Franklin D. Roosevelt

Announcement of Aid to Russia

October 13, 1941

The President announced today that within the past few days large amounts of supplies have been sent to Russia. He further 'stated that all of the munitions, including tanks, airplanes, and trucks, promised at the Moscow Conference for delivery in October, will be sent to Russia before the end of the month.

These supplies are leaving United States ports constantly.

The staffs in the Army and the Maritime Commission have worked over the past week end rushing supplies to the seaboard, and everything possible is being done to send material to Russia to help the brave defense which continues to be made.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Announcement of Aid to Russia Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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