A Chronology of European Security and Defence 1945-2006 by Julian Lindley-French

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By Julian Lindley-French

A Chronology of ecu safeguard and Defence 1945-2006 is a different and authoritative resource of reference for all people with an curiosity in eu protection and safeguard over the past 60 years. An greatly annotated chronology, the publication deals a blow-by-blow account of the occasions that experience formed the Europe of this present day. The publication rigorously locations each one occasion in context, explaining what occurred, the place, while, and why. Month-by-month, year-by-year Europe's fresh previous is laid out and defined. With its obtainable structure, wealthy element, and balanced research, the publication could be crucial interpreting and reference for students, scholars, policy-makers and policy-analysts alike.

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It becomes known as the Pleven Plan, after the French Prime Minister of the time, René Pleven. October 23 European Defence Community: The French Cabinet accepts the Pleven Plan at what is an emotional meeting given that the EDC will mean the end of the French Army. The Plan insists that France remains implacably opposed to the creation of a German Army with a separate general staff. Moreover, Paris insists that Germany is to be allowed to rearm only under the auspices of a supranational high command and an organization that will provide for common equipment and common financing under a single high authority (à la ECSC).

Edouard Herriot, the president of the Assemblée Nationale, leads the attack, lending it real political weight. November 1 The Nuclear Balance: The first US hydrogen bomb is exploded at Bikini Atoll in the Pacific. November 4 NATO—The Early Years: Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Dwight D. Eisenhower is elected President of the United States. [40] the long haul November 15 European Defence Community: The French Government puts the EDC Treaty before the Assemblée Nationale for detailed examination in committee.

February 3 European Defence Community: West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer suggests that West German membership of the EDC and an accord over the Contractual Agreements might take place only if West Germany is permitted NATO membership. Moreover, West German agreement would also be dependent on a bilateral settlement with France of the Saar/Ruhr dispute and West Germany’s territorial claim. In effect, Adenauer is testing the political climate and following the hostile reaction to his suggestion he quickly backs away from the proposal.

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