Franklin D. Roosevelt photo

Announcement of Lend-Lease for Turkey.

December 03, 1941

The President announced that he had found the defense of Turkey vital to the defense of the United States and had directed Lend-Lease Administrator E. R. Stettinius, Jr., to see that the defense needs of the Government of Turkey were filled as fast as possible.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, Announcement of Lend-Lease for Turkey. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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