JMAS-37 Algiers

Documents from 05 February 1943 to 27 May 1943

Identity Statement

Reference Code
JMAS-37
Complete Reference Code
JMAS.C-01-37
Original Record Code
BOX 203, WHITE HOUSE OFFICIAL FILES: BOX 13, FILE 2, MAP ROOM
Extent and Medium

15

Physical Medium

Paper

Reference Archivists

Carr, Mary

Content and Structure

Abstract

File concerning Jean Monnet's activities in Algiers, 1943, in supervising the equiping of French forces in North Africa, includes:letter from Harry L. Hopkins, Presidential adviser to Roosevelt recommending Monnet to talk with General Giraud, General of Resistance forces in Algiers, and letter from FDR to Secretary of State, Cordell Hull re. same,- paraphrased copy of message from Monnet to Hopkins regarding negotiations with Giraud, Monnet believes Giraud can contribute to UN ideals for French unity | paraphrased message by Alexander Wiley, American Consul General, sent by Robert Murphy, Consellor of Embassy calling for greater shipments of civilian and armament supplies for French forces,telegram from Monnet to Hopkins regarding the agreement between Giraud and General Charles de Gaulle on French unity and the establishment of a French Executive Committee.

Conditions of Access and Use

Languages

English

Type of Archival Materials

Textual

Allied Materials

Location of Originals

The originals are held in various Archives and Presidential Libraries in the USA

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