Consideration of the application of “unconditional surrender” terms to Germany; unofficial peace feelers from Germany 1

1. For previous correspondence on unofficial peace feeler approaches from Axis nations, see Foreign Relations, 1943, vol. i, pp. 484 ff.; also ibid., vol. iii, pp. 621 708, passim.

For correspondence regarding consideration of surrender terms and controls for Germany in the European Advisory Commission, see pp. 100 ff. For information on the application of the principle of unconditional surrender to Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania, see bracketed note, pp. 39 40. For other 1944 documentation on political and economic policies toward Germany, see Foreign Relations, The Conferences at Malta and Yalta, 1945, pp. 134 ff.


[257] Mr. William Phillips, Political Adviser at the Headquarters of the Supreme Allied Commander, to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War/2035: Telegram


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

740.00119 European War 1939/2057½: Telegram


[259] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2088


[261] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2050: Telegram


[262] Memorandum of Conversation, by the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2090


[263] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.0011 European War 1939/32649: Telegram


[264] Memorandum by the Secretary of State to President Roosevelt

740.0011 European War 1939/32572


[265] Memorandum by President Roosevelt to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2113


[266] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2076: Telegram


[267] The Minister in Sweden (Johnson) to the Secretary of State

740.0011 European War 1939/32760: Telegram


[268] The Secretary of State to the Minister in Sweden (Johnson)

740.0011 European War 1939/32649: Telegram


[269] Memorandum by the Assistant Secretary of State (Berle)

740.00119 European War 1939/2499


[270] The Ambassador of the Soviet Union (Gromyko) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2254


[271] The Ambassador in Spain (Hayes) to the Secretary of State

862.01/562


[272] Memorandum by the Under Secretary of State (Stettinius) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2330


[273] Memorandum by President Roosevelt to the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Department of Defense files


[274] Memorandum by the Assistant Secretary of State (Long) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2498


[276] The Under Secretary of State (Stettinius) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2491: Telegram


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

740.00119 European War 1939/2491: Telegram


[278] President Roosevelt to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2491: Telegram


[279] Memorandum by the Secretary of State to President Roosevelt

740.00119 European War 1939/2491


[281] President Roosevelt to the British Prime Minister (Churchill)

740.0011 European War 1939/5–1844: Telegram


[282] The British Prime Minister (Churchill) to President Roosevelt

740.0011 European War 1939/5–2344: Telegram


[284] The Minister in Switzerland (Harrison) to the Secretary of State

740.00119 European War 1939/2644: Airgram


[285] The Minister in Switzerland (Harrison) to the Secretary of State

740.0011 European War 1939/34447: Airgram


[286] The British Prime Minister (Churchill) to President Roosevelt

740.0011 European War 1939/5–2644: Telegram