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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • August 13, 1945

    Record of Meeting Between T.V. Soong and Stalin

    T.V. Soong, Stalin, and others discuss Soviet plans in Manchuria. Topics include administrative rights, Soviet aid for China, and the progress in the war against Japan.

  • August 29, 1945

    George C. McDonald, Brigadier General, to the Commanding General, USAFE, 'German Underground Structures'

    The report delivers observations and conclusions of Germany's underground structures.

  • September 01, 1945

    Jakub Berman's Letter to Stalin: A Report on the Situation in Poland and Request for Advice and Help

    Jakub Berman, leading Polish communist, writes to Stalin a detailed list of events occuring in Poland dealing with the stability of the Post-War communist government.

  • October 24, 1945

    Memorandum of a Conversation between W.A. Harriman and Stalin

    W.A. Harriman and Stalin discuss post-war peace treaties and discuss who will be invited to participate in negotiations in the European war.

  • November 02, 1945

    George C. McDonald, Brigadier General, Asst. Chief of Staff A-2, to Major Ernest Englander, 'German Underground Installations'

    The memorandum calls for a study into German underground structures including Major E. Englander's personal interrogation of Hans Kammler.

  • February 22, 1946

    George Kennan's 'Long Telegram'

    Ambassador George F. Kennan writes to the Secretary of State with a lengthy analysis of Soviet policy in an attempt to explain their recent uncooperative behavior. This message would later become famous as the "long telegram."

  • March 05, 1946

    Churchhill's "Iron Curtain" Speech, "Sinews of Peace"

    Text of speech given by Churchill at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri in which he first used the phrase "iron curtain."

  • April 01, 1946

    Report: Soviet Sponsored Research Organization Currently Active in Berlin

    The report details Soviet-sponsored organization researching emerging technology.

  • April 05, 1946

    Cable from B. Smith to Secretary of State

    Ambassador Smith and Stalin discuss relations between the United States and the Soviet Union, both expressing their desire to avoid a deterioration of relations in the post-war time frame.

  • May 18, 1946

    Abstract from Notes on Interrogations at Frankfurt

    Interrogation notes detail German development of biological and chemical weapons.

  • May 23, 1946

    Report: Dyhernfurth Under Russian Management

    The report notes Russian control of Dyhernfurth Laboratory, which is used to produce poison gas.

  • August 01, 1946

    B.W. Personnel

    Backgrounds are given on German scientists and engineers.

  • August 01, 1946

    Report: Limitations of Allied Access to Information in the British Zone

    Appendix A of the report lists subject areas.

  • August 01, 1946

    Rumour of Work on Rocket Weapons

    The exerpt mentions Russia's development of rocket technology.

  • August 07, 1946

    Report of the Labour Party on its Goodwill Mission to the USSR

    UK Labour party representatives' summary of their trip to the Soviet Union. Visiting multiple cities, the representatives discussed Soviet education, rebuilding, economic conditions, and more. The members also spoke with Stalin about improving relations between the USSR and UK.

  • August 24, 1946

    Report on German Scientists and Engineers

    The report presents information briefs on German scientists and engineers.

  • August 31, 1946

    British Intelligence Meeting

    Participants of the meeting are listed.

  • September 01, 1946

    J. DeF Barker, Birgadier General, to the Commanding General, USAFE, 'Investigtation of Underground Installations'

    The report details the expectations of an investigation into German underground structures.

  • September, 1946

    Report on Bruenner-Waffen - Konzern Combine

    The report outlines the functions of, and individuals present at the Konzern Combine.

  • September, 1946

    Report on the Skoda Combine

    The report details the functions of and personnel at the Skoda Combine.