Roosevelt Papers: Telegram

Prime Minister Churchill to President Roosevelt 1


No. 392. Former Naval Person to President.

The July canaries2 to date number 35 making a total of 85 in the 91 days since May 1. Good hunting. Instead of making any announcement as agreed on August 10 let us settle together on the 12th what food our cats are to have.

  1. Channel of transmission not indicated. Presumably sent to Washington and forwarded by the White House Map Room to Roosevelt, who had left Washington at 10:30 p.m. on July 30, 1943, and was then at Hyde Park en route to Canada. See infra, fn. 1.
  2. i.e., enemy submarines sunk.