861.24/1317a: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Standley)

125. A United Press report alleges you have stated in press interview that the Russian people have not knowledge of Lend-Lease,90 Red Cross, and other incidental services rendered to Russia by this country. Please telegraph substance of any such remarks, if made.91

  1. The Lend-Lease Act was approved March 11, 1941; 55 Stat. 31. For correspondence on Lend-Lease assistance furnished to the Soviet Union, see pp. 737 ff.
  2. See telegram No. 139, March 9, 7 p.m., from the Ambassador in the Soviet Union, p. 631.