Assignment of Ground Forces of the United States to Duty in the European Area
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations, United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Armed Services
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1951 - 819 páginas
Considers sense of Senate resolution against stationing of U.S. ground forces in Europe without a congressionally authorized policy. Focuses on U.S. role in NATO.
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