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

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.
Item Type: Despatch
Date: 8 June 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)
Places: Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom
The Americas > North America > United of States of America
Europe > Western Europe > France
Asia > Western Asia > *Syria (French administered League of Nations mandate)
Europe > Western Europe > Germany
Reference: FO 115/ 3424 - Prime Minister's messages to the President various
URI: http://archive.atlantic-archive.org/id/eprint/1169
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