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Image: Winston Churchill to President Harry S Truman, May 9, 1945
Winston Churchill to President Harry S Truman, May 9, 1945
This telegram from Churchill to President Truman, sent on the day after Victory in Europe Day, eloquently captures the spirit of Anglo-American political and military cooperation that marked the Grand Alliance of 1941-1945.
Object Details:
Telegram. Churchill Papers, Churchill Archives Centre, Cambridge, U.K. (232)
© Crown copyright 1945, Archival Reference # CHAR 20/218/56-57


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