Accession Number : ADA191664

Title :   The Citizen in Uniform: Reform and Its Critics in the Bundeswehr.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Jul-Oct 87,

Corporate Author : NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s) : Abenheim, Donald

PDF Url : ADA191664

Report Date : Feb 1988

Pagination or Media Count : 44

Abstract : The West German armed forces face special constraints in their civil-military relations quite different from American experience. When the West German armed forces were created in the mid-1950s, the new officer corps had to refashion traditional concepts associated with this reform is Innere Fuehrung, term that cannot be fully translated into English. This study analyzes important phases in the internal debate about the efficacy of military reform in the West German armed forces.

Descriptors :   *COMMUNITY RELATIONS, *WEST GERMANY, *MILITARY FORCES(FOREIGN), CIVILIAN PERSONNEL, MILITARY PERSONNEL, OFFICER PERSONNEL, LEADERSHIP, POLITICAL ALLIANCES

Subject Categories : Military Forces and Organizations
      Sociology and Law

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE