Peter II of Yugoslavia.
|April 8, 1941
The people of the United States have been profoundly shocked by the
unprovoked and ruthless aggression upon the people of Yugoslavia. The
Government and people of the United States are witnessing with
admiration the courageous self-defense of the Yugoslav people, which
constitutes one more shining example of their traditional bravery.
As I have assured Your Majesty's Government, the United States will
speedily furnish all material assistance possible in accordance with
its existing statutes.
I send Your Majesty my most earnest hopes for a successful resistance
to this criminal assault upon the independence and integrity of your