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US Ambassador to the UK discusses US perspectives towards the war in Europe

Citation: Ronald, Nigel (1940) US Ambassador to the UK discusses US perspectives towards the war in Europe. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

US Ambassador to the UK suggests that President Roosevelt is waiting for the Italians to enter the war before it is able to sell the Naval Destroyers to the UK. British government will inform the Italians that ships going to Italy will be held at Gibraltar and Aden until Italy's intentions have been clarified. The Ambassador detailed American public opinion on the war.

Additional Information: Creators: Nigel Ronald (Head of Foreign Office General Department); Recipients: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Ronald, Nigel and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United Kingdom, United of States of America, France, Italy, Germany, *Gibraltar (British colony), Egypt,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 3 June 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - War Assistance from U.S. (General); Project Record ID: A00001521; Related Record IDs: A00001520, A00001522, A00001523, A00001524, A00001526, A00001527, A00001528;

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