Cipher telegram from Vyacheslav Molotov to the Soviet ambassador in Washington with a personal and most secret message from Joseph Stalin to Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill on Operation Overlord
"I have received your joint message. You know better how and in what order to deploy your forces. The main thing, of course, is to assure the total success of Overlord. At the same time, I'm confident that the new offensive against the Germans in Italy will be a success."