840.6362/7–345: Telegram

No. 423
The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Secretary of State
top secret
us urgent—niact

6674. The following reply to the President’s message (Deptel 5117, June 241) has just been received from the Prime Minister:

“Prime Minister to President Truman. Personal and top secret.

I am in full agreement in principle with your proposal and a similar directive to Field Marshal Montgomery is being prepared. There are certain points on which the Foreign Office are addressing the State Dept,2 and we should like to have these considered before despatching our telegram.”