740.00119 Control (Germany)/7–1745
Memorandum by the Central
Proposed Communication to the Secretary at the Berlin Meeting on the Objective of the United States Government in the Occupation of Germany
It is suggested that the Staff Committee forward to the Secretary for his possible use in connection with the Big Three meeting, a statement of views on the clearer definition of the objective of this Government in the occupation of Germany. The reason for such a communication is indicated in the attached draft prepared and submitted by Mr. MacLeish.
- Circulated to the Secretary’s Staff Committee (a body comprising the officers of the Department of State of the rank of Assistant Secretary or above, or their deputies). For the revision of this paper actually forwarded to Byrnes at Babelsberg, see vol. ii, document No. 855.↩
- Printed from the unsigned hectographed copy circulated to the Secretary’s Staff Committee.↩
- Document No. 343.↩