Roosevelt Papers: Telegram

Prime Minister Churchill to President Roosevelt 1

most secret

371. Former Naval Person to President Roosevelt personal and most secret. Most immediate.

Should be most grateful to know at earliest moment whether your UJ plan is on. Meanwhile I am setting everything in train that can be done most secretly for our rendezvous on 15th. The development of post “ Husky ” seems to render this all the more urgent. Moreover I am most anxious to learn from you how we are to finish up Japan and [Page 394] what is the best plan. You will readily understand that enormous preparations, moral, political and material, have to be made in this country in order that our power may be fully transferred to the Far East when the time comes. We cannot too early begin these studies. We will finish [furnish] your staffs with a synopsis of points for discussion before we set out.

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