Documents of World War II

"Instances of Use of United States Forces Abroad, 1798 - 1993," by Ellen C. Collier, Specialist in U.S. Foreign Policy,
Foreign Affairs and National Defense Division, Washington DC: Congressional Research Service -- Library of Congress -- October 7, 1993

Peter Chen, World War II Database

World War II Timeline

BBC Online, World War II

US, Public Broadcasting System, "The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight it"

Adolf Hitler Historical Archive

1938

U.S., Department of State, Publication 1983, Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941 (Washington, D.C.: U.S., Government Printing Office, 1943), RELATIONS WITH JAPAN 1938-1940

DIPLOMATIC DOCUMENTS, (1938-1939), (Also known as The French Yellow Book)

The Reichsfuehrer-SS and Chief of the German Police in the Ministry of the Interior to the Foreign Ministry on the explusion of all Soviet Russian Jews from Reich territory, BERLIN, January 5, 1938, Received January 10, 1938.

The Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union (Tippelskirch) to Counselor of Legation Schliep of Political Division V in the German Foreign Ministry, Moscow, January 10, 1938.

Memorandum on the Status of German-Russian Negotiations, Schnurre, 10 January 1938

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Ministry, Telegram, URGENT, No. 12 of January 13, (Pol. V 361), Moscow, January 13, 1938-6:36 p.m., Received January 13, 1938-11:10 p.m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Ministry on the closing of consulates, Moscow, January 17,1938.

The German Foreign Ministry to the German Embassy in the Soviet Union on the explusion of Soviet Russian Jews, BERLIN, January 28, 1938

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Ministry on Soviet views of the situation in Germany, FEBRUARY 7, 1938.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Ministry on the arrests of Germans, Moscow, February 7,1938.

Memorandum on the German-Russian Economic Negotiations, Wiehl, BERLIN, February 21, 1938

THE BRITISH WAR BLUE BOOK, Miscellaneous No. 9(1939), DOCUMENTS CONCERNING GERMAN-POLISH RELATIONS AND THE OUTBREAK OF HOSTILITIES BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND GERMANY ON SEPTEMBER 3, 1939 

CHRONOLOGY OF INTERNATIONAL EVENTS, MARCH 1938 TO DECEMBER 1941, ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE, DECEMBER 18,1941, (Department of State, Bulletin, December 27, 1941, p. 590)

Telegram from Sir R. Lindsay (Washington) on his conversation with Roosevelt to Viscount Halifax 9/20/38

Telegram from Viscount Halifax on British views of the situation in Czechoslovakia to Sir R. Lindsay 9/23/38

Munich Pact, 29 September 1938

"Peace in Our Time" Statement Made by Neville Chamberlain, September 30, 1938

Chamberlain's Speech in RealAudio format

The British Parliamentary Debate on the Munich Agreement, October 1938

Klaus Wiegrefe, "75 Years Later: How the World Shrugged Off Kristallnacht," Spiegel, 5 November 2013

1939

U.S., Department of State, Publication 1983, Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941 (Washington, D.C.: U.S., Government Printing Office, 1943), EUROPEAN WAR 1939

Maps of World War II

World War II Timeline

The History Place, Timeline of World War II

NAZI-SOVIET RELATIONS, 1939-1941, Documents from the Archives of the German Foreign Office, Edited by Raymond James Sontag and James Stuart Beddie, Department of State, 1948, Department of State Publication 3023

Raack, R.C., "Stalin's Role in the Coming of World War II,"  World Affairs, (vol. 158,  no.4) Spring 1996

Raack, R.C., "Stalin's Role in the Coming of World War II: The International Debate Goes On," World Affairs, vol. 159, no. 2,   Fall 1996

Speeches by Neville Chamberlain in Audio Format

Speeches by Adolf Hitler in Audio Format

Speeches of Winston Churchill in Audio Format

Franklin Roosevelt, Annual Message to the Congress, January 4, 1939

Message of President Roosevelt to the Congress, January 12, 1939

Adolph Hitler, Reichstag Speech, January 30, 1939

US, Department of State, Memorandum of Conversation with the British Charge d'Affaires, Mr. V.A.L. Mallet, the Under-Secretary on information concerning the Japanese decision to join the Axis, 6 February 1939

Kenneth G. Crawford, "'War Plots'and Politics," The Nation, February 11, 1939, Vol. 148, No. 7, p. 167-168

Frank C. Hanighen, "Arms-Makers' Holiday," The Nation, February 18, 1939, Vol. 148, No. 8, p. 199

Speech by Prime Minister Chamberlain at Birmingham on March 17, 1939

Statement by the Acting Secretary of State (Welles), March l7, 1939

Speech by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the House of Lords on March 20, 1939

Statement by the Secretary of State on Albania, April 8, 1939

President Roosevelt to the Chancellor of Germany (Hitler), [Telegram], 14 April 1939

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office on Soviet-German relations- Weizsacker, BERLIN, April 17,1939.

Address Delivered by the Secretary of State at Washington, April 25, 1939, [Extract]

THE ITALO-GERMAN ALLIANCE, MAY 22, 1939, Volkischer Beobachter, May 23, 1939

Question and the Prime Minister's answer in the House of Commons on March 23, 1939

The Secretary of State to the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations (Pittman), United States Senate, WASHINGTON, May 27, 1939.

Statement by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on March 31, 1939

THE WESTERN GUARANTEE OF POLISH INDEPENDENCE, MARCH 31, 1939

Speech by Herr Hitler at Wilhelmshaven on April 1, 1939

Anglo-Polish communiqué issued on April 6, 1939

Franklin Roosevelt, Letter to the Chancellor of the German Reich, April 14, 1939

Franklin Roosevelt, Address to the Governing Board of the Pan American Union, April 14, 1939

Memorandum from the German Government denouncing the Anglo-German Naval Agreement, 27 April 1939

Extract from Herr Hitler's speech to the Reichstag on April 28, 1939

Another extract from speech by Herr Hitler to the Reichstag on April 28, 1939

German Government Memorandum handed to the Polish Government on April 28, 1939

The German Charge in the Soviet Union (Tippelskirch) to the German Foreign Office : Telegram, Moscow, May 4, 1939: 45 p. m., Received May 4,1939 10 p. m.

Speech made by M. Beck, the Polish Minister for Foreign Affairs in Parliament on May 5, 1939

Memorandum communicated to the German Government by the Polish Government on May 5, 1939, in reply to the German Government memorandum of April 28, 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: May 5, 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: May 9, 1939

Richard Breitman and Allan J. Lichtman, "The Real Story of the MS St. Louis," History News Network, 20 May 2013

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: May 17, 1939

Memorandum by the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) May 20, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) May 21, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker) May 22, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) May 27, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax, Berlin, May 28, 1939 about his meeting with Field-Marshal Göring at Karinhall

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: May 29, 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: (May 29, 1939)

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker) on Soviet-German relations: May 30, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) : May 30, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) : May 30, 1939

Note from the President of the Danzig Senate to the Polish Commissioner-General of June 3, 1939, about the question of Polish Customs Inspectors

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsacker), June 5, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, June 11, 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: June 15, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir N. Henderson (Berlin), Foreign Office, June 16, 1939

The German Charge in the Soviet Union (Tippelskirch) to the German Foreign Office : June 18,1939

Memorandum from His Majesty's Government of June 23, 1939, replying to the German memorandum denouncing the Anglo-German Naval Agreement

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, June 27, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office : June 27, 1939

Mr. G. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, June 28, 1939

Speech by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs at Chatham House on June 29, 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations: June 29, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, June 30, 1939

Mr. G. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, June 30, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg, June 30, 1939

Mr. Norton to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, July 1, 1939

Statement by the Secretary of State (Hull) on the Six-Point Peace and Neutrality Proposal, July 1, 1939

Mr. G. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, July 1, 1939

Mr. Norton to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, July 3, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, July 3, 1939-8:40 p. m.
Received July 4, 1339-1:20 a. m.

Statement by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on July 10, 1939

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Horinouchi), [Extracts], [WASHINGTON,] July 10, 1939.

The Counselor of Embassy of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union (Tippelskirch) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), BERLIN, JULY 12, 1939.

Message From President Roosevelt to the Congress, Transmitting A Statement by the Secretary of State, July 14, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax, Berlin, July 15, 1939

Press Release Issued by the White House on July 18, 1939

Mr. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, July 19, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Mr. Norton (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, July 21, 1939

The German Ambassador to the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, URGENT, Moscow, July 22, 1939-1:07 p. m., Received July 22, 1939-1:35 p. m.

Mr. Norton to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, July 25, 1939

Mr. F. M. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, July 25, 1939

The Secretary of State (Hull) to the Japanese Ambassador (Horinouchi) Terminating the 1911 Treaty of Commerce and Navigation between the U.S. and Japan, 26 July 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet-German relations, SECRET, BERLIN, July 27, 1939.

The German Foreign Office to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), SECRET, BERLIN, July 29, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, July 31, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 2, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), VERY URGENT, BERLIN, August 3, 1939-1:47 p. m., Received Moscow, August 3, 1939-6:00 p. m., SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, August 3, 1939-3:47 p. m.
Received Moscow, August 4, 1939-4:30 a. m.

Mr. Norton to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 4, 1939.

Mr. F. M. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, August 4, 1939.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign, Office, Telegram, Moscow, August 4, 1939-12:20 a. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to Counselor of Legation Schliep of the German Foreign Office, Moscow, August 7, 1939.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 9, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 10, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 10, 1939 (2nd Telegram)

German Foreign Office Memorandum, August 10, 1939

Explanatory Note on Herr Hitler's Meeting with M. Burckhardt on August 11, 1939

Text of the message from President Roosevelt to Herr Hitler of August 14, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker), Moscow, August 14, 1939

The German Foreign Office to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, BERLIN, August 14, 1939-1:52 p. m., Received Moscow, August 11, 1939-5 p. m.

The Reich Foreign Minister (Ribbentrop) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) announcing that there was no obstacle to Soviet-German cooperation, Telegram, MOST URGENT, BERLIN, August 14, 1939-10:53 p. m., Received Moscow, August 15, 1939-4:40 a. m.

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 15, 1939.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 15, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Berlin, August 16, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 16, 1939-2:30 a. m.
SECRET

Memorandum by the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), August 16, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker), Moscow, August 16, 1939.

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, URGENT, BERLIN, August 16, 1939-4:15 p. m.
Received MOSCOW, August 17, 1939-1 a. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 18, 1939-5:30 a. m.
SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, August 18, 1939-10:48 p. m.
Received Moscow, August l9, 1939-5:45 a. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 19, 1939 SECRET

The German Ambassador in The Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 19, 1939-5:50 p. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office containing a draft of the non-aggression pact, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 19, 1939-11:30 p. m., SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, August 2O, 1939-4:35 p. m.
Received Moscow, August 91, 1939-12:45 a. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 21, 1939-5:30 p. m.
SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, MOSCOW, August 21, 1939.
SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office with Stalin's reply, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 21, 1939-7:30 p. m. , SECRET

Letter of August 22, 1939, from the Prime Minister to the German Chancellor

Hitler Gives Full Powers To the Reich Foreign Minister, Herr Joachim von Ribbentrop, to negotiate a non-aggression treaty with the Soviet Union, 22 August 1939

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on discussions with the Japanese about the Soviet-German relationship, BERLIN, August 22, 1939.

Communication from the German Chancellor to the Prime Minister, handed to His Majesty's Ambassador on August 23, 1939.

Broadcast Appeal by His Majesty the king of the Belgians in the name of the Heads of States of the Oslo Group of Powers on August 23, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Foreign Office on the ports of Libau and Windau, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, August 23, 1939-8:05 p. m.

The German Foreign Office to the Reich Foreign Minister, Telegram, No. 205, BERLIN, August 23, 1939.

Memorandum of a Conversation Held on the Night of August 23d to 24th, Between the Reich Foreign Minister, on the One Hand, and Herr Stalin and the Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars Molotov, on the Other Hand. Topics include Japan, Italy, Turkey, England, and France.

Non-Aggression Pact Between Germany and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, (Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact), 23 August 1939

Secret Additional Protocol to the Molotov-Ribbentrop Treaty, 23 August 1939

BBC News, "Pact that set the scene for war," 21 August 2009

BBC News, "Media build up to World War II," 24 August 2009

BBC News, "Putin condemns Nazi-Soviet pact," 31 August 2009

Andrew E. Kramer, "Russian Premier Calls Nazi-Soviet Pact Immoral," New York Times, 31 August 2009

Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, "Pages of History – Reason for Mutual Complaints or Ground for Reconciliation and Partnership?" Article for Gazeta Wyborcza, 31 August 2009

President Roosevelt to King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, 23 August 1939

The Reich Finance Minister (Schwerin-Krosigk) to the Reich Foreign Minister on discussions with Italy on the Soviet treaty, ROME, August 23, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 24, 1939.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 24, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received August 24).

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received August 24). (2nd Telegram)

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 8:30 p. m.).

Speech by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on August 24, 1939

Text of the message from President Roosevelt to the President of Poland of August 24, 1939

Speech by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the House of Lords on August 24, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (received 8 p. m.)

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, August 24, 1939

President Roosevelt to the Chancellor of Germany (Hitler) [Telegram], 24 August 1939

Agreement of Mutual Assistance between the United Kingdom and Poland.-London, August 25, 1939

Text of the reply of August 25, 1939, to President Roosevelt from President Moscicki

Supplementary Communication from the German Chancellor handed to His Majesty's Ambassador on August 25, 1939

Text of President Roosevelt's second appeal to Herr Hitler, dated August 25, 1939

President Roosevelt to the Chancelor of Germany (Hitler), [Telegram], AUGUST 25, 1939.

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 7 p. m.), August 25, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), August 25, 1939

Letter from Hitler to Mussolini, August 25, 1939

Letter from Mussolini to Hitler, August 25, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 26, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), August 26, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 26, 1939 (2nd Telegram)

Mr. F. M. Shepherd to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Danzig, August 26, 1939.

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Horinouchi), [WASHINGTON,] August 26, 1939.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax, (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 27, 1939

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (received 5:50 p. m.), August 27, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), August 28, 1939

Reply of His Majesty's Government dated August 28, 1939, to the German Chancellor's Communications of August 23 and 25, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 2:35 a. m. August 29), (Telegraphic.) Berlin, August 28, 1939.

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 4:55 p. m.), (Telegraphic) Berlin, August 29, 1939.

Speech by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on August 29, 1939

Reply of the German Chancellor to the Communication of August 28, 1939, from His Majesty's Government. This reply was handed to Sir N. Henderson by Herr Hitler during the evening of August 29, 1939.

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (Received 9:15 p. m.), August 29, 1939

German Foreign Office Memorandum on commercial relations with the Soviet Union, August 29, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir N. Henderson (Berlin), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 30, 1939, 2 a. m.

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (Received 1 p. m.), (Telegraphic.) Berlin, August 30, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir N. Henderson (Berlin), (Telegraphic) Foreign Office, August 30, 1939, 2:45 p. m.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (received 10 a. m.), (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 30, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 30, 1939, 5:30 p. m.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (Received 8:15 p. m.), (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 30, 1939

Viscount Halifax to Sir N. Henderson (Berlin), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 30, 1939, 5-30 p. m.

Viscount Halifax to Sir N. Henderson (Berlin), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 30, 1939, 6:50 p. m.

Reply of His Majesty's Government to the German Chancellor's Communication of August 29, 1939. This reply was handed by Sir N. Henderson to Herr von Ribbentrop at Midnight on August 30, 1939.

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Sent to Sir H. Kennard on August 30 and acted on in the early morning of August 31.)

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 2:45 a. m. August 31), (Telegraphic.) Berlin, August 30, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 9:30 a. m. August 31), (Telegraphic.) Berlin, August 30, 1939.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (received 8 a. m.), (Telegraphic) Warsaw, August 31, 1939.

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 31, 1939, 12 noon

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 31, 1939, 1:45 p. m.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (received 7:15 p. m.), (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 31, 1939.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (received 6:30 p. m.), (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, August 31, 1939

Message which was communicated to H.M. Ambassador in Berlin by the State Secretary on August 31, 1939, at 9:15 p. m.

Viscount Halifax to Sir N. Henderson (Berlin), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, August 31, 1939, 11 p. m.

The German Chargé (Thomsen) to the Secretary of State, WASHINGTON, August 31, 1939.

Viscount Halifax to Sir H. Kennard (Warsaw), (Telegraphic.) Foreign Office, September 1, 1939, 12:50 a. m.

Sir H. Kennard to Viscount Halifax (dated 7 43 p. m. September 1 and received 2 a. m. September 2), (Telegraphic.) Warsaw, September 1, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received 12:10 a. m. September 1), (Telegraphic.) Berlin, August 31, 1939

Sir N. Henderson to Viscount Halifax (received in the early hours of September 1, 1939), (Telegraphic.) Berlin, September 1, 1939

Speech by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on September 1, 1939

Speech by Herr Hitler to the Reichstag on September 1, 1939.

Herr Hitler's Proclamation to the German Army on September 1, 1939.

Explanatory Note upon the actual Course of Events

Proclamation by Herr Forster and Exchange of Telegrams between Herr Forster and Herr Hitler, September 1, 1939.

Speech by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on September 2, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet-Turkish relations, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 2, 1939-5:49 p. m. Received September 2, 1939-6:10 p. m.

Memorandum handed to Sir N. Henderson at 11:20 a. m. on September 3, 1939, by Herr von Ribbentrop

Speech by the Prime Minister in the House of Commons on September 3, 1939.

Herr Hitler's Proclamations of September 3, 1939, to the German People and the German Army.

Radio Address Delivered by President Roosevelt From Washington, September 3, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on Soviet intentions on Polish areas within the Soviet sphere of influence, Telegram, No. 253 of September 3, BERLIN, September 3, 1939-6:50 p. m. Received MOSCOW September 4, 1939-12:30 a. m.

Prime Minister Chamberlain's Broadcast Talk to the German People, September 4, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet intentions in Poland,. Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 5, 1939-2:30 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The Polish Campaign, 1939

Three Speeches by Neville Chamberlain after the German Invasion of Poland, 1939

Documents of the French Response to the German Invasion of Poland, 1939

German Documents Concerning the Invasion of Poland and the British Response, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Turkey, Telegram, No. 266 of September 5, Moscow, September 5, 1939-5:02 p. m., Received September 5, 1939-6 p. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, Pol. V 8924, Moscow, September 6, 1939-5:46 p. m.
Received September 6, 1939-8:15 p. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union. (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office communicating Molotov's congratulations on the German entry into Waraw, Telegram, VERY URGENT, MOSCOW, September 9, 1939-12:56 a. m., Received September 9, 1939-5 a. m.

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet (Schulenburg), Telegram, URGENT, BERLIN, September 9, 1939-12:50 a. m., Received Moscow, September 9, 1939-12:10 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office communicating that the Soviets were to begin mobilization, Telegram, VERY URGENT, MOSCOW, September 9, 1939-4:10 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet mobilization, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 9, 1939-8:40 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union, (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on the Soviet public explanation for intervention in Poland, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 10, 1939-9:40 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, URGENT, BERLIN, September 13, 1939-5:50 p. m.
Received Moscow, September 14, 1939-1:10 a. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet intervention in Poland, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 14, 1939-6 p. m., SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) clarifying the public grounds for Soviet intervention in Poland, Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, September 15, 1939-8:20 p. m. Received MOSCOW, September 16, 1939-7:15 a. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 16, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet intervention in Poland, Telegram, VERY URGENT
Moscow, September 17, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Turkey, Telegram, URGENT, Moscow, September 17, 1939--8:23 a. m. Received September 17, 1939-8:45 a. m.

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Italy, BERLIN, September 18, 1939.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 18, 1939-3:59 p. m.
Received September 18, 1939-5:45 p. m. STRICTLY SECRET

Memorandum by Counselor of Legation Hilger of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union, Re: Publication of joint Soviet-German communiqué, 18 September 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg), Telegram, BERLIN, September 19, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on the partition of Poland, Telegram, STRICTLY SECRET, Moscow, September 20, 1939-2:23 a. m. Received September 20, 1939-4:55 a. m.

Franklin Roosevelt, Address before a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives recommending revision of the neutrality law, September 21, 1939

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt to the Congress, September 21, 1939, [Extracts]

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on the partition of Poland, Telegram, STRICTLY SECRET, BERLIN September 23, 1939-3:40 a. m., Received Moscow September 23, 1939-11:05 a. m.

Address Delivered by the US Under Secretary of State (Welles) at Panama, September 25, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on the Baltic states, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, September 25, 1939-10:58 p. m., Received September 26, 1939-12:30 a. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The German Foreign Office to the German Embassy in the Soviet Union on Estonia, Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, September 27, 1939,

The German Foreign Office to the German Embassy in the Soviet Union on communications with Finland, Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, September 27, 1939

The German Foreign Office to the German Embassy in the Soviet Union on Estonia, Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, September 27, 1939

Timetable of Ribbentrop's Second Visit to Moscow, 27-29 September 1939

German-Soviet Boundary and Friendship Treaty, 28 September 1939

Confidential Protocol

Secret Supplementary Protocol on Lithuania

Secret Supplementary Protocol on Repsect for Each Other's Control within Poland

Declaration of the Government of the German Reich and the Government of the U.S.S.R. of September 28, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Soviet Union (Molotov), Moscow, September 28, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Soviet Union. (Molotov) on transit rights and the sale of oil, 28 Septmber 1939

Hitler Signs an Order Authorizing Involuntary Euthanasia in Germany, October 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on relations with Turkey, Telegram, BERLIN, October 2, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in Turkey (Papen), Telegram, BERLIN, October 2, 1939

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on relations with Finland, BERLIN, October 2, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on relations with Lithuania, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, October 3, 1939-7:04 p. m., Received October 3, 1939-11:10 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on relations with Turkey, URGENT, MOSCOW October 3, 1939-8:08 p.m., Received October 3, 1939-11:10 p. m., STRICTLY SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on Lithuania, STRICTLY SECRET, BERLIN, October 4, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Lithuania, Telegram, VERY URGENT, Moscow, October 5, 1939-12:30 a. m. STRICTLY SECRET

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union, (Schulenburg) on Lithuania, Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, October 5, 1939-3:43 a. m. Received Moscow, October 5, 1939-11:55 a. m., STRICTLY SECRET

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Lithuania, SECRET, BERLIN, October 5, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on Turkey, Telegram, VERY URGENT, BERLIN, October 7, 1939

The Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Soviet Union (Molotov) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on Turkey, SECRET, Moscow, October 8, 1939

Foreign Office Memorandum on Soviet German Economic Relations, October ?, 1939

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Turkey, Telegram, VERY URGENT, MOSCOW, October 9, 1939-12:30 a. m., Received October 9, 1939-3 a. m.

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Finnish relations, BERLIN, October 9, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) to the German Minister in Finland (Blücher), Telegram, BERLIN, October 9, 1939

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Finnish relations, BERLIN, October 9, 1939

The German Minister in Finland (Blücher) to the German Foreign Office, Telegram, VERY URGENT, HELSINKI, October 10, 1939-9:30 p. m.
Received October 10, 1939-12 midnight.

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Russian-Bulgarian relations, CONFIDENTIAL, BERLIN, October 12, 1939

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on how to describe Soviet-German relations publicly, Telegram, BERLIN, October 18, 1939-12:40 a. m.Received Moscow, October 18, 1939-10:05 a. m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet-German relations, Telegram, URGENT, Moscow, October 19, 1939

Grolier Online, Neville Chamberlain

Timo Vihavainen, "Before the War: Finland, Stalin and Germany in the 1930s"

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Soviet-German relations, BERLIN, November 1, 1939

US Neutrality Act of November 4, 1939

Address by Finnish Prime Minister A.K. Cajander on the 23rd of November 1939

Pravda's Response to Cajander's Speech, 26 November 1939

The Causes, Events, and Repercussions of the Russo-Finnish War by Stephen Payne

President Roosevelt's statement on the Soviet invasion of Finland, December 1,1939

Telegram of K.A. Umanskii, Plenipotentiary of the USSR to USA, to the People's Commissariat for Foreign Affairs on the Situation in Finland, 2 December 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) to German Missions Abroad on events in Finland, Telegram, BERLIN, December 2, 1939

Map of the Soviet Offensive in the Winter War

Statement by Molotov Denying the Bombing of Finnish Civilians, Moscow Daily News, 4 December 1939

World War II in Ukraine, The Ukrainian Experience in World War II With a Brief Survey of Ukraine's Population Loss of 10 Million, by Andrew Gregorovich

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on difficulties in expelling Russian Jews, BERLIN, December 5, 1939

Memorandum by the State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) on Soviet demands for material, BERLIN, December 5, 1939

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on the Russian-Finnish war, Telegram No. 1003, BERLIN, December 6, 1939

Memorandum by the Reich Foreign Minister on German-Finnish-Soviet relations, BERLIN, December 11, 1939

LEAGUE OF NATIONS' EXPULSION OF THE U.S.S.R., DECEMBER 14, 1939

Gerald P. Nye, "Is Neutrality Possible for America?" in Tomorrow in the Making, edited by John N. Andrews and Carl A. Marsden (New York: Whittlesey House, 1939), pp. 420-35.

Sidney Hook, "Democracy as a Way of Life," in Tomorrow in the Making, edited by John N. Andrews and Carl A. Marsden (New York: Whittlesey House, 1939), pp. 31-46.

Eleanor Roosevelt, "Keepers of Democracy," Originally published in The Virginia Quarterly Review 15, no. 1 (Winter 1939): 1-5.

1940

U.S., Department of State, Publication 1983, Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941 (Washington, D.C.: U.S., Government Printing Office, 1943), EUROPEAN WAR 1940

U.S., Department of State, Publication 1983, Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941 (Washington, D.C.: U.S., Government Printing Office, 1943), DEFENSE MEASURES OF THE UNITED STATES 1940

National Counterintelligence Center, "Counterintelligence in World War II"

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt to the Congress, January 3, 1940

MEMORANDUM ON THE GERMAN-SOVIET COMMERCIAL AGREEMENT SIGNED ON FEBRUARY 11, 1940

Statement by President Roosevelt on the End of the Russo-Finnish War, 13 March 1940

Finnish Field Marshall C.G.E. Mannerheim's Order of the Day, 14 March 1940

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on how to describe Soviet-German relations publicly, Telegram, STATE SECRET, BERLIN, March 28, 1940

Statement by President Roosevelt on Sumner Welles's Mission, March 29,1940

Molotov's report to the Supreme Soviet on 29 March 1940, "The Foreign Policy of the Government"

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on inviting Molotov to Germany; March 30, 1940

The German Foreign Office to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on deferring an invitation to Molotov; April 3, 1940

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on possible Anglo-French action in Denmark and Norway; April 7, 1940

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office wishing success to German invasion of Denmark; April 9, 1940

Memorandum by the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on problems with the Soviet Union; April 11, 1940

Statement by President Roosevelt on the Invasions of Denmark and Norway, April 13, 1940

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet fears of German action against Sweden; April 13, 1940

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on German intentions to observe Swedish neutrality; April 15, 1940

The Spanish Government and the Axis:  Collected Documents

Denmark during the Second World War a by Erik Juel Andersen

Statement by the Secretary of State on the Netherlands Indies, April 17, 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Horinouchi), [WASHINGTON,] April 20, 1940.

President Roosevelt to the Premier of Italy (Mussolini) [45], [Telegram], WASHINGTON, April 29, 1940, 6 p.m.

The Ambassador in Italy (Phillips) to the Secretary of State, [Telegram: Paraphrase], [Rome,] May 1, 1940

The Premier of Italy (Mussolini) to President Roosevelt, [Translation], [ROME, May 2, 1940.]

First radio Speech by Winston Churchill as Prime Minister, May 1940

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on German plans with respect to Belgium and Holland; May 7, 1940

Franklin Roosevelt, Address by radio to the Eighth Pan American Scientific Congress, May 10, 1940

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt at Washington May 10, 1940

President Roosevelt to the Premier of Italy (Mussolini) [47], [Telegram], [WASHINGTON,] May 14, 1940-midnight.

Franklin Roosevelt, Address before a joint session of the Senate and House of Representatives asking additional appropriations for national defense, May 16, 1940

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt to the Congress, May 16, 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Horinouchi), [WASHINGTON,] May 16, 1940.

The Premier of Italy (Mussolini) to President Roosevelt [48], [Telegram], ROME, May 18, 1940.

The Wartime Speeches of Winston Churchill in Audio Format

President Roosevelt to the Premier of Italy (Mussolini) [49], [Telegram], WASHINGTON, May 26, 1940-3 p.m.

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Soviet-British relations; May 29, 1940

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on Italian entrance into the war; June 4, 1940

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on the Balkans; June 6, 1940

The German Foreign Office to the Representative of the German Foreign Office With the Reich Protector of Bohemia and Moravia on Ukraine; June 8, 1940

Franklin Roosevelt, Address at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., June 10, 1940

German Foreign Office Memorandum on Lithuania; June 11, 1940

The State Secretary in the German Foreign office (Weizsäcker) to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on Soviet hostility to Germany; June 14, 1940

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) on the issue of the Balkans; June 16, 1940

The German Foreign Office to the Reich Foreign Minister on Lithuania; June 16, 1940

German Foreign Office Memorandum; June 16, 1940 on Lithuania

The Reich Foreign Minister to the German Foreign Office on Lithuania; June 16, 1940

The German Foreign Office to the Reich Foreign Minister on the need to rely upon the Baltic states; June 17, 1940

The State Secretary in the German Foreign Office (Weizsäcker) to all German Missions on the Baltic states; June 17, 1940

Speech by Winston Churchill on the success of the Royal Air Force in holding off the Luftwaffe, June 18, 1940

The German Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Schulenburg) to the German Foreign Office on the Baltics; June 18, 1940

ARMISTICE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GERMAN HIGH COMMAND OF THE ARMED FORCES AND FRENCH PLENIPOTENTIARIES, COMPIÈGNE, JUNE 22, 1940

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE VICHY GOVERNMENT, JULY 10, 1940

The Ambassador in Italy (Phillips) to the Secretary of State, [Telegram: Paraphrase], ROME, May 27, 1940-1 p.m.

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Italy (Phillips), [Telegram], WASHINGTON, May 30, 1940-6 p.m.

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Japan (Grew), [Telegram: Paraphrase], WASHINGTON, May 30,1940-2 p.m.

Message of President Roosevelt to the Congress, May 31, 1940

The Ambassador in Italy (Phillips) to the Secretary of State, [Telegram: Paraphrase], ROME, June 1, 1940, 1 p.m.

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt at Charlottesville, Virginia, June 10, 1940

The President of the French Council of Ministers (Reynaud) To President Roosevelt, 10 June 1940

President Roosevelt to the President of the French Council Of Ministers (Reynaud), June 13, 1940

The President of the French Council of Ministers (Reynaud) To President Roosevelt, June 14,1940

President Roosevelt to the President of the French Council Of Ministers (Reynaud), 15 June 1940

The Secretary of State to the Ambassador Near the French Government At Bordeaux (Biddle) on the Status of the French Fleet, 17 June 1940

The Ambassador Near the French Government at Bordeaux (Riddle) To the Secretary of State, 18 June 1940

Press Release Issued by the Department of State on the Request of France for an Armistice on June 19, 1940

Address Delivered by the Secretary of State, Cordell Hull, at Harvard University, June 20, 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With The British Ambassador (Lothian) and the Australian Minister (Casey), 28 June 1940

Statement by the Secretary of State, (Cordell Hull), July 5, 1940

Franklin Roosevelt, Message to the Congress recommending additional appropriations for national defense, July 10, 1940

Statement by the Secretary of State on the Burma Route, July 16, 1940

Declaration of Reciprocal Assistance anal Cooperation for the Defense Of the Nations of the Americas, Habana, July 30, 1940

The Battle of Britain, July-September 1940

AUTHORITY OF NAZI AMBASSADOR TO VICHY FRANCE, AUGUST 3, 1940

Statement by the Secretary of State, August 6, 1940

Franklin Roosevelt, Message to the Congress informing them of the exchange of certain over-age destroyers for British naval and air bases September 3, 1940

Message of President Roosevelt to the Congress, September 3, 1940

Press Release Issued by the Department of State on September 7, 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the French Ambassador (Henry-Haye), 11 September 1940

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State, 12 September 1940

Press Release Issued by the Department of State on the Situation in Indochina on September 23, 1940

The Three Power Pact Between Germany, Italy, and Japan, Signed at Berlin, 27 September 1940

Statement by the Secretary of State on the Tripartite Pact, September 27, 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the British Ambassador (Lothian), 30 September 1940

The Japanese Embassy to the Department of State Protesting the Ban on Exports of Iron and Steel Scrap, October 7, 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Horinouchi), 8 October 1940

The Japanese Embassy to the Department of State, 8 October 1940

Franklin Roosevelt, Address to the registrants under the selective-service law October 16, 1940

The Secretary of State to the Charge in France (Matthews) on the French Fleet , 25 October 1940

Address Delivered by the Secretary of State (Cordell Hull) at Washington, October 26, 1940

U.S. Army, THE MILITARY-POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE BALKANS (October 1940-March 1941)

The Chargé in France (Matthews) to the Secretary of State on Petain's View of the French Fleet, 1 November 1940

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the French Ambassador (Henry-Haye), 4 November 1940

President Roosevelt to King George of Greece, December 5, 1940

President Roosevelt to the Appointed Ambassador to France (Leahy), 20 December 1940

Franklin Roosevelt, Fireside Chat on National Security and the Common Cause ("Arsenal of Democracy" speech), December 29, 1940

HITLER'S NEW YEAR'S ORDER OF THE DAY TO THE GERMAN ARMED FORCES, Berlin, December 31, 1940

1941

January

U.S., Department of State, Publication 1983, Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941 (Washington, D.C.: U.S., Government Printing Office, 1943), EUROPEAN WAR 1941

U.S., Department of State, Publication 1983, Peace and War: United States Foreign Policy, 1931-1941 (Washington, D.C.: U.S., Government Printing Office, 1943),DISCUSSIONS WITH JAPAN 1941 and PEARL HARBOR

Franklin Roosevelt, Annual message to the Congress ("Four Freedoms" speech), January 6, 1941

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt to the Congress, January 6, 1941

JAPANESE FIELD SERVICE CODE ADOPTED BY THE WAR DEPARTMENT, January 8, 1941

REFUGEE PROBLEM IN FRANCE A NOTE SENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE CORDELL HULL TO GASTON HENRY-HAYE, FRENCH AMBASSADOR, January 9, 1941

Statement by the Secretary of State (Hull) Before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, January 15, 1941

Franklin Roosevelt, Third Inaugural Address, January 20, 1941

ADDRESS OF PRINCE FUMIMARO KONOYE, PRIME MINISTER OF JAPAN, DELIVERED BEFORE THE 76TH SESSION OF THE IMPERIAL DIET, Tokyo, Japan, January 21, 1941

ADDRESS BY FOREIGN MINISTER OF JAPAN, YOSUKE MATSUOKA, DELIVERED BEFORE THE 76TH SESSION OF THE IMPERIAL DIET, Tokyo, Japan, January 21, 1941

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State Warning of an Attack on Pearl Harbor, 27 January 1941

TEXT OF SPEECH BY CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER, AT BERLIN SPORTS PALACE, January 30, 1941

February

YOSUKE MATSUOKA JAPAN'S FOREIGN MINISTER'S ADDRESS AT OPENING OF THAI-FRENCH INDO-CHINA BORDER DISPUTE, MEDIATION CONFERENCE, Tokyo, February 7, 1941

SPEECH BROADCASTED BY PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL, February 9, 1941

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Yugoslavia (Lane), 9 February 1941

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Yugoslavia (Lane), 14 February 1941

SPEECH DELIVERED BY PREMIER BENITO MUSSOLINI, Rome, Italy, February 23, 1941

SPEECH BY CHANCELLOR HITLER, Delivered at Munich, Germany, February 24, 1941

March

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 8 March 1941

EXCHANGE OF LETTERS BETWEEN THE FRENCH AMBASSADOR, CHARLES ARSÈNE-HENRY AND YOSUKE MATSUOKA, JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER, Tokyo, March 11, 1941

MEDIATION TERMS OF THE THAI-FRENCH INDO-CHINA BORDER DISPUTE, March 11, 1941

Franklin Roosevelt, Address at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner Washington D. C., March 15, 1941

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt at Washington, March 15, 1941

CHANCELLOR HITLER'S MEMORIAL ADDRESS, Berlin, Germany, March 16, 1941

Memorandum by the Acting Secretary of State (Welles) Regarding A Conversation With the Soviet Ambassador (Oumansky) on a Planned German Attack on the Soviet Union, 20 March 1941

RIBBENTROP GREETED MATSUOKA, Berlin, March 27, 1941

April

Franklin Roosevelt, Address over the radio in celebration of Jackson Day, Fort Lauderdale Fla., April 1, 1941

ADOLF HITLER'S ORDER OF THE DAY CALLING FOR INVASION OF YUGOSLAVIA AND GREECE, Berlin, April 6, 1941

Statement by the Secretary of State on the Invasion of Yugoslavia, April 6, 1941

MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TO KING PETER II OF YUGOSLAVIA, April 8, 1941

Winston Churchill, The Second World War, Volume III, The Grand Alliance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950), Chapter 14, "The Revolt in Iraq," pp. 224-237.

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL REVIEWED THE WAR BEFORE THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, London, England, April 9, 1941

JOINT RESOLUTION OF THE U.S. CONGRESS REAFFIRMING THE PRINCIPLES OF THE MONROE DOCTRINE, April 10, 1941

The Secretary of State to the Minister in Portugal (Fish), 10 April 1941

Statement by the Department of State on the US-Danish Agreement on Greenland, April 10, 1941

PACT OF NEUTRALITY BETWEEN UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS AND JAPAN, 13 April 1945

POPE PIUS XII'S EASTER MESSAGE, Vatican City, April 13, 1941

TEXT OF PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S MESSAGE TO THE YUGOSLAV PEOPLE, April 13, 1941

STATEMENT OF YOSUKE MATSUOKA, JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER, UPON HIS RETURN TO TOKYO FROM EUROPE, April 22, 1941

Charles Lindbergh warns America against entering into a war it cannot win, New York, NY, April 23, 1941

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT ON THE WAR IN GREECE, April 25, 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST "REPORT ON THE WAR," April 27, 1941

May

ADDRESS BY CHANCELLOR ADOLPH HITLER TO REICHSTAG, Berlin, Germany, May 4, 1941

National Counterintelligence Center, "Magic"

National Counterintelligence Center, "Counterintelligence in the Office of Strategic Services"

Memorandum by the Secretary of State (Hull) Regarding a Conversation With the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 11 May 1941

Draft Proposal Handed by the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura) To the Secretary of State on May 12, 1941

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT ON THE UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARD THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, May 15, 1941

MARSHAL PETAIN'S SPEECH TO THE FRENCH PEOPLE, Vichy, France, May 15, 1941

Harold Ickes explains "What Constitutes an American," New York, NY, May 18, 1941

VICE PREMIER DARLAN'S BROADCAST TO THE FRENCH PEOPLE, Vichy, France, May 23, 1941

RADIO ADDRESS BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE, CORDELL HULL, Broadcast from Washington, May 18, 1941

PROCLAMATION OF UNLIMITED NATIONAL EMERGENCY, May 27, 1941

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S BROADCAST, Washington, D. C., May 27, 1941

Franklin Roosevelt, Address before the Governing Board of the Pan American Union, May 27, 1941

ANTHONY EDEN'S, SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF GREAT BRITAIN, SPEECH ON BRITISH WAR AIMS, Excerpts from a talk at The Mansion House, London, May 29, 1941.

June

The Second Phase of the Soviet-Finnish War, June 1941

Finnish Volunteers in the German Wehrmacht by Jarto Nieme, Russ Folsom and Jason Pipes

SECRETARY OF STATE, CORDELL HULL, EXPLAINED THE U.S. ATTITUDE TOWARD FRENCH POSSESSIONS IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE, June 2, 1941

MESSAGE TO THE GREEKS BROADCAST BY GREEK PREMIER, EMMANUEL TSOUDEROS, Alexandria, Egypt, June 5, 1941

SECRETARY OF STATE CORDELL HULL'S STATEMENT ON RELATIONS WITH THE FRENCH REPUBLIC, June 5, 1941

THE STATEMENT BY FRENCH AMBASSADOR GASTON HENRY-HAYE AT WASHINGTON, June 6, 1941

VICE PREMIER DARLAN'S SPEECH TO THE FRENCH PEOPLE, Vichy, France, June 10, 1941

PREMIER BENITO MUSSOLINI'S SPEECH BEFORE THE CHAMBER OF FASCES AND CORPORATIONS, Rome, Italy, June 10, 1941

DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL, June 10, 1941

FOURTEEN ALLIES VOW TO FIGHT UNTIL VICTORY IS WON, St. James's Place, London, Signed June 12, 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S SPEECH TO THE ALLIED DELEGATES, St. James's Place, London, June 12, 1941

SECRETARY OF STATE CORDELL HULL'S STATEMENT ON FRANCO-GERMAN COLLABORATION, June 13, 1941

TURKISH-GERMAN FRIENDSHIP TREATY, SIGNED IN ANKARA, June 18, 1941

Message of President Roosevelt to the Congress on the Sinking of the Robin Moor, June 20, 1941

HITLER'S EXPLANATION OF THE SOVIET INVASION, JUNE 21, 1941

Patrick Jackson, "Nazi invasion of USSR: The war warnings Stalin ignored," BBC News, 21 June 2011

Draft Proposal Handed by the Secretary of State to the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 21 June 1941

REICHFUEHRER ADOLF HITLER'S PROCLAMATION ON WAR WITH SOVIET UNION, June 22, 1941

STATEMENT BY JOACHIM VON RIBBENTROP, GERMAN FOREIGN MINISTER, ON THE DECLARATION OF WAR ON THE SOVIET UNION, Berlin, June 22, 1941

FOREIGN MINISTER VYACHESLAV MOLOTOV'S BROADCAST ON THE OUTBREAK OF WAR WITH GERMANY, Moscow, June 22, 1941

MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST ON THE SOVIET-GERMAN WAR, London, June 22, 1941

ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE, SUMNER WELLES' STATEMENT ON THE GERMAN REICH'S ATTACK ON THE SOVIET UNION, Washington, June 23, 1941

Statement by the Acting Secretary of State (Welles) on the German Invasion of the Soviet Union, June 23, 1941

July

STATEMENT OF FOREIGN MINISTER, YOSUKE MATSUOKA, ON THE WORLD STATE OF EMERGENCY, July 2, 1941

STALIN, SOVIET PREMIER, BROADCAST TO THE PEOPLE OF THE SOVIET UNION, July 3, 1941

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S BROADCAST ON INDEPENDENCE DAY, Hyde Park, New York, July 4, 1941

Statement Handed by the Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to Mr. Tomohiko Ushiba, Private Secretary of the Japanese Prime Minister (Prince Konoye), 6 July 1941

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ON U. S. OCCUPATION OF ICELAND, July 7, 1941

Message of President Roosevelt to the Congress on Iceland, July 7, 1941

CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S MESSAGE TO FRIENDLY NATIONS, July 7, 1941

Statement Handed by the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs (Matsuoka) to the Ambassador in Japan (Grew), July 8, 1941

PRIME MINISTER, WINSTON CHURCHILL IN HOUSE OF COMMONS ON U.S. TROOPS IN ICELAND, July 9, 1941

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALISTIC REPUBLICS, Moscow, July 12, 1941

The Director of the War Plans Division of the Navy Department (Turner) to the Chief of Naval Operations (Stark), July 19, 1941 [The Possible Effects of an Embargo]. From Foreign Relations, 1941, Vol. IV, pp. 839-40.

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ON EXTENSION OF SELECTIVE SERVICE TERMS OF SERVICE, Washington, D. C., July 21, 1941

Memorandum by the Acting Secretary of State (Welles) Regarding A Conversation With, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 23 July 1941

ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE SUMNER WELLES' STATEMENT ON JAPANESE-FRENCH COLLABORATION IN INDOCHINA, July 24, 1941

Memorandum by the Acting Secretary of State (Welles) on a Meeting Between President Roosevelt and the Japanese Ambassador on the Japanese Occupation of Indochina, 24 July 1941

Informal Remarks of President Roosevelt to the Volunteer Participation Committee on Why Oil Exports Continued to Japan, Washington, July 24, 1941

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER FREEZING JAPANESE AND CHINESE ASSETS IN THE UNITED STATES, Hyde Park, N. Y., July 25, 1941

AGREEMENT BETWEEN JAPAN AND FRANCE PLEDGING MILITARY CO-OPERATION IN DEFENSE OF INDO-CHINA, Tokyo, July 29, 1941

POLISH-SOVIET UNION AGREEMENTS, Moscow, July 30, 1941

ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ON PRICE CONTROL, July 30, 1941

August

George Orwell, "Wells, Hitler and the World State," Horizon, August 1941

STATEMENT BY JAPANESE BOARD OF INFORMATION ON "REINFORCING JAPANESE FORCES IN INDO-CHINA," Tokyo, August 1, 1941

EXCHANGE OF LETTERS BETWEEN THE ACTING SECRETARY OF STATE SUMNER WELLES AND THE SOVIET AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, CONSTANTINE A. OUMANSKY, August 2, 1941

Oral Statement on Indochina and the Oil Embargo Handed by the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura) To the Secretary of State on August 6, 1941

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State and the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 8 August 1941

Document on Indochina Handed by the Secretary of State to the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 8 August 1941

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the British Ambassador (Halifax), 9 August 1941

Roosevelt and Churchill Discuss Colonial Questions, August 10, 1941

MARSHAL PETAIN'S ADDRESS TO THE FRENCH PEOPLE, Vichy, France, August 12, 1941

Winston Churchill, The Second World War, Volume III, The Grand Alliance (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1950), Chapter 26, "Persia and the Middle East: Summer and Autumn 1941," pp. 423-432.

Atlantic Charter Documents

Telegram from the Acting Secretary of State (Welles) to the Ambassador to the United Kingdom (Winant), Washington, July 14, 1941-6 p.m

Telegram from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State (Hull), LONDON, July 16, 1941-noon.

Telegram from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State (Hull)  : [Extract], London, August l, 1941-midnight.

Telegram from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State (Hull), LONDON, August 5, 1941-10 p. m.

Telegram from the Secretary of State (Hull) to the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant), WASHINGTON, August 6, 1941-3 a m.

Memorandum by the Under Secretary of State (Welles) of a Conversation With the British Permanent Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Cadogan), AT SEA, August 9, 1941

Memorandum of Conversation, by the Under Secretary of State (Welles), AT SEA, AUGUST 10,1941.

Roosevelt and Churchill Discuss Colonial Questions, August 10, 1941, excerpt from Elliott Roosevelt, As He Saw It (New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1946).

Memorandum of Conversation, by the Under Secretary of State (Welles), AT SEA, August 11, 1941

Memorandum of Conversation, by the Under Secretary of State (Welles), AT SEA, August 11, 1941

THE ATLANTIC CONFERENCE BETWEEN PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AND PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL, 12 August 1941

Joint Statement by President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill, 14 August 1941

The Atlantic Charter, August 14, 1941

President Roosevelt's Message to Congress on the Atlantic Charter, 21 August 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST TO THE WORLD ABOUT THE MEETING WITH PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT, August 24, 1941

Telegram from the Secretary of State to the Ambassador In the United Kingdom (Winant), WASHINGTON, August 25, 1941-5-7 p. m

Telegram from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom (Winant) to the Secretary of State, London, August 29, 1941-2 p. m.

Telegram from the Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant) to the Secretary of State, LONDON, September 1, 1941-midnight.

Telegram from the Secretary of State to the Ambassador In the United Kingdom (Winant), WASHINGTON, September 9, 1941 noon.

The Ambassador to the Polish Government in Exile (Biddle) to the Secretary of State, NO. 46 LONDON, September 12,1941

The Polish Embassy to the Department of State, 12 September 1941 PRO MEMORIA

Resolution Adopted by the Inter-Allied Meeting held in London on September 24, 1941

Inter-Allied Council Statement on the Principles of the Atlantic Charter, 24 September 1941

JOINT MESSAGE OF ASSISTANCE TO THE SOVIET UNION FROM PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT AND PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL, August 15, 1941

Joint Message of President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill To Joseph Stalin, President of the Soviet of People's Commissars 0f the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, August 15, 1941

Memorandum by the Secretary of State on Negotiations with Japan, 17 August 1941

STATEMENT ON SENDING OF A MILITARY MISSION TO CHINA, August 26, 1941

Memorandum by the Secretary of State on US-Japanese Negotiations, 28 August 1941

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State and the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 28 August 1941

The Failures of Historiography: Forgotten Battles of the German-Soviet War (1941-1945) David M. Glantz, Foreign Military Studies Office, Fort Leavenworth, KS.

September

Memorandum by the Secretary of State on US-Japanese Negotiations, 3 September 1941

Memorandum by the Ambassador in Japan (Grew), 6 September 1941

Draft Proposal Handed by the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura) To the Secretary of State on September 6, 1941

Franklin Roosevelt, Address over the radio concerning the attack upon the destroyer Greer, September 11, 1941

CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S MESSAGE TO NATION ON THE TENTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOUKDEN INCIDENT, September 18, 1941

Document Handed by the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs (Toyoda) to the Ambassador in Japan (Grew), September 22, 1941

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State and the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 23 September 1941

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S "LIBERTY FLEET DAY" ADDRESS, Washington, D. C., Sept. 27, 1941

Document Handed by the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura) to the Secretary of State on September 27, 1941

TEXT OF A LETTER FROM AMBASSADOR OF POLAND, JAN CIECHANOWSKI, TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE, CORDELL HULL, ON THE SUBJECT OF POLISH-SOVIET RELATIONS, September 29, 1941

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary Of State and the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 29 September 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S REVIEW OF THE WAR TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, September 30, 1941

October

W. AVERELL HARRIMAN, AMERICAN REPRESENTATIVE TO THE CONFERENCE OF UNITED STATES, GREAT BRITAIN, AND THE U.S.S.R. , Speech at the final meeting on October 1, 1941

HITLER'S ORDER OF THE DAY TO THE GERMAN TROOPS ON THE EASTERN FRONT, Issued October 2, 1941

TEXT OF THE DOCUMENT HANDED BY SECRETARY OF STATE HULL TO THE JAPANESE AMBASSADOR, October 2, 1941

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary Of State and the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 2 October 1941

Oral Statement Handed by the Secretary of State to the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 2 October 1941

MEMORANDUM OF A CONVERSATION BY SECRETARY OF STATE, CORDELL HULL, WITH THE MINISTER OF FINLAND, MR. HJALMAR J. PROCOPÉ, October 3, 1941

REICHSFÜHRER ADOLF HITLER'S BROADCAST TO THE GERMAN PEOPLE, Berlin, October 3, 1941

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S BROADCAST ON "THE COMMUNITY MOBILIZATION OF HUMAN NEEDS", Washington, D. C., October 3, 1941

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S LETTER TO THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF LABOR CONVENTION, Seattle, October 7, 1941

LETTER FROM PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TO PREMIER JOSEPH STALIN, October 8, 1941

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS URGING THE ARMING OF AMERICAN FLAG SHIPS ENGAGED IN FOREIGN COMMERCE, October 9, 1941

A German Field Marshal Instructs the Wehrmacht on Its Role in the Soviet Union, 10 October 1941

Telegram from the Japanese Ministry (Toyoda) Berating Ambassador Noruma on the Slowness of the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Toyoda) To: Washington October 10, 1941. Purple (CA) #650

Telegram from Noruma on the US Position in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 10, 1941 Purple (CA) #923

Telegram from Toyoda Describing His Meeting with US Ambassador Grew, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Toyoda) To: Washington October 12, 1941 Purple (CA) # 54

Telegram from Tokyo to Washington on Clarifications of the US Position, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 13 October 1941 (Purple) (CA) #658

Telegram from Tokyo Identifying the Coded Phrases to Be Used in Telephone Conversations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 13 October 1941 (Purple-CA) #662

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Washington to Tokyo on the Meeting with Sumner Welles, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 13 October 1941 (Purple-CA) #939

Telegram from Nomura on the Welles Meeting, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 13 October 1941 (Purple) #941

Telegram from Tokyo with Further Instructions on the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 15 October 1941 (Purple-CA) #667

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Indicating Pressure from the Japanese Military to Make No Concessions on Evacuating Troops From China, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 15 October 1941 (Purple) #950

Telegram from Japan (Toyoda) Indicating Pressure from Germany and Italy for Japan to Take a Stronger Position Against the US, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Toyoda) To: Washington October 16, 1941 Purple (CA) #671

Statement by the Japanese Government Warning the US Against Further Deterioration of German-American Relations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington October 16, 1941 Purple (English Text) #672

Ambassador Nomura's Description of a Discussion Between Teraskai and Admiral Turner on the Role of the Japanese Military in Japanese Politics, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 16, 1941 Purple #959

Ambassador Nomura's Description of a Meeting Between Wakasugi, Welles, and Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 16, 1941 Purple #962

Note from Tokyo Informing the Japanese Embassy in Washington of the Resignation of the Japanese Cabinet, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 17 October 1941 (Purple—CA) #682

Ambassador Nomura's Notes on the Meeting Between Wakasugi, Welles, and Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 17 October 1941 (Purple) #966

Ambassador Nomura Offering his Resignation, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 18, 1941 CA

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Asserting thatan Agreement With the US was Unlikely, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 20, 1941 Purple (CA)

Statement by the Secretary of State Before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, October 21, 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Effects of the Changed Cabinet on the Peace Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 21 October 1941 (Purple-CA) #698

Ambassador Nomura Again Asks to Resign, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 22, 1941 Purple (CA)

Telegram from Tokyo Rejecting Nomura's Resignation, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 23 October 1941 (Purple---CA) Unnumbered

Ambassador Nomura Describing the Meeting Between Waksugi and Welles, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo October 24, 1941 Purple #995

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT ON THE EXECUTION OF HOSTAGES BY THE NAZIS, October 25, 1941

Telegram from Tokyo on Further Instructions on the Peace Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 25 October 1941 (Purple-CA) #709

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S "NAVY DAY ADDRESS" ON THE ATTACK ON THE DESTROYER KEARNEY, October 27, 1941

Ambassador Nomura's Notes on a Conversation with US Admiral Pratt, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 27 October 1941 (Purple) #1004

Minister Wakasugi's Analysis of the US Position, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 29 October 1941 (Purple) #1008

Telegram from the Japanese EMbassy in Washington on US Attitudes Toward Japan, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 29 October 1941 (Purple) #1010

PARAPHRASE OF A LETTER FROM PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TO PREMIER JOSEPH STALIN, Dated October 30, 1941

Telegram from Tokyo Noting the New Agreement Between Japan, Germany, and Italy, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Nanking 31 October 1941 (Purple) #464

November

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Questions Concerning the US Negotiating Position, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 1 November 1941 (Purple) #721

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Gravity of the Situation, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo) To: Washington November 2, 1941 Purple (CA) #722

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Discussions with the American and British Ambassadors in Japan, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 2, 1941 Purple (CA) #723

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura to Tokyo Requesting Negotiating Instructions, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 3 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #1021

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on the 21 June Proposal, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 3 November 1941 Purple (CA) #1025

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State, 3 November 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Final Position in the Peace Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 4, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #725

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Outlining Proposal A in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 4, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #726

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Outlining Proposal B in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 4, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #727

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Advising that Kurusu Will be Joining the Delegation, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 4, 1941 Purple (CA) #730

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Urging the Participation of Brtain and the Netherlans in the Discussions, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 4, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #731

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Suggesting that the Proposed Agreement be Regarded as an Executive Agreement Rather than as a Treaty, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 5 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #732

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Concerning the Negotiating Strategy, MAGIC, From: Tokyo. To: Washington. 5 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #735

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Setting 25 November as the Deadline for Agreement, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 5 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #736

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Seeking Permission to Meet Secretly with Roosevelt and Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 5 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #1037

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Complaining About Press Reports in Japan about a Deadline for the Agreement, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 5 November 1941 (Purple) #1040

ADDRESS OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT TO THE DELEGATES OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION, Delivered in the White House and broadcast over a nation-wide hookup, November 6, 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Explaining the Reasons for Dispatching Ambassador Kurusu, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 6, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #739

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Elimination of the Question of Self-Defense and the Tripartitite Pact from the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 6, 1941 Purple (CA) #740

Telegram from Tokyo to Nomura Urging Utmost Secrecy in Meeting with Roosevelt, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 6, 1941 Purple (CA) #741

Telegram from AMbassador Nomura Raising Apprehensions About the Publicity Concerning Kusuru's Appointment, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 6, 1941 Purple #1051

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Requesting Press Silence About the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 7 November 1941 (Purple) #1053

JOSEPH STALIN'S SPEECH ON RED SQUARE ON ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION, November 7, 1941

Document Handed by the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura) To the Secretary of State on November 7, 1941

Telegram from Ambassador Mounra Describing His Meeting With Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 7 November 1941 (Purple) #1054

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Describing His Meeting with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 7 November 1941 (Purple)

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Describing His Meeting with Hull, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 9 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #751

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Agreeing to Censor News Stories Likely to Inflame American Public Opinion, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 9 November 1941 (Purple) #752

Telegran from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the China Question in the Peace Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 10, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #755.

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Discussions With the US Ambassador to Japan, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 10, 1941 Purple #757

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on the Likelihood of an American Response to Further Japanese Aggression, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 10, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #1066

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Meeting with Roosevelt and Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 10, 1941 Purple CA (Extremely Urgent) #1069

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Meeting with Roosevelt and Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 10, 1941 Purple (Extremely Urgent) #1070

SPEECH BY PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL AT THE MANSION HOUSE REGARDING INVOLVEMENT IN A US-JAPANESE WAR BY THE BRITISH, London, November 10, 1941

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S ARMISTICE DAY ADDRESS, Arlington Cemetery, November 11, 1941

Address Delivered by the Secretary of the Navy (Knox) at Providence, November 11, 1941

Address Delivered by the Under Secretary of State (Welles) At Washington, November 11, 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Firmness of the Deadline for Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 11 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #762

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Not Invoking the Tripartitite Pact at This Time, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 11 November 1941 (Purple) #763

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Describing a Conversation with the British Ambassador, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 11 November 1941 (Purple) #764

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Request for An Urgent Meeting with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 11 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #1074

MAJESTY, KING GEORGE VI, AT THE OPENING OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS AND THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, November 12, 1941

MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL REVIEWS THE WAR IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, November 12, 1941

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Meeting with Hull and the China Question, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 12, 1941 Purple #1087

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Vichy France Noting that Japan Will Move to Enhance Its Facilities in Indochina, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Vichy November 12, 1941 Purple #528

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Noting that Ambassador Nomura's Previous Message Did Not Mention Hull's Question Concerning Japan's Relations With the Axis Powers, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 13 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #766

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions With Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 13 November 1941 (Purple) #1089

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Concerning the Submission of Proposal B, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 14, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #772

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Negotiaztions, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 14, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent)

Telegram from Tokyo to Its Embassies in China Concerning Japanese Objectives in China, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Hongkong November 14, 1941 Purple Cir. #2319

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on American Attitudes Toward a Pacific War, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 14, 1941 Purple #1090

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Proposal B, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 15 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #774

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Status of the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 15 November 1941 (Purple) #775

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington with Instructions for Ambassador Kurusu, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 15 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #781

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 15 November 1941 (Purple) #1095

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on the Consequences of a Breakdown in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 15 November 1941 (Purple) #1098

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 15 November 1941 (Purple) #1106

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Absolute Firmness of the 25 November Deadline, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 16, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent)

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 16, 1941 Purple #782

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on a Degree of Optimism in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 16, 1941 (Purple) #1107

JAPANESE FOREIGN MINISTER TOGO SHIGENORI'S ADDRESS TO THE IMPERIAL DIET, November 17, 1941

THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS REPEALS OF THE 1939 NEUTRALITY ACT, November 17, 1941

Joint Resolution To Repeal Sections 20, 3, and 6 of the Neutrality Act Of 1939, and for Other Purposes, 17 November 1941

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State, 17 November 1941

Memorandum by the Secretary of State on Discussions with Ambassadors Nomura and Kurusu, 17 November 1941

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Washington to Tokyo on the Major Issues in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 17 November 1941 (Purple) #1114

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Agreeing to Change "Southwestern Pacific" to "Pacific" in the Peace Proposal, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 17 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #783

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Meaning of the Word Non-Discriminatory, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 17 November 1941 (Purple) #784

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo. 17 November 1941 (Purple) #1127

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 18 November 1941

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on Qualifying the Meaning of Non-Discriminatory, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 18 November 1941 (Probable date of drafting) 19 November 1941 (Intercepted) (Purple) #1129

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 18 November 1941* (Purple) #1131

Telegram from Ambassador Kurusu on Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo (18 November-probable date of drafting) (19 November-intercepted) #1133

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Suggesting a Change in the US Position Toward More Concern For the Tripartitite Pact, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 18, 1941 Purple #1134

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Contingency Plans to Evacuate Diplomatic Personnel, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 18, 1941 Purple #788

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Suggesting that a Dramatic Step by Japan Would Unlock the Peace Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 18, 1941 Purple CA #1135

Telegram from Tokyo with Secret Code Words for Various Emergencies, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 19 November 1941 (J 19) Circular #2353

Telegram from Tokyo with Secret Code Words to Describe the State of Japanese Relations with Different Countries, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 19 November 1941 (J 19) Circular #2354

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Instructing Nomura to Present Proposal B, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 19 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #798

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Concessions in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 19 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #799

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Additional Concessions, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 19 November 1941 (Purple-CA) #800

Statement by the Japanese that They Will Move Their Troops from Southern to Northern Indochina Upon Conclusion of an Agreement with the US, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 19 November 1941 (Purple) (Eng.) #801

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Urging Concessions on the Chinese Issue, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 19 November 1941 (Purple) #1136

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Warning about Sending Evacuation Ships in Light of the Secret 25 November Deadline, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 19 November 1941 (Purple) #1140

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Rejecting Any Concessions on the Chinese Issue, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 20 November, 1941 (Purple-CA) #806

Telegram from Tokyo to Ankara Predicting a Breakdown of the US-Japanese Discussions, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo) To: Ankara November 20, 1941 J-16 Circular #2364

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on his Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 20, 1941 Purple (Extremely Urgent) #1144

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on his Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, To: Tokyo From: Washington November 20, 1941 Purple (Very Urgent) #1147

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Urging Continued Calm in the Japanese Press, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 20, 1941 Purple #1148

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 20 November 1941

Draft Proposal Handed by the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura) To the Secretary of State on November 20, 1941

Draft of a Formal Note for a Peace Agreement, from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 21 November 1941 (Purple) #810

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Language in the Introductory Paragraph of Proposal B, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 21 November 1941 (Purple) #811

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Berlin on Breaking Up the US-British-Soviet Alliance, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Berlin 21 November 1941 (Purple) #969

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Extending the Deadline for Signing the Peace Agreement from the 25th to the 29th, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 22, 1941 Purple CA (Urgent) #812

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Noting that the Anti-Comintern Pact Will be Extended Another Five Years, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 22, 1941 Purple (CA) #815

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Allowing Roosevelt to Introduce the Peace Agreement Between China and Japan, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 22, 1941. Purple (CA) (Urgent) #816.

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation, Between, the Secretary Of State, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 22 November 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Inquiring Whether the US Had Noted the Omission in Proposal B of References to the Non-Discrimination Clause and the Tripartitite Pact, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 22, 1941. Purple (CA) (Urgent) #817

Telegram from Panama to Tokyo Noting the US Efforts to Defend the Panama Canal, MAGIC, From: Panama (Akiyama) To: Tokyo November 22, 1941 J-19 #321

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Describing His Conversations with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 23 November 1941 (Purple) #1159

Telegram from Ambassador Kurusu on His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 23 November 1941 (Purple) #1160

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 23 November 1941 (Purple) #1161

UNITED STATES TROOPS SENT TO SURINAM (DUTCH GUIANA) TO GUARD BAUXITE MINES, November 24, 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Noting Dissatisfaction With the US Position, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 24, 1941 Purple (Very Urgent) #821

Telegram from Tokyo Describing a Meeting with the US Ambassador Outlining the Centrality of China to the Peace Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 24, 1941 Purple (Very Urgent) #822

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Urging Press Restraint, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo 25 November 1941 (Purple) #1177

Telegram from Hanoi to Tokyo on the Deadline for Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Hanoi To: Tokyo 25 November 1941 (Purple-YO) #118

Telegram from Bangkok to Tokyo on Japan's Interests in Tahiland, MAGIC, From: Bangkok To: Tokyo 25 November 1941 (Purple) #849

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Need for Full Acceptance of Proposal B, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo) To: Washington November 26, 1941 Purple (CA) (Urgent) #830

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on the Petroleum Needs of Japan, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 26, 1941 Purple (Priority) #833

Transcript of a Telephone Conversation to Yamamoto from Kurusu, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 26 November 1941 (1745 EST) (Telephone code)* Trans-Pacific Telephone To Kumaicho Yamamoto from Kurusu

Transcript of a Telephone Conversation to Yamamoto from Kurusu, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 26 November 1941 (1946 to 1953 EST) (Telephone Code)** Trans-Pacific Telephone

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 26 November 1941

Document Handed by the Secretary of State to the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 26 November 1941

Oral Statement Handed by the Secretary of State to the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), 26 November 1941

Telegram from Nomura and Kurusu Signalling the End of the Negotiations and Urging a Policy of Neutralization in the Pacific, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo November 26, 1941 Purple (Extremely urgent) #1180

Telegram from Nomura Describing His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 26, 1941. Purple (Extremely urgent) #1189

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on How to End the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 26, 1941 Purple (Extremely urgent) #1190

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 26, 1941 Purple (Extremely Urgent) #1191

Memorandum by the Secretary of State on Discussions with the Japanese, 27 November 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington on Word Changes in Proposal B, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 27 November 1941 (Purple) #841

Telegram from Tokyo on Concerns that the US Might Occupy the Dutch East Indies, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo) To: Washington 27 November 1941 (Purple) #842

Telegram from Tokyo to Japanese Embassies on New Codes, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington 27 November 1941 (J 19) Circular #2409

Conversation between Ambassador Kurusu and Japanese Foreign Office American Division Chief, Yamamoto, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 27 November 1941 (2327-2334 EST) (Telephone Code)—(See JD-1: 6841) (S.I.S. #25344) Trans-Pacific Telephone

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on US-Netherlands Activities, MAGIC, From: Washington To: Tokyo 27 November 1941 (Purple) #1204

Telegram from Nomura Describing His Discussions with Roosevelt, MAGIC, From: Washington. To: Tokyo. 27 November 1941 (Purple) #1206

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on American Press Reactions to the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo November 28, 1941 Purple "#1214

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Rejecting the American Proposal but Instructing the Ambassadors Not to Break off Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo To: Washington November 28, 1941. Purple (CA) #844

Telegram from Tokyo to Honolulu on the Contingencies for a Breakdown of Telegraphic Communications, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo) To: Honolulu November 28, 1941 J 19 (Priority) #118

Telegram from Tokyo to Hanoi Indicating that No Change in Indochina Policy Will Occur, MAGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo) To: Hanoi November 28, 1941 Purple (YO) #93.

Circular Telegram from Tokyo Indicating the Imminent Break-Off of Negotiations with the US, MAGIC, From: Rio To: Santiago November 28, 1941 J-19 Circular #326 (Message from Tokyo Circular #2416)

U.S. Navy Translation of Message No. 2353 Published on Nov. 28, 1941, and Revision of Translation Issued on Sept. 26, 1944

Translation of Japanese Diplomatic Message No. 118, Tokyo to Honolulu, Nov. 28, 1941

Circular Telegram from Tokyo to Japanese Embassies Warning that the Situation Will "Take a Turn for the Worst." MAGIC, From: Rio To: Santiago, November 28, 1941, J-19, Circular #326

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura of the Likely Response of the US to a Japanese Invasion of Thailand, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura), To: Tokyo
November 28, 1941, Purple (Priority), #1209

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on US Press Response to the Hull Proposals, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura), To: Tokyo, November 28, 1941,
Purple, #1214

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Hsingking on Treatment of Foreign Citizens in the Event of War Between Japan and the US, MAGIC, From: Hsinking
To: Tokyo, November 28, 1941, Purple, #781

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Bangkok on Pro-Japanese Elements in Thailand, MAGIC, From: Bangkok, To: Tokyo, 29 November 1941, (Purple), #872

Memorandum by the Secretary of State Regarding a Conversation With the British Ambassador (Halifax), 29 November 1941

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Berlin on Discussions with German Foreign Minister Ribbentrop, MAGIC, From: Berlin, To: Tokyo, 29 November 1941, (Purple), #1393

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Suggesting One Last OVerture to the US, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 29 November 1941, (Purple—CA), #857

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Berlin on the Breakdown of Negotiations with the US, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Berlin, November 30, 1941, Purple, #986

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Berlin on the Imminence of War with the US, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Berlin, November 30, 1941, Purple (CA), #985

Telephone Conversation between Ambassador Kurusu and the Japanese Foreign Office American Division Chief Yamamoto, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 30 November 1941 (2230 to 2238 EST), Telephone Code, Trans-Pacific Radio Telephone

Ambassador Nomura's Description of the American Press Reaction to Premier Tojo's Speech, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura) To: Tokyo, November 30, 1941, Purple, #1222

December

Documentation of The Mass Murder of Lithuanian Jewery by the SS Einsatzgruppen - "Action Groups", from a Secret Reich Letter, The Commander of the Security Police and the SD Einsatzkommando 3 Kauen [Kaunas, Kovno] 1 December 1941

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 1 December 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Hsingking Concerning Treatment of Americans and British Citizens in Manchuko, MAGIC, From: Tokyo. To: Hsinking. 1 December 1941, (Purple), #893

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington to Keep Negotiations Going to Prevent the US from Becoming Suspicious, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 1 December 1941, (Purple—CA), #865

Circular Telegram from Tokyo on How to Destroy Records, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 1 December 1941, (Purple), Circular #2436

Circular Telegram from Tokyo on the Reutrn of Code Machines Except for Those in the US, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 1 December 1941, (Purple), Circular #2444

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Discussions With Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 1 December 1941, (Purple), #1225

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on Reactions to Speeches and Press Reports in Japan, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 1 December 1941, (Purple), #1226

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on Exploring a Leaders' Meeting Between the US and Japan, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 1 December 1941, (Purple), #1227

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on the Importance Attached to Premier Tojo's Speech in the US, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 1 December 1941, (Purple), #1230

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Under Secretary of State (Welles), the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 2 December 1941

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Describing His Meeting with Welles, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, December 2, 1941, Purple, #1232

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on a Meeting With Ballantine on Press Reactions to Tojo's Speech, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura), To: Tokyo, December 2, 1941, Purple (Urgent), #1234

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura Nothing that President Roosevelt Had Referred Directly to the Japanese Troops in Indochina in His Press Interview, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, December 2, 1941, Purple, #1239

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy to Tokyo Affirming that Preparations for the Invasion of Thailand Were Complete, MAGIC, From: Canton, To: Tokyo, December 2, 1941, J-19, #512

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Instructing an Explanation for the Movement of Japanese Troops in Indochina, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 3 December 1941, (Purple), #875

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Rejecting the Idea of a Leaders' Meeting, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 3 December, 1941, (Purple), #876

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Defending the Japanese Position in the Negotiations, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington. 3 December 1941, (Purple), #878

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on the Certainty of War if the Japanese Invade Thailand, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 3 December 1941, (Purple), #1244

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on the Inadequacy of the Japanese Explanation for Troop Movements in Indochina, MAGIC, From: Washington (Nomura), To: Tokyo, December 3, 1941, Purple (Urgent), #1256.

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Rome on a Meeting With Mussolini, MAGIC, From: Rome, To: Tokyo, 3 December 1941, (Purple—CA), #985

Circular Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Peking on Japanese Conduct During the Likely War, MAGIC, From: Peking, To: Net, 3 December 1941, (Purple), Circular #616

Circular Telegram from Tokyo on Manchuko's Conduct During the War, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Net, December 4, 1941, Purple, Cir #2467

Circular Telegram from Tokyo on Treating the Netherlands as a Quasi-Enemy Power, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Nanking, Shanghai, Peking, Hsinking, December 4, 1941, Purple, Circular #2468

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Requesting the Evacuation of Certain Personnel, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, 5 December 1941, (Purple), #896

Memorandum Regarding a Conversation Between the Secretary of State, the Japanese Ambassador (Nomura), and Mr. Kurusu, 5 December 1941

Telegram from Ambassador Nomura on His Meeting with Hull, MAGIC, From: Washington, To: Tokyo, 5 December 1941, (Purple), #1261

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Washington Requesting that One Code Machine be Allowed to Continue Operation, MAGIC, From: Washington
To: Tokyo, 5 December 1941, (Purple), #1268

Telegram from Tokyo Comparing the US Occupation of Dutch Surinam to the Japanese Occupation of Indochina, AMGIC, From: Tokyo (Togo), To: Washington, December 6, 1941, PA-K2, #899

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Informing It that a Long Response to the American Proposal Will be Sent Shortly, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, December 6, 1941, Purple, #901

Telegram from Tokyo Rejecting the Final US Proposal and Ending Negotiations (the 14 point telegram), MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, December 6, 1941, Purple, #902

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Berlin on Its Desire to Avoid Entering a War with the Soviet Union at The Time, MAGIC, From: Tokyo
To: Berlin, December 6, 1941, Purple (CA) (Urgent), #1003

President Roosevelt to Emperor Hirohito of Japan, 6 December 1941

Telegram from Tokyo to the Japanese Embassy in Washington Requesting a Meeting With Secretary Hull at 1 p.m. (EST) on 7 December 1941, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, December 7, 1941, Purple (Urgent-Very Important), #907

Telegram from Tokyo Thanking the Washington Embassy for Its Efforts, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Washington, December 7, 1941, Purple (Urgent), #908

Telegram from Tokyo on Its War Policies Toward Enemy Officials and Property, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: Net, 7 December 1941, (Purple), Circular #2493

Circular Telegram from Tokyo on Its China Policies, MAGIC, From: Tokyo, To: (Circular), 7 December 1941, (Purple), Circular #2499

Memorandum of a Conversation [The Secretary of State with Nomura and Kurusu], December 7, 1941.

MEMORANDUM HANDED BY THE JAPANESE AMBASSADOR (NOMURA) TO THE SECRETARY OF STATE AT 2:20 P.M. ON DECEMBER 7, 1941

HITLER ON PUNISHMENT OF OFFENDERS IN OCCUPIED TERRITORY, DECEMBER 7, 1941, "Night-and-Fog Decree" (Nacht-und-Nebel Erlass).

CANADA DECLARES WAR ON JAPAN, December 7, 1941,

Archives concerning the attack on Pearl Harbor

The Attack on Pearl Harbor

Sherman Miles, "Pearl Harbor in Retrospect," The Atlantic Monthly, July 1948

James Fallows, "Remember Pearl Harbor How?" The Atlantic Monthly, December 1991

David M. Kennedy, "Victory at Sea, The Atlantic Monthly, March 1999

Sam Roberts, "Report Debunks Theory That the U.S. Heard a Coded Warning About Pearl Harbor," New York Times, December 6, 2008

Peter Grier, "Pearl Harbor Day 2009: three enduring mysteries," Christian Science Monitor, December 7, 2009

Peter Grier, "Pearl Harbor attack: Who was really to blame?" Christian Science Monitor, 9 December 2009

Robert J. Hanyok, "How the Japanese Did It," Naval History Magazine, Volume 23, Number 6, December 2009

PEARL HARBOR ATTACK, HEARINGS BEFORE THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON THE INVESTIGATION OF THE PEARL HARBOR ATTACK, CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, SEVENTY-NINTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, PURSUANT TO S. Con. Res. 27, A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN INVESTIGATION OF THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR ON DECEMBER 7, 1941, AND EVENTS AND CIRCUMSTANCES RELATING THERETO, 20 July 1946

Chronology Of The Attack From The Deck Logs Of The Vessels Moored At Pearl Harbor December 7 1941, Compiled For The Pearl Harbor, Court Of Inquiry Hearings

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State, 8 December 1941

Address Delivered by President Roosevelt to the Congress, December 8, 1941

Joint Resolution Declaring That a State of War Exists Between The Imperial Government of Japan and the Government And the People of the United States and Making Provisions To Prosecute the Same, 8 December 1941

THE KINGDOM OF THE NETHERLANDS DECLARES WAR WITH JAPAN, December 8th, 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST ON WAR WITH JAPAN, December 8, 1941

THE UNITED KINGDOM'S NOTIFICATION OF A STATE OF WAR WITH JAPAN, December 8, 1941

Telegram from the Japanese Embassy in Berlin Requesting that Germany and Italy Declare War on the US, MAGIC, From: Berlin, To: Tokyo, December 8, 1941, Purple (Priority), #1437

The Ambassador in Japan (Grew) to the Secretary of State Informing Him that The Japanese Had Declared a State of War on the US, 9 December 1941

AUSTRALIA DECLARES WAR ON JAPAN,  December 9, 1941

CHINA'S DECLARATION OF WAR AGAINST JAPAN, ALSO AGAINST GERMANY AND ITALY, December 9, 1941

Franklin Roosevelt, Address over the radio following the declaration of a state of war with the Japanese Empire, December 9, 1941

Radio Address Delivered by President Roosevelt From Washington, December 9, 1941

THE GERMAN DECLARATION OF WAR WITH THE UNITED STATES, December 11, 1941

HITLER ANNOUNCED TO THE REICHSTAG THE DECLARATION OF WAR AGAINST THE UNITED STATES, December 11, 1941

MUSSOLINI'S WAR STATEMENT, Rome, December 11, 1941

GERMANY, ITALY, AND JAPAN SIGN NEW PACT BARRING A SEPARATE PEACE WITH THE UNITED STATES OR GREAT BRITAIN, December 11, 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S REVIEW OF THE WAR TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, December 11, 1941

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, Requesting recognition of a State of War existing between the United States and Germany and the United States and Italy, December 11, 1941

Joint Resolution Declaring That a State of War Exists Between The Government of Germany and the Government and the People of the United States and Making Provision To Prosecute The Same, 11 December 1941

Joint Resolution Declaring That a State of War Exists Between The Government of Italy and the Government and the People of the United States and Making Provision To Prosecute the Same, 11 December 1941

EAMON DE VALERA'S SPEECH ON EIRE NEUTRALITY CORK, IRELAND, December 12, 1941

Franklin Roosevelt, Address over the radio on the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the American Bill of Rights, December 15, 1941

JOSEPH GOEBBELS' PLEA FOR CLOTHING FOR TROOPS ON THE RUSSIAN FRONT, ALSO HITLER'S PROCLAMATION READ BY GOEBBELS, December 20, 1941

THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE ASSUMPTION OF THE DIRECT COMMAND BY ADOLPH HITLER WITH HIS PROCLAMATION TO THE GERMAN ARMY, December 21, 1941

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S ADDRESS TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, December 26, 1941

"GEARING UP FOR VICTORY: American Military and Industrial Mobilization in World War II, Colloquium on Contemporary History, June 25, 1991, No. 5, Naval Historical Center, Department of the Navy, Washington, D.C. 1991

1942

DECLARATION BY UNITED NATIONS, (Subscribing to the Principles of the Atlantic Charter, January 1, 1942)

THE ANNUAL MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, Delivered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 6, 1942

MOLOTOV'S NOTE ON GERMAN ATROCITIES IN OCCUPIED SOVIET TERRITORY, January 7, 1942

TEXT OF RESOLUTION ON GERMAN WAR CRIMES SIGNED BY REPRESENTATIVES OF NINE OCCUPIED COUNTRIES, London, January 12, 1942

Rio De Janiero Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the American Republics, January 15-28, 1942

INTER-AMERICAN POLICY, (Excerpts from Under-Secretary of State Sumner Welles' Address at Rio de Janeiro, January 15, 1942)

"Axis Sally" Broadcasts from Berlin to the Women of America

Douglas Chandler, "Paul Revere," Broadcasts to the US from "the heart of Germany"

Robert H. Best Broadcasts to the US from Germany Against US Action

Wannsee Protocol, January 20, 1942; Translation

ADDRESS BY SUMNER WELLES, UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE THIRD MEETING OF MINISTERS OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLICS, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, January 24, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, January 27, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS (AND RESULT OF VOTE OF CONFIDENCE), January 29, 1942

TEXT OF SPEECH BY CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER AT BERLIN SPORTS PALACE, January 30, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S ADDRESS ON HIS 60TH BIRTHDAY, January 30, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S ORATION AT THE FUNERAL OF REICH MINISTER DR. FRITZ TODT, Berlin, February 12, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST ON THE STATE OF THE WAR, February 15, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S BROADCAST TO CANADIANS, February 15, 1942

GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK'S MESSAGE TO THE INDIAN PEOPLE (Excerpt), February 21, 1942

Franklin Roosevelt, Address over the radio in celebration of Washington's Birthday, February 23, 1942

TEXT OF JOSEPH STALIN'S ORDER OF THE DAY ON THE 24TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RED ARMY, Moscow, February 23, 1942

RELATIONS WITH THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT AT VICHY, Acting Secretary of State Sumner Welles, 27 February 1942

Anglo-American Mutual Aid Agreement, 28 February 1942

The Japanese Internment Camps in the United States

Musueum of the City of San Francisco, News Articles from 1942 on the Internment of the Japanese

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S ANNOUNCEMENT TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS OF SIR STAFFORD CRIPPS' MISSION TO INDIA, March 11, 1942.

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S "MEMORIAL DAY" ADDRESS, March 15, 1942

STATEMENT AND DRAFT DECLARATION BY HIS MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT WITH CORRESPONDENCE AND RESOLUTIONS CONNECTED THEREWITH (Sir Stafford Cripps' Mission to India), Draft Declaration for Discussion with Indian Leaders Published 30th March, 1942

Report by the National Security Council to the President, "The Position of the United States with Respect to Korea, 2 April 1942

UNITED STATES POLICY TOWARD FRANCE AND THE FRENCH PEOPLE, Text of a note dated April 13, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER RECEIVED ADDITIONAL POWER FROM THE REICHSTAG, April 26, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S ADDRESS TO THE REICHSTAG, Berlin, April 26, 1942

TEXT ISSUED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA OF THE ORIGINAL "QUIT INDIA" RESOLUTION DRAFTED BY MOHANDAS K. GANDHI AND REJECTED BY THE ALL-INDIA CONGRESS WORKING COMMITTEE IN FAVOR OF THE MODIFIED VERSION SUBMITTED BY PANDIT JAWAHARLAL NEHRU, The Gandhi Draft Was Presented to the Committee on April 27, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, April 27, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S BROADCAST TO THE NATION, April 28, 1942

Mutual Aid Agreement Between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., 11 June 1942

JOSEPH STALIN'S ORDER OF THE DAY ON "MAY DAY", Moscow, May 1, 1942

U.S. RESPONSE TO OCCUPATION OF MADAGASCAR BY THE BRITISH, May 4, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S BROADCAST REPORT ON THE WAR, May 10, 1942

FIELD MARSHAL HERMANN GOERING'S SPEECH, May 20, 1942

TWENTY-YEAR MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS, London, May 26, 1942

ADDRESS BY HIDEKI TOJO, PREMIER OF JAPAN, AT THE OPENING OF THE IMPERIAL DIET, Tokyo, May 27, 1942

SUMNER WELLES, UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE MEMORIAL DAY ADDRESS AT THE ARLINGTON NATIONAL AMPHITHEATER
May 30, 1942

DECLARATION OF WAR BY MEXICO ON GERMANY, ITALY AND JAPAN, June 1, 1942

RECOGNITION OF STATE OF WAR BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE GOVERNMENTS OF BULGARIA, HUNGARY, AND RUMANIA, Congressional Record, June 2, 1942, H Doc. No. 761, pg. 4946.

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS (LIBYAN OPERATIONS AND BOMBING OF GERMANY), Parliamentary Debates, House of Commons Official Report, June 2, 1942.

JOINT DECLARATIONS BY THE (U.S.) CONGRESS, June 5, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT ON THE USE OF POISON GAS, June 5, 1942

MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS, Washington, D.C., June 11, 1942

CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT AND MR. MOLOTOV, Dept. of State Bulletin, June 13, 1942.

KING GEORGE II ADDRESSES THE U. S. CONGRESS, Inter-Allied Review, June 15, 1942.

MOLOTOV'S REPORT ON RATIFICATION OF THE ANGLO-SOVIET TREATY TO THE SUPREME SOVIET OF THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS, Moscow, June 19, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S MESSAGE TO JOSEPH STALIN ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE GERMAN ATTACK UPON THE SOVIET UNION, The Times, London, June 23, 1942.

JOINT STATEMENT BY PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT AND PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL AFTER CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D. C., White House news release, June 27, 1942.

PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS (and results of Vote of Censure), Parliamentary Debates, House of Commons Official Report July 2, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S CABLEGRAM TO GENERALISSIMO CHIANG KAI-SHEK ON THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ATTACK ON CHINA BY JAPAN, July 4, 1942

JOINT STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT AND THE KING OF GREECE, July 9, 1942

Former Presidential candidate Wendell Willkie eulogizes a city and a people destroyed by Nazi tyranny, Stern Park Gardens, IL, July 12, 1942

EXCHANGE OF LETTERS BETWEEN PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL AND PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT ON AMERICAN CONTRIBUTIONS FOR BRITISH RELIEF, Dept. of State Bulletin, July 18, 1942

STATUS OF FRENCH SHIPS AT ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, SUMNER WELLES, UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE, IN PRESS CONFERENCE, July 14, 1942

CORDELL HULL, SECRETARY OF STATE BROADCAST TO THE WORLD, Washington, D. C., July 23, 1942

SIR STAFFORD CRIPPS REVIEW OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE ALL-INDIA CONGRESS, July 26, 1942

CORDELL HULL, SECRETARY OF STATE, STATUS OF AUSTRIA, July 27, 1942

JAPANESE PREMIER, HIDEKI TOJO'S BROADCAST ON THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE NATION'S TOTAL EFFORT IN THE PROSECUTION OF THE GREATER EAST ASIA WAR, Osaka, July 27, 1942

JAPANESE PREMIER, HIDEKI TOJO BROADCAST TO THE JAPANESE EMPIRE, Tokyo, August 5, 1942

SIR STAFFORD CRIPPS STATEMENT ON INDIA, London, August 5, 1942

WILHELMINA, QUEEN OF THE NETHERLANDS ADDRESS TO CONGRESS, August 5, 1942

MOHANDAS K. GANDHI'S SPEECH (EXCERPTS) TO THE ALL-INDIA CONGRESS, Bombay, August 7, 1942

STATEMENT FROM THE WHITE HOUSE ON THE SENTENCES OF EIGHT NAZI SABOTEURS LANDED BY SUBMARINE ON THE LONG ISLAND AND FLORIDA SHORES ON JUNE 13 AND 17, 1942, August 8, 1942.

LEOPOLD S. AMERY, BRITISH SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA BROADCAST, London, August 9, 1942

ORDERS TO AMERICAN MILITARY FORCES IN INDIA, August 12, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT MESSAGE TO CONGRESS (Regarding Panama), August 13, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL ON THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF THE SIGNING OF THE ATLANTIC CHARTER, August 14, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT ON PUNISHMENT OF WAR CRIMES, August 21, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S CABLEGRAM TO HIS EXCELLENCY GETULIO VARGAS, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF BRAZIL, ON DECLARATION OF WAR ON GERMANY AND ITALY BY BRAZIL, August 25, 1942

FORMER UNITED STATES AMBASSADOR JOSEPH C. GREW RADIO BROADCAST FROM WASHINGTON, August 30, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER BROADCAST PLEA FOR WINTER AID, August 30, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT MESSAGE TO CONGRESS, September 7, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT BROADCAST TO THE NATION, September 7, 1943

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL ADDRESSED THE HOUSE OF COMMONS IN A REVIEW OF THE WAR, September 8, 1942

AMERICAN REPLY TO FRENCH PROTEST AGAINST BOMBINGS IN FRANCE, September 8, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL'S REPORT TO THE HOUSE OF COMMONS ON THE POLICY OF THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT IN INDIA, September 10, 1942

JAPANESE PREMIER HIDEKI TOJO'S GRADUATION ADDRESS IMPERIAL UNIVERSITY, MANCHUKUO, September 25, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S ADDRESS AT THE OPENING OF THE WINTER RELIEF CAMPAIGN, Berlin, September 30, 1942

The Story of the Guadalcanal Campaign

A German Field Marshal Instructs the Wehrmacht on Its Role in the Soviet Union, October 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S EXECUTIVE ORDER PROVIDING FOR THE STABILIZING OF THE NATIONAL ECONOMY, October 3, 1942

FIELD MARSHAL HERMANN GOERING'S BROADCAST (EXCERPTS), Berlin, October 4, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT OF WAR CRIMES, October 7, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S BROADCAST TO THE NATION, October 12, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH AT EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND, October 12, 1942

MARSHAL JAN CHRISTIAAN SMUTS'S ADDRESS BEFORE MEMBERS OF THE TWO HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT, October 21, 1942

GANDHI'S LATEST MESSAGE TO AMERICA, October 31, 1942

TEXT OF SOVIET INVASION DECREE, Moscow, November 1, 1942

MESSAGE FROM PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT TO MIKHAIL KALININ, PRESIDENT, PRESIDIUM OF THE SUPREME SOVIET OF THE UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS, Washington, November 6, 1942

JOSEPH STALIN, PREMIER OF THE U.S.S.R. REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, Moscow, November 6, 1942

JOSEPH STALIN, PREMIER OF THE U.S.S.R. ORDER OF THE DAY, Moscow, November 7, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF A SECOND FRONT IN FRENCH NORTH AND WEST AFRICA, Washington, November 7, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO THE FRENCH PEOPLE, Washington, D. C., November 7, 1942

LIEUT. GENERAL DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER'S PROCLAMATION TO THE FRENCH (English Translation), Washington, D. C., November 7, 1942

Lt. Col. S. B. Mason, US, 1st Infantry Division, Report on Operation Torch, 24 November 1942

General Eisenhower's report on Operation Torch

GENERAL HENRI HONORÉ GIRAUD APPEAL TO FRENCH FORCES IN NORTH AFRICA, (Heard over Algiers radio; point of origin unknown), November 8, 1942

CORDELL HULL, SECRETARY OF STATE STATEMENT COVERING BACKGROUND OF FRANCO-AMERICAN RELATIONS SINCE MAY, 1940, Washington, D. C., November 8, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT MESSAGE TO MARSHAL HENRI PETAIN, Washington, D. C., November 8, 1942

MARSHAL HENRI PETAIN'S REPLY TO PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S NOTE OF NOVEMBER 8, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO GENERAL FRANCISCO FRANCO BAHAMONDE, HEAD OF THE SPANISH STATE, Washington, D. C., November 8, 1942

VICE-PRESIDENT HENRY C. WALLACE ADDRESS BEFORE CONGRESS OF AMERICAN SOVIET FRIENDSHIP, New York, November 8, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER SPEECH ON THE 19TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE "BEER HALL PUTSCH", Munich, November 8, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO HIS HIGHNESS SIDI MONCEF PACHA BEY OF TUNIS, Washington, D.C., November 9, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO ADMIRAL JEAN PIERRE ESTEVA, RESIDENT GENERAL AT TUNIS, NORTH AFRICA, Washington, D. C., November 9, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT UPON TERMINATION OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH THE VICHY GOVERNMENT, Washington, D. C., November 9, 1942

HIS MAJESTY, KING GEORGE VI SPEECH TO PARLIAMENT, London, November 10, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH AT THE MANSION HOUSE, London, November 10, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S APPEAL TO THE FRENCH ON THE ENTRY OF GERMAN TROOPS INTO UNOCCUPIED FRANCE, November 10, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S LETTER TO MARSHAL PETAIN ANNOUNCING COMPLETE GERMAN OCCUPATION OF FRANCE, November 11, 1942

PRESIDENT FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT'S "ARMISTICE DAY" ADDRESS, Arlington National Cemetery, November 11, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, November 11, 1942

F. D. ROOSEVELT'S STATEMENT ON NORTH AFRICAN POLICY, November 17, 1942

Franklin Roosevelt's Speech on North African Policy, November 17, 1942

ADMIRAL JEAN DARLAN'S ADDRESS TO ALL FRENCH AT HOME AND ABROAD, Algiers, North Africa, November 20, 1942

SABURO KURUSU, FORMER SPECIAL AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED STATES, Tokyo, November 26, 1942

CHANCELLOR ADOLF HITLER'S LETTER TO MARSHAL PETAIN ANNOUNCING DECISION TO OCCUPY TOULON, November 27, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL BROADCAST, November 29, 1942

BENITO MUSSOLINI, PREMIER OF ITALY SPEECH TO THE CHAMBER OF FASCI AND CORPORATIONS, Rome, December 2, 1942

STATEMENT BY THE NAVY DEPARTMENT ON THE ATTACK AT PEARL HARBOR ON DECEMBER 7, 1941, Washington, D. C., December 5, 1942

PRIME MINISTER WINSTON CHURCHILL SPEECH AT BRADFORD TOWN HALL, Bradford, England, December 6, 1942

GENERALISSIMO FRANCISCO FRANCO'S SPEECH TO FALANGIST PARTY COUNCIL PRAISING GERMAN, ITALIAN, AND SPANISH FASCISM, Madrid, December 8, 1942

Camp Harmony, Relocation Camp for Japanese Americans during the War

1943

CASABLANCA CONFERENCE COMMUNIQUÉ, January 24, 1943

Casablanca Conference, February 1943

Roosevelt's Radio Address on the Casablanca Conference, Feb. 12, 1943

L. Wolfe, "The Other War: FDR's Battle Against Churchill and the British Empire," The American Almanac, 28 August 1995

Roosevelt and the Wartime Summit Conferences with Stalin, A Retrospective View by Charles G. Stefan

Franklin Roosevelt on French Rule in Indochina, Press Conference, February 23, 1945

The White Rose: A Lesson in Dissent by Jacob G. Hornberger

THE WARSAW GHETTO IS NO MORE (The Stroop Report on Nazi Actions Against the Jews in Warsaw), 1943

"The 1943 Detroit race riots," Vivian M. Baulch and Patricia Zacharias, The Detroit News

Public Broadcasting System "The 1943 Detroit Race Riots"

Battle of Kursk - July, 1943

Charles G. Stefan, "Roosevelt and the Wartime Summit Conferences with Stalin" American Diplomacy

Fulbright Resolution (authorizing US participation in an International Organization), 21 September 1943

Moscow Conference, October 1943

Henry A. Murray, "Analysis of the Personality of Adolph Hitler," OSS Study, October 1943

Cairo Conference, November 1943

Roosevelt and Stalin Discuss the Future of French Rule in Indochina, Teheran Conference, November 28, 1943

Connally Resolution, 5 November 1943

THE TEHERAN CONFERENCE, (United States, United Kingdom, Soviet Union) Agreements on War and Peace. December 1, 1943)

Excerpts from transcripts taken from the Teheran Conference, The Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam Conferences (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1969), pp. 38-45

Ernesto Sanchez, "The Tehran's Conference's Influence on the Postwar World, Penn History Review, Spring 1997

1944

Franklin Roosevelt Memorandum to Cordell Hull on Indochina, January 24, 1944

Air raids on Helsinki in February 1944

General George S. Patton, Jr. gives his troops a final pep-talk prior to the invasion of Normandy, Enniskillen Manor Grounds, England, May 17, 1944.

General Patton's Speech to the Third Army, 5 June 1944

In Desperate Battle: Normandy, 1944

American Auto Move, Army Transportation During The Invasion Of Normandy in WWII

"D-Day," TIME, June 6, 1994 Volume 143, No. 23

Public Broadcasting System The American Experience, "D-Day"

Hugh Schofield, "Revisionists challenge D-Day story," BBC News, 5 June 2009

The German Conspiracy to Destroy Hitler, Resistance from 1938-44

US, 4th Marine Division Operations Report Saipan, 15 June-9 July 1944

Ronald Steele, Walter Lippman and the American Century (New York: Vintage Books, 1980), Chapter 32, "Realpolitik," pp. 404-417

CONFERENCE AT BRETTON WOODS, United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference at Bretton Woods. Summary of Agreements. July 22, 1944

BRETTON WOODS DECISIONS, Closing address by Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau. July 22, 1944.

The Morgenthau Plan

The World Jewish Congress in New York asks the War Department to bomb the crematoria at Auschwitz, August 9, 1944.

The War Department turns down the request (August 14, 1944)

US, 82nd Airborne Division - Field Order No 11, 13 September 1944

US, 82nd Airborne Division Operation Market, 17 September 1944

President Roosevelt, MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF STATE, September 29, 1944.

DUMBARTON OAKS, Washington Conversations on International Peace and Security Organization. October 7, 1944

Donal O'Sulllivan, Information on the "percentages" agreement between Churchill and Stalin, 9 October 1944

"The Zero Hour" Broadcasts by Tokyo Rose

FIVE POINTS OF U. S. FOREIGN POLICY, An Outline by Secretary of State Edward R. Stettinius, Jr., December 18, 1944

1945

PREMIER KUNIASHI KOISO'S NEW YEAR'S ADDRESS, January 1, 1945

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ON THE STATE OF THE NATION, January 6, 1945

PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL'S ADDRESS IN COMMONS ON RELATIONS AMONG BRITAIN, THE U. S. AND THE U.S.S.R., January 18, 1945

U. S.-BRITISH-U.S.S.R. ARMISTICE WITH HUNGARY, January 20, 1945

CHANCELLOR HITLER'S BROADCAST ON 12TH ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL SOCIALIST REGIME, January 30, 1945

President Roosevelt's Briefing Books, Topics covered:  Liberated Countries, Spheres of Influence, Germany, Poland, Reconstruction, January 1945

GENERAL DE GAULLE'S BROADCAST ON FRENCH POLICY IN WAR AND PEACE, February 2, 1945

Yalta Conference, February 1945

James F. Byrnes, Speaking Frankly, (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947), Chapter 2, "Yalta—High Tide of Big Three Unity," pp. 21-45

Notes on Meeting at Yalta Conference Between the Big Three, 4-8 p.m., 6 February 1945

Letter from Franklin Roosevelt to Josef Stalin, "Attachments to Notes, Fourth Formal Meeting of Crimean Conference, 4 p.m.,,  7 February 1945

Memorandum of Conversation--Crimean Conference: Meeting of President Roosevelt with Marshal Stalin, 8 February 1945

Memorandum of Conversation--Crimean Conference: Fifth Formal Meeting, 8 February 1945

Protocol approved and signed by the three Foreign Secretaries at the Crimean Conference, February 11, 1945

PROTOCOL ON THE TALKS BETWEEN THE HEADS OF THE THREE GOVERNMENTS AT THE CRIMEAN CONFERENCE ON THE QUESTION OF THE GERMAN REPARATION IN KIND

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ON BRETTON WOODS MONEY AND BANKING PROPOSALS, February 12, 1945

JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ ON CRIMEA CONFERENCE, February 12, 1945

Yalta Protocol, 1945

James F. Byrnes, Speaking Frankly, (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1947), Chapter 2, "Yalta—High Tide of Big Three Unity," pp. 21-45

Speech by Professor Roman Herzog, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, in Dresden on 13 February 1995 on the bombing of Dresden, February 1945

MARSHAL STALIN'S ORDER OF THE DAY ON THE 2 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE RED ARMY AND NAVY, February 23, 1945

CHANCELLOR HITLER'S MESSAGE ON THE OCCASION OF THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE NATIONAL SOCIALIST PARTY'S PROGRAM, February 24, 1945

PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL'S ADDRESS IN COMMONS ON THE CRIMEA CONFERENCE, February 27, 1945

ADDRESS BY GENERAL MACARTHUR ON THE RE-ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE GOVERNMENT, February 27, 1945

U. S. STATEMENT ON LEND-LEASE AGREEMENT WITH FRANCE, February 28, 1945

DEATH AND DEVASTATION ON THE CURZON LINE: THE STORY OF THE DEPORTATION FROM UKRAINE

Dr. Robert Divine, "Roosevelt the Pragmatist," University of Texas

PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT'S REPORT TO CONGRESS ON THE CRIMEA CONFERENCE, March 1, 1945

SPEECH BY PRESIDENT CHIANG KAI-SHEK BEFORE THE PREPARATORY COMMISSION FOR CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT IN CHUNGKING, March 1, 1945

ACT OF CHAPULTEPEC, Declarations on Reciprocal Assistance and American Solidarity, March 3, 1945

STATE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE PROPOSED VOTING PROCEDURES IN THE INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ORGANIZATION, March 5, 1945

The Firebombing of Kobe and Osaka during World War II, 13 March 1945

Franklin Roosevelt Conversation with Charles Taussig on French Rule in Indochina, March 15, 1945

ADDRESS BY POPE PIUS XII IN ST. PETER'S SQUARE, VATICAN CITY, URGING A CHARITABLE PEACE, March 18, 1945

The Shell House Attack, 21 March 1945, by Klaus Velschow

Asahi Shimbun, "Military 'deeply involved' in Okinawa suicides," 29 March 2008

Japan Focus, "Compulsory Mass Suicide, the Battle of Okinawa, and Japan's Textbook Controversy," January 6, 2008

ARGENTINA'S MESSAGE TO THE PAN AMERICAN UNION ON ITS DECLARATION OF WAR AGAINST JAPAN AND GERMANY, March 28, 1945

GENERAL EISENHOWER'S LETTER TO PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT ON THE POSSIBILITY OF A GERMAN SURRENDER, March 31, 1945

GENERAL EISENHOWER'S INSTRUCTIONS TO GERMAN TROOPS, AND TO FOREIGN WORKERS, IN PREPARATION FOR DEFEAT OF GERMANY, March 31, 1945

Roy E. Appleman, James M. Burns, Russell A. Gugeler, and John Stevens, Okinawa: The Last Battle, Center of Military History, United States Army, Washington, DC, Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 49-45742, First Printed 1948-CMH Pub 11-1

Major General A.D. Bruce, "Okinawa Operation Report Iceberg Phase I"

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE STETTINIUS ON REPRESENTATION IN THE ASSEMBLY OF THE PROPOSED UNITED NATIONS ORGANIZATION, April 3, 1945

U.S.S.R. DENUNCIATION OF PACT WITH JAPAN, April 5, 1945

DECLARATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UKRAINIAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC, April 10, 1945

DECLARATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BYELORUSSIAN SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC, April 10, 1945

TREATY BETWEEN U.S.S.R. AND YUGOSLAVIA, April 11, 1945

THE WHITE HOUSE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE DEATH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, April 12, 1945

PRESIDENT HARRY S. TRUMAN'S PROCLAMATION ON THE DEATH OF PRESIDENT FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, April 13, 1945

FIRST MESSAGE OF PRESIDENT TRUMAN TO THE CONGRESS, April 16, 1945

CHANCELLOR HITLER'S ORDER FOR A LAST STAND IN THE EAST, April 16, 1945

TREATY OF FRIENDSHIP, MUTUAL ASSISTANCE AND POSTWAR COLLABORATION BETWEEN THE U.S.S.R. AND THE POLISH REPUBLIC, April 21, 1945

LETTER FROM PRESIDENT TRUMAN TO SECRETARY OF STATE STETTINIUS CONCERNING ADMISSION OF THE UKRAINIAN AND WHITE RUSSIAN REPUBLICS AS INITIAL MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION, April 22, 1945

CHANCELLOR HITLER'S ORDER TO HIS WESTERN ARMIES CONCERNING GUERRILLA WARFARE, April 22, 1945

WARNING TO GERMANY BY PRESIDENT TRUMAN, PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL, AND MARSHAL STALIN, April 23, 1945

Letter from Henry Stimson, Secretary of War to President Truman, informing him about the atomic bomb, April 24, 1945

PRESIDENT TRUMAN'S ADDRESS TO OPENING SESSION OF UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION AT SAN FRANCISCO, April 25, 1945

SOVIET DENUNCIATION OF PACT WITH JAPAN, (The Department of State Bulletin, Vol. XII, No. 305, April 29, 1945)

THE PRIVATE AND POLITICAL TESTAMENTS OF HITLER, APRIL 29, 1945

"The Death of Hitler: The Full Story with New Evidence from Secret Russian Archives," By Ada Petrova and Peter Watson, Washington Post

ADMIRAL DOENITZ' ANNOUNCEMENT OF HITLER'S DEATH, May 1, 1945

MARSHAL STALIN'S MAY DAY ORDER OF THE DAY, May 1, 1945

Broadcasts from the Fall of Corregidor, 6 May 1945

BROADCAST TO THE GERMAN PEOPLE BY FOREIGN MINISTER LUTZ SCHWERIN VON KROSIGK, May 7, 1945

GRAND ADMIRAL KARL DOENITZ' BROADCAST INFORMING THE GERMAN PEOPLE OF THEIR UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER, May 8, 1945

PRESIDENT TRUMAN'S BROADCAST ON SURRENDER OF GERMANY, May 8, 1945

PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL'S ANNOUNCEMENT IN PARLIAMENT OF GERMANY'S UNCONDITIONAL SURRENDER, May 8, 1945

PRIME MINISTER CHURCHILL'S SPEECH TO V-E CROWDS IN LONDON, May 8, 1945

KING GEORGE VI'S V-E DAY ADDRESS, May 8, 1945

GENERAL EISENHOWER'S VICTORY ORDER OF THE DAY, AND HIS PROCLAMATION ON GERMANY'S DEFEAT, May 8, 1945

Letter from William Leahy to Secretary of State Stettinius Regarding British Officials' Thoughts on Soviet Claims in Poland and Eastern Europe, 11 May 1945

Letter from William Leahy to Secretary of State Stettinius Forwarding a Statement Stalin on the Provisional Polish Government, 11 May 1945

The German Surrender Documents, 1945

British Government Statement: Policy In Burma, May 1945

US Public Opinion Poll on Treatment of the Japanese Emperor, June 1945

Letter from Averell Harriman to President Truman, 11 June 1945

Allied Supreme Commander Dwight D. Eisenhower, after the defeat of Nazi Germany, addresses British parliamentarians and the royal family, Guildhall, London, England, June 12, 1945

Documents Relating to the Debate over whether the Emperor's Position should be Guaranteed

Telegrams between the Japanese Ambassador to the Soviet Union (Sato) to the Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs (Togo) on the possibilities for a peace settlement, 11-28 July 1945

Harry S. Truman, Memoirs (Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1955) Chapter 24, pp. 372-394 (Potsdam)

Excerpts from  President Truman's Diary, July, 1945

Memorandum for the Secretary of War on the Atomic Test, July 18, 1945

The Berlin (Potsdam) Conference, July 17-August 2, 1945;  Protocol of the Proceedings, August l, 1945

Walter LaFeber, Historian, on the Potsdam Conference

Douglas MacEachin, "The Final Months of the War with Japan: Signals Intelligence, U.S. Invasion Planning, and the A-Bomb Decision,"   U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, 1999

Documents Relating to the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagaski

The Decision to Drop the Bomb (side-by-side comparison of first and final draft, with links to relevant documents)

Walter LaFeber, Historian, on the Atomic Bomb

SOVIET WAR DECLARATION ON JAPAN, 8 August 1945

U.S. Warning to Japan, August 9, 1945

The Japanese Surrender Documents, 1945

Max Fisher, "The Emperor's Speech: 67 Years Ago, Hirohito Transformed Japan Forever," The Atlantic, 15 August 2012

Emperor Hirohito's Surrender Rescript to Japanese Troops, 17 August 1945

Foreign Minister Shiegemitsu's Credentials, 1 September 1945

General Umezu's Credentials, 1 September 1945

First Instrument of Surrender, 2 September 1945

Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, General Order no. One, 2 September 1945

Surrender Order of the Imperial General Headquarters of Japan, 2 September 1945

Surrender Rescript of Emperor Hirohito, 2 September 1945

Emperor Hirohito, Accepting the Potsdam Declaration, Radio Broadcast

Act of Surrender - China Theatre, 9 September 1945

Order of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek supplementing the Act of Surrender, 9 September 1945

Transcript of "OPERATION DOWNFALL [US invasion of Japan]:  US PLANS AND JAPANESE COUNTER-MEASURES" by D. M. Giangreco, US Army Command and General Staff College, 16 February 1998

Soviet-Japanese Documents, 1941-45

Tripartite Documents

1946

U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, "The Effects of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki," June 9, 1946

Pages 27 and 28 of a report by the U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, "The Effects of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki," June 9, 1946

U. S. Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Chairman's Office, 19 June 1946

Letter from Franklin D'Olier, Chairman U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, 20 June 1946

Franklin D'Olier to President Truman, June 20, 1946

United States Strategic Bombing Survey: Summary Report (Pacific War), July 1, 1946

United States Strategic Bombing survey "Japan's Struggle to End the War", July 1, 1946

Declaration (I) by the Government of Japan, 8 September 1951

Declaration (II) by the Government of Japan, 8 September 1951

Declaration of the United States Senate included with the Ratification of the Treaty of Peace with Japan, Issued 28 April 1952

Declarations by the Government of El Salvador included with the Ratification of the Treaty of Peace with Japan, 6 May 1952

Agreement for the Settlement of Disputes arising under Article 15 (a) of the Treaty of Peace with Japan, Opened for Signature at Washington, 12 June 1952
Initial entry into force: 12 June 1952

General Documents and References

Doris Kearns Goodwin, "The Way We Won: America's Economic Breakthrough During World War II, The American Prospect, Volume 3, Issue 11. September 1, 1992.

Rutgers University, Oral History Archives of World War II

Codebreaking and Secret Weapons in World War II , Nautical Brass

Bletchley Park Website

Codes and Ciphers in the Second World War

Enigma and the Code Breakers

Nuremberg War Crimes Trials, Major Documents

"First Day, Tuesday, 11/20/1945, Part 01", in Trial of the Major War Criminals before the International Military Tribunal. Volume II. Proceedings: 11/14/1945-11/30/1945

Major Conferences of World War II

United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Summary Report, (Pacific War) Washington, D.C., 1 July 1946

Grolier Online, Winston Churchill

Grolier Online, D-Day

Grolier Online, Charles de Gaulle

Grolier Online, Dwight D. Eisenhower

Grolier Online, Hermann Goering

Grolier Online, Heinrich Himmler

Grolier Online, Hirohito

Grolier Online, Hitler

Grolier Online, Holocaust

Grolier Online, Battle for Leyte Gulf

Grolier Online, Maginot Line

Grolier Online World War II Commemorative Page

Justice Under the Sun: Japanese War Crime Trials By Robert Barr Smith

Grolier Online, General Omar Bradley

Grolier Online, Battle of Britain


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