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Updated: May 1999 NATO Archives


NATO Strategy Documents

1949-1969

Edited by

Dr. Gregory W. Pedlow
Chief, Historical Office
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe

in collaboration with
NATO International Staff Central Archives



1. Foreword

Dr. Javier Solana
Secretary General
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

2. The Evolution of NATO Strategy, 1949-1969

Dr. Gregory Pedlow
Chief, Historical Office
Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe
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3. Documents

MC3 - 19.10.1949
The Strategic Concept for Defense of the North Atlantic Area.
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MC3/1 - 19.11.1949
The Strategic Concept for Defense of the North Atlantic Area.
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MC3/2 - 28.11.1949
The Strategic Concept for Defense of the North Atlantic Area.
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DC 6 - 29.11.1949
The Strategic Concept for Defense of the North Atlantic Area.
.PDF/128Kb
DC 6/1 - 1.12.1949
The Strategic Concept for Defense of the North Atlantic Area.
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DC 6/2 - 16.1.1950
The Strategic Concept for Defense of the North Atlantic Area.
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MC 3/3 - 28.3.1950
Portuguese objection to paragraph 8g of the Strategic Concept (D.C. 6/1)
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MC 3/4 - 28.3.1950
French proposal to amend D.C. 6/1 regarding certain lines of communication
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MC 14 - 28.3.1950
Strategic Guidance for the North Atlantic Regional Planning
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DC 13 - 28.3.1950 (and decision 1.4.1950)
North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medium Term Plan
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DC 6/3 - 1.4.1950
Portuguese objection to paragraph 8g of the Strategic Concept
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DC 6/4 - 24.5.1950
Portuguese objection to paragraph 8g of the Strategic Concept (D.C. 6/1)
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MC 3/5(Final) - 3.12.1952
The Strategic Concept for the Defense of the North Atlantic Area
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MC 14/1(Final) - 9.12.1952
Strategic Guidance [supersedes DC 13 and MC 14]
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MC 48(Final) - 22.11.1954
The Most Effective Pattern of NATO Military Strength for the Next Few Years
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MC 48/1(Final) - 9.12.1955
The Most Effective Pattern of NATO Military Strength for the Next Few Years - Report N 2
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C-M(56)138(Final) - 13.12.1956
Directive to the NATO Military Authorities from the North Atlantic Council
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MC 14/2(Rev)(Final Decision) - 23.5.1957
Overall Strategic Concept for the Defense of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Area
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MC 48/2(Final Decision) - 23.5.1957
Measures to Implement the Strategic Concept
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DPC/D(67)23 - 11.5.1967
Decisions of Defence Planning Committee in Ministerial Session
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MC 14/3(Final) - 16.1.1968
Overall Strategic Concept for the Defense of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Area
.PDF/182Kb
MC 48/3(Final) - 8.12.1969
Measures to Implement the Strategic Concept for the Defence of the NATO Area
.PDF/252Kb

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