Germany ratifies the EDC Treaty (Pathé, 19 March 1953)

On 19 March 1953, the Bundestag ratifies the Treaty establishing the European Defence Community (EDC), despite fierce opposition from the Communists, who see the European Army project as a precursor to the rearmament of Federal Germany.

Source and copyright

Source: Pathé Archives, Saint-Ouen, 24, rue du Docteur Bauer - F 93400.
L'Allemagne vote le traité d'armée européenne- Allemagne: N.D.W [Prod.], 19 mars 1953. Pathé Archives, Saint-Ouen. - FILM (00:34, Noir et blanc, Son original).

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