Truman Papers

No. 1020
Proposal by the Soviet Delegation 1


Soviet Proposal on Koenigsberg

On shaping the decision of the three Heads of Governments regarding the transfer to the Soviet Union of the Koenigsberg area. The Conference approved the proposal of the Soviet Union that pending the final settlement of territorial questions at the Peace Congress, the part of the western border of the U. S. S. R. adjoining the Baltic Sea should follow the line from the point on the western shore of the Danzig Bay indicated on the map annexed hereto,2 eastward—north of Braunsberg–Goldap to the junction of the frontiers of the Lithuanian S. S. R., the Polish Republic and former East Prussia.3

  1. Apparently circulated between the Sixth Plenary Meeting, July 22, and the Seventh Plenary Meeting, July 23. See ante, pp. 259, 305.
  2. Not found.
  3. For the draft entries on this subject submitted by the British and Soviet Delegations for inclusion in the Protocol, see documents Nos. 14291431.