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Paraphrase of secret message from Winston Churchill to Roosevelt with covering note

Citation: Welles, Sumner (1941) Paraphrase of secret message from Winston Churchill to Roosevelt with covering note. No Publisher, usdc. (Unpublished)

Discussion of deployment in Syria to prevent further German progress there. Paramount importance of French assistance in this effort, particularly that provided by de Gaulle's Free French. Speculation on the potential reaction forthcoming from Vichy.

Additional Information: Department: UK; Creators: Sumner Welles (US Under Secretary of State); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Welles, Sumner and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United Kingdom, United of States of America, France, *Syria (French administered League of Nations mandate), Germany,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 8 June 1941 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3424 - Prime Minister's messages to the President various; Project Record ID: A00001824;

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