Personal and most secret message from Winston Churchill to Joseph Stalin on four convoys being sent to the USSR
“Last autumn I gave instructions for a convoy cycle consisting of four convoys... <...>
In dead-weight tons the cargo carried consisted of:
Вritish – 232,600 tons;
American – 830,000 tons;
Aviation spirit, alcohol and fuel oil – 171,500 tons;
United States army stores – 25,000 tons.
A total of 1,259,600 tons. <...>
The moment we have got over the crisis of OVERLORD I shall be making plans to send you more".