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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • 1939

    Report: Nuclear Physics, Cosmic Rays

    The report delivers a seven-year study on nuclear physics and cosmic rays.

  • September, 1944

    Memorandum by George Kennan , 'Russia – Seven Years Later' (excerpt)

    George Kennan describes Stalin's character, underlining the importance of his nationality, ignorance of the west, and his seclusion. Kennan further warns that Stalin's advisors are not interested in collaborating with western democracies, and that Russia's internal police regime is developed beyond its foreign policy.

  • October 09, 1944

    Record of Meeting at the Kremlin, Moscow, 9 October 1944, at 10 p.m.

    Churchill, Eden, Stalin, and Molotov discuss the leadership in Poland, Britains interests in Greece and Hong Kong, the actions of Romania and Bulgaria during the war, Turkey, the need for the Great Powers to exert influence on the Balkans to prevent small wars, the leadership of Italy, interests in Bulgaria and Romania, the dividing of Germany and Germany's future, and the American plans in the war against Japan.

  • October 10, 1944

    Record of Meeting at the Kremlin, Moscow on 10 October 1944, at 7 p.m.

    Eden and Molotov discuss the post-war situation in the Balkans, the installment of a Control Commission to influence Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Yugoslavia and Germany as well as the dividing of these countries and which Great Power should exert control on each country.

  • October 13, 1944

    Record of Meeting Held at Spiridonovka House on 13 October at 5 p.m.

    M. Mikolajczyk discusses the Polish memorandum regarding the reconstruction and internal affairs of post-war Poland, Stalin reprimands Mikolajczyk for the extralegal approval of this memorandum. Churchill defends the memorandum, Stalin criticizes it, and Mikolajczyk emphasizes Poland's sovereignty as well as the legitimacy of the underground government in occupied Poland. Contentious discussion on the issue of the Curzon Line between Stalin and Mikolajczyk--Churchill acts as a mediator.

  • October 17, 1944

    Record of Meeting Held at the Kremlin on 17 October 1944, at 10 p.m.

    Churchill and Stalin discuss the progress of the war in Europe and its brutality. They propose three alternative plans of German dismemberment and how German assets should be divided among the Allies. They discuss further punishments and reparations.

  • February 12, 1945

    Telegrams Regarding Operation Foxley

    Telegram arguing for Operation Foxley.

  • February 12, 1945

    Telegram Regarding Operation Foxley II

    A telegram outlining target information for Operation Foxley II.

  • March 04, 1945

    British Intelligence Memorandum: Moves of Senior Staffs from Berlin

    The memorandum details the movement of German Military SS officials.

  • March 10, 1945

    Telegram Regarding U.S. Participation in Operation Foxley and Foxley II

    A telegram asking if the United States Government has approved U.S. action in Operation Foxley II.

  • March 16, 1945

    Telegram from London to New York: Capt. E. H. Bennett

    A telegram sharing information regarding Captain E. H. Bennett, who will carry out assassinations for Operation Foxley.

  • March 22, 1945

    Telegram from New York to London Regarding Operation Foxley

    Information about an asset that will participate in Operation Foxley.

  • April 02, 1945

    Memorandum from Bomber Command Advanced to HQ Bomber Command Air Ministry Whitehall: Target Request

    A request for targets to be bombed to support Army personnel.

  • April 12, 1945

    Memorandum: New OKW and OKH HQs in the Berchtesgaden - Reichenhall Area

    The British Intelligence memorandum details the movement of German Military headquarters.

  • April 21, 1945

    Memorandum from the Fuhrer's Plenipotentiary to SS. Obergruppenfuchrer, Gen Der Waffen, SS. Dr. Kammler: Strahl-Fighter Organization Problems with Supply

    German command details a lack of Strahl-Fighter fuel supply and technical assistance in Germany and Czechoslovakia.

  • May 02, 1945

    Memorandum by Sir Orme Sargent, Deputy Under-Secretary at the Foreign Office, to Winston Churchill

    Sir Orme Sargent suggests that the recent Soviet hardening towards Great Britain is due to the influence of Stalin's ministers; connects chilled relations with situation in Austria and Poland.

  • May 02, 1945

    British Intelligence Memorandum: Locations of Senior German HQs

    The memorandum tracks the movement of German Military headquarters.

  • May 10, 1945

    Memorandum of Radio Exchange between Kammler and Kraft

    The radio exchange highlights events in Northern and Southern Europe.

  • July, 1945

    Report on Generalleutnant Walter Dornberger and Information he Shared

    The report presents Walter Dornberger and information he provided after his capture.

  • July 28, 1945

    G. G. Report on Information Obtained from Senior Officer P4

    A report providing information about German Military personnel.