By Ron MacKay, Don Greer
The 20 th Fighter team joined the eighth Air strength Command in Dec of '43, flying the P-38 in lengthy diversity bomber escort position. the crowd later switched over to the P-51 in July of '44. the gang destroyed a complete of 449 enemy airplane in the course of its wrestle journey. Over one hundred fifty images, eight pages of colour, eighty pages
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Pm5 17 10/12/2004, 17:04 18 Analysis sector of the economy, functionalists nonetheless considered that the success of integration in one sector would create ‘spillover’ pressures that would result in a demand for more integration in other areas (Haas, 1968: 283). Monnet’s assumption was therefore that in an effort to capitalise on the beneﬁts of integration, member states would agree to other policy areas being incorporated into the European fold. But although Monnet’s approach was successful initially, the underlying assumption that European integration would proceed on a logical and rational path was not borne out by the events of later years.
To deal with this problem, the British Foreign Secretary (from 1955 Prime Minister), Anthony Eden, put forward a Foreign Ofﬁce scheme which proposed that the 1948 Brussels Treaty (which had committed Britain, France and the Benelux states to a common defence system) should be expanded to include West Germany and Italy. 13]. In addition to this championing of the WEU, Eden argued that the crucial issue of German rearmament should take place within NATO, which Germany eventually joined in May 1955.
At the time, British ministers and ofﬁcials could have come to the conclusion that its preference for intergovernmental structures had triumphed over federalist desires for the reconstruction of Europe. Such an assessment was boosted by two further factors. First, the establishment of strong postwar welfare policies in most European states lessened the demand for the European solutions that the federalists advocated. Second, the United States had reservations over solutions to European integration that sprang from resistance and/or communist initiatives and pressure.
20th Fighter Group by Ron MacKay, Don Greer