1. Continued from Foreign Relations, 1947, vol. iv, pp. 514 653. For related documentation on United States policy with regard to the Soviet Union, see the compilation on United States National Security Policy in volume I.
  2. For previous documentation, see Foreign Relations, 1947, vol. iv, pp. 653 ff. For the text of the Lend Lease Act, approved March 11, 1941, see 55 Stat. 31; and for the text of the Master Lend Lease Agreement with the Soviet Union signed in Washington on June 11, 1942, see Department of State Executive Agreement Series 253, or 50 Stat. (pt. 2) 1500.
  3. A quantity of material, not printed here, comprising reports of investigations, transcripts of testimony and interviews, and reproductions of some documents, is in the files of the Department of State particularly under 311.6115 and 702.6111. See also, for newspaper coverage, the New York Times Index 1948, pp. 1030–1032, under the entry “USSR, Politics and Government.”