1. For documentation on the general policy of the United States concerning continuance of armament distribution to the American Republics, see Foreign Relations, 1944, vol. vii, pp. 87 ff.; see also documentation on the inauguration of staff conversations and the determination of responsibility for negotiations on post-war defense in the Americas, ibid., pp. 105 ff.
  2. For previous documentation on procurement of strategic materials by the United States, see Foreign Relations, 1944, vol. vii, pp. 473 ff.
  3. For previous documentation on the Cochabamba–Santa Cruz highway project, see Foreign Relations, 1944, vol. vii, pp. 537 ff.