740.0011 Pacific War/854e: Telegram

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant )

5749. For the Former Naval Person16 from the President.

“The Senate passed the all-out declaration of war 82 to nothing, and the House has passed it 388 to 1. Today all of us are in the same boat with you and the people of the Empire and it is a ship which will not and cannot be sunk.”

  1. Code name for Winston Churchill.