-Russbueldt and German rearmament

Charmian Brinson and Richard Dove

in A matter of intelligence: MI5 and the surveillance of anti-Nazi refugees, 1933-50

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090790
eISBN:
9781781707357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090790.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter considers the case of the veteran pacifist Otto Lehmann-Russbueldt who was forced to flee Germany in 1933 and seek refuge in Britain. Here he attempted to warn against the dangers to ... More


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