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Date: 21 Jun 1944


Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "Personal and Top Secret" informing him of his concern at the direction which has been given by Admiral Ernest King [Prime Minister of Canada] to Admiral Harold Stark [Commander of the United States Naval Forces in Europe] to transfer a large number of United States vessels from Overlord [invasion of Normandy] to the Mediterranean and stating that decisions such as this should not be made without consulting the two supreme commanders and notifying him that these matters are currently under discussion.

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Original Reference: T1334/4 Language: English