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Paraphrase of secret message from Winston Churchill to Roosevelt with covering note, July 25 1941

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.
Item Type: Despatch
Date: 25 July 1941
Title of document: Paraphrase of secret message from Winston Churchill to Roosevelt with covering note
Authors or Creators: Welles, Sumner (US Under Secretary of State)
Recipients: Wood, Edward Frederick Lindley (UK Ambassador to the US)
Places: Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Western Europe > Germany
Europe > Southern Europe > Italy
Reference: FO 115/ 3424 - Prime Minister's messages to the President various
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/1167
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