Attached is an 1945 interview with U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower in which he outlined the aims of the Allied powers insofar as post-war Germany was concerned:
"'His idea is that the biggest job for right now is riding herd on the rehabilitation of Germany's political and economic structure...We are working toward a government of Germany by the Germans under the supervision of the Allied General Control Council,' he said. "The government will pass more and more under German civil control. At first we'll have to look down the German's necks in everything they do."'
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