Editorial Note

No official record of the substance of the discussion at this meeting has been found. The information set forth above is derived from the President’s appointment calendar (Roosevelt Papers) and from Alanbrooke, p. 331. Alanbrooke indicates that the sending of American reinforcements to the Middle East came under discussion. For Marshall’s memorandum to Roosevelt on the subject of American forces in the Middle East, which was sent to the President on June 23, see post, p. 476.