Operation Overlord (1944)
Found in 59 Collections and/or Records:
Telegram from Field Marshal Sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC marked "personal" proposing "to go slow in selling this idea to Americans" and stating that "When we can get them to regard Round-Up [Codename for the invasion of France] as a probability next summer, the rest should be easy.".
Telegram from WSC to President Roosevelt marked "most secret and personal" regarding the importance of holding Anglo-American discussions on the European Second Front in 1943 and stating that talks between the British, American and Soviet Staffs, whether at Moscow [Soviet Union] or Khartoum [Sudan] would not be useful.
Telegram from WSC to Premier Stalin marked "personal and most secret" explaining that he cannot answer Stalin's question about a second front in 1943 except jointly with President Roosevelt.
Telegram from Field Marshal sir John Dill [Representative of the British Chiefs of Staff in Washington, United States] to WSC marked "personal" reporting private remarks made by General George Marshall [Chief of Staff United States Army] regarding the possibility of undertaking a modified "Round-Up" [Codename for the invasion of France] before the summer, and opposing the idea of a high-power British and American conference in London [United Kingdom] at this time.
Telegram from WSC [Moscow, Soviet Union] to Deputy Prime Minister [Clement Attlee] reciting text of message from Averell Harriman [Special Representative of President Roosevelt with the rank of Minister] to Stalin replying to the Soviet memorandum of 13 Aug and reaffirming WSC's statement that no promise has been broken regarding the Second Front Annotated. Those annotations in red ink may have been added at the time of the writing of WSC's "The Second World War" in the period c1948-1954.
Biennial report by the Chief of Staff of United States Army, General George Marshall, to the Secretary of War [Henry Stimson], 1 July 1943 to 30 June 1945, dated 1 September 1945, with sections on the victory in Europe, victory over Japan, occupied territories, weapons, troops, and a supplement "Atlas of the World Battle Fronts in semi-monthly phases" to 15 August 1945. In a presentation binding for WSC.