Leahy Papers: Telegram

No. 17
President Truman to Prime Minister Churchill 1

top secret

45. Your number 53. …3

I may, within the next two weeks, have more information bearing on a date and location for the proposed tripartite meeting if Stalin agrees to participate.

I hope he will agree to come west into Germany or further west, but I am advised that he is not likely to go beyond Soviet controlled, territory.

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  1. Presumably sent to the United States Naval Attaché, London, via Navy channels.
  2. The portion of this message not printed here related to Venezia Giulia. See Truman, Year of Decisions, pp. 250–251.
  3. document No. 16.