Editorial Note

For documentation on the protocol of agreements reached on the Petersberg between the Allied High Commissioners and Chancellor Adenauer, November 22, including references to dismantling, see pp. 343 ff.

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Plate 1

Secretary of State Acheson, Foreign Secretary Bevin, and Foreign Minister Schuman following the signing of the agreements on Germany at Washington, April 8.

Plate 2

Representatives of the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, the United States, and France in New York on May 4 on the occasion of the agreement on the ending of the Berlin Blockade. From left to right: Sir Alexander Cadogan, Yakov Aleksandrovich Malik, Philip C. Jessup, and Jean Chauvel.

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Plate 3

Members of the Allied Kommandatura signing the “Little Occupation Statute” at Berlin, May 14. From left to right: Lieutenant Colonel J. L. le Bideau (France), Brigadier General Frank L. Howley (United States), and Major General G. K. Bourne (United Kingdom), signing the “Statement of Principles Governing the Relationship between the Allied Kommandatura and Greater Berlin”.

Plate 4

Foreign Minister Schuman, Foreign Secretary Bevin, Foreign Minister Vyshinsky, and Secretary of State Acheson at the conclusion of the Sixth Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers at the Palais Rose, Paris, June 20.

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Plate 5

The Allied High Commissioners for Germany signing the Occupation Statute for Germany at Petersberg near Bonn, September 21. From left to right: General Sir Brian H. Robertson (United Kingdom), Andre François-Poncet (France), and John J. McCloy (United States).

Plate 6

Secretary of State Acheson being greeted by Chancellor Adenauer at the railway station in Bonn, November 13.

Plate 7

Secretary of State Acheson conversing with General Vaslliy Ivanovich Chuikov, Chairman of the Soviet Control Commission for Germany, during a reception in West Berlin, November 14.

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Plate 8

106th Meeting of the Allied Council for Austria, Vienna, September 16, 1949. In the foreground the United Kingdom representation: From left to right—Deputy High Commissioner Winterton, High Commissioner Galloway, and two unidentified staff members. The United States representation at the left of the table: From left to right—Minister Erhardt, High Commissioner Keyes, Deputy High Commissioner Balmer, and an unidentified staff member. The Soviet representation at the far side of the table: From left to right—an unidentified staff member, Deputy Political Advisor Koptelov, High Commissioner Sviridov, and Major General Tsinyev. The French representation is obscured at the right of the table.