740.00119 (Potsdam)/7–3045

No. 962
Proposal by the United States Delegation 1

Addition to U. S. Proposal on German Reparations

The determination of the amount and character of the industrial capital equipment unnecessary for a peace economy and therefore available for reparation would be made by the Reparation Commission with France added working in consultation with the Control Council subject to the final approval of the zone commander in the zone from which the equipment is to be removed.

  1. Attachment 4 to the summary of the Tenth Meeting of the Foreign Ministers, July 30. See ante, pp. 488, 497. An undated copy in the Pauley Files of the body of this addition bears the following manuscript notation by J. H. Marshall: “Potsdam Draft by Byrnes”. Cf. document No. 961.