Typed Letter Signed eight days before Pearl Harbor. Frank KNOX, 1874 - 1944.

Typed Letter Signed eight days before Pearl Harbor

Washington, D.C. 1941. unbound. 1 page on "Secretary Of The Navy" letterhead, 10.5 x 8 inches, Washington, D.C., November 29, 1941. Written to Clarence Streit, an American writer and political scientist, who founded the Federal Union (a think-tank that recognized the dangers of the Japanese military) and the Atlantic Union Committee -- both of which played a significant role in the creation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), in full: "Thank you for your letter of November 22nd, with the enclosures. The latter, I am taking home with me to go over carefully. I will try to find time to get together with you when you are in Washington. I hope that this will be possible." Two horizontal folds; near fine condition.

This letter likely pertains to intelligence being shared concerning possible Japanese aggression. Both Knox and Streit would make appearances before the Congressional Investigative Committee on Pearl Harbor.

Price: $175.00

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