Roosevelt Papers

The Commander in Chief, Allied Expeditionary Force in North Africa (Eisenhower) to the President


Dear Mr. President: My recent visit to your Headquarters was, for me, an uplifting experience and one that I know will be reflected in [Page 812] increased efficiency in my own operations. I cannot tell you how much I appreciated the kind words you had to say about our efforts in the past, and you may be confident that everyone here will continue to devote his full energies to success in the great crusade, the progress of which you are directing.

Please accept my sincerest wishes for your continued good health and my complete confidence that you will lead us to a great victory in the shortest possible time.


Dwight D. Eisenhower