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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 (Unpublished)

Acknowledged receipt of message on the tank programme. Gratitude expressed for the provision of tanks, and a desire to emphasise the production of medium tanks over that of light tanks. Possibility of training men for the tank corps in the United States. Development of wars plans for 1942 and 1943 is underway, with particular reference to base security and the aerial bombardment of Italy and Germany.

Additional Information: Department: UK; Creators: Sumner Welles (US Under Secretary of State); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Ambassador to the US); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Welles, Sumner and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Despatch, United Kingdom, United of States of America, Germany, Italy,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 25 July 1941 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3424 - Prime Minister's messages to the President various; Project Record ID: A00001822;

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