Roosevelt Papers: Telegram

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Harriman) to the President1

top secret

(Personal and Top Secret for the President from Harriman)

Aside from the major questions which are causing concern in our relations with the Soviet Union there has been an accumulation of minor incidents which started some six weeks ago. The following are only examples: . . . Little or no progress has been made in getting Soviet approval for our air teams to visit Soviet controlled territory for appraisal of bomb damage or for our naval team to [visit] Gdynia. Both proposals were agreed to at Yalta.

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  1. Sent by the United States Naval Attaché, Moscow, via Navy channels.