This volume was prepared under the direct supervision of S. Everett Gleason, former Chief of the Foreign Relations Division, and Fredrick Aandahl, the present Chief, with the assistance of Ralph R. Goodwin in planning and direction.
Mr. Goodwin prepared the sections on the United Nations and international law. John P. Glennon prepared the sections on the American republics, except for Uruguay and Venezuela, which were done by David W. Mabon. David H. Stauffer prepared the section on Canada. Margaret G. Martin and Ruth M. Worthing provided editorial and research assistance.
The editors acknowledge with appreciation the assistance provided them by the historians of the Department of Defense, including the Joint Chiefs of Staff. They are also grateful for the cooperation of the Department of Defense and the Central Intelligence Agency, which concurred in the declassification of various papers for release herein.
The technical editing of this volume was the responsibility of the Publishing and Reproduction Division, Willard M. McLaughlin, Chief. The index was prepared by Francis C. Prescott.
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