Quotation by Franklin D. Roosevelt

To win this war, we have been forced into a strategic compromise which will most certainly offend the Russians.
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882–1945), U.S. president. Edward M. Bennett, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Search for Victory: American-Soviet Relations, 1939-1945, p. 69, Scholarly Resources, Inc. (1990). Elliott Roosevelt, As He Saw It, p. 109, Duell, Sloan & Pearce, New York (1946).

FDR referred here especially to the delay of the Second Front which would make the Soviets suspicious of the real purpose of their allies in prosecuting the war and would lay the foundations for the suspicions which led to the Cold War.
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