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The Development of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

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Congressional Support for Mutual Defense
Negotiations Surrounding the Creation of NATO
Maintenance and Staffing of the Organization
Diplomatic Relations with NATO Countries

Congressional Support for Mutual Defense

W.J. McWilliams to William Hassett, with attachments
       March 16, 1949    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Press Release, Transcript of Broadcast
       March 18, 1949    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

State Department Press Release
       March 18, 1949    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo from Charles I. Bevans, with related material
       July 25, 1949    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Military Assistance Program, Report of the Committee on Foreign Relations and the Committee on Armed Services on H.R. 5895
       September 13, 1949    View (22 pages)    |    (PDF)

Roger Jones to William Hopkins, with attachments
       October 4, 1949    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

Negotiations Surrounding the Creation of NATO

Memo, Clark Clifford to Harry S. Truman
       ca. 1948    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       January 5, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       January 7, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       January 10, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Revised Draft of the North Atlantic Security Arrangement
       January 14, 1949    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       January 27, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 2, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 3, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 15, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 28, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       March 2, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       March 7, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       March 9, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       March 15, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       March 21, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       April 5, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       June 22, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Carl Humelsine to Matthew Connelly, with attachment
       August 23, 1949    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Clark Clifford to Harry S. Truman
       January 14, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Maintenance and Staffing of the Organization

Louis Johnson to Harry S. Truman, with attachment
       July 14, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 19, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 22, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, James E. Webb to Harry S. Truman, with related material
       December 18, 1950    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, James E. Webb to Harry S. Truman, with attachments
       December 19, 1950    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, George C. Marshall to Harry S. Truman, with related material
       January 3, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Dwight D. Eisenhower to Harry S. Truman
       February 24, 1951    View (2 pages)

Correspondence between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman
       April 12, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Harry S. Truman and George C. Marshall, with related material
       July 19, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 20, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to W. Averell Harriman, with related material
       October 4, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to W. Averell Harriman, with attachment
       October 5, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Harry S. Truman to Averell Harriman, with related material
       October 22, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Joseph Short to Dwight D. Eisenhower
       November 1, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Frederick J. Lawton to Harry S. Truman, with related material
       November 15, 1951    View (16 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       November 17, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       November 30, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Robert A. Lovett to Harry S. Truman, with related material
       January 28, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to Admiral Lynde D. McCormick, with related material
       January 29, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       February 25, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       February 26, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Robert Lovett and Dwight D. Eisenhower
       April 4, 1952    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, C. Herschel Schooley to Irving Perlmeter, with related material
       July 9, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Diplomatic Relations with NATO Countries

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       June 7, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       June 8, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       June 10, 1949    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 27, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       May 10, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       May 15, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman, 8:46 a.m.
       May 19, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman, 5:11 p.m.
       May 19, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       July 26, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       July 31, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       August 2, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Draft, Harry S. Truman to Louis Johnson and Dean Acheson
       August 25, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Louis Johnson to Harry S. Truman
       August 30, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 14, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 15, 1950    View (3 pages)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 16, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 16, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 16, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 17, 1950    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       September 18, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 19, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       September 19, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 23, 1950    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 23, 1950    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       September 27, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, John Simmons to Matthew Connelly, with related material
       October 26, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       October 31, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       November 10, 1950    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       November 17, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State, November 20, 1950
       November 20, 1950    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

W. J. McWilliams to William J. Hopkins, with attachments
       December 20, 1950    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman, with attachment
       January 5, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

George Elsey to Harry S. Truman, with attached minutes of meeting with Dwight Eisenhower
       February 6, 1951    View (19 pages)    |    (PDF)

William Hassett to Colonel Beichline, with attachment
       March 9, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Rose Conway to W. Averell Harriman, with attachment
       March 28, 1951    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to W. Averell Harriman, with attachment
       April 24, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       August 3, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

George C. Marshall to Harry S. Truman, with attachment
       August 27, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       September 4, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       September 11, 1951    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Harry S. Truman to W. Averell Harriman, with attachments
       September 13, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       September 19, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, John F. Simmons to William Hassett, with related material
       October 11, 1951    View (18 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Omar Bradley to Harry S. Truman
       October 18, 1951    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo for the President
       November 20, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, James Webb to Dean Acheson
       November 26, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       November 27, 1951    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       November 27, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, James Webb to Harry S. Truman
       November 28, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       November 28, 1951    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       December 1, 1951    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman
       January 31, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman
       February 15, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Report on SHAPE, speech by Lauris Norstad
       ca. March, 1952    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Dwight D. Eisenhower and Harry S. Truman
       March 20, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Text of speech given by Averell Harriman
       April 4, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Jack Gorrie to John Steelman, with attachment
       May 29, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       August 27, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       August 29, 1952    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)