Herbert Blankenhorn, Insights and understandings

In his diary, Herbert Blankenhorn, Diplomatic Adviser to Konrad Adenauer in the German Foreign Ministry and Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to NATO between 1955 and 1959, deplores French President Charles de Gaulle’s first veto of the United Kingdom’s accession to the Common Market and fears the effects that this decision could have on Franco-German relations.

Source and copyright

Source: BLANKENHORN, Herbert. Verständnis und Verständigung, Blätter eines politischen Tagebuchs 1949 bis 1979. Frankfurt/Main; Berlin; Wien: Propyläen Verlag, 1980. ISBN 3-549-07396-8.

Copyright: (c) Herbert Blankenhorn

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