THE OCCUPATION: Toward Control

In six hours and 45 minutes it was all over. Eisenhower, Montgomery and Delattre had landed at Tempelhof, met Zhukov in the Berlin suburb of Köpenick, signed the papers.

After the signing, the four-power Allied Control Council was in formal existence, and its over-all plan for the control of Germany was released to the world. But not much had happened: the Council did not even begin to function, and some sections of the plan, written when the occupation was more of a prospect than a fact, already seemed out-of-date.

To the Fourth Power....

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