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Secret Reports on Nazi GermanyThe Frankfurt School Contribution to the War Effort$
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Franz Neumann, Herbert Marcuse, Otto Kirchheimer, and Raffaele Laudani

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780691134130

Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017

DOI: 10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.001.0001

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The Revival of German Political and Constitutional Life Under Military Government

The Revival of German Political and Constitutional Life Under Military Government

(September 18,1944)

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(p.412) 23 The Revival of German Political and Constitutional Life Under Military Government
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Secret Reports on Nazi Germany
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Franz Neumann

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Princeton University Press
DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691134130.003.0024

This chapter offers suggestions for the revival of German political and constitutional life under military government, with a view to providing an environment in which cooperation of the United States, United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union could be maximized. It examines a number of issues, such as the dismissal or retention of an existing German government; the appointment of a temporary central German authority by military government; the political, social, and economic policies to be pursued in Germany; the time and conditions under which local and national elections are to be held; and the time and method of the disestablishment of military government. The chapter considers the legal continuity of a German government existing at the time of occupation, the policy of military government toward a German government, and the establishment of a central German administrative authority. It also discusses basic issues in German politics under military government and the problem of elections.

Keywords:   political life, constitutional life, military government, United States, Soviet Union, Germany, elections, German government, administrative authority, German politics

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