Page images
PDF
EPUB

Beaverbrook, Lord, 296

Burma-Continued
Beigbeder, Juan, 552

President Roosevelt's inclusion of
Belgium, 108, 573–574, 582–583

Burma among countries eligible for
Benoist-Mechin, Jacques, 752

lend-lease aid, 316; U. S. repre-
Berle, Adolf A., Jr., 160, 176, 179–180, sentations regarding import re-

202–204, 209–210, 377, 597–599, 887- strictions by India and Burma af-
888

fecting American missionary or-
Bermuda, negotiations regarding estab- ganizations, 201-209

lishment of U. S. naval and air Burns, Maj. Gen. James H., 19, 23, 25,
bases in areas leased from United 26, 27, 833
Kingdom, 53, 55, 58, 60, 62–64, 66, Burns, Sir Alan, 64, 65–66, 80
67, 78

Butler, Nevile, 191–192, 494; Anglo-
Beyleveld, A. J., 127

American conversations regarding
Biddle Anthony J. Drexel, Jr., 790, 802, policies toward Iran, 361-363, 364-
808–809, 810

366, 386; British policy in Middle
Biesemeier, Comdr. Harold, 58, 85

East and U. S. attitude toward
Blaisdell, Donald C., 899–900, 918–921 Zionist activities, 596, 600-601, 611-
Blake, Maxwell, 555

612, 634; establishment of U. S.
Blockade. See Syria and Lebanon: naval and air bases in areas leased

U. S. representations regarding from United Kingdom, negotiations
British economic blockade.

regarding, 54, 55–57, 58, 60; Saudi
Bombings (see also Iran: British-So- Arabian situation and U. S. tech-

viet military occupation : Military nical assistance, 636-637, 653, 654
operations; and Syria and Leba- Butler, Sir Richard Austen, 63-64
non: British and Free French in-
vasion : Military and naval opera- Cadbury, Henry, 95
tions) : Air raid on Cairo, 291; Cadogan, Sir Alexander, 183, 526, 757
British bombing of cities in north- Cakmak, Fevzi, 953
ern France, 752; British raids on California Arabian Standard Oil Co.,
Addis Ababa, 345; Iraqi protests 624, 624n, 625-626, 628-629, 644
against alleged British bombings,

645, 654
505, 505n

Calvert, A. S., 515-517
Boyce, Arthur C., 427

Campbell, Sir Gerald, 227–228
Boyce, Walter B., 556–557

Campbell, Sir Ronald, 803-804, 888, 897–
Bracken, Brendan, 22

898; Anglo-American conversations
Brady, Austin C., 204-206, 207

regarding Iranian_situation, 434
Brazil (see also Canada: U. S. efforts

435, 460, 461-462; U. S. representa-
to secure fair participation with tions to British Government regard-
Brazil in Canadian cotton market),

ing ban on admission of American
Anglo-American-Brazilian conver-

Lutheran missionaries into India,
sations regarding possible interna-

209–210, 210–211, 212
tional cotton agreement, 86n

Canada, 129-169
Brennan, A. T., 127

Agreements with United States :
Brennan, Joseph, 247, 248, 249

Allocation of tariff quota on heavy
Brennan, Robert, 220, 223, 228–229, 240–

cattle during 1942, Presidential
243, 247–248, 250–251

proclamation and related notes
Brower, Col. Gerald E., 281

exchanged, 169

Committees on economic coopera-
Bruce, Stanley, 52

tion, arrangement respecting,
Buckingham, Winthrop, 556

136
Bulgaria (see also Turkey: Bulgarian- Diversion of waters of Niagara
Turkish relations): Expulsion of

River for power purposes, ex-
Bulgarian nationals from Iran,

change of notes May 20, 169
questions regarding, 448, 452, 453, Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Water-
459; Soviet-Bulgarian relations,

way: Negotiations, 149–159;
816, 821

text of agreement signed Mar.
Bullard, Sir Reader W., 414, 417–418,

19, 159–168
461, 476 ; Anglo-American conversa- Lake St. Francis, temporary rais-
tions on Iranian situation, 455–456,

ing of level during low-water
463–464, 465; British protests re-

periods, exchange of notes
garding German fifth column activi-

Nov. 10, 169
ties in Iran and demand for expul- Visits in uniform by members of
sion of Germans, 384-385, 397-398,

defense forces, arrangement re-
400, 405, 436-437, 452, 456

garding, 136
Bullitt, William C., 813

British exports to Canada including
Burma: British policy and question of raw materials obtained under

application of art. III of Atlantic lend-lease from United States,
Charter to Burma, 182–185, 186; 9-10

Canada-Continued

Churchill, Winston-Continued
Canadian military mission in Wash- Statement on adherence to British

ington, proposed, U. S. opposi- policy of establishing Jewish Na-
tion to, 129-136

tional Home in Palestine, 616,
Ogdensburg Declaration (1940) by

617, 619
Prime Minister Mackenzie King U. S. naval and air bases in areas
and President Roosevelt, 130

leased from United Kingdom,
Permanent Joint Board on Defense, position on negotiations regard-

United States and Canada, 129, ing, 56, 78–79, 79–80, 80–81, 84
130, 131, 133–136

Washington Conferences with Presi-
Post-war problems and commodity dent Roosevelt (Dec. 22, 1941-
controls, 95

Jan. 14, 1942), 1
President Roosevelt's inclusion of Clodius, Carl, 942, 943, 957

Canada among countries eligible Close, Ralph W., 127
for lend-lease aid, 316

Coates, J. G., 114
Protocol between United States, Cochrane, Dr., 463

United Kingdom, and Canada Cochrane, Sir Archibald, 184
concerning defense of Newfound-Cocoa, discussions regarding possible

land, Mar. 27, 79, 82–83, 84, 85 international agreement, 86–87, 88,
U. S. efforts to secure fair participa- 91

tion with Brazil in Canadian cot-Coe, Frank, 8, 9, 19
ton market, 136-149

Coffee, Inter-American agreement re-
Brazilian-American discussions re- garding, 86, 87-88

garding, 136-137, 139–145, 146 Cohen, Ben, 9
Tentative draft agreement, 147–148, Collier, John, 653, 657
149

Commodities. See United Kingdom:
U. S. decision to make available for Post-war relief and international

export cotton owned by Com- control of commodities.
modity Credit Corporation and Commodity Credit Corporation, 138, 139
export subsidy program, 138, Control of commerce by belligerents
139, 141, 142–143, 144

(see also Syria and Lebanon: U. S.
Cape Spartel Lighthouse. See under representations regarding British
Morocco.

economic blockade), de Valera's
Cárdenas, Juan Francisco, 561n

charges regarding British blockade
Carr, Robert McDill, 146

of Ireland, 225, 230
Carvajal Arrieta, Lt. Col. Don Luis, Conty, François, 743–744, 746, 747, 750,

554, 563–564, 568, 569, 571-573, 581- 757, 763
582

Cornwall, Lt.-Gen., 814, 846
Casey, Richard G., 114-115, 125–126, Cornwallis, Sir Kinahan, 492, 493, 494,
829n

495–496, 499-504 passim, 507–508,
Cates, A. M., 249

509
Catroux, Gen. Georges, 679, 726–727, Cosgrave, William T., 238

760, 764, 771, 777, 778, 791-792, 810_Cotton (see also Canada: U. S. efforts
811; appointment by Gen. de Gaulle to secure fair participation with
as Delegate General and Plenipo-

Brazil in Canadian cotton market):
tentiary in the Levant, 726, 808, 809,

Discussions regarding exports from
810; proclamations of independence Egypt to United States, 302; pos-
of Syria and of Lebanon, 786–787,

sible international agreement, son,
788–789, 797–798, 800–801, 802, 804–

88, 91
805, 805-806

Coventry, Capt., 310
Censorship and examination of mail, 84 Cox, Oscar, 22-24
Chalkley, Sir Owen, 89, 95

Crabites, Pierre, 320
Chamberlain, Neville, 231

Cranborne, Lord, 65
China, 179, 180

Cripps, Sir Stafford, 428
Christy, Donald F., 657

Cunningham, Gen. Sir Alan G., 347
Churchill, Winston, 179, 235, 239, Curtis, Charles P., 223–225
276, 769

Curtiss Wright Aviation Corp., 357, 361
Inapplicability of art. III of Atlantic Czechoslovakia, 108, 109–110

Charter to India and Burma,
position on, 181–182, 184-185, Dantas, José Garibaldi, U. S.-Brazilian
187–188

discussions regarding fair partici-
Lend-Lease agreement with United pation in Canadian cotton market,

States, negotiations for, 1-2, 38, 137, 137n, 140, 141, 142, 143–144,
40, 49, 50, 51

146, 148
Messages exchanged with-

Darlan, Adm. Jean François, 690, 722–
Emperor Haile Selassie, 349–350

723, 728–729, 732, 737, 740
President Roosevelt, 1-2, 269–270, Davies, Fred, 640-641, 643–645

275–276, 295–296, 725–726 Davis, Norman H., 92

de Gaulle, Charles :

Eden, Anthony, 183–184, 212–213, 239,
Anglo-Free French relations, 779, 481, 489, 490, 616

780, 797, 804; exchange of letters British concern regarding German
with Lyttelton regarding collab-

activities in Iran and Anglo-
oration in Syria, 781, 782, 796

Soviet démarche, 386, 388-390,

390–392, 395–396, 409 410, 413,
Role of Free French in Syria and
Lebanon and measures taken in

414; British position in Anglo-

Soviet invasion of Iran, 426, 439,
connection with proclamation of

441, 441n, 451, 461-462, 467-468,
independence, 725-726, 765, 778–

469
782, 808–810; views on legal ter-

Establishment of U. S. naval and air
mination of French mandate, 791,

bases in areas leased from United
801-802, 811

Kingdom, negotiations regarding,
Deimel, Henry L., Jr., 366–368

57-58, 60-61
Dejean, Maurice, 790, 808–809, 810–811

Post-war relief and commodity con-
Dekanosov, Vladimir Georgevich, 453–

trol scheme, Anglo-American ex-
454

change of views regarding, 98,
Dennis, William E., 517,528

101-102, 107–108
Dentz, Gen. Henri Fernand :

Statements in House of Commons
Attitude toward United Kingdom, regarding Ethiopia and restora-
675, 676, 687, 749, 767–768

tion of Haile Selassie, 348–349
British economic blockade of Syria Statement of May 29 regarding Arab
and extension of navicert system,

unity, and reaction in Middle
670, 674, 684

East, 612-613, 615, 618, 619-620,
British and Free French invasion of

721
Syria and French resistance,

Syrian situation and utilization by
722–723, 724, 727–728, 748–749, Germany of Syrian airfields,
755–756; negotiations regarding

703–705, 708–709, 721, 743
cessation of hostilities, 757–758,

U. S.-British Lend-Lease agreement,
762, 764, 766–768, 770, 771, 772; negotiations regarding, 31, 35, 37
protests against British bomb- Views on Turkish situation and lend-
ings, 711, 756

lease aid, 882–883, 907-908

Visit to Turkey and Greece, 690, 826–
Political position in relation to Vichy
Government, and determination Eden, J. von, 127

827, 833-834
to defend Syria's territorial in- Edminster, Lynn R., 890–891, 899-900,
tegrity, 675, 686–687, 689, 699–

918-921
700, 707

Edmonds, Cecil John, 495, 498, 502
Views on German activities and prop- Edwards, A. C. B., 125

aganda, 675, 690, 692; attitude on Egypt, 264–340
landings of German airplanes en American educational institutions,
route to Iraq, 703–704, 705–707, U. S. representations regarding
709, 711

proposed restrictions on, 320–
de Valera, Damon:

335; list of American institutions
Irish-American relations, 215-221 in Egypt, 330, 331-335

passim, 244–245; attitude toward Articles in American publications con-
United States, excerpts from

sidered derogatory to Egypt,
speech of Dec. 14, 250–251; Pres-

Egyptian protests concerning,
ident Roosevelt's message to,

317–320
251-252

Evacuation of U. S. nationals from

Palestine and Syria, questions
Position regarding Irish neutrality

regarding Egyptian transit visa
and policy toward United King- and transportation problems, 606,
dom, 216, 218, 224, 229-231, 232–

607-608
233, 240–243, 245, 251, 253; reac- Impact of European war on Egypt,
tion to projected conscription by

264-298
United Kingdom in Northern Analyses of general military and
Ireland, 235–236, 237–238

political situation, 277–279,
Devlin, Denis, 223-225

292–293; speculations on Hit-
Dill, Sir John G., 826–827

ler's war strategy in relation
Dillon, James, 243

to Middle East, 270, 279–280,
Dodds, J. L., 376, 380

289, 297-298
Donovan, Col. William J., 222, 674-675,

Declaration of Cairo as an open

city, question of, 281–282, 285,
691, 826, 831

290–291, 293–294
Duff Cooper, Alfred, 235

Egyptian policy with respect to
Duncan, Sir Andrew, 29

Axis propaganda and
Dunn, James C., 54

fifth column activities, 271,

war:

Egypt—Continued

Ertegün, Mehmet Münir-Continued
Impact of European war-Continued chrome, questions regarding, 938,
Egyptian policy-Continued

949-950, 961; Turco-Bulgarian non-
274–275; desire for non-involve- aggression agreement, views on,
ment in war, 264–265; internal 819-820, 823-824; U. S. lend-lease
political situation, 282–283; aid to Turkey, conversations re-
official and popular reaction to garding, 837–838, 906-907, 928–929,
military situation, 266, 267, 935
272, 278

Ethiopia, British liberation of and con-
Operations on North African front, quest of Italian East Africa, 341-

265–266, 267–270, 272, 273, 274, 351
277-278, 279-280, 288–289, 297; British attitude toward restoration of
morale of British Army, 278, Haile Selassie to throne, 348–350
286–287; R. A. F. activities, Evacuation of Italian nationals, ques-
268, 269, 278

tions regarding, 341-343, 351
Prime Minister Churchill's mes- Exchange of messages between Presi-

sages to President Roosevelt, dent Roosevelt and Emperor
269–270, 275–276, 295-296

Haile Selassie, 347–348, 351
U. S. equipment sent to British Military operations, 341, 343, 344-345,
forces in Middle East, prob-

350
lems regarding efficient use of: Protection of U. S. nationals, 343, 344,
Deficiencies in British mili-

346, 347
tary organization and equip- Export-Import Bank, 87, 97
ment, 268, 273–274, 278, 280–
281, 292-293, 294–295, 296, 297 ; Fahy, Charles, 58, 65, 85
British reorganization plans, Far East, 178–179, 180
284-285, 286, 287; U. S. ship-Farouk I, King of Egypt, 264, 317, 318
ments of airplanes and other Feis, Herbert, 43-45, 301, 303, 310-311
war supplies, and need for Firestone, Harvey S., 518-519, 523-524,
American technical personnel,
276-277, 278–279, 280-281, 284, Firestone Plantations Co. See Liberia.

525, 530-531, 536–537, 541
285–286, 292, 295, 297
Lend-lease aid, U. S. extension to

Fletcher, Jacob, 125
Egypt, 304, 309-310, 311, 312-314, Foroughi, Mohammed Ali, 435-436, 442,
315-317

465
Proclamation requiring a declaration France (see also Morocco: French
of holdings of dollar currency or

Zone; and Syria and Lebanon):
securities, informal U. S. repre- British bombings in northern France,
sentations regarding, 335–340

reaction to, 752
Recognition of independent regime in Free French movement. See under
Syria, 803

Syria and Lebanon.
Trade with United States, efforts to

League of Nations, French official
facilitate, 299-317

withdrawal from, and repercus-
British attitude and suggested role

sions in Syria, 698–699
of British Purchasing Commis-
sion, 305, 306, 307-308, 310–313,

Spanish seizure of Cape Spartel
315-316

Lighthouse, French participation
Lend-lease aid to Egypt, relation to,

in protest by International
304, 309–310, 311, 312–314, 315–

Commission, 582-583
317

U. S. concern over French collabora-
Shipping and railway transporta-

tion with Germany beyond terms
tion problems, 299-300, 302– of Armistice agreement, 710, 732-
303, 304, 305, 306, 308

733, 734-735
U. S. military missions to Middle Franco, Gen. Francisco, 553
East, 314-315

Fraser, Peter, 178–179
Elmhurst, Air Vice-Marshal, 814 French North Africa, 671, 723–724
Emergency Committee for Zionist Af-
fairs, 617-619

Gabriel, Sir Vivian, 634
Engert, Cornelius Van H., 257

Gailani, Rashid Ali al-: Military coup in
Ennis, Maj. Riley F., 384n

Iraq, return to power following,
Eritrea, 341

and formation of new Cabinet, 492,
Erol, Orhan H., 883-884
Ertegün, Mehmet Münir: German-

494, 499-500; pro-Axis leanings and
Turkish relations and interpreta-

policies, 487, 488, 498, 508; relations
tion of nonaggression agreement,

with United Kingdom, and flight
831-832, 835–836, 866–867; Palestin- from Iraq, 495–496, 501-502, 502-
ian situation in relation to Middle 503, 503, 508
East, 601-602; sale of Turkish Gandhi, Mohandas K., 178

9

Gascoigne, A. D. F., 554, 557, 573, 575 Halifax, Viscount-Continued
Gerede, R. Husrev, 825, 844, 848–849, United States and United King-
893, 895, 897

dom, negotiations regarding, 6–7,
Germany (see also Egypt: Impact of 37, 38-41, 43–45, 51-52, 53; trade

European war; Syria and Lebanon : negotiations for arrangements be-
Archaeological concessions, etc., tween United States, United King-
and German pressures, etc.; Tur- dom, and other nations of British
key: German-Turkish relations; Commonwealth, 113–114, 119–120,
and under Iran: British-Soviet 124
military occupation of Iran): Hall, Noel F., 882
Allied concern over possible German Hamilton, Lloyd, 638, 643–645

penetration in Iraq after anti- Hare, Raymond A., 264, 317–318, 318–
British military coup, 493, 496

319, 343, 489
Liberia, German activities in vicinity Harriman, W. Averell, 22, 23, 296, 309

of airfield and danger of German 310, 481; independent observer with
bombings, 543–544, 547

U. S. mission to Middle East, 276–
Soviet-German war, influence on Ger- 277, 280_281, 286,287, 726

man policies and general war Hasani, Taj-ud-Din-al-, 698-699, 701,
strategy, 279–280, 870, 897

721, 744, 786, 793, 809, 813
Trade relations and barter agreement Hashimi, ben Taha el-, 487, 488, 489n,
with Iran, 367

495
Vichy Government's refusal of Ger- Hassan Bey, Mahmoud, 303, 310-311,

man offer of military aid for de- 319–320
fense of Syria, 737, 740, 741, 742, Hassanein Pasha, Ahmed Mohamed,
752

265
Ghavam, Ebrahim, 442

Havard, Godfrey T., 669, 670, 672, 673–
Gifford, Carlyle, 642

674, 700, 704
Gillies, John A., 315

Hawkins, Harry, 19–22, 40-41, 146, 194-
Goldmann, Nahum, 618

196, 368-370
Gouton, Rear Adm., 768, 775

Hayter, W. G., 651, 918–921, 931
Grady, Henry F., 85–90, 95

Heddon, John D., 126
Graham, Ray A., Jr., 918–921, 930–934 Helm, A. K., 518-519, 520–521, 524–525,
Granado Tamajon, Col. Manuel, 557- 671, 675
558, 565

Henry, Jules, 719
Gray, Cecil W., 187n, 865–866

Henry-Haye, Gaston, 679, 683, 732–734,
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway,

736
agreement between United States Hentig, Georg Werner Otto von, 384,
and Canada regarding: Negotia- 663-664, 675, 689, 691, 692
tions, 149–159; text signed Mar. 19, Hepburn, Mitchell Frederick, 153
159–168

Hickerson, John D., 131-132, 248
Greece, 99, 108, 688, 690, 824, 834, 839– Hiss, Donald, 359
840, 846

Hitler, Adolf, 432, 433, 723, 825, 872, 873
Green, Joseph C., 355–356, 358

Policy in Turkey, 848, 850, 851; ex-
Green, William, 600

change of messages with Presi-

dent Inönü, 831-832, 835-836
Habana Conference (1940), 86

War strategy in relation to North

African theater and Eastern
Hackworth, Green H., 157–159, 838

Mediterranean, speculations con-
Hadjeb-Devallou, H., 372

cerning, 270, 279–280, 289, 297–
Haffar, Jahrfi, 695-696

298, 688, 691, 693
Haile Selassie, Emperor of Ethiopia : Hoare, Sir Samuel, 551–552, 553

British attitude with regard to Hoffman, William Burrill, 216
restoration to throne, 348–350; Hogg, T. H., 153
messages exchanged with President Hopkins, Harry L., 8, 17, 25, 26, 27, 277,
Roosevelt, 347–348, 351

295, 309, 311, 314-315, 316, 481, 638,
Haining, Gen. Sir Robert H., 285, 286

826, 916
Halifax, Viscount, 171–172, 212–213, Hoskins, Harold, 596–597

295, 360, 364, 632, 642, 853, 962–963; Howe, Clarence D., 160
Anglo-American consultations re-

Hugessen. See Knatchbull-Hugessen,

Sir H. M.
garding lend-lease aid to Turkey,
881, 882, 886–887, 888, 891, 910-911,

Hungary, expulsion of Hungarian na-

tionals from Iran, 452
913, 916, 931; British policy in Huntziger, Gen. Charles, 662, 703, 768–
India, discussions regarding, 178,

769
180, 186; establishment of U. S. Hurcomb, Sir Cyril, 99
naval and air bases in areas leased Hussein, Emir, 495
from United Kingdom, 68–69, 76, Husseini, Haj Amin al-, 487, 489
77; lend-lease agreement between | Hydari, Sir Akbar, 188

« PreviousContinue »