Volkspolizei. Herrschaftspraxis und öffentliche Ordnung im SED-Staat 1952–1968. By Thomas Lindenberger. Zeithistorische Studien, vol. 23, ed. Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung. Cologne: Böhlau. 2003. Pp. 502. €49.90. ISBN 3-412-02003-6.

@article{Weitz2005VolkspolizeiHU,
  title={Volkspolizei. Herrschaftspraxis und {\"o}ffentliche Ordnung im SED-Staat 1952–1968. By Thomas Lindenberger. Zeithistorische Studien, vol. 23, ed. Zentrum f{\"u}r Zeithistorische Forschung. Cologne: B{\"o}hlau. 2003. Pp. 502. €49.90. ISBN 3-412-02003-6.},
  author={Eric D. Weitz},
  journal={Central European History},
  year={2005},
  volume={38},
  pages={707 - 710}
}
  • Eric D. Weitz
  • Published 1 December 2005
  • History
  • Central European History
reunification (while simultaneously warning incessantly that Germany remained suspected and might otherwise be abandoned), Adenauer now felt placed under Anglo-American pressure to make prejudicial compromises. His response—a sharp turn toward De Gaulle's France—chagrined such close advisors as Herbert Blankenhorn, who warned that opting for "the littlest Europe" (p. 160)—a Franco-German cabal—would leave Germany disastrously isolated and dependent on the provocateur in Paris while America… 
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