United States policy regarding hemisphere defense; provision of armaments and military assistance to the other American Republics 1

1. For previous documentation, see Foreign Relations, 1951, vol. ii, pp. 985 ff.


[14] The Acting Secretary of State to Diplomatic Offices in the American Republics

720.5 MSP/2–1952: Circular airgram


[19] The Secretary of State to the Secretary of Defense ( Lovett )

720.5 MSP/6–2352


[20] The Secretary of State to Certain Diplomatic Offices in the American Republics

720.5 MSP/7–2252: Circular airgram


[21] Memorandum by the Acting Secretary of State to the Executive Secretary of the National Security Council ( Lay )

S/PNSC files, lot 61 D 167, NSC 56 series


[23] The Under Secretary of State ( Bruce ) to the Secretary of Defense ( Lovett )

720.5 MSP/12–2352


[24] The Deputy Secretary of Defense ( Foster ) to the Secretary of State

720.5 MSP/1–1653


[26] The Secretary of State to the Secretary of Defense ( Wilson )

716.5 MSP/4–953


[27] Memorandum of Discussion at the 141st Meeting of the National Security Council on Tuesday, April 28, 1954

Eisenhower Library, papers as President, Whitman file, NSC records


[28] Briefing Paper Prepared in the Department of State

756B. 5/4–2953


[29] Memorandum of Discussion at the 143d Meeting of the National Security Council on Wednesday, May 6, 1953

Eisenhower Library, papers as President, Whitman file, NSC records


[33] The Secretary of Defense ( Wilson ) to the Secretary of State

720.022/10–3053


[37] Paper Prepared in the Department of Defense

S/PNSC files, lot 61 D 167, NSC 144 series


[41] Report Prepared for the National Security Council

S/SNSC files, lot 63 D 351, NSC 5509 series

  1. The source text bears no indication of a drafting date; the date supplied is that of the covering memorandum, not printed.