The Common Struggle Against Fascism

Personal and secret message from the US and British governments to Joseph Stalin on the decisions taken in Quebec

19 September 1944
Russian State Archive of Social and Political History

Russian translation.

English original.

"We have arrived at the following decisions as to military operations in our conference at Quebec just concluded:

1. Northwest Europe. Our intention is to press on with all speed to destroy the German armed forces and penetrate into the heart of Germany. <...>

3. The Balkans. We will continue operations of our air forces and commando type operations.

4. Japan. With the ultimate objective of invading the Japanese homeland we have agreed on further operations to intensify in all theatres the offensive against the Japanese."