This volume was prepared under the direct supervision of S. Everett Gleason, Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, assisted by Fredrick Aandahl.
Ralph E. Goodwin, and former staff member Marvin W. Kranz were responsible for the documentation on European economic recovery (the Marshall Plan), and on other aspects of United States foreign economic policy.
David H. Stauffer compiled the documentation on United States policies with respect to Iceland, Canada (including Newfoundland), India, Pakistan, and the Kashmir dispute.
Former staff member, Howard M. Smyth, prepared the materials on Italy, and on the disposition of the former Italian colonies. He also compiled the documentation on the peace treaties with Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary.
Documentation on United States policies with respect to Portugal, Spain and France was the work of former staff member Owen Sappington, in the last mentioned instance in collaboration with Mr. Aandahl. Mr. Aandahl was also responsible for the compilation on the publication by the Department of State of Nazi-Soviet Relations, 1939–1941.
Rogers P. Churchill compiled the materials on American concern over Soviet demands on Norway with respect to Spitsbergen and Bear Island.
William Slany prepared the documentation on arrangements with Denmark for the defense of Greenland.
The Publishing and Reproduction Services Division (Jerome H. Perlmutter, Chief) was responsible for the technical editing of this volume.
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