Department of State publication ; Department of State. Publication ; no. 3526. Department of State. Publication 3526. European and British Commonwealth series ; 8.
"This basic law for the Federal Republic of Germany, popularly known as the 'Bonn constitution', was adopted at Bonn by a Parliamentary Council of 65 German political leaders, meeting from September 1948 to May 1949. These men were the representatives of the 46,000,000 Germans of the Western zones of Germany. The text as printed in the following pages is the agreed Anglo-American translation." Title from cover.