Franklin D. Roosevelt to Winston Churchill (June 13, 1940)
PREPARING OFFICE WILL INDICATE WHETHER
TO BE TRANSMITTED
Department of State
THE WHITE HOUSE
Washington, June 13, 1940
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 messagehas 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.
The magnificent resistance of the French 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 andarmies has profoundly impressed the American people.
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