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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • April 03, 1944

    Cyper No. 105 the Canadian Ambassador to the U.S.S.R. to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, Ottawa

    The Canadian Ambassador in Moscow reports, on the basis of Soviet newspapers, that turmoil is ongoing along the Xinjiang-Mongolia border.

  • April 11, 1944

    Stalin Holds Dinner for Yugoslavian Leaders

    Josip Tito, Milovan Djilas, and Joseph Stalin meet and dicuss currently events and theorize about post-war Europe.

  • April 15, 1944

    Federal Bureau of Investigation Report on Activities of Mikhail Konstantin Kalatozov

    Report on contacts made by Soviet film director Mikhail Kalatozov with Soviet embassy officials and members of the American film industry.

  • April 22, 1944

    Federal Bureau of Investigation Letter to Assistant Secretary of State Adolf A. Berle

    The FBI states that a confidential source reports that Kalatozov is meeting with Nelson Rockefeller regarding distributing Soviet films to South America. The signature is difficult to read but is likely J. Edgar Hoover.

  • April 28, 1944

    Statement by Rev. Stanislaw Orlemanski at a Press Conference

    Rev. Stanislaw Orlemanski holds a press conference to describe his trip to the Soviet Union and discuss the Polish question with Joseph Stalin.

  • May 15, 1944

    Memorandum of Conversations with the Rev. Stanislaus Orlemanski at Springfield, Massachusetts

    Dewitt C. Poole summarizes the trip Father Orlemanski to the Soviet Union and his conversations with Joseph Stalin.

  • May 17, 1944

    Stalin and Professor Lange Discuss Poland

    Professor Oscar Lange briefs the U.S. Embassy in Moscow about his meeting with Stalin to discuss Polish affairs.

  • May 17, 1944

    Professor Oscar Lange’s Report on his Meeting with Stalin, Submitted to President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Stettinius

    Prof. Oscar Lange sends a briefing to the President and Secretary of State about his meeting with Stalin where they discussed Polish Politics.

  • May 19, 1944

    Djilas's First Conversation with Stalin

    Milovan Djilas recounts his first meeting and impressions of Stalin and discuss wartime matters.

  • May 19, 1944

    Djilas' First Meeting with Stalin

    Milovan Djilas relates his first meeting with Stalin and the discussion about the Yugoslav military and other general conversation.

  • May 21, 1944

    Statement by Professor Oscar Lange

    Oskar Lange gives a statement to the Russian News Agency (TASS) about his recent visit the Polish Army in the USSR and his meeting with Joseph Stalin.

  • May 31, 1944

    Letter No. 180 from L.D. Wilgress, Canadian Embassy, Moscow, to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, W.L. Mackenzie King

    Fu Bingchang (Foo Ping-sheung) relays his views on relations among the Great Powers, Soviet involvement in Xinjiang, and the rifts between the Nationalists and Communists within China.

  • June 01, 1944

    Memorandum for J. Edgar Hoover on Mikhail Konstantin Kalatozov's Status

    A confidential source reports that a State Department official informed the Soviet embassy that film director Kalatozov's activities fall within the purview of the Registration Act, and he must register with the Department of Justice as an agent of foreign country.

  • June 05, 1944

    Letter to J. Edgar Hoover on Mikhail Kalatozov

    A heavily redacted letter from Ottawa reporting on foreign contacts made by Soviet film director Mikhail Kalatozov in Canada and Mexico.

  • June 05, 1944

    Djilas’s Second Conversation with Stalin

    Milovan Djilas meets with Stalin and other Soviet officials for dinner to discuss relations with the West, D-day, and communism.

  • June 05, 1944

    Djilas’s Conversations at Stalin’s Dacha

    Milovan Djilas meets Stalin at his Dacha to discuss current affairs.

  • June 10, 1944

    Harriman's brief impressions on Stalin Meeting

    Harriman briefs the President on his impressions of a meeting with Stalin. Seven specific memos to follow.

  • June 10, 1944

    Harriman and Stalin discuss Shuttle Bombing Bases

    Harriman and Stalin discuss the shuttle bombing bases and warm welcome American servicemen received.

  • June 10, 1944

    Stalin and Harriman Discuss Future Meeting with President

    Harriman conveys to Stalin the possibility of a summer meeting with the President in Alaska, if necessary.

  • June 10, 1944

    Stalin’s conversation with Averill Harriman

    Stalin and Harriman discuss the success of D-day, and future Soviet offensives.