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The British Army of the RhineTurning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners$
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Peter Speiser

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780252040160

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.001.0001

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(p.149) Conclusion
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The British Army of the Rhine
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Peter Speiser

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University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252040160.003.0007

This concluding chapter examines the efforts made by the BAOR and the British administration to improve Anglo-German relations by utilizing the presence of the armed services. It also sheds light on whether German sovereignty did change the position of the BAOR in relation to the German population and administration in the period immediately after Federal German sovereignty was established. The remainder of the chapter answers the question of whether or not the BAOR was able to effectively adapt to serve its new policy purposes. Although the success of using the BAOR as a tool for Anglo-German rapprochement during the 1940s and 1950s varied, with some successes and some shortcomings, the idea of using the BAOR as a political tool clearly retained its merit.

Keywords:   BAOR, British administration, Anglo-German relations, Federal German sovereignty, German population, armed services

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