Franklin D. Roosevelt to Winston Churchill (June 13, 1940)

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Franklin D. Roosevelt to Winston Churchill  (1940) 
by [[Author:Franklin D. Roosevelt|Franklin D. Roosevelt]]
June 13, 1940

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Telegram Sent
Department of State
THE WHITE HOUSE
 Washington,  June 13, 1940



AMERICAN EMBASSY

PARIS

STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL FOR THE AMBASSADOR FROM THE PRESIDENT.

Please do whatever may be possible to communicate the following message immediately to the Prime Minister:

QUOTE Your message of June 10 has moved me very deeply. As I have already stated to you and to Mr. Churchill, this Government is doing everything in its power to make available to the Allied Governments the material they so urgently require and our efforts to do still more are being redoubled. This is so because of our faith and in and our support of the ideals for which the Allies are fighting.

The magnificent resistance of the French and British armies has profoundly impressed the American people. They hope and they believe that the efforts of the Allied Governments to overcome the powers which are seeking to impose on the entire world the policies of force and tyranny can and must be successful in order that the cause of human liberty and

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