Government declaration by Otto Grotewohl (Berlin, 12 October 1949)

On 12 October 1949, Otto Grotewohl, Head of Government of the German Democratic Republic (GDR), delivers a speech to his government in which he deplores the behaviour of the West and thanks the USSR for its active support in the creation of the GDR.

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Source: GROTEWOHL, Otto. Im Kampf um die einige Deutsche Demokratische Republik, Reden und Aufsätze. Auswahl aus den Jahren 1945-1953. Band I: 1945-1949. Berlin: Dietz Verlag, 1954. 568 S. p. 509-512; 520-532.

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