Germany: Berlin: General, August 1962

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Title
Germany: Berlin: General, August 1962
Collection
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
Finding Aid | Digitized Content
Digital Identifier
JFKNSF-084-008
Date(s) of Materials
16 January 1961-31 August 1962, undated
Folder Description
This folder contains memoranda and telegrams regarding the United States, Soviet Union, and Berlin. Topics include U.S. helicopter flights over East Berlin, contingency plans for a Soviet Union-Germany (Democratic Republic) peace treaty and a review by the quadripartite powers, closure of the Soviet Commandant’s office in East Berlin, and U.S. intelligence assessments of Soviet Union activities in Berlin. Of note are memoranda regarding the shooting of East German refugee Peter Fechter by guards at the Berlin Wall near Checkpoint Charlie and subsequent demonstrations in West Berlin.
Extent / Physical Description
158 digital pages
Series
Series 01. Countries.
Preferred Citation
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files. Countries. Germany: Berlin: General, August 1962. JFKNSF-084-008. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum
Media Type
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Copyright Notice
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