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Paraphrase of secret message from Winston Churchill to Roosevelt with covering note, July 8 1941

An overview of the Battle of the Atlantic, noting the movement of U-boats and convoys. Assessment of escort strength for convoys, and a report of damage to shipping. Disapproval of Senator Wheeling's revealing statements abou the planned expedition to Iceland.
Item Type: Despatch
Date: 8 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
The Americas > North America > Canada
Europe > Southern Europe > Spain
Europe > Northern Europe > Iceland
Reference: FO 115/ 3424 - Prime Minister's messages to the President various
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/1168
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