740.0011 E.W./1–1445: Telegram
The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant)
Washington, January 16, 1945—10 p.m.
371. For Murphy. We wholeheartedly support you in your position as set forth in your 482, January 14, 4 p.m., and agree with you that every effort must be exerted to prevent compromising the policy of unconditional surrender.