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Discussion between the US Secretary of State, US Ambassador to the UK and the British Prime Minister in regards to the rapidly evolving war situation

Citation: Kirkpatrick, Ivone (1940) Discussion between the US Secretary of State, US Ambassador to the UK and the British Prime Minister in regards to the rapidly evolving war situation. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

Discussion between the US Secretary of State, US Ambassador to the UK and the British Prime Minister along with FO Official Ivone Kirkpatrick in regards to the rapidly evolving war situation. Reference was made to the situation in Finland, its impact on Soviet-German relations, and the importance of teh French and the British response to the Germans in halting its aggressive poisturing. They also discussed the possibility of the British and French guaranteeing that they would not attack Germany first, the lack of confidence the British Prime Minister had in the political style of Herr Hitler, and teh belief that Il Duce had in resolving any conflict between the countries.

Additional Information: Creators: Ivone Kirkpatrick (Head of Foreign Office Central Department); Recipients: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kirkpatrick, Ivone and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United Kingdom, United of States of America, Germany, France, Africa, Japan,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 13 March 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - War Allied Policy; Project Record ID: A00001517; Related Record IDs: A00001518, A00001519;

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