868.00/1–1045: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Secretary of State 19


357. Personal to the Secretary. Today Eden told me that he hoped that the situation in Greece would be cleared within the next 48 hours.20

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  1. A copy of this telegram was forwarded to President Roosevelt by the Acting Secretary of State on January 11. In telegram 218 to Ambassador Winant, January 11, 1945, 2 p.m., the Secretary of State said, “Please tell Eden for me that I much appreciate his encouraging word about the situation in Greece.” (868.00/1–1045)
  2. In his telegram 155, January 5, 1945, 6 p.m., the Ambassador in the United Kingdom had reported: “We were told at the Foreign Office today that according to the most recent reports received from the British Embassy at Athens the military position of British forces in Greece is steadily becoming more favorable.” (868.00/1–545)