Interest of the United States in the maintenance of the independence of Finland as a sovereign state 1

1. For previous documentation on this topic, see Foreign Relations, 1948, vol. iv, pp. 759 ff.


[261] Memorandum by the Director of the Office of European Affairs ( Hickerson ) to the Secretary of State

Secretary’s Memoranda, Lot 53D444, March 1949


[262] Memorandum by the Secretary of State’s Special Assistant ( Carter ) to the Secretary of State

Secretary’s Memoranda, Lot 53 D 444, March 1949


[265] The Chargé in the Soviet Union ( Kohler ) to the Secretary of State

760D.61/3–3049: Telegram


[267] The Ambassador in the Soviet Union ( Kirk ) to the Secretary of State

860D.5045/8–2349: Telegram


[268] The Minister in Finland ( Warren ) to the Secretary of State

860D.00/8–3149: Telegram


[269] Department of State Policy Statement

711.60D/12–149