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09/05/1955 West Germany is accepted into Nato

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1955 - Germany joins NATO

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West Germany Joins NATO - 1955 | Today in History | 9 May 16

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Germany Enrolled Into NATO (1955)

The incorporation of West Germany into the organization was described as "a decisive turning point in the history of our continent" by Halvard Lange. A major reason for Germany's entry into the alliance was that without German manpower, it would have been impossible to field enough conventional forces to resist a Soviet invasion.
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