Much of the aid we first gave to Russia we took away from what we promised Britain. So in a sense, Britain participated in a very real way in the recovery of Russia.
We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown… (read more)
Roosevelt was the one who had the vision to change our policy from isolationism to world leadership. That was a… (read more)
We became convinced that, regardless of Stalin's awful brutality and his reign of terror, he was a great war leader.… (read more)
This was the period when I used all the influence I had to get the British to abandon their export… (read more)
We both agreed that Stalin was determined to hold out against the Germans. He told us he'd never let them… (read more)
I think there are telegrams that may or may not be available, which indicated that I very much had in… (read more)
Roosevelt was determined to stop Stalin from taking over Eastern Europe. He thought they finally had an agreement on Poland.… (read more)
The Russians often took advantage of Lend-Lease.