We are indebted to:
Barton J. Bernstein, who first suggested to us the idea of publishing an edition of the Roosevelt-Churchill correspondence.
Eliot Fremont-Smith, for his personal interest and intercession at a crucial phase of our work.
The Franklin D. Roosevelt Library for the copies of the messages and supporting materials.
The Controller of Her Britannic Majesty's Stationery Office for permission to print the messages of Sir Winston S. Churchill.
George M. Elsey, former assistant to the naval aide to the President, for permission to quote from his papers at the Harry S Truman Library.
The University of Virginia Library for permission to use and quote from the papers of Edward R. Stettinius, Jr.
The Yale University Library and President McGeorge Bundy of the Ford Foundation for permission to use and quote from the diary of Henry L. Stimson.
The Hoover Institution Library and the Library of Congress for permission to use the papers of Stanley K. Hornbeck, Cordell Hull, and Harold L. Ickes.
The staffs of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library, the Library of Congress, the Fondren Library of Rice University, the Mullen Library of the Catholic University of America, the Schaffer Library of Union College, the Columbia University Law Library, the Colorado College Library, the Elmer Holmes Bobst Research Library of New York