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"European Unity", 28 Mar 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 5/33C/578-622

Scope and Contents

Speech notes for WSC's speech (House of Commons) on subjects including: relations between Britain, France, West Germany [later part of Germany] and the Soviet Union; the presence of West Germany in the European Assembly, in Western defence and a united Europe; reconciliation between France and West Germany and the lead being taken by Charles de Gaulle and Konrad Adenauer, Federal Chancellor of Germany; mutual assistance between Britain, France and West Germany for the good of Europe; reasons for and against a war; the Soviet Union's fears of the West; the atomic arms race and the need for a settlement with the Soviet Union. Carbon typescript speaking notes laid out in "psalm" style to aid delivery.


  • Creation: 28 Mar 1950

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Copyright: WSC


44 folio(s)

Language of Materials



Complete Speeches VIII, pp 7979 - 87

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