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Greek Situation Prior to American Aid
Truman Doctrine Speech and Reaction
Official Reports on American Aid
Situation in Greece After American Assistance

Greek Situation Prior to American Aid

Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman, with attached press release
       August 7, 1946    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Meeting Notes
       ca. February, 1947    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Summary of Telegrams, Department of State
       February 25, 1947    View (1 page)

Background memo on Greece
       March 3, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Paul Economou-Gouras to George Marshall
       March 3, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Summary of Telegrams
       March 4, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Department of State Summary of Telegrams
       March 5, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Department of State
       March 23, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Truman Doctrine Speech and Reaction

Loy Henderson's draft of President's Message
       ca. March, 1947    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Chronology, "Drafting of the President's Message of March 12, 1947"
       ca. March, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft suggestions for President's Message to Congress on Greek Situation
       March 3, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft, President's Message to Congress on Greek Situation
       March 4, 1947    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

George Elsey to Clark Clifford
       March 7, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft, "President's Message to Congress on the Greek Situation"
       March 7, 1947    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft of President's Message to Congress in regard to Greece
       March 9, 1947    View (19 pages)

Draft of speech
       March 10, 1947    View (15 pages)    |    (PDF)

C. H. Humelsine to George Elsey
       March 10, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Draft of speech
       March 11, 1947    View (13 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo for the file re: drafting of President's message to Congress
       March 12, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Address of the President to Congress, Recommending Assistance to Greece and Turkey
       March 12, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Jefferson Caffery to George C. Marshall
       March 13, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Lincoln MacVeagh to George C. Marshall
       March 13, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Waldemar J. Gallman to George C. Marshall
       March 13, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, John M. Cabot to George C. Marshall
       March 14, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Leland Harrison to George C. Marshall
       March 14, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, Jefferson Caffery to George C. Marshall
       March 18, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

"Editorial Reaction to Current Issues", Greek Situation, Parts I and II
       March 19, 1947    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Edwin Pauley to Harry S. Truman
       March 24, 1947    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

Opinion Summary of the President's Message to Congress
       ca. April, 1947    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Eleanor Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman, with attachments
       April 17, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft statement on Greek-Turkish Aid Act with attachments
       May 19, 1947    View (14 pages)    |    (PDF)

Public Law 80-75 - Assistance to Greece and Turkey
       May 22, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Draft of Note from Greek Government to United States Government"
       May 22, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Agreement on Aid to Greece"
       May 22, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

John Snyder to Clark Clifford, with attachment
       May 23, 1947    View (8 pages)    |    (PDF)

Department of State press conference summary
       June 18, 1947    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

Official Reports on American Aid

Department of State Bulletin Supplement: Aid to Greece and Turkey
       May 4, 1947    View (43 pages)    |    (PDF)

Monthly Report on American Mission for Aid to Greece, with attachments
       September 20, 1947    View (10 pages)    |    (PDF)

Memo, Eben Ayers to John Miles
       January 27, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

E. Wilder Spaulding to Eben Ayers
       February 13, 1948    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

John Miles to Eben Ayers, with attached report
       May 12, 1948    View (64 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between William Hopkins and John Miles, with attachment
       August 31, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between George McGhee and William Hopkins, with attachment
       December 3, 1948    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Fifth Report to Congress on Assistance to Greece and Turkey
       December 6, 1948    View (44 pages)    |    (PDF)

Draft, "Seventh Report on Congress to Greece and Turkey" with attached memo
       June 29, 1949    View (51 pages)    |    (PDF)

Situation in Greece After American Assistance

Press Release, Department of State
       May 5, 1947    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Dean Acheson to Harry S. Truman
       May 23, 1947    View (1 page)    |    (PDF)

George Marshall to Harry S. Truman
       July 16, 1947    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

United Nations Press Release
       October 6, 1947    View (12 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Department of State
       October 15, 1947    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Telegram, James H. Keeley to George C. Marshall
       November 29, 1947    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Walter Wilds to John Steelman, with attachments
       January 22, 1948    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Matthew Connelly to Patrick McDonough, with attachments
       February 19, 1948    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

"A Factual Summary Concerning the American Mission for Aid to Greece"
       June 15, 1948    View (24 pages)    |    (PDF)

Correspondence between Matthew Connelly and Maurice Tobin, with attachments
       July 2, 1948    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

N.E. Nicolaides to Harry S. Truman, with a reply by Matthew Connelly
       July 2, 1948    View (9 pages)    |    (PDF)

George Xanthaky to Harry S. Truman, with reply by William Hassett
       November 4, 1948    View (2 pages)    |    (PDF)

"Greece and the United Nations, 1946-1949: A Summary Account", Department of State Bulletin
       September 19, 1949    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

"The Truman Doctrine"
       ca. 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 1, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 8, 1952    View (7 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 15, 1952    View (5 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 22, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       March 29, 1952    View (3 pages)    |    (PDF)

Press Release, Economic Cooperation Administration Mission to Greece
       April 12, 1952    View (6 pages)    |    (PDF)

A.G. Politis to Dean Acheson, with attachments
       November 4, 1952    View (4 pages)    |    (PDF)