740.00119 European War 1939/1642

The President’s Chief of Staff (Leahy) to the Secretary of State


My Dear Mr. Secretary: Replying to your letter NE of September 4, 1943, transmitting copy of a note dated August 13, 1943, from the Greek Embassy, I have taken up with the President the questions presented in your note and am authorized to give you the following information.

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The question of our informing General Eisenhower that the Government of Greece has authorized him to sign for the Royal Hellenic Government the proposed terms of surrender of Italy is now under discussion by the President and the Prime Minister of Great Britain.

Sincerely yours,

William D. Leahy