Official: Prime Minister: Personal Telegrams.

Reference code: CHAR 20/114

Part of: CHAR 20
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Date: 28 Jun 1943 - 10 Jul 1943

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CHAR 20/114/1 Folder marked "Prime Minister's Personal Telegrams Serial No's T901/3-T100/3. 1943
CHAR 20/114/2 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he has already seen General Jacob Devers [Commander of the United States Forces in the European Theatre] and that he thinks that he is "first rate" Initialled. Copy. 28 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/3 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Henry Wilson [Commander in Chief Middle East] stating that he does not understand why he did not inform him about the pressure being placed upon him by the French regarding Mocaddam. 28 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/4 Telegram from WSC to Sir Archibald Clark Kerr [British Ambassador in the Soviet Union, Moscow] marked "Personal and Secret" asking him to discover Marshal Stalin's reaction to his recent message and stating that he feels that this will be the end of their friendly correspondence and asking him what he now thinks about his proposed visit to Moscow [Soviet Union] Initialled. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/5-6 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that Marshal Stalin had assumed that the meeting would only involve the United States and the Soviet Union and describing the benefits of a meeting of this type and relating his aims for the meeting and suggesting that they should meet in Canada shortly after this meeting Signature in typescript. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/7 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" reporting on the correspondence between him and Marshal Stalin and informing him that Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] believes that the Soviet Union is considering a change of allegiance but that he does not think that this can be the case. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/8-12 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" containing the correspondence between him and Marshal Stalin. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/13 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/14 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he is angered to see the manner in which he is being harried Initials in typescript. Copy. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/15 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Private" asking him to send a short snorter dollar note signed by himself and Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] to enable King George VI to join the club Initials in typescript. Copy. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/16 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that the problem regarding Jewish refugees has not lessened and adding that he hopes that the problems regarding the proposed refugee camp in North Africa have been sorted out and informing him that General Henri Giraud [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] has given his approval of this project. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/17 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" regarding the details of General Henri Giraud's [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] visit to the United States and stating that he believes that Giraud would appreciate an invitation to London. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/18 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] asking him for a reply to his message. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/19-20 Telegram from General Sir Henry Wilson [Commander in Chief Middle East] to WSC reporting on the incident between the commander of the Ninth Army and the French and stating that if the French attitude of suspicion and grudging cooperation persists then similar incidents are inevitable. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/21 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC marked "Private" informing him that his short snorter dollar is on its way Copy. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/22-23 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to WSC explaining the reasons for deciding on the nature of the policy of censorship in North Africa Signature in typescript. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/24 Telegram from WSC to General Wladyslaw Sikorski [Prime Minister of Poland in exile in London] stating that he is delighted that his visit was such a success. 29 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/25 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that the short snorter dollar is on its way and asking him to ensure that King George VI is given adequate initiation Copy. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/26-27 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" suggesting that General Joseph Stilwell is appointed Deputy Supreme Commander for South East Asia and commenting on the responsibilities and powers of this position and listing the individuals whom he considers would be suitable as the Supreme Commander. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/28-29 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he believes that they have an obligation to supply Portugal with military forces as a defence against possible attack from the Axis powers. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/30 Telegram from WSC to Malcolm MacDonald [British High Commissioner in Canada] stating that his recent comment regarding the sinking of fourteen U Boats in the last fortnight is untrue. 01 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/31 Telegram from Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) to WSC marked "Secret and Personal" stating that he does not believe that the question is a matter of showing Commonwealth solidarity with New Zealand but whether an implied threat is desirable or wise adding that they do not agree with this action and therefore do not wish to be associated with it. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/32-33 Telegram from Sir Archibald Clark Kerr [British Ambassador in the Soviet Union] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him of Marshal Stalin's reactions to his last two messages and explaining Stalin's feelings at the postponement of the British and United States offensive in Europe and stating that he does not feel that this should be the end of their correspondence with each other and asking him to leave the matter for a while. 30 Jun 1943
CHAR 20/114/34 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" proposing that the Admiralty should draft a monthly statement to be issued jointly on the 10th of each month and that all other statements by officials should be prohibited. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/35 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) marked "Personal and Secret" stating that commitments have prevented him from sending a broadcast to Canada. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/36 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Private and Personal" asking him for information about Randolph Churchill. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/37-38 Telegram from Malcolm MacDonald (British High Commissioner in Canada) explaining the misunderstanding regarding his recent statement in the press regarding U Boat sinkings. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/39 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Secret and Personal" informing him that General Dwight Eisenhower (Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army) has written to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] urging him to accept Pierre Cournarie's [French Governor of the Cameroons] appointment to French West Africa. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/40 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan [Minister Resident in Algiers] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he does not believe that it would be a good idea to relieve Admiral Felix Michelier [Commander of the French Naval Forces] of his appointment at the beginning of the enterprise and stating that the situation may be different once the operation is underway Initials in typescript. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/41-42 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" reporting on the discussions with Portugal regarding Lifebelt [Operations against Portuguese Atlantic Islands] and stating that he believes that the sending of forces to Portugal will only increase the risk of a German invasion adding that they will provide some defence measures but that this may not be welcome as it may prejudice their non belligerency. 03 Jul 1943 - 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/43 Telegram from General Wladyslaw Sikorski [Polish Prime Minister in exile in London] to WSC thanking him for his message and stating that the success of his visit was due to his support and understanding of the Polish problem. 02 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/44 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] stating that he does not believe that the proposed fake announcement by King Victor Emmanuel III [Italy] of an armistice will be effective and adding that a joint statement by him and President Roosevelt would be better timed after Husky [Capture of Sicily] has seen some success. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/45 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Resident Minister in Algiers) marked "Most Secret and Personal" containing a copy of CHAR 20/114/44. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/46 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that the Chiefs of Staff have accepted General Joseph Stillwell as the Deputy Supreme Commander of South East Asia. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/47 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he would be grateful for an account of his successes in Solomons Initialled. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/48 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Henry Wilson [Commander in Chief Middle East] stating that a firm attitude should be maintained against the behaviour of the French and asking to be kept informed of any French misconduct. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/49 Telegram from WSC to Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that the War Cabinet does not wish to charge them for the two Corvettes but that he will accept payment if that is his wish. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/50 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he was not thinking of forcing ground or air forces onto Portugal but commenting that they could provide them if Dr Antonio Salazar [Prime Minister of Portugal] so wished it. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/51-52 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" enclosing a speech which he is proposing to send to the Italian people stating that Italy is now surrounded by the Allied forces and that Germany's hopes of winning the war are now dashed and that they must decide whether or not they will stand against Hitler and Benito Mussolini or accept the probability of an Allied invasion. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/53 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor to the President of the United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that the press have been informed of the details of the campaign and adding that the campaign has started well. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/54 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC marked "Private and Personal" informing him that Randolph Churchill is with Colonel Bill Stirling's second SAS regiment and that he will be acting as liaison officer between them and the 51 Division but that he will not be taking an active part in the operations. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/55 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that President Roosevelt is sending him a draft of a speech which he is proposing to make to the Italian people and stating that he does not seem to have grasped the importance of a joint declaration. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/56 Telegram from WSC to Field Marshal John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that the British Government will not be used and that if necessary he will communicate directly with President Roosevelt. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/57 Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington,United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he will act on this immediately and adding that he does not believe that it will be necessary to contact President Roosevelt. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/58 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Private and Most Secret" informing him that he has told Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] that the British Government cannot approve this plan and that if necessary he will communicate with President Roosevelt. 03 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/59 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] marked "Personal, Private and Most Secret" stating that he hopes that the proposal will not be pressed for as they will not agree to it here. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/60 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that they will do as he suggests if Dr Antonio Salazar [Prime Minister of Portugal] raises the matter and agreeing that they should not leave them if they get in to trouble but adding that he does not believe that they will get into trouble if they agree and that he doubts whether they will agree. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/61 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him and stating that he hopes that he will not be denied any chance of distinguishing himself [Randolph Churchill] on his account. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/62 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he has been informed of his attitude towards the bombing of the marshalling yards in Rome [Italy] and of General Dwight Eisenhower's [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] suggestion to use a false declaration of an armistice on the radio and stating that he should concur with any decision made by Eisenhower regarding the bombing of Rome [Italy] but that he is in agreement with his view that the radio armistice should not take place. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/63 Telegram from Harold Macmillan [Resident Minister in Algiers] to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" reporting on the recent discussions regarding Admiral Felix Michelier [Commander of the French Naval Forces] and of the United States attitude towards him and stating that General Walter Bedell Smith [Chief of Staff North African Theatre of Operations] tried to persuade General Henri Giraud [Joint Head of the French Committee of National Liberation] to retain him and adding that Giraud has offered Michelier a position on his personal staff as Officer in Charge of all naval questions affecting the Allies. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/64 Telegram from Field Marshal John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC informing him that President Roosevelt is in agreement with him not to use the false radio statement and that he believes that the decision as to the bombing of marshal yards in Rome [Italy] should be left to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre , United States Army]. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/65 Telegram from General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to WSC informing him that he will give no further consideration to the matter outlined. 04 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/66 Telegram from Lieutenant General Noel Mason MacFarlane (Governor and Commander in Chief of Gibraltar) marked "Most Secret and Personal" informing him that the Liberator carrying General Wladyslaw Sikorski [Prime Minister of Poland] and General Klimnecki has crashed and that they were both killed in the accident. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/67 Telegram from WSC to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] thanking him. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/68 Telegram from Lieutenant General Noel Mason MacFarlane (Governor and Commander in Chief Gibraltar] to WSC marked "Most Secret" stating that he has given up hope for any more survivors in General Wladyslaw Sikorski's [Prime Minister of Poland in exile in London] party and listing those who are among the dead. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/69 Telegram from WSC to Mackenzie King (Prime Minister of Canada) commenting on the conditions for the award of the 1939-43 star and stating that he hopes that Canada will participate in the scheme adding that it is the British custom to distribute awards after the completion of the operation and not during it. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/70 Telegram from WSC to General Douglas MacArthur [Commander in Chief Phillipines, Supreme Commander South West Pacific] marked "Personal and Secret" thanking him for his message and congratulating him on the success of his operations. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/71 Telegram from WSC to Malcolm MacDonald [British High Commissioner in Australia] thanking him for his explanation. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/72-73 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that the War Cabinet has envisaged sending Italy a joint declaration but that they agree to him making this statement and suggesting a few amendments which could be made to his draft speech and informing him that they concur with his decision regarding the bombing of the marshalling yards in Rome [Italy] Annotated. 05 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/74 Telegram from WSC to General Jan Smuts [Prime Minister of South Africa] wishing him good luck in the battle for South Africa. 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/75 Telegram from Lord Halifax [Earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Personal" stating that he is sure that he has heard Henry Stimson's [United States Secretary of War] plans for the United States Army authorities Copy. 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/76 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" suggesting that his speech to the Italian people should be issued jointly and stating that he agrees that it should not be released until the operation has had some success. 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/77 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" stating that: he has shown General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] his message; that he has commented that he is against bombing the marshalling yards before Husky [Capture of Sicily]; that the idea regarding the radio has been aborted and that he is very keen that a joint declaration from him and President Roosevelt is issued a few days after he has been able to report the operation's success. 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/78 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Resident Minister in Algiers) to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that General Bedell Smith [Chief of Staff North African Theatre of Operations] is sending a message to General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] urging him to recognise the French Committee of National Liberation and listing the reasons that he has given. 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/79 Telegram from WSC and Anthony Eden [Later Lord Avon] to Lord Halifax [Earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] marked "Most Secret" stating that it is impossible to foresee all possibilities and quoting from Mrs Glass's cookery book that you must "First catch your hare". 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/80-81 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" explaining his reason for proposing Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas [Commander in Chief Fighter Command] for the position of Supreme Commander South East Asia and aski him why he is unhappy with his recommendation. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/82-83 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he agrees to his suggestion that the statement should be made jointly and suggesting a few alterations to the speech and containing the text of the statement as it now stands. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/84 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Most Secret and Personal" containing a message from Medhurst regarding Lifebelt [Operations against Portuguese Atlantic Islands] reporting on a meeting regarding this matter and stating that the Portuguese are willing to grant them whatever facilities they require. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/85 Telegram from Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that when he was asked his permission he informed them that he thought that this was the right course for them explaining that he believed that President Roosevelt would agree to it and that he did not believe that he would want to go against the President's wishes. 06 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/86 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he must await President Roosevelt's reactions. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/87 Telegram from Peter Fraser (Prime Minister of New Zealand) to WSC marked "Most Secret and Personal" thanking him for his offer to give New Zealand two corvettes and stating that the alterations made to them in order to prepare them for an active role in the South Pacific should be paid for by New Zealand. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/88 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him about the disruption in Yugoslavia and Greece and adding that with some encouragement the whole of the Western Balkans might flare up and asking him to keep him informed about the position in Italy Initialled. Annotated. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/89 Telegram from WSC to Harold Macmillan (Minister Resident in Algiers) marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that President Roosevelt has stated that the decision to bomb the marshalling yards in Rome [Italy] rests with General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] and adding that he has said that he agrees with this statement. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/90 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees. 07 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/91 Telegram from WSC to British Ambassador in Portugal [Sir Ronald Campbell] marked "Secret and Personal" stating that as the German attack on the Soviet front has recommenced there will be no spare troops to invade Portugal and suggesting that now would be a good time to discuss this with the Portuguese authorities. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/92 Telegram from WSC to Marshal Stalin marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that operation Husky [Capture of Sicily] is now imminent and informing him of the size of the operation. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/93 Telegram from WSC to Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham [Commander-in-Chief Mediterranean] sending good wishes for him and his 1600 ships [in the Sicily landings, Operation Husky]. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/94 Telegram from WSC to Air Chief Marshal Tedder [Air Officer Commander in Chief Mediterranean] marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he has high hopes that the forces under his control will be successful in their task Initialled. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/95 Telegram from WSC to General Sir Bernard Montgomery [General Officer Commanding the Eighth Army] wishing him good luck Initialled. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/96 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Secret" stating that he has heard that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States] and Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] have decided to recognise the French Committee of National Liberation and commenting that this seems rather sudden and adding that it is important that they should agree the extent and timing of their mutual recognition. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/97 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a draft of his statement recognising the French Committee of National Liberation. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/98 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that the initiation service took place yesterday and that the new member brought with him three dollars which have now been sent to him Initialled. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/99 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" informing him that the Admiralty have prepared the first monthly statement on the U Boat war and containing a message which he is proposing to issue explaining the reason's for the new monthly statements. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/100-101 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a statement by the Admiralty for the month of June reporting on the U Boat war. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/102 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a message from him to General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] stating that he has heard that he and Robert Murphy [United States Political Representative in Algiers] are considering recognising the French Committee of National Liberation and ordering him not to do so until they have consulted with him. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/103 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he agrees with the text of his joint message to the Italian people and suggesting that General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] and that he should decide when and where the speech will be delivered. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/104 Telegram from Harry Hopkins [Special Adviser and Assistant to the President of the United States] to WSC stating that Mackenzie King [Prime Minister of Canada] would like to have the Canadian troops mentioned in the joint speech. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/105 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he would prefer that they should decide the moment on which the speech should be delivered. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/106 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" asking him why he has heard no further news concerning tube alloys Copy. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/107 Telegram from WSC to Harry Hopkins [Special Advisor and Assistant to the President of the United States] marked "Personal and Most Secret" suggesting an opening sentence crediting the British, United States and Canadian forces Initialled. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/108 Telegram from Lord Halifax [Earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that it is believed that President Roosevelt is confident that Marshal Stalin will agree to meet him and that if he does he will ask him if he has any thoughts on assisting in the war with Japan. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/109 Telegram from Lord Halifax [Earlier Edward Wood, later Lord Irwin, British Ambassador in the United States] to WSC and Anthony Eden [Lord Avon] marked "Secret" reporting on a meeting between President Roosevelt and Gray [United States Minister in Dublin] regarding the possibility of Ireland leasing bases to the Allies. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/110 Telegram from Lord Harlech [British High Commissioner in South Africa] to WSC marked "Secret and Personal" thanking him for his letter of good wishes in the election. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/111-12 Telegram from President Roosevlt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" regarding the problem with the Jewish refugees and stating that he has requested that a area in French North Africa be designated to them and commenting on the arrangements for their transportation and listing those who will be responsible for this operation. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/113 Telegram from President Roosevlt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he agrees with the statement of U Boat activity for the month of June but adding that he believes that the reference to new weapons should be omitted. 08 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/114 Telegram from Sir Ronald Campbell [Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary] marked "Most Secret" to WSC informing him that the Portuguese are trying to reduce the Allies requests to the bare minimum and stating that speed may prove to be the main difficulty but adding that they will do everything to slow down the pace. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/115 Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Most Secret" stating that he is thinking a great deal about their friendship and partnership now that their second venture has been launched. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/116 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him that he has instructed General Dwight Eisenhower [Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre, United States Army] to be prepared to issue the statement at a time to be decided by them at a later date. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/117-18 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" describing his objections to Air Chief Marshal Sir Sholto Douglas [Commander in Chief Fighter Command] becoming Supreme Commander South East Asia and listing the attributes which he is looking for. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/119 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Secret" informing him of his opinion regarding the organisation of the South East Asia Command stating that it should be in the Eisenhower pattern and giving his reasons for this decision. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/120 Telegram from President Roosevelt to WSC marked "Personal and Most Secret" containing a message from him to Pope Pius XII informing him that throughout the Allied invasion of Italy the neutrality of the Papal State will be recognised. 09 Jul 1943
CHAR 20/114/121 Telegram from General Sir Harold Alexander [later Lord Alexander of Tunis, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre] to WSC marked "Most Secret" and stating Zip [signal used to denote the start of an Allied operation]. 10 Jul 1943