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(Untitled), [Oct 1945]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 2/3/105

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Copy of a message from WSC to Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] marked "personal and secret" about the text of a draft message for [Harry Truman, President of the United States, from Attlee] in which he questions what [Attlee] wishes the Americans to do about sharing information about atomic weapons with the Soviet Union and a reference to an "Act of Faith"; discusses the importance of security in world policy and the timing of a United Nations conference; WSC's agreement with President Roosevelt which constitutes a "special relationship" and almost a "military understanding"; and his conviction that the Unites States should not share knowledge about the atomic bomb except in return for a system of inspection. He ends by sympathising with [Attlee's] anxieties.Carbon typescript annotated with a note "Show again on return" and in red ink by WSC "Keep for Tuesday meeting". Two further copies at folios 103 and 104.


  • Creation: [Oct 1945]

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