- 1949 - 1951 (Creation)
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This chronological Series contains the official records of the four meetings of the Defence Committee.
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Scope and content
This Series contains a list of attendees, decisions made and a verbatim transcript for each of the four meetings held by the Defence Committee between 1949 and 1950.
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System of arrangement
Each Meeting Record is combined into one document, including first a list of attendees, then the decisions and ending with a verbatim transcript of the meeting. The fourth meeting was held over four sessions. The first three sessions are combined into one document, starting with the list of attendees, the decisions made, the verbatim transcript of all three sessions. The fourth sessions was held apart and contained in a separate document.
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Conditions governing access
NATO publicly disclosed information is available for research and education purposes. Any commercial use requires the written permission of NATO. Please credit the NATO Archives should any documents be used for publication. Guidelines for the proper citation of NATO publicly disclosed information can be found on the NATO Archives website (http://www.nato.int/archives).
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All Meeting Records have an official French and English version of the meetings with interpreted transcripts, except in the case of the first meeting, where the full transcript is only available in English.
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See also the Military Committee (MC) Fonds, the Standing Group (SG) Subfonds and the Military Representatives Committee (MRC) Subfonds.